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Japanese silent film: brush up your Benshi

Fantastic news. Two events coming up in London explore the Japanese art of Benshi narration for silent film, both of them courtesy of the Japan Foundation. 252 more words

Silent Film

See What I Have Done Q & A: Foyles Edition

I’ve had the good fortune of being asked many questions about See What I Have Done lately so I thought I would share some of them with you in the next few posts. 2,035 more words


Spoils London Events

If you happen to be in London, hope to see you at one or both of these events:

May 16th, “New Writing,” The Auditorium at Foyles, Charing Cross Road: 28 more words

F is for Foyle's Philavery

  F is for Foyle’s and the alliterative sounding word Philavery which completes the book’s title. You won’t find philavery in the Oxford English, Webster’s Collegiate, or any other dictionary that I know of because the mother-in-law of Christopher Foyle, the author, made it up during a game of Scrabble. 465 more words


Bardo, Bardo

Tibetan Buddhists believe in a drifting state between lives, where the soul waits to find its new home.  Me?  I don’t believe in rebirth or reincarnation, but a purposeless state between lives I absolutely get. 395 more words

Writing Fiction

Stuff and things: February 2017

Foyles Blogger Brekkie

I attended this event for the second time in February and I had a really nice time. It was held on the last Sunday of the month at Grand Central. 550 more words


Go to Foyles to buy The Battle for British Islam by Sara Khan with Tony McMahon

Unafraid to tackle some of the pressing issues of our time, Sara Khan addresses the question of how to break the cycle of extremism without alienating British Muslims.

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