https://www.oxfordindiebookfair.co.uk/whats-on/ Avert Your Eyes.... At the Oxford Indie Book Fair on November 26, I have the delightful opportunity to discuss Oxford-murder capital of the world? Odd to link ‘delight’ to ‘murder’? Crime fiction is the most popular genre so,unless
Andy Severn of Oxford eBooks organised a book fair in the village where I live. I encouraged author, architect and founder of the Isle of Wight festival, Ray Foulk and publisher James Harrison to have stands. We felt the idea
My first novel Brushstrokes in Time is set in China and the USA, Not so Black and White (with Nancy Mudenyo Hunt) is located in London and west Kenya and Sculpting the Elephant in Oxford and India. My fourth novel,
Today I headed for Braziers Park near Wallingford to the studio of the under appreciated sculptor John Buckley. His rarely opened studio will be open again next weekend and the following weekend. Castaway 56 - John Buckley: Sculptor. Locally,
All Souls is a wealthy graduate college of Oxford which opens to the public on just one day a year- today-for Open Doors Oxford. The view of the Radcliffe Camera from the quad is exceptional. It has an impressive library
My book group chose to read Isabella Bird’s A Lady’s life in the Rockies. https://www.virago.co.uk/titles/isabella-l-bird/a-ladys-life-in-the-rocky-mountains/9780860682677/ Born in 1831, Isabella, daughter of an English clergyman took a solo trip from San Francisco to the Rocky Mountains. It’s likely that the producers
Making Sense by Ai Weiwei. It’s in its final weeks @ the Design Museum in London so do go if you can. I went to see it with a dear friend. Simonetta Agnello Hornby and I met as young mothers.
https://www.nationalgalleries.org/exhibition/grayson-perry-smash-hits I wish I could make it to Edinburgh to see the Grayson Perry retrospective. My first encounter with the artist was in 2003. My friend Simonetta Agnello Hornby and I were visiting the Turner Prize. The moment I walked
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The way to the festival Marquee Oxib@The Oxford Festival of the Arts: See you there? https://www.oxfordindiebookfair.co.uk/oxford-festival-of-the-arts-2023/ Full list of oxib exhibitors on this link The Oxford Festival of the Arts is underway. https://artsfestivaloxford.org/ The murals were magnificent stupendous