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The Night Lingers and other stories
(Blue Morpho Press, 2015-04-25)
A singer waits for her big chance on a TV talent show, but will she go on? A teenager has a crisis while babysitting for her little sister. A call centre operative has a busy day, is accused of being Sanjay from India, and ...
Telling Tales About the Yijing
(JOMEC Journal, 2014-11)
This essay explores the cultural translation of the Chinese classic, the Book of Changes or Yijing (易經) through a reflection on my own attempts to adapt, use and misuse the text in literary form. My own engagement with the ...
Speed: Towards a collective biography of Brooklands’ women: the lives and careers of Kay Petre and the Hon. Mrs Victor Bruce. Institute of Historical Research, London November 2011
(Institute of Historical Research, London (podcast), 2011-11)
Kit: Selling sports-clothing in Britain 1870-1950
This presentation combines the interests of Dil Porter, who has worked on sport and business history, and Jean Williams, who is interested in sporting fashion and textile history. It looks at methodological issues in tracing ...
Sarah Butler's Irish Tales, A Jacobite Romance
(University of Toronto Press, 2016-09)
Miss Ludy and The Paris Women’s Olympic Games in 1922
This paper focuses on the life of one 'Olympian' who remains unacknowledged by the IOC. The American flag bearer in the 1922 Paris Women's Olympic Games, Lucille Ellerbe Godbold (1900-1981). One of seven children from a ...
Poetry and The Listener: the myth of the ‘Middlebrow’
(Sheffield Hallam University,, 2003-06)
The article looks at poetry published in The Listener and re-evaluates histories of literature in the 1930s
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 ...
For me, the most important photograph of Women's Olympic Participation: the 1912 British 4 x100 freestyle relay team.
The presentation explores a well-known but often taken for granted photograph showing swimmers of 1912 wearing revealing swimsuits. It argues that competitive principles rather than modesty defined the appearance and ...