Now with music! The Sad Machines by Before Victoria

The Sad Machines is an electro concept album all on the theme of depression. It has spoken word tracks which pack even more or a punch with a backing of synthy music which swings between hypnotic, heartbeaking and the kind of badass where you need a long coat billowing in the wind and a choreographed fight scene.

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

Edinburgh Show Update: Asking Nicely

In September last year I wrote about planning to do a one-woman poetry show on the theme of 'permission' at the Edinburgh Fringe. (Original blog post here.) My aim is slam poetry crossed with a TED Talk crossed with some funnies. It will look at how, why, when and where we ask for permission - looking … Continue reading Edinburgh Show Update: Asking Nicely

Video: Permission

I played a 10 minute set at the wonderful Jawdance, hosted by Apples and Snakes. I was thrilled to bits to be booked, and my set seemed to go down a storm. Thank you, guys. I did my poem 'Permission' on women who don't ask permission to be themselves. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kpp0qR5To4 See it on YouTube Read … Continue reading Video: Permission