In the ‘Appetiser’ to my memoir Food of Love: Cooking up a life across Gender, Class and Race, I include a photograph of an unusual sculpture being placed in a roof in Headington. I only give two pieces of
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
So many brave young people are fighting for their liberty at the moment, in Ukraine, in Iran and now in China. There was a time of protest with a real possibility of hope that occurred in China in 1979. The
At Oxib tomorrow, I’ll talk about and sign copies of my just published memoir Food of Love Cooking up a life through gender class and race. It’s received great endorsements from the journalist , Yasmin Alibhai
My first book was not Oxford Castaways or a novel or poetry book but Oxfordshire Rambles, which was published by The Oxford Times - 10 circular walks devised by the late Jack and Margaret Ibbott. Jack and Margaret introduced
Nasio Trust founder Nancy Mudenyo Hunt and I wrote a novel together inspired by her childhood in Kenya and experience transforming the lives of disadvantaged teenagers by taking them to the Nasio projects in Musanda (w.Kenya). Not so Black and
Remembering and Re- Thinking the Future. Bernardine Evaristo says her mother was an honorary black person
The death of George Floyd is an image of brutality that appears on an American turn table which keeps going around and around for centuries. We have no reason in this country to be complacent but there are significant differences.
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