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… Read more “Get back to work”
Knowledge is power. While that’s true, the passive aggression of the wilfully stupid, those who choose a deliberate blindness to facts, suggests that a lack of knowledge… Read more “Knowledge”
This piece grew out of a gently amusing thread I’d posted to Facebook on the subject of English passive aggression. Why?
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… Read more “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… Read more “Erasing TV and Film”
The parasitic existence is built upon a habitual and unquestioned way of living off the exploitation of others.
As things heat up some might be looking to go under water to cool down. Go on, take a deep dive. This talk by Dr. Robin DiAngelo… Read more “Go under water”
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… Read more “Theatre, arts and culture”
War has become a metaphor much-used by politicians in recent weeks – ‘the battle against this deadly virus‘. It looks more and more like a sad hangover… Read more “Awakening”
In summer 2019, I was on panels discussing Decolonising Culture (Royal Academy) and Reimagining Britain (Queen Mary, University of London/ Wasafiri Magazine’s 35th anniversary). Many themes ran… Read more “Imagining the future”