At any Cistem Failure show I go to I'm always the one at the front screaming along to the lyrics of their song 'Boot on your Face' which to me is one the greatest songs ever and perfectly sums up the frustrations of radical minded marginalised who chose to react to sexism with anger and… Continue reading REVIEW: Cistem Failure – Resilience
It's a bit late, but I finally dedicated some time to reflect on the WRIOTE tour with Ren Aldridge and Efa Supertramp. I had aspired to write a long entry dedicated to all the adventures we crammed into five days but we'll see how we go. I can't quite remember how the tour came about… Continue reading WRIOTE TOUR DIARY/ MEGA ADVENTURE
IT'S ALMOST TOUR TIME! After a few months of emails, sorting venues, making zines, launching books, Ren, Efa and I are about to embark on the WRIOTE tour around mainland Europe and the UK. I, passportless, will be joining the UK dates only. This tour is mega exciting because it will be my second spoken… Continue reading WRIOTE Tour and Very Loose Women Podcast
Hello! It's been awhile since I've updated the Eczema Diaries, I've been fairly busy with other things and have been using protopic for a few months now so a lot of the discomfort has subsided. (for now....) In my last entry I explained how I had FINALLY seen a dermatologist who had officially diagnosed me… Continue reading Eczema Diaries: Results and Realisation
So, my book day is here! Today is the day that my first official collection of poems Better Watch Your Mouth is released unto the world! At Burning Eye, I've helped to put out a lot of books and most writers seem to play it cool when releasing a book, but NOT ME, OH NO,… Continue reading Better Watch Your Mouth, Buddy.
If you're reading this from the Southern parts of the UK you'll know about the glorious sunshine gracing our lands for the past week or so. I have certainly been enjoying it. After a cruel winter, I almost forgot how much I crave the infectious activeness brought on by good weather. My social life peaked… Continue reading Spring Forward (An Original Title)
This is a ridiculous poem about my obsession with clothes labels that I share with some of my favourite people. If you like clothes labels - join us! I know at least a gang of us like it. It grows every so often a new member will speak up - bravely. It is almost surprising… Continue reading NaPoWriMo Day 6: Habits