Confidence Tricks – UK Tour!

In October I will be touring the UK with a re-booted version of my five-star reviewed show Asking Nicely - now named Confidence Tricks. This is thanks to very generous funding from the Rainbow Heron Project, a trust set up in memory, which you can find out more about here. Confidence Tricks is a poetry show about … Continue reading Confidence Tricks – UK Tour!

Asking Nicely 2015 round-up

The 2015 Fringe was incredible. I felt like I was somehow cashing in all my chips from my previous years of flyering, bucket shaking, and running shows into one big, epic, media-splattered Fringe. Thank you everyone who came to my shows, wrote nice things, had a pint or a meal or a chat with me … Continue reading Asking Nicely 2015 round-up

Asking Nicely – Edinburgh Fringe pick – X 4!

Last year my parents came up to see me perform at the Edinburgh Fringe. The Fringe has been a big part of my life for years, but they hadn't yet been to see the mythical gathering that I rabbit on about all the time. My folks quickly learned that handing out flyers or being bombarded … Continue reading Asking Nicely – Edinburgh Fringe pick – X 4!

Five Star Review from the Fringe!

I’ve just got back from Edinburgh: city built by Escher, maker & breaker of dreams, and all-round boot camp for the performing arts. I’ll do a proper round-up and thank you post when I’ve had more sleep and more time to reflect, but in the meantime: I had some reviews of my debut one-woman show and … Continue reading Five Star Review from the Fringe!

Poetry Tag with Marisa

So Marisa is doing a poetry tag Q&A thing, and asked me a few questions about what I write/why I write it, etc. The results are here: What am I working on? My Edinburgh Fringe show Asking Nicely. It’s all about permission: how, why, when and where we ask for permission – with a feminist/sociological … Continue reading Poetry Tag with Marisa

Big Thinky Post on Permission

I'm going to be writing and performing a one-woman poetry show about Permission called 'Asking Nicely' at the Edinburgh Fringe. It's about how, why, when and where we ask for permission. Please see my previous blog posts here and here if you'd like background. Organising my thinking/themes for the Permission show I think permission splits … Continue reading Big Thinky Post on Permission

Asking Nicely Poetry Show: Audience Participation Time!

I am writing a one-woman show about permission called Asking Nicely. It's about how, why, when and where we ask for permission. And I'd like your help. (For background you can read my first blog on the topic where I first decided on the idea, my second blog about the practicalities of an Edinburgh Fringe … Continue reading Asking Nicely Poetry Show: Audience Participation Time!