I miss stepping away from the screen, getting my hands messy, and thinking about what things look like, rather than sound like. So when local artist Bex Willis invited me along to experiment with a completely new (to me!) style of art at one of her Cyanotype Workshops, I couldn't RSVP quick enough!
Listen to my first ever podcast appearance! I talk all things art and culture with Amy Harwood on her show, Art And Stuff,
Fierce, funny, fiery and fervent, and fusing the ancient and the modern, Bullish is brilliant; it grabs gender fluidity and definitions, and identity by the horns.
The usual; books, films, and some truly stunning artwork. Here's everything I enjoyed in August.
What the hell is a poetry slam? What should I expect if I go to one? How does it work? Why should I go to one? Am I good enough to perform? I share my first poetry slam experience with Hammer & Tongue, and answer some of your questions about what a poetry slam really involves.
February was short and sweet, full of theatre trips, cultural events, new podcasts and excellent reads. Find out what I loved the most in my latest Monthly Muses post.
The fourth in my Honest Haiku series, published for National Storytelling Week 2018.
Brighton-dweller and kawaii-queen Becci Mai Ford discusses how she founded her own crafting business, Ellbie Co. and why 'making happy' is the key to mindfulness and inspiration.
Vamos Theatre give a voice to dementia sufferers and carers, with a beautifully powerful and moving performance using silent, full-mask theatre.
From improvising Shakespearean tragedies, to an Adele parody and mental health awareness, these are the shows that stole my heart (and made me laugh!) at last year's Fringe - and the performers you NEED to check out in 2017.