Entries Tagged as 'literature'

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

special offer for dirty white gold fans!

The new quarterly magazine – STIR – has just published The Cotton Film: Dirty White Gold as their lead story this month! With beautiful artwork by Matthew Carey Simos for my article, it is really worth buying a print copy. STIR is offering Dirty White Gold fans free postage for those who live in the […]

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

Poetry in Resistance

Some friends from Students for a Free Tibet rang up to ask me to close their poetry night with a verse by Woeser. Woeser is a Tibetan poet, activist and blogger living in China. She is one of the few Tibetan authors to write in Chinese. You can find out more about her and all […]

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

Ooh. I've done "new things"….

After years of barking at cameramen and laying shopping lists of demands on tape editors (most of whom I can still only recognise by the backs of their heads), I sat a two-week shoot/edit course at the Frontline Club. I came out with a certificate that says I know what a camera does and that […]

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Poet Keats' Home To Reopen

The public has waited and we’ve urned it. It took around two years and half a million pounds, but the London home where poet John Keats composed On a Grecian Urn, On Melancholy, and La Belle Dame Sans Merci is set to reopen this Friday. The Grade I listed house in Hampstead (a museum since […]