This selection of links for writers and artists is by no mean an exhaustive list of the places on the Net where you’ll find useful advise and social networks of creative professionals individuals, so please feel free to suggest others.
America may have its Spike Lee, Toni Morrison, Tyler Perry, Oprah Winfrey or Danny Glover, to name a few, but the recent success of British films at the box-office has brought with it no significant or corresponding improvement in the profile or fortunes of our black writers, actors and movie makers.
Yes, party harder, drink more and enjoy really good sex! Here’s The Colorful Times’ fitness programme that will show you just how to do all that and get you healthier and fitter into the bargain as well. All this in no more than 15-minutes a day. And it’s fun too!
The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency has feisty Precious Ramotswe (singer Jill Scott) set-up as a ‘Private Eye’ in her native Botswana. It’s a surprisingly good six-part drama series based on Alexander McCall Smith’s best-selling novels.
Paul Boakye goes in search of an extreme sports fanatic and finds Sébastien Foucan is a guru in training.
Friends told me, ‘DC’ meant ‘Dark City,’ so I packed my bags and headed for a year in “The Nation’s Capital” – Washington, District of Columbia, U-S of A. The day is a Saturday, 12th October, and The Million-Man March is scheduled for Monday.