Shepherd.com has only been established for two years but is already getting good traffic. I'm one of 8000 authors who have shared five of our favorite books around a topic dear to our hearts. Below are the links to my entries.
Claret Press’s blog on mixed relationships mentions some of my experiences. https://www.claretpress.com/single-post/mixed-up-love I wrote a piece on the subject for the Madras Courier. https://madrascourier.com/.../on-mixed-race-relationships/ 150,000 people, mostly of Indian ancestry, read it. (The editor seems to know how to work
On Wednesday, the London Launch of Food of Love, cooking up a life across gender, class and race was in the Nehru Centre (The Indian High Commission) in Mayfair . I was assisted by the delightful actor/singer Kamal Khan. His
Launches are booked at Oxford County Library and The Nehru Centre in Mayfair. Andy Ffrench's feature in The Oxford Times left me feeling emotional. https://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/23129805.oxford-writer-sylvia-vetta-fills-memoirs-delicious-recipes/ Writing this book felt different to my other books, fiction and non-fiction. I dug deep
Great minds think alike or how to pinch a good title? https://membership.theguardian.com/event/kenan-malik-not-so-black-and-white-4 Nancy Mudenyo Hunt and I were not sure whether to be upset or flattered when we saw the title of Kenan Malik’s book. Not so Black and
In 'Food of Love' I invent a word ‘Communessence ‘. It means when we eat together we come together. It is inspired by the Sikh practice of 'langar' which in Punjabi means 'kitchen'. Gurdwaras have kitchens, which serve meals to
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whX1OTtWkpY&t=448s Following the publication of my memoir Food of Love, cooking up a life across gender, class and race, Catherine Whelan Costen who lives in Calgary, asked to interview me. It gave me the opportunity to share my belief that
Food of Love. I cook up a story across gender, class and race. How access to Luton Central Library meant opportunities for a working class girl..
I hadn't intended to publish my memoir. My publisher's Press Release explains why its CEO Katie Isbester persuaded me that it was publishable and is relevant. One reason, I agreed to let Claret Press publish it, is because I would
No to culture wars, anti -woke and cancel culture. Yes to telling the WHOLE story. That way lies understanding and a sense of belonging.
Shakespeare and Donne created thousands of words between them - its a British trait that we can be proud of. Let's find new words for our time . This government’s war on woke includes opposing the ‘decolonisation’ of museums, history
Gosh .. Claret Press has started to promote my memoir! https://www.claretpress.com/ Do you like the cover? Food_of_Love_Cover_ Writing the lives of the 118 Oxford castaways and the fictional memoir of artist Little Winter in Brushstrokes in Time made me start