SHAKE! – Art and Activism at The Stephen Lawrence Centre

Last week has got to be the most inspiring week of the year for me. Not sure it can be topped. I was lucky enough to be a part of a pilot project coordinated by the Platform with the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust where 13 young adults under the stress of exam results engaged with …

FESTIVAL, SHAKESPEARE AND CO – and my lost voice

I’ve been gutted about missing performance, trains, planes, friends gigs and birthday parties before, but I have never been so disappointed at being denied to perform at a gig because of illness. I had been Scheduled to read/perform between, Hanif Kureshi and Yusuf Kumonyakaa and my voice had deserted me, left me with what sounded…

MOHAMMED ALI’s – WRITING ON THE WALL

“Com – passion, latin, com – together, passion – suffering together we suffer, we suffer together endeavour to weather the breadth and the depth of the storm For long are the nights for the lost, forlorn, the broken, the tired,  the quietly enraged lashed by the warring that keeps us engaged with  anger and misplaced…