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Notes on the Culture and Commerce One Year On Reception – for my CF:SLR Cohort


We were asked to write short summaries of our experience at the One Year On celebrations for Cohort members unable to attend. My summary – which represents my opinion at the time of… Continue reading

Pragmacy and Advocacy


We are now into the fifth week of CF:S LR (Creative Freelancers: Shaping London’s Recovery). I’ve met some awesome artists and been introduced to interesting establishments. I’ve seen and experienced the challenges of… Continue reading

Choosing the best dance school for your child


I have strong views about dance schools, their philosophies, their intentions and how they come about. When writing a recent post, I looked for good guidance. I wanted to link to a great… Continue reading

Double Joy; Mampara Summer Showcase Review


Joy and dance To say dance is my life is excessive, but it brings me joy, and is my passion. Much of my writing is dance-related and my photography practice investigates movement.  I… Continue reading

Nocturnal Indigenous Australian Dancers. New installation in London E11


  This image of native Australian dancers is part of the one in my Leytonstone Arts Trail installation  Printed on oilcloth, it is over 4m wide and 2m hight. I chose to hang… Continue reading

Selected to join CF:SLR (Creative Freelancers: Shaping London’s Recovery)


  I’m thrilled to say that I’ve been selected as one of 50 creative freelancers in a cohort working with the Mayor of London on post-pandemic recovery. I’ll learn more when it starts,… Continue reading

Protected: Examples


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Pandemic Pandemonium in Pitch Party Procedures


  DanceGRiST had a Dancers Pitch Party in December. It was open to anyone involved in DanceGRiST. We played a game, then people pitched their ideas to an illustrious panel of three. I… Continue reading

Poetry, Leadership, Bold


Last year, after getting to grips with the double shock of my mother’s stroke and the likely impact of the global pandemic I resolved to use the interregenum wisely. Plans included a set… Continue reading

How far I’ve come. A route through chronic illness.


Suffering from long covid? A chronic illness? My experiences might help.

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