Black Icons

Earlier in the year, I got involved with a Black Icons project with Future Bookazines.Future make regular bookazines on all sorts of subjects, including history, science, lifestyle and travel. I'm looking forward to working with them again in the future :) For Black Icons, it was a joy to write about Nelson Mandela and Jean-Michel… Continue reading Black Icons

‘Hope & Laundry’ – a poetic zine

Hope & Laundry is a zine about searching for change in the laundrettes of Brighton & Hove. It’s about following fear to find hope. Born out of connections made with dozens of customers and laundrette workers, Hope & Laundry is inspired by different conversations and encounters around, and about, the city’s laundrettes.

QDT Laundrette

I'm so excited to be one of six socially engaged artists working on QDT Laundrette - a project produced by Arts organisation, Quiet Down There CIC.

My contribution to the project will take a writing focus and I'm really looking forward to engaging with local Brighton laundrette staff and customers and seeing what stories arise or what poetry appears...

Sick and Tired

'Sick and Tired' is a collaborative project between Josephine and DJ Riphco, with guest vocals from Mileva and Jerry.

It started life as a poem, written for healing purposes about 18 months ago, and features a sample of Fannie Lou Hamer in 1964 - "We are sick and tired of being sick and tired."

Hidden Sussex

One summer evening at the Women of Colour group I go to, I had the pleasure of meeting Amy Solis from Writing our Legacy, an organisation who support and connect BAME writers in the South East. Over winter, Writing our Legacy has been running workshops in collaboration with different writers - giving BAME people a… Continue reading Hidden Sussex

Who are we now?

March 23rd marked 3 years ago that 23 strangers (one of them being me!) walked into 'Eden' for the first time - a 600 acre remote site on the west coast of Scotland - where we intended to live off-grid and cut off from the world for 1 year. A year later, the 10 of us… Continue reading Who are we now?

How nature improves our mental health

In July I visited Windsor Hill Wood, a woodland shelter in Somerset. It was somewhere I'd been meaning to visit for sometime, since coming across Tobias Jones' plans to open WHW when researching for Is this the Future? way back in 2011. It was a good time for me to visit for several reasons, once of… Continue reading How nature improves our mental health