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Interview with Damian Le Bas

I was lucky enough to interview Damian Le Bas, #author of ‘The Stopping Places: A Journey Through Gypsy Britain’ for the Goldster ‘Inside Story’. You …

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Dubai Festival of Literature

I’m in Dubai for the Emirates Festival of Literature. Tonight (7 February) is the main event for me, ‘Miss Havisham’s Wedding’, a celebration of the …

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New Dickens podcast

I was very pleased to be invited to be actor Dominic Gerrard’s first guest on his brand new podcast about Charles Dickens. Listen for free …

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Rosie Stancer interview

On Tues 14 December at 12pm GMT I’m doing a free online interview with a really amazing woman, the explorer Rosie Stancer. You can register …

Travel Writing

Pumpkins and Pokemons

This article was originally published in The Vegetarian magazine in 2001.  It sounded impressive to say, “I’m not around this weekend, I’m off to Belgium for …

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Armistead Maupin interview

On 1 October I shall be interviewing the wonderful Armistead Maupin, one of my favourite writers! He is the author of the ‘Tales of the …

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Hawksley Workman event!

On Saturday 20 March, I’ll be chatting online to award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Hawksley Workman. It’s happening at 7pm UK time / 2pm Toronto time. We’ll …