People In Glasshouses

This is an excerpt from a bery personal blog I wrote for Paula Varjack on Monday 10th October, as part of her Artist Studio Space project. The full blog can be found on Paula's blog: "Today happens to be World Mental Health Day. A friend emailed me this: “you’re not falling apart; you’re just falling... Continue Reading →

Whose English Is It Anyway?

Whose English Is It Anyway? - The Immigrant Experience - my notes for the panel discussion at Waterstones Cheltenham, Aug 13th 2016. With novelist and writer Susmita Bhattacharya and chaired by Zeba Talkhani. The title brings to mind - “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” - comedy, improvisation - “Mind Your Language”, the TV comedy show... Continue Reading →

Hope in Acceptance 

Are you interested in socialism, social change movements, revolutions, theatre as political and creative expression, freedom of expression, community, kindness, the future, Russia, how we can learn from the past or live in the world today? I am so very glad to know the New Factory folk, and to have been a part of their... Continue Reading →

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