Pancakes with Orange and Pepper Yoghurt? Really?! Oh yes, and delicious for breakfast. I made a simple pancake batter, quite thin, as I prefer a French crepe style pancake. Once the pancakes were made, I took the juice of one blood orange and some of the outer rind, and mixed with yoghurt and a teaspoonContinue reading “Pancakes with Orange and Pepper Yoghurt”
The time is right to unravel the meaning of ‘home’ for our changing times. Why, and how?
For those left behind, death is not always final.
Art and creativity go beyond headlines. These human acts speak from the human soul far better than journalism ever can. And they present a challenge to museums and archives.
Eggy bread, or French Toast, is a comfort food par excellence! There’s a reason why pretty much every food culture has a version of this satisfying breakfast/brunch dish. My taste memory includes three types of eggy bread – sweet, savoury and spicy – and we knew it as French Toast (if sweet), Eggy Bread (ifContinue reading “Masala Eggy Bread”
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”
I’m featured in a book called Equal Stages: Standing Up for Identity and Integrity in the Performing Arts, Vol 1. It’s never going to be a best-seller, that’s not the point of the book. It is going to be something which helps to inform the journey that communities and cultures need to make as they comeContinue reading “Equal Stages”
Nothing’s ‘normal’ any more. For all of us, what’s happening now can, to put it plainly, mess with your head.
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 across both these experiences, foremost among them: Imagination can be a revolutionary act, and revolutions never end. Imagination and revolution are about words, voices, ideas, and actions; they’reContinue reading “Imagining the future”