Monthly Archives: July 2016

BOOKS AND TRAVEL : a review

Jul 26, 2016 |

BOOKS AND TRAVEL (Tourism and Cultural Change) By Warwick Frost and Jennifer Laing Channel View Publications, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1845413484 224 pages Available in paperback and Kindle formats review by Linda Lappin One day, when I was about ten years old, my parents brought back a children’s book in French from the Kingsport Public Library. This […more]

Rowan Atkinson as Maigret

Jul 24, 2016 |

If, like me, you enjoyed Rowan Atkinson in the role of the French Chief Inspector Maigret on British television you will be looking forward to his next episode, called: Maigret’s Dead Man, planned for December 2016.  If you can’t wait that long, then you can read the new Penguin translation that came out in March […more]

Honours Project Research – Investigating culture and talent management

Jul 14, 2016 |

In Plymouth University, I studied International Hospitality Management with French and German and a placement year working in a 5 star luxury hotel. For my research project, I took interest in investigating the relationship between cultural diversity management and talent management within the hospitality industry in the UK. The three main challenges about my research […more]

Days 4 & 5 place writing workshop on andros

Jul 13, 2016 |

Day 4 Today was dedicated to reading aloud pieces of ongoing projects projects that the writers had brought with them, and addressing questions such as submitting to magazines, agents, and editors, query letters and how to write them, and a general discussion of Young Adult Fiction. Some of the projects have just been completed, others […more]

Day 2 -3 a Place Writing Workshop on Andros @ the Aegean Art Circle

Jul 11, 2016 |

Day 2 The group consolidated quickly. Everyone’s work is full of surprises. Memoirs and fiction narratives are being born as we go. Today we explored islands and their meaning. Geographical islands and psychological ones. Islands as setting, protagonist, myth, and metaphor. The enormous gap between the popular image of islands as places of pleasure, escape, […more]