Why the world should know about Ashoka . This blog is intended for those in the West, who know nothing about the man who founded the religion we know as Buddhism, established the world’s first international university, disapproved of
Ben Fox contacted me a few months after he started Shepherd.com. It’s a new and quirky search engine for books. He asked me to recommend books on China Since then I have written this one on Mixed Relationships because of
Just launched – The Nasio I love reading project to build the first library in an area as big as Oxfordshire.
Nancy Mundenyo Hunt , the joint author of Not so Black and White which is inspired by her life, was on BBC regional news last night . https://www.thenasiotrust.org/bbc-south-today-feature-on-our-20th-anniversary-celebrations/ If you find this video uplifting you will like our novel. It's
Shepherd.com is an easy to use well presented new site . Ben Fox it's creator asked me to make recommendations on this subject. https://shepherd.com/best-books/oxford-and-where-town-meets-gown Going with the theme .. here is Sculpting the Elephant: An Alternative Town and Gown Walking
I’m encouraging my co- author of Not so Black and White to pitch an article in response to the Sewell report, whose authors found no evidence of institutional racism and who recommend that diversity training for police officers be abolished.
When she interviewed me for her podcast, Yang May and I discovered a common passion for libraries and storytelling. I hope my stories are global but they arise from the web of connections to all continents that you find in
Reflections on Multi Culturalism In the Madras Courier Anurag Mishra and Paras Ratna posed the question, ‘To what extent can a society accommodate multiculturalism?’ As someone who risked my own future and that of my future children by marrying someone
Andi Osho on Saturday Live (Dec 20 ) talked about how people of colour are often stereotyped not necessarily in a bad way but with little room for individuality. I’m writing my memoir and I recalled this incident from 1980
Nancy Mudenyo Hunt and I talked to the Friends of Watlington Library last night about the novel we unusually wrote together Not so Black and White . I described how we found a way into our story of Precious Mukosi.
My last visit to India in 2018 was not to the sights of Mughal India, unlike in the pic above taken in 1992, but to a much more ANCIENT India. I was researching for the subplot of Sculpting the Elephant