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Simon Dingle, Forward Thinker

This morning I had the privilege of spending an hour or so with a few of South Africa’s more fascinating human beings. We managed to put politics, war and wildlife in distress aside for a while and chat about technology and the human condition. 853 more words

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Independent Booksellers Week 2014

What a busy week! A mini Festival with lots of exciting and different author events. We started the week with Mark Kermode, film critic and blogger who is never short of things to say. 163 more words

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An Evening with Khaled Hosseini

I was lucky enough to get a seat at Khaled Hosseini’s recent book tour for the paperback launch of And the Mountains Echoed. I first read Khaled (I’ll take the liberty of calling him by his first name ;-)) when… 838 more words

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Long before I was a published author, I tried my hand at filmmaking. And being a playwright. And learning the guitar. That last one might not be relevant. 460 more words

Sell out event with Ruby Wax last week

A packed hall at Dr Challoner’s High School heard Ruby Wax in conversation with Becca Mundy. In her own inimitable way she explained her battle with depression and her discovery of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy which she studied at Oxford. 62 more words

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