Morag Joss discusses with Ivan six things which she thinks should be better known.
Morag Joss’s first three novels are whodunnits, the first of which, Funeral Music, was nominated for a Dilys Award by the USA Independent Booksellers Association and, in translation, is currently top of the ebook crime bestsellers list in Germany. Her later awards and nominations include the CWA Silver Dagger for Half Broken Things (later adapted as a TV film starring Penelope Wilton) and a USA Edgar Best Novel for The Night Following. She also writes opera libretti. Morag is now working on her ninth novel, and leads the MA Creative Writing programme at Oxford Brookes University.
https://www.asthebirdfliesblog.com/posts/photos-of-delfshaven-rotterdam Public Domain Review –
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http://www.itchy-coo.com/newtitles.html Eric Ravilious
https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2015/07/16/modern-english-strange-eric-ravilious/ My Dad’s way of making marmalade
https://rusticaretro.com/2015/02/20/about-my-father-seville-oranges-and-making-marmalade/ Mahler’s Ich Bin der Welt Abhanden Gekommen’ by Lorraine Hunt Liebersson
Olivia Fane discusses with Ivan six things which she thinks should be better known.
Olivia is the author of five novels and The Conversations, 66 reasons to start talking. Her new book is Why Sex Doesn’t Matter. She is married with five sons, and lives in West Sussex.
1. Armenia as a tourist destination
2. The poet Katrina Porteous http://www.bloodaxebooks.com/ecs/category/katrina-porteous
3. Meister Eckhart http://www.eckhartsociety.org
4. Marcus Aurelius Meditations https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v31/n14/mary-beard/was-he-quite-ordinary
5. Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies by Margaret Mead https://faculty.washington.edu/stevehar/Temperament.pdf
6. The Living Rulers of Mankind by HN Hutchinson https://archive.org/details/livingrulersofma00hutc/page/n8/mode/2up
Artist George Butler discusses with Ivan six things which he thinks should be better known.
George is an award winning artist and illustrator specialising in travel and current affairs. In 2014, with three friends, he set up the Hands Up Foundation. The aim was to remind the people they had met in Syria that they had not been forgotten. Find out more about George at
1. The work of Ronald Searle
2. Evelyn the movie https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/oct/26/evelyn-review-moving-documentary-on-a-familys-loss
3. Sam Cooke’s Live at the Harlem Square Club https://medium.com/@elliotimes/my-all-timers-31-sam-cooke-live-at-the-harlem-square-club-1963-debc240f358a
4. EO Wilson https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2010/04/08/the-homer-of-the-ants/
5. Hands Up Foundation https://handsupfoundation.org/
6. Other Minds by Peter Godfrey-Smith https://royalsociety.org/grants-schemes-awards/book-prizes/science-book-prize/2017/other-minds/
Composer Tarik O’Regan discusses with Ivan six things which he thinks should be better known.
Tarik O’Regan has written music for the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, and the Royal Opera House, London.
He is currently working on a saxophone concerto, which has been commissioned for soloist Amy Dickson by the Presteigne Festival to be premiered during his tenure as Composer-in-Residence in 2020.
Tarik O’Regan’s work, recognized with two GRAMMY® nominations and two British Composer Awards, has been recorded on 39 albums.
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2007/01/08/nights-at-the-opera Western Addition
http://www.foundsf.org/index.php?title=Western_Addition:_A_Basic_History (PHOTO: Alamo Square)
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-43821512 (PHOTO: Malolotja National Park)
Musical commission fees
Original songs which became famous cover versions