One hundred years between women

A quick post linking to my final published writing for 2018. I was very lucky to review ‘Not Such Quiet Girls’ for Girls That Gig on its opening night. It was an exceptional show. It was part of the proliferation of cultural events in 2018 to mark the centenary of the Armistice and it highlighted…

Belated summer picks

I contributed my picks for summer for ‘Socialist Review’ magazine and here they are…a bit late! I recommended ‘England: Poems from a school’, the V & A opening soon in Dundee and the Leeds based Thought Bubble Festival. All the selections are great… http://socialistreview.org.uk/437/pick-summer

Picks of the year and art as fun

My cultural picks for 2017 are included in this month’s Socialist Review magazine (along with lots of others, all worth a read). Check them out here: http://socialistreview.org.uk/430/pick-year Mine feature The Hepworth Wakefield, The Higgins Bedford, the poetry of Derek Walcott and the Henry Moore sculpture ‘Old Flo’. From The Hepworth Wakefield in 2017 I particularly…