26 Fruits


As mentioned in my last blog a film about my novel Spanish Crossings was being made. And now it’s ready. Enormous thanks to Marc Boothe, Jaha and Shazad for producing such a lovely little film that’s very personal to me. You can see it here  https://vimeo.com/208817743

Last weekend I was in the Swiss Alps at an extraordinary house called Alpenhof. Fourteen people writing to exercises I set inspired by the work of John Berger. It was a beautiful weekend, with the most spectacular panorama of the Alps in front of us, and the first time that I talked about and read from Spanish Crossings in public. Rather than describe the weekend, I’ll just let the pictures give you a flavour for what it was like. Also, amazingly – serendipity strikes again – I met someone at Alpenhof from Berlin University whose studies take her closer to my story and who has now put me in touch with a colleague at the Basque University in Bilbao. Perhaps the trail to Jesus Iguaran Aramburu is not quite finished yet.

2 Responses

  1. Faye Sharpe says:

    Wonderful John. Can hardly wait to get my hands on a copy. Faye x

  2. Bigbrandjohn says:

    Wonderful John. Look forward to reading it.

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