Tottenham Palestine Literature Festival 2014

hjfpIs Tottenham a little village? Some one involved in the literature festival was a friend of a friend of mine, an ex-colleague of another friend and the colleague of another, although none of us knew about these connections until yesterday. [Link to the festival’s page]
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Tina

Tina

Tina

Tina is very opinionated and she likes writing. The result is a great conversationalist and an excellent writer.

She has written so much and so well, that she is now a paid columnist as a result, and she has already written inspirational , enraging, well-researched, enlightening and always interesting, reasonable pieces that makes one think.
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Electronic publication epub: the e-book

Bearing_Witness_A5I have now converted my book to electronic format.

Some say pdf is the ‘de facto’ format for electronic publication. It can be used for computers on all platforms.

However for other devices like mobile phones or tablets, it seems the EPUB format is better or more useful. I read a few manuals and ‘how to’s but somehow they all turned up to be over complicated, so here is a more simple how to convert to epub.
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Burnt books and cleaning – Freedom Bookshop clean-up report

I fist learned about the Freedom bookshop being firebombed via email. They had heard it either from twitter or facebook. Funny how these things spread so quick these days. People were already complaining that USA outlets were informing about it while there was no coverage at all in UK press, see: Washington Post, International Times, Huffington Post.
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So, you are using a corporate email provider

You are not bothered that they mine your behavior to better sell your eyeballs to advertisers.

One problem, however, is that governments around the world are using these private corporations as a vast multiplier of state power. The big email providers won’t disclose how many requests for data they get from the government.
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