Category cultural encounters
In this article Tricia, a creative writing graduate, crime fiction fan and regular volunteer at Bloody Scotland, shares with us her experience of Iceland Noir. Thank you Tricia! It’s not often in this life that you get to achieve a long-held dream and even rarer when you get to do it in the company of […]
The dust (but not the ash cloud) has settled over the Iceland Noir crime fiction festival which was held between 15th and 18th November 2018 in Reykjavík. We had a couple of willing volunteers there to review it for us. This first piece is by regular guest blogger Ewa Sherman who was Head of Volunteers […]
What is at the centre of your world? Have you ever thought about it? It might be you, it might be your family or it could be a place or a community. The book I just finished reading has a valley as the centre of the world for its characters. I should state now that […]
Nice article about travels in Iceland for those interested in visiting TravellingPeoples.com Words and Images by Loo Kin Hong— Iceland is known for her majestic nature that charms visitors with her beauty and serenity. Her natural beauty offers almost all the natural scenery of the world on one island. Travelling in Iceland is an experience […]
Stepping into Europe House in London meant immersing yourself in the world of languages and books. On 18th October 2017 a special event was held under the auspices of European Literature Network and Rosie Goldsmith – In from the Cold: Northern Noir. A symposium on Northern crime writing, crime fiction translation and criticism, looking at […]
The fabulous Newcastle Noir festival has just taken place and some of it was captured on film by Ariane with her GoPro. See how many of your favourite authors you can spot! If you enjoyed that you may enjoy this. Thanks for watching!