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The Snorgh and the Sailor
(Alison Green Books / Scholastic, 2012)
The Snorgh and the Sailor is a story about a miserable, marsh-dwelling Snorgh. Snorghs (as everybody knows) don’t have visitors. Snorghs don’t share soup. Snorghs don’t like stories. And Snorghs most definitely DO NOT like ...
Introducing Happiness: A Practical Guide
(Icon Books / Totem Books, 2012)
A brief and breezy guide to the various philosophies of happiness—from Zhuangzi to the world of Positive Psychology and from Epicurus to the Buddha—packed with entertaining and fun exercises. Introducing Happiness is also ...
Replicating an Anglo-Saxon Spindle Whorl
I was commissioned by the Leicester Arts and Museums Service to replicate a 1500 year old rock crystal faceted spindle whorl that was dug near Lutterworth Road. A spindle whorl is a disc or spherical object fitted onto the ...
What the Snorgh Taught me about Emmanuel Levinas
(Interdisciplinary Humanities Spring Issue 2012: Children's Literature, 2012-05)
When thinking about the relationship between philosophy and children’s literature, it is often assumed that philosophy should have the last word. In this view, if children’s literature has any philosophical interest at ...
The Descent of the Lyre
(Roman Books, 2012-08)
It is the early nineteenth century, and the Bulgarian village of Gela, the legendary home of Orpheus, is suffering under the heavy taxation and arbitrary justice of Ottoman rule. When his bride-to-be is abducted the night ...
The Trouble with Happiness
(Five Leaves Press, 2012-09)
A creative non-fiction exploration of the trouble with happiness, by way of an encounter with a rum-drinking philosopher in inner-city Birmingham.
Who do you trust when you can no longer trust your own mind? Emma's life has always been a struggle, and now she's been accepted at a prestigious music school, she is determined to excel. But when the impossibly chic ...
The Doll's House
Helena is an au pair in Paris, discovering the city and looking after two privileged and beautiful little girls: Sophie and Matilde. But the longer Helena works for the family, the more the attraction between herself ...
Rüssel und Hase
(ars edition, 2012)
The German translation of "The Snorgh and the Sailor"
'What you cannot imagine': Spirituality in Akram Khan's Vertical Road
This article considers the interface between artistic and spiritual inquiry through an examination of Vertical Road (2010), an ensemble performance work by the British contemporary choreographer Akram Khan. Khan is well ...