Just a crazy old Baby Boomer with a cute dog, carrying a couple of poles
I hope the organisers of the 2017 Jersey Festival of Words allowed themselves a large gin and tonic last night after this amazing 5-day festival drew to a close; they certainly had cause to celebrate. I said in my blog of 27th September 2017 that getting on and off the island of Jersey to track down... Continue Reading →
Wednesday September 27th - Sunday 1st October 2017 I feel very privileged to live on the small, but beautiful, island of Jersey. However in the past, getting on and off our sceptred isle to track down literary events anywhere, has often presented a logistical challenge. Not anymore, since 2015 we have been spoilt. The Jersey Festival... Continue Reading →
Peggy Boleat (1922-2014) I so wish I had met Peggy Boleat having just read her extraordinary and raw account of her life in Jersey during the German occupation of the Channel Islands in the Second World War. My life in Jersey started in 1981. Our paths could have so easily crossed. Peggy suffered from TB of... Continue Reading →
As I nervously await news about my current work-in-progress and whether it will swim or drown in the slush pile, the 2017 Jersey Festival of Words (Wednesday 27th September and Sunday October 1st) will soon be upon us to take my mind off the impending doom. A great opportunity for Islanders to be inspired by the literary... Continue Reading →
The good news for Jersey is that Pam White is hosting a Qigong Weekend Workshop, Three Treasures, at The Barn, Jersey Amateur Dramatic Club, Hougue Bie during the weekend of 12th/13th August 2017. She has invited both invited Qigong teachers from China, Lu and Ling, who both trained and worked with Grandmaster Dr. Pang Ming and they will be teaching Zhineng Qigong classes during the weekend, which will also include healing sessions, talks, and demonstrations.