Ubud Writers and Readers Festival

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The Ubud Writers and Readers Festival kicked off last night, so over the next few days I’m going to be busy. Here’s a list of what I’m up to. Thursday 25th October 6.15pm: Festival Club – A talk on my book Stealing With the Eyes …

Wallacea Week 2018

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I’m currently deep into The Malay Archipelago by Victorian naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace. I’ve been aware of Wallace – in particular his travels in Maluku – for years; but I have never got round to properly reading him. So I’m taking the opportunity of being involved …

In Ubud this October

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I’m extremely excited that after almost a quarter of a century, I’ll be heading back to Indonesia this October, this time to the Ubud Writers and Readers festival, where I’ll be talking about my travel book Stealing With the Eyesː Imaginings and Incantations in Indonesia, …