This discourse was part of the assessment process for my coaching qualification with Relational Dynamics 1st I’m sharing it here as I hope it gives an insight into my coaching practice. You can find out more about my coaching offer here. As a participatory theatre… Read More
A quick intro: I’ve been writing secretly for a while. Not feeling brave enough or worthy enough to share what I’ve written. I’m trying to rectify this by sharing some of my back catalogue and mixing it up with some new writing as a way… Read More
Written 8 October 2016 I’ve wanted to write recently but haven’t been able to start. I asked a friend to send me some titles to kick me off. It was only looking at the first title that made me realise some of the things that… Read More
I’m participating in an online course run by Scottee – it’s called Notepad Warrior and it’s a serious of provocations, bringing together art and activism. And I’m really enjoying it. Here’s my week two rant. Now I’ve got to go and work on some slogans…… Read More
Put music on. Dance
I surprised myself with the choice. I think it came from a random recollection of Love Actually where Hugh Grant’s prime minister character dances around Number 10. I honestly don’t know if I’ve ever danced to it before (I must have, at school disco’s, maybe?)
It made me insanely happy. I danced like a fool in my pjs, I may have pulled something. It reminded me of 80s John Hughes brat pack films that I really enjoy. It turns out the lyrics felt quite apt too.
ps/ watching the video back as I upload it to the blog I am amazed by the splits and the outfits and feel that maybe I should up my game on the performance front for future challenges.
Make a sculpture with things from your recycling bin. I decided that I needed to be allowed to use glue, tape and scissors too (though I might repeat this challenge without those things…) I used: a teabag box, some newspaper, label from the lid off… Read More
I missed the start of the #64millionartists January challenge because I unplugged over Christmas. Which was lovely. But when I returned I saw that a good friend had taken up the challenge through her blog. There was quite a lot going on for me at… Read More
The week is all yours to work on new ideas, develop old ones and be inspired by the scenery. There are no rules or constraints… An invitation to join an artists retreat in Cornwall. We’d be camping, with caravans and tents as work spaces in… Read More
Monday Arriving as the rain stopped. Putting up tents and hello’s. Nervous butterflies and the grip of imposter syndrome. Committing to a midnight performance with Ben within the first 5 minutes of our first ever conversation. Being presented with an enamel mug and invited to decorate… Read More
She knew that time was running out. By spring she would not blossom, or grow fat or freckly in next summer’s sun. So before the ground froze too hard she began to dig. In a sheltered spot beneath a sycamore tree she dug down, through… Read More