Category Archives: life

The tragedy of Black History Month

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie states “The real tragedy of our postcolonial world is not that the majority of people had no say in whether or not they wanted this new world; rather, it is that the majority have not been given the tools to negotiate this … Continue reading

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Top Boy, Social Dramas and creating role models for young people

I was at a Phase One event on Friday, meeting with some like – minded, ambitious, socially conscious, yet friendly group of people. It was a networking event so there was loads of time to eat and get to know … Continue reading

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Theatre at the cinema: Manchester International Festival’s ‘Macbeth’.

This time last week I was getting ready to watch Macbeth. It was a completely new experience for me. The National Theatre live broadcast of Manchester International Festival Macbeth was introducing Nissi Mutale to live theatre, not so live. So … Continue reading

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The fame scandal: honorable recognition verses chasing the next wave.

Please forgive my melodramatic headings! What I am talking about today is the aim of being famous verses the aim of simply being the best at your art. By best I mean the most forward thinking, creative boundary pushing artist … Continue reading

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Creative exploration verses degenerate deception – Is there a distinction?

Deception verses creative exploration – is there a distinction? I love a good political play. Absolutely adore anything that gets my social conscience jumping. I love to read a book or walk out of play thinking … man this world … Continue reading

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Individual lives, extraordinary stories

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My many layers and tones to writing.

I am in the process of writing me second book. My debut was a collection of poetry very much written for myself. I had to release it to reach a me I knew existed but was scared to show people. … Continue reading

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