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Dub Pistols - Westway - Music To Work/Dance/Live To!

I'm toward the end of a writing project and listening to a lot of music as I write, and one of the tracks I keep coming back to is this - the 1990s dub/electronica classic by the Dub Pistols, Westway.

This, curiously enough, was one of the starting points for my novel-in-progress, Chinatown Nights, but it has also always been an absolutely top track for me.

It wakes me up when I need it - and now our four year old daughter also loves it, and asked me to play it to her on the beach earlier this week so that she could dance to it on the sand!

Listen LOUD!

Alexander Stuart - Biography

Since the tabs bar on my blog seems to be totally MIA, here's the biography page that is one of the links usually accessible with it.

Alexander Stuart(aka Alexander Chow-Stuart) is an internationally-based, British-born screenwriter and novelist, whose books have been translated into eight languages and published in the US, Britain, Europe, Israel, Australia and throughout the world. His most controversial novel, The War Zone, about a family torn apart by incest, was turned into a multi-award-winning filmby Oscar-nominated actor/director Tim Roth.


To view the 40-minute talk Stuart gave at Film Fest Twain Harte about screenwriting for Hollywood and independents, including working one-on-one with Angelina Jolie, Jodie Foster, Tim Roth, Kiefer Sutherland and Danny Boyle, please play the video above or please click on this link.


Stuart's screenplays include:

The War Zone for Tim Roth/Film4, starring Ray Winstone and Tilda Swinton.

Bitten for Angelina Jolie(…

Missing Tabs On This Blog

Something mysterious has happened with the template for this blog at the moment, and various tabs are missing on some browsers, so here are links to the main page tabs that usually appear in the black bar at the top of the blog:

Alexander Stuart - Biography

A Meditation On Meditation

The War Zone

filmloops/fragments - Miami Art Museum

Hopefully normal service will be resumed very soon!