INTERVIEW – JOSTEIN GAARDER
April 4, 2011 – 8:24 pm | No Comment

By Marina Kemp
Jostein Gaarder is the multi-million selling author of Sophie’s World, The Solitaire Mystery & numerous other novels, short stories & non-fiction collections. His latest book, The Castle in the Pyrenees is written in …

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ART – SOUTH LONDON GALLERY
November 30, 2010 – 11:45 pm | No Comment
ART – SOUTH LONDON GALLERY

By Vera Blagev

Venturing south of Thames can often lead to unexpected discoveries. One such surprise is the South London Gallery in Southwark. Around since 1891, the gallery’s building is constructed of Portland stone …

TRAVEL – THE RELUCTANT EXPAT: DIARY OF A DUPE IN DUBAI PART II
November 25, 2010 – 7:45 pm | No Comment
TRAVEL – THE RELUCTANT EXPAT: DIARY OF A DUPE IN DUBAI PART II

By John Syfret
2nd October
There are two types of bird here which are common – a blackbird sized creature with piebald markings, and a sort of miniature collared-dove. The do not flock like pigeons in the …

BOOKS – FROM THE LOST TO THE BEAT TO NOW
November 19, 2010 – 1:41 pm | No Comment
BOOKS – FROM THE LOST TO THE BEAT TO NOW

The expatriate literary scene in Paris

What Allen Ginsberg called, ‘The bewildering beauty of Paris’ has attracted writers and artists for centuries. It has been the setting of great novels and the home of great …

THEATRE – BIRDSONG AT THE COMEDY THEATRE
November 13, 2010 – 1:04 pm | No Comment
THEATRE – BIRDSONG AT THE COMEDY THEATRE

BY RUTH MCGARAHAN
Rachel Wagstaff and Sir Trevor Nunn’s dramatisation of Sebastian Faulks’ haunting war novel Birdsong was a brave decision which has certainly paid off. The first third of the play depicts the sojourn of …

TRAVEL – THE RELUCTANT EXPAT: DIARY OF A DUPE IN DUBAI I
November 11, 2010 – 11:57 am | No Comment
TRAVEL – THE RELUCTANT EXPAT: DIARY OF A DUPE IN DUBAI I

by John Syfret
Regular NFTU contributor John Syfret recently moved to Dubai as part of his work. He’s going to be writing a diary of his experiences out there. Here is a bumper first installment.
25th Septemberr …

Competition – Theatre Tickets
November 8, 2010 – 6:00 pm | No Comment
Competition – Theatre Tickets

Win a pair of free tickets to see Gary Lennon’s .45 at the Hampstead Theatre this month.
All you need to do is email nftu.editor@gmail.com with the subject ‘I really would like two tickets to .45′.
We …

Caption Competition
November 7, 2010 – 11:18 pm | 14 Comments
Caption Competition

NFTU’s caption competition is finally here. Genius Moussa Saleh has provided this little gem to get you going. Post your submissions in the comments box below, and the winning caption will receive a bunch of …

ART – ESTORICK COLLECTION
November 7, 2010 – 6:16 pm | No Comment
ART – ESTORICK COLLECTION

By Vera Blagev
Angel is one of the more fashionable areas of London. With a lively high street lined with quality restaurants and pubs and the home of Sadler’s Wells and several excellent theaters, Angel …

TRAVEL, REPORTAGE – PARIS UNDERGROUND
November 3, 2010 – 10:51 am | One Comment
TRAVEL, REPORTAGE – PARIS UNDERGROUND

A trip through the shadows of the city of light by Anthony Cuthbertson
The surface of Paris resembles that of an iceberg peaking its tip above the surface of the water. Beneath, there lies one of …