I’m sitting in an Air BNB in Newcastle upon Tyne where we’ve been performing Odd Encounter all week – last show of the run here tonight. It’s about sex, love and relationships, and in it I get to do a little rant at one point about how the personal is political, and therefore who you […]
Truth to Power – the mother of reinvention
Last night at Theatre in the Mill, Bradford University, I presented this at the “Truth to Power Cafe”, a fascinating platform presented by Jeremy Goldstein of London Artists Projects. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting, but on building the new” – Socrates. I haven’t checked the reference… […]
An Other Thing
If we’re going to challenge the patriarchy we’re going to rock the whole world.
This is about hope and unity. This is about love. This is about having ‘more in common’. This is about removing blame and always being kind. This is about building communities where no-one is the ‘other’.
Hope and kindness
Our UK democracy (and it is a democracy, albeit a far from perfect one) has put the Tories into power for the next 5 years. My social media streams are still full of shock and anger, a massive sense of fear and hopelessness. Good people are asking why, how, and who is to blame, saying […]