Veronica Thornton (BEd Art and Design, 1974) taught art throughout southeast London for 30 years and is currently based in Cambridge. She tells us about her time teaching and her first novel The Screaming Alice (rhyming slang for the Crystal Palace). I was inspired to write The Screaming Alice based on my experiences as an art teacher […]Read more "Guest Post: The Screaming Alice"
Dr John Woolf (PhD History, 2016) is a historian and researcher who has recently co-written the bestselling audiobook Stephen Fry’s Victorian Secrets. Having read history at the University of Cambridge, John went on to obtain a Goldsmiths PhD on nineteenth-century freak shows. Since then John has developed the BBC4 series The Real Tom Thumb: History’s […]Read more "Guest Post: Dr John Woolf’s The Wonders"
Theatre for Children in Hospital. The Gift of Compassion. My book “Theatre for Children in Hospital. The Gift of Compassion” (15 December 2016) brings to the reader experience of over ten years practice and evaluation of bedside theatre performances for children in hospital wards in the U.K. and abroad. It makes an argument for the […]Read more "Guest Post: Theatre for Children in Hospital"
Behind ‘Ignore Gravity’ Ignoring Gravity is a novel about thinking you know yourself, then finding out that what you know is wrong. Yes, Ignoring Gravity is my first novel, says author Sandra Danby (BA English, 1982). It is about a journalist, Rose Haldane. Yes, I was a journalist. Therefore I must be Rose? Wrong! Yes, […]Read more "Guest Post: Ignore Gravity"
Behind ‘Supercharged’ I am Sebastian Kalwij and I did my MA in Photography and Urban Cultures in 2004. This was 10 years after I graduated in medicine at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. I came to London in 1994 to do an MSc in Control of Infectious Diseases at the London School of Hygiene […]Read more "Guest Post: Supercharged"