Monthly Archives: October 2015

New book: The Ten Great Birth Stories of the Buddha

I was really delighted this morning to find a parcel waiting for me at work – my first copies of a long-awaited publication. The book is a translation, with Sarah Shaw, of the final ten jātaka stories of the great … Continue reading

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Academic Baking

This week was the semi-final of The Great British Bake Off. For those of you unfortunate enough to have no idea what this is, it is a gloriously silly amateur baking competition, televised for the nation by the BBC. It … Continue reading

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