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Do/Team by Charlie Gladstone – review

Imagine this: you are starting to learn something new. Anything new, new subject, new job, new role. Your instructor asks “do you have any questions?” and you find yourself sitting … Continue reading

October 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Coffee Cat – Short Story

He sat on the bins waiting for the cup. He already spotted him, that businessman with the suit and the briefcase. He was punctual like clockwork. Always getting off the … Continue reading

August 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

Single Awareness Day AKA Valentine’s Day: Before We Go

 colleague of mine used to call Valentine’s Day “Single Awareness Day”. For the single ones out there, Valentine’s Day, with its saccharine chocolates, teddy bears and red hearts is almost … Continue reading

February 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

“Safer Alone” – Interview with the writer, Amy Rose

I got to know her through a book club and so it is a pleasure to introduce you to the new, freshly minted author, Amy Rose! Her first novel, Safer … Continue reading

January 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Spider-man: Far From Home – review

Marvel’s films has an uncanny ability to tap into the most relevant, most concerning trends and present them in a fun and not too thought-provoking way. It’s not a criticism, … Continue reading

July 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

A singularity of A Single Man

A Single Man (Christopher Isherwood, 1964) A Single Man is a story of a day in a life of George, an English Literature professor at a college in LA in … Continue reading

May 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

All Souls Trilogy – review

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” (Groucho Marx) The debates around the effects of … Continue reading

March 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Bullet Journal Method – review

Scrolling through social media, reading and listening to the news or sometimes even just walking down the street one gets the impression that the Human Race is somewhat more lacking … Continue reading

November 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Summer Hibernation – Short Story

Some animals hibernate in the winter. The food is scarce and moving requires too much energy, energy that they cannot afford. They find a place protected from the wind and … Continue reading

November 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

British Academy Summer Showcase – ideas worth spreading…

I discovered the British Academy Summer Showcase quite by chance, and what a lucky chance it was! A yearly event, the British Academy showcase presents the public with some of … Continue reading

June 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

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