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Multimedia journalist and author, living and studying in London.


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International art: An interview with Jonna Kina Jonna Kina
Jonna Kina has a warm smile and a kind demeanour. Her passion for art is unquestionable as she dives straight into talking about her latest piece, Somnivm, on the walk to the filmic part of the exhibition. Jonna Kina, Somnium The piece, which is named after one of the first works of science fiction by...
The Energy Within: an interview with producer Manon Ardisson
The Energy Within is a short film starring the world record-holding, Paralympic athlete, Stefanie Reid, who is determined to follow her sporting dreams despite a tragic accident. Written and directed by Samuel de Ceccatty and jointly produced by Manon Ardisson and Paul Jibson, the film is being screened in London on 22 March and will...
Do long books still have a place?
According to an article in The Star Tribune people generally prefer shorter books to long reads. This got me thinking. Do I agree? Yes and no. When I think about the long books I’ve read, or chosen not to read, I believe some of them could have been shorter and still equally as effective. Commitment...
Interview with novelist, Christopher Ritchie House of Pigs, Christopher ritchie, kettle mag
By lucky coincidence, and a very supportive publisher, I had the chance to interview award-winning author Christopher Ritchie last month. Chris is the author of four adult fictions and a series of children’s books. His first novel, House of Pigs was a finalist in the 2013 Indiefab awards, and his second, The ordinary, won the...
A Tribute to Robert Hardy Robert Hardy, kettle Mag
Robert Hardy has died at the age of 91, and his 70-year acting career means there are few people who have not experienced his work. His children, Emma, Justine, and Paul, have told The Guardian that he was “gruff, elegant, twinkly, and always dignified, he is celebrated by all who knew him and loved him,...
The Books that Changed My Life Books, Life, Kettle Mag, Lucy Skoulding
For many people, books are more than just a form of entertainment. They can make us happy, keep us in suspense, or move us to tears. But some books are even more important - some books have the power to change the lives of the people reading them. Lucy Skoulding picks out a few of...