Fleet Footing

I’m so excited about this new project with composer Catherine Kontz. It’s been brewing for a few years, and we are extra-pleased to be funded by the PRSF Women Make Music award, and supported by Tête à Tête – launching as part of their Opera Festival 2018. The project is an audio dream guiding you along […]

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Writing on the Walls

I facilitated a workshop for Doctoral students and other guests at Brighton University as part of a two-day programme exploring Undisciplined Methods. Drawing on Lynda Barry and various other automatic writing, meditation and improvisation techniques, the workshop enabled 20+ people from a variety of academic and practice backgrounds to co-operatively create a large-scale drawing. The […]

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Landscape Poetry Experiments

I’ve been looking for ways to get away from the page or screen with my writing, where it gets a bit precious and fiddly. Whilst in the Welsh hills, I thought I’d try out some ideas about text in landscapes. The results are below – it’s an interesting start but I’d love to get back out […]

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Haiku Fortnight

I’m currently taking part in a Haiku Fortnight Challenge. For two weeks, I’ve been writing a Haiku a day. Here are the results so far:   Shifty pigeons and Spider-light threads drift through the Incontinent sky   —   A tanker slides past I hear engines through my feet Thames talks in tremors   — […]

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