FAMILY SAVE FAMOUS PAINTER’S PRICELESS ART FROM CALIFORNIA’S LARGEST WILDFIRE

Masterpieces by the late painter James Jarvaise – famous for his Hudson River series – have been saved from the largest wildfire in California’s history. His family, led by his determined daughter Anna and his son Jean, saved the priceless artworks when the Thomas Fire threatened Santa Barbara in Southern California. The wildfire, which began on December

23 Dec 2017
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WRITERS UNDER FIRE

Today (Sunday 17th December) calming winds have helped to slow the spread of the California wildfire that is threatening Santa Barbara. Our photo shows our good friend, the journalist Tom Huth with fellow writer Declan White in downtown Santa Barbara in quieter times a couple of years back. Declan went to Santa Barbara to write

18 Dec 2017
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BRAINY SCIENTISTS ARE SAFE

Just got word from Irish scientist Eoghan Dillon who lives in Santa Barbara. He and his wife are okay … for the moment. Nanotechologist Eoghan Dillon – one of the brainiest and funniest persons to come out of Dublin – and his university lecturer wife Amanda, also one of the cleverest scientists in America, live

17 Dec 2017
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BEAUTIFUL SANTA BARBARA UNDER FIRE

Beautiful Santa Barbara, where we wrote our screenplay HAIRS, is now under threat from wildfires destroying southern California. We are praying for the marvellous Jarvaise family who took us into their wonderful artistic compound, which is now in line of the fire. Also in the fire zone is Irish scientist Eoghan Dillon – one of

17 Dec 2017
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CHRISTIANIA IN LENNINGRAD

THE T-SHIRT for our novel about Christiania is getting well aired in Russia. Legendary Christiania musician Charlie is gigging in Lennigrad, and wearing the T-Shirt for our novel (which was once named: Christiania You Won My Heart, before realising that was plagiarism and changed it to Christiania Angel, and now the title has changed again

03 Oct 2017
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HAIRS SELECTED FOR OJAI

THE SCREENPLAY HAIRS has been selected for this year’s Ojai Film Festival in November in California. The horror thriller by Irish journalist Declan White deals with corrupt politicians and big business who launch a creepy hairy disease. The script is selected for the screenplay competition at the OJAI FILM FESTIVAL, now in its 18th year.

02 Sep 2017
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