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
Before the Oxford Castaways books and my three novels, I produced a book of ten mostly five mile circular walks for KOA. They were originally led by Jack and Margaret Ibbott, who I thought had walked every inch of Oxfordshire’s
Do you remember this? Radcliffe Observatory Quarter artist in residence, Weimin He, had 60 works of art on hoardings and my poem about the site was also on one. Tower of the Winds is a fabulous record of his six
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
Start the Week brings back memories of Oxford in the eighties . Contrasting realities for Robert Maxwell with running a small business
Gill and I in the unventilated basement. Compare it with Maxwell's council house, Headington Hall https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000rtxv?f Good programme about Robert Maxwell who rented Headington Hall from Oxford City Council for £7,500 in 1978 http://www.headington.org.uk/history/listed_buildings/headhillhall.htm? Before we set up at the
Proof copy arrived of a printed version of the free Oxford Indie Book Fair Magazine. Interested in Life-Writing?
I’ve just picked up the proof copy of the printed version of the Oxford Indie Book Fair Magazine from Andy Severn of OxfordeBooks. It is essentially an online magazine: you can read this third edition on the link. If you