Towards the end of 2019, I was on panels discussing Decolonising Culture (Royal Academy) and Reimagining Britain (Queen Mary, University of London/ Wasafiri Magazine’s 35th anniversary). Many… Read more “Imagining the future”
Madani Younis is to leave his role as Creative Director at the Southbank Centre after just 10 months in post. Wow. Something’s not quite right is it?… Read more “Creative Direction”
A breezy, damp, dark Wednesday evening. Spirits low and not relishing the prospect of a damp Autumn I made my way to Telegraph Hill’s Peppeckish.
Those two words – Cabbage, and Soup – are usually enough to strike fear into the most courageous hearts. Fear not dear reader. Cabbage is uninspiring. Yes,… Read more “Cabbage Soup”
Laugharne, Saundersfoot, Waterwynch, Tenby, Manorbier, Caldey Island, Stackpole Quay, Barafundle Bay, St David’s … names redolent of the Pembrokeshire coast of Wales. Coastlines are fascinating spaces. The… Read more “Coasts”
I used to love my Mother’s Indian Water Pickle, eaten as a child with freshly made, flaky, buttery Paratha and a daal. It’s a North Indian classic.… Read more “Indian Water Pickle and Paratha”
It’s a commonly held view that the world is hurtling through change at a breakneck pace. That our increasingly globalised culture is being changed by technological disruption… Read more “Market ecologies”