I feed the blackbird and its song feeds me Continue reading Sideways thought
He pays her a compliment totally lucid for a second she soaks it up like water into parched soil. Continue reading Haiku for Carers
I have always found New Year’s resolutions to be unproductive but cheating by starting early has helped a bit. Last year I got going onTo daily yoga on 23rd December which I believe helped in my father’s last days and in combatting what could have been a much worse acquaintance with my new companion and house guest #LongCovid This year so far I have in … Continue reading All the resolve and none of the action?
I am two generations from people who all had a trade or were agricultural labourers. (Most of us are). Continue reading On family, chance and vaccines
Often it feels like I’m Clinging onto my arts career by my finger tips even after 20+ years. And yet still I feel an enormous sense of joy when I get to enter an arts building to be part of the community of arts leaders. I never knew this life could be possible for me, growing up away from a “cultural hub” with no industry … Continue reading Doing More
The Women’s Equality Party second conference took place in from 7th – 9th September 2018. It was only my second political conference too. In 2016, on the day that all the motions were presented, I watched and learned how the process went ahead and left determined that an area that the party hadn’t yet focused on wouldn’t be overlooked next time – societal under-appreciation of … Continue reading From STEM to STEAM
“If I had to pick one pivotal moment for women in the last 100 years, I would pick right now. 2018 has the potential to be a landmark moment for women” Helen Pankhurst –Let’s prove her right. I’m standing to represent the residents of Ladywell on Lewisham Council for the Women’s Equality Party. I’ve been campaigning since the end of February, mostly by working with a … Continue reading FAQs on my council candidacy
If you were asked to put in rank order what you valued more highly – your Grannie, your children or your car…. love, instinct, social pressure and conditioned response probably tell us one thing, but financial reckoning something completely different. Continue reading Equal pay for equal value
There is public meeting on Monday hosted by TfL on 26th March at New Cross Learning. #WE urge you to join the conversation.
Continue reading WE need to talk about the Bakerloo Line
Last week for International Women’s Day I was delighted to be invited to be included in this video. It’s a very simple message #makeyourmark Continue reading Make Your Mark – #JoinWE