Over the past few weeks or so, I've been experimenting with ideas that have come up from the conversations and research of the past few months, seeing how they would work in a creatively written form. As has been happening a lot this year, I have been drawn most to poetry.
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...
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
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?
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
(This blog was originally published on Pudding Shop - a blog for women who travel) Growing up in the depths of rural West Cornwall got me used to taking long journeys at an early age. When I was little, the journey to Plymouth felt like going abroad and London felt like visiting another planet. As a… Continue reading The thing with taking the scenic route…