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Alison and Andrews and I are developing a new show called Pampiric. A pair of two thousand year old women congratulate each other on stealing youth from the young. They’re certainly Looking Well. They have the not-so-secret key to eternal beauty. To staying relaxed, nourished with sensory alignment and immersive wellbeing. More than skin deep, theirs […] Read more

The best festivals for 2014 – an update […] Read more

Event: The Second Breath. Take to the streets for a mystery tour Thumbnail

A great blog about the most recent creative project I’m doing… Originally posted on Gourmet gigs: This event which will be happening for one day in May, brings together clubbing culture, circus skills, a mystery tour and climate change stories. The Second Breath is a walking mystery tour of Leeds, with dazzling circus acts and daring stunts, projections, stories and psychedelic dance music. The […] Read more

Slippy Stuff  : Uninspired by Sochi 2014 Thumbnail

As somebody who isn’t very interested in sport, I nonetheless get pretty excited about Olympic Games.  Against my better judgement actually, given all the corporate flannel that wraps them.  Four years ago I went with some colleagues out to Vancouver during the Winter Paralympics, and very impressive and energising it was.  Vancouver and Whistler, the […] Read more

WHAT’S WITH ALL THE GRANDPA THEATRE AND ARE ARTISTS THE REAL SOCIAL DREAMERS ? Thumbnail

A few months ago I was travelling back from Manchester with friends after seeing a show, realising that the last three small-scale/ experimental/ emerging artist performance pieces we had seen had grandparents at the centre of their narrative.  The writers’ grandparents.  Or fictional ones.  We’d just Seen Dancing With The Orange Dog by the 154 […] Read more