In the sixth of the series, ‘The Dark Months’, sun cuts through the fragile frost. But who, or what, summoned it? What does it mean?
In the fifth episode of ‘The Dark Months’, the magic of the sea asserts itself, a panacea for the soul.
With threats that our city centres will become ghost towns, and that working from home is killing the economy, there’s a cataclysmic tone ringing around conversations about work. The simple truth is, commuters are revolting. Why does this matter?
Knowledge is power. While that’s true, those who choose a deliberate blindness to facts, suggests that a lack of knowledge is also a comfort, and empowering for some at the expense of others. It’s that liberality with other people’s existence which is under challenge, and which should be challenged. Now, I know there will beContinue reading “Knowledge”
This piece grew out of a gently amusing thread I’d posted to Facebook on the subject of English passive aggression. Why?
Arts and Social Grants, tips and tricks – if you work in the arts or with communities, or with a combination of both, this is probably something you’re in need of. In recent weeks various bodies from the Arts Council to private trusts and the National Lottery have started releasing funds for individual arts practitionersContinue reading “Arts and Social Grants, tips and tricks”
We’re at a point in time where taking positive actions has become a conscious choice. We need change. In three short months we’ve gone from a situation where there was widespread support for Government actions to one where the exact opposite applies. This lack of faith carries across our social spaces – whether arts organisations,Continue reading “Taking Positive Actions”
Erasing TV programmes like Little Britain, League of Gentlemen, The Mighty Boosh, Fawlty Towers, or films like Gone With The Wind and others seems very of the moment.
The parasitic existence is built upon a habitual and unquestioned way of living off the exploitation of others.
Theatre, arts and culture are under attack. Creatives, artists, institutions and structures which foster theatre, arts and culture are facing down the immediate effects of the Coronovirus pandemic while furloughed, without income or closed to the public. The delicate and fragile fabric of our national culture is unravelling to reveal a bleak future. Or isContinue reading “Theatre, arts and culture”