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.
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 of the many wonderful things about hitchhiking somewhere is that it doesn’t matter if your plans change or you end up running late. This works well for me as after a year of living in the woods, my time keeping is particularly dubious! Last night, I had a Hello/Goodbye getogether on Brighton beach that… Continue reading Day 1
Ondra and I were feeling overwhelmed. We had both spent the last year in different alternate universes of some sort, and the shock of modern British life – the emphasis on earning and spending money, the disconnection from nature and each other, the constant onslaught of information, the depressing state of politics… etc. – was… Continue reading Day 0