On stage 8th October at The Foundling Museum

On 8th October I’ll be on stage at The Foundling Museum in the Court Room where this picture was taken. Please come.   I’ll be reading my poems, giving a talk on my life and showing a film. There’ll Read more [...]

Skateboarders & Southbank Centre Campaign Resolved.

Common Ground in the Undercroft:  Tonight: Minutes before the launch of  Southbank Towers People and Places exhibition by world famous New York based photographer Steve McCurry    the Undercroft Read more [...]

Clear as Black and White. Two Reasons Exhibit B Must be Banned (or Not)

Sara Myers ( or Sar'z Myers)  has petitioned to ban Exhibit-B from The Barbican because, she says, it is “an exercise in white racial privilege”.  At time of writing Myers has 15,000 press-to-send-protestors: Read more [...]

The Greatest Poetry Slam on Earth

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 [...]