Indiegogo: 45 hours left (thank you!)

Hey folks, just a short and sweet post to say there's 45 hours left on my Indiegogo to publish a poetry pamphlet and fund my taking my show Asking Nicely up to the Edinburgh Fringe. You guys rock! I'm already over my asking (nicely) total! You have made a nervous, broke poet with big dreams very, … Continue reading Indiegogo: 45 hours left (thank you!)

Occupy, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Sneering at Activists

This post might be a bit of a fudge, but it’s of the moment. It encompasses Occupy, Jesus Christ Superstar, and the historiography of activism. Please bear with me. Today is the two year anniversary of Occupy London beginning on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral. I never camped but I know a few people … Continue reading Occupy, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Sneering at Activists

Book Review: An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein

An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein by Shel Silverstein A Forgotten Classic I am forever grateful to my university's drama society for putting on An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein, and opening my eyes to the wonder of Uncle Shelby's adult stuff. Quick word of warning: this is a lot closer to Freakin' at the … Continue reading Book Review: An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein

Found Feminism: Kulcha Jammin’

This post originally appeared in Bad Reputation - a feminist pop-culture adventure - on 1 October 2012 This post is belated – I thought I’d lost these pictures on an old phone – but wonder of wonders, miracle of miracles, I found them on my computer the other day. Some time in 2010 or 2011 … Continue reading Found Feminism: Kulcha Jammin’

Article in the Independent on Royal Wedding Judicial Review

The pre-emptive action to stop dissenting voices Article originally appeared on The Independent Blog on Friday 3rd of August 2012 On the day of the royal wedding I was arrested for being in fancy dress. I had gone to Soho Square to report on the zombie flashmob I’d heard about on Twitter. I planned to … Continue reading Article in the Independent on Royal Wedding Judicial Review

Beginner’s Guide to the Edinburgh Fringe

This article originally appeared in Bad Reputation - a feminist pop-culture adventure on 07 August 2012. The Edinburgh Fringe has begun! I’m not there yet – I’ll get there next Saturday – but the Twitter updates from friends there are already making me jealous and nostalgic in almost equal measure. This year will be my … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to the Edinburgh Fringe

I GOT AN ARTICLE IN THE GUARDIAN!

HOLY COW I GOT AN ARTICLE IN THE MUTHA-LOVIN' GUARDIAN! Getting an article published in the Guardian has been on my bucket list since my early teens and holy hell I've done it. I wish it were about something more positive than having the Judicial Review claims dismissed - which was gutting on many, many … Continue reading I GOT AN ARTICLE IN THE GUARDIAN!