Grahamstown sits in a valley of mist in the Eastern Cape. A few weeks ago Lebo Mashile and I attended the first ever South African National Poetry Slam Final.
We watched with widening eyes, mouths Read more [...]
Most striking about Freedom Festival last year was a radiating sense of optimism from the people of the city. At the moment politicians are talking about the Northern Powerhouse, and looking at Read more [...]
Adoption is one of the greatest expressions of humanity available to human beings. But South Carolina Radio Network August 7th 2014 reports this week: "42-year-old Alisa Bivens of Gastonia, NC, Read more [...]
This is "Superman was a Foundling". It's a stop motion film of my new installation at The Foundling Museum in central London. With thanks to Charlotte Jonsmyr. and graphic designer Phillip Miles.
Furthermore Read more [...]
All details of how the team organised The Christmas Dinner 2013 for care leavers are within this blog. Sally Bartolo and The Tope Project who did a Christmas Dinner in London in 2012 inspired me to Read more [...]
At the deeply focused Frontline Summer Institute Opening Ceremony last night one of the statements I made on stage to 100 trainee social workers, was “Social services should be so good that parents Read more [...]
Frontlines website states: “Frontlines mission is to transform the lives of vulnerable children by recruiting and developing outstanding individuals to be leaders in social work and broader Read more [...]
David Pritchard is a coralent. He’s received the blueprints of the house he intends to build in the future. He commissioned and paid for it himself. Right now he is learning the trade of bricklayer (or Read more [...]
The man with the sign is Francie Coyle. The sun is scorching as we walk to the car. It’s a black Mercedes. The doors have a confident slam and the air conditioning kicks in. Quicker than you can Read more [...]