Showing posts with label Just quickly. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Just quickly. Show all posts

Tuesday 17 October 2017

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Click for the opportunity to get trained to lead a writing workshop in Cambodia with Writing Through. You don’t need to be a writer, poet, or teacher and you don’t need to move to Cambodia. Training is scheduled for Friday, 27 October in Central Singapore.

Thursday 27 July 2017

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Click here for full details of the 2017 Man Booker Prize 2017 longlist. The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy makes the initial cut, as do Exit West by Mohsin Hamid and Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie.

Friday 14 July 2017

Liu Xiaobo

Amongst many other retrospects, tributes and obituaries, click here for the response from The New York Review of Books.

Saturday 24 June 2017

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Click here for my review of Erotic Stories For Punjabi Widows by Ballin Kaur Jaswal, for Asian Review of Books. 

Saturday 27 May 2017

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Click here for Lucia’s interview, featured in the Wordsmith section of digital literary magazine Crack the Spine.

Thursday 25 May 2017

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Click here for Rosie’s review of Imprint 16, edited by Carol Dyer, in Asian Review of Books.

Thursday 11 May 2017

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Click here for my review of Temporary People by Deepak Unnikrishnan in Asian Review of Books.

Monday 24 April 2017

Monday 17 October 2016

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I'm very pleased that The Elephant Bar, a short story I wrote for Illustrated London News / Raffles Magazine  is now online.  Never mind the words, I LOVE the illustrations. Click here to see them! The story is set in colonial-era Siem Reap, and concerns an ingĂ©nue mixing it with a mysterious Russian photographer...

Wednesday 6 April 2016

Saturday 12 March 2016

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It's more cookery than literary, but you may enjoy the account I wrote with Elizabeth Roberts of a colonial era cookbook, for the UK Telegraph. Click here.

Friday 19 February 2016

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You may be interested in two pieces I have out today:

Where Are the Places in Singapore Related to Sophia Raffles? / Singapore Finder. This is tied-to the UK publication of  Olivia & Sophia, my novel about Raffles' wives.

To buy or not to buy a £50,000 car in Singapore? My weekly blog about life in Singapore -  although from now on it will be monthly, not weekly!

Thursday 11 February 2016

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You my be interested in my latest blog for the Telegraph, it's about Chinese New Year this week.  Click here to read it. 

Saturday 6 February 2016

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You may be interested in my review of Tales of Two Cities in Asian Review of Books. 

Tales of Two Cities is an anthology of stories from Hong Kong and Singapore. It's in the running for the blog's Book of the Lunar Year Award. Voting closes tomorrow at 9 a.m., so if you haven't done so yet, and you want to support one of the books on the shortlist, get cracking!! See here for details of the shortlist, and of how to vote.

Thursday 17 December 2015

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I wrote an account of viewing snow in Singapore, for the UK Telegraph. If you're interested, click here.

Wednesday 9 December 2015

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My weekly blog from Singapore for the UK Telegraph is here, if you're interested.

Thursday 3 December 2015

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I wrote an account of the amazing building housing Singapore's new National Gallery, for the UK Telegraph.  If you're interested, click here.

Thursday 12 November 2015

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Click here for a very nice piece by Elizabeth Roberts, about my novel Olivia & Sophia, from the UK Telegraph.