To celebrate the New Year and the New Decade all of my fiction books are FREE to download on Kindle between 1st January and 5th January (I think they use an American time zone - so if its not happening wait a while) These are the titles available: The links: All the usual Kindle territories are available for FREE download too. Meditations on Murder: UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B074WQQ1PM US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074WQQ1PM The Castle of the Red-Haired Maidens: UK: h
One of the things I did with my University students here in Hangzhou, China is set them a Christmas Photo and Video hunt in which they had to make 6 photos (I gave them a list) and 4 videos one of which was to recreate the "I've got a specific set of skills" scene from the film Taken. This group went above and beyond the remit and of course won the chocolate prize. (If you want my little list ask and ye shall receive) They all had FUN which was the main aim. ENJOY.
Clowning around in Hangzhou Of all the coffee joints in all the world Adam walks into Wagas, yes folks, we are at our usual location meeting with Adam Read aka the Serious Clown. I’ve never met a clown before, so to be honest, I was a bit apprehensive. Would he be in his full clown costume or in civilian clothes? If you are already thinking Pennywise or Joaquin Phoenix ‘s Joker relax, it’s Adam who turns up in a smart tartan Adidas jacket. Phew. Over breakfast we cut to the
Here's my new article in Hangzhoufeel They who drink beer will think beer. Washington Irving (American Writer) The Craft Beer Scene in Hangzhou. Today I was in the company of Eric White the Brew Master at the Midtown Brewery and time was spent both drinking and thinking beer. If you haven’t been to the Midtown bar and brewery, then I recommend that you put it on your to do list. It is a place of mash and magic where you can have a choice of many delicious prize winning craft
You heard it here first that I have been invited to do a Ted Talk in Nanjing in March. I will post a draft here once its done. It will have a sociological focus - Ethnomethodology to be precise looking at the nature of social rules and how expats might suffer from cognitive dissonance upon arriving in China.