As a paean to nature and a celebration of the eternal Sun’s Signature’s EP features Elizabeth Fraser’s golden soprano glittering amidst a maelstrom of psychedelic folk. It’s well worth a listen. Stop time in its tracks.
Catford Literary Festival
The weekend of 1 and 2 October saw the inaugural Catford Literary Festival. I missed events on the first day, but I was part of the second day where I chaired two panel discussions and met many lovely people. The Catford Literary Festival was set up by Natasha Clarkson of the Abbottshall Healthy Lifestyle CentreContinue reading “Catford Literary Festival”
Music and Life: Telling it like it is
With Natacha Atlas on the cusp of releasing a new EP, The Inner and The Outer, the latest podcast in the series Telling It Like It Is presents a conversation with Atlas and long-term collaborator Samy Bishai.
Home: Telling it like it is
Home is a complex subject, and that’s why it makes a good topic for conversation. In this podcast, playwright, cultural leader and polymath Chinonyerem Odimba takes us on a quest to find the meaning of home.
Telling It Like It Is: Technology
Technology is increasingly manipulating our minds. What we think we want might not be what we actually need. And this is making us sick. So, what can we do about it? Take a look or listen to the podcast with my guest, Ian Douglas.
The Historical Presence
Until we claim the future with positivity and hope, the past will always be our stumbling block. The story of Robert Aske, The Royal Africa Company, profits from slavery, and how they funded the Haberdashers’ Aske’s schools.
Telling history like it is
A conversation with Professor Corinne Fowler of the University of Leicester, and Director of ‘Colonial Countryside: National Trust Houses Reinterpreted’
Pancakes with Orange and Pepper Yoghurt
Pancakes with Orange and Pepper Yoghurt? Really?! Oh yes, and delicious for breakfast. I made a simple pancake batter, quite thin, as I prefer a French crepe style pancake. Once the pancakes were made, I took the juice of one blood orange and some of the outer rind, and mixed with yoghurt and a teaspoonContinue reading “Pancakes with Orange and Pepper Yoghurt”
The time is right to unravel the meaning of ‘home’ for our changing times. Why, and how?
A creamy, comforting cheat of a Carbonara made with easy to get ingredients in super quick time.