The Story of Bob Marley

The Story of Bob Marley by Future Bookazines It was a joy to work with Future Bookazines again earlier this year, on a special Story of Bob Marley bookazine. Teenage me would not have believed that one day somebody would pay me to listen to and write about Bob Marley! The bookazine is filled with… Continue reading The Story of Bob Marley

Tenebrae: Lessons Learnt in Darkness (for Brighton Festival)

I was honoured to be selected as one of the fifteen commissioned writers for this Brighton Festival project! On May 22nd, from dawn until dusk, the Theatre Royal will be taken over by a soundscape installation - which you can read more about on the festival website. The installation has been worked on by a… Continue reading Tenebrae: Lessons Learnt in Darkness (for Brighton Festival)

The Jam Box: Episodes 1-5

It turned out that The Jam Box was destined to only have a short lifetime. But it was fun while it lasted! I enjoyed making radio and hope to be back on your airwaves sometime soon, but for now am focussing on other creative projects as part of my ACE funded development time. Each episode… Continue reading The Jam Box: Episodes 1-5

Developing My Creative Practice – Thanks to ACE funding!

*full blog post coming soon* Back in December, my Arts Council England application for the Developing Your Creative Practice fund was successful! I'm still pinching myself! But have also been working hard on some exciting new projects... You can 'follow' my blog to be notified when I publish new posts. Soon, I'll be sharing a… Continue reading Developing My Creative Practice – Thanks to ACE funding!

Walking with Black Girls Hike & a feature in The Voice

I've had a great time walking with the local Black Girls Hike group a couple of times recently. Last weekend we went to Seven Sisters :) I also contributed a few words to a recent BGH feature in The Voice... Check out http://www.bghuk.com to find out more, join a local group and come walking with… Continue reading Walking with Black Girls Hike & a feature in The Voice

Psychology Now 3: Why Don’t We Play More?

After getting stuck into the Psychology of Racism article, Sarah from Future Bookazines got back in touch and asked if I'd be interested in writing another article - this time, about adult play. I didn't take much persuading! As anyone that knows me is aware, I'm pretty silly and a big kid in many ways.… Continue reading Psychology Now 3: Why Don’t We Play More?

Psychology Now 3: The Psychology of Racism

At the end of last year, I got involved with a Psychology Now bookazine being produced by Future Bookazines (who I'd worked with previously on Black Icons) and edited by Sarah Bankes. Future make regular bookazines on all sorts of subjects, including history, science, lifestyle and travel. This is the third volume of Psychology Now, and I… Continue reading Psychology Now 3: The Psychology of Racism

Radio features, 2020

Continuing along the end of year round-up vibes of my last few blog posts, I realised I'd not linked to the radio shows I've featured on throughout the year... In the summer, I met Helen Brown, aka Dog In The Snow. We connected online, after realising we'd experienced racist behaviour and micro-aggressions from the same… Continue reading Radio features, 2020