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Start as you mean to go on...

Well, you need to start somewhere, even if it’s not a very nice day for it.


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My new favourite place for late night drinks is owning Cowgate right now. Every time I used to walk past it on my way to work, I thought to myself, ‘that place is probably a bit pretentious’. 155 more words


Threads, Tangents and TV

Both residencies – in Cowgate and Blaydon – are now at an end, although there’s still one more week to see the Creative Makings show at Gateshead Central Library. 99 more words

IdeasTap Underbelly Award 2015

Earlier this year I was delighted to win the 2015 IdeasTap Underbelly Award with my one-man show The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Family. The award received 204 applications and I was lucky enough to be among an 11-strong shortlist, which saw Polly Tisdall and I travel to IdeasTap HQ in London to pitch to a panel. 276 more words

Dog Walk - Cowgate

January is a risky month to launch a new outdoor activity. That anyone turned up – with hindsight – is quite astounding. But numbers were low – even with the offer of free soup for afters. 50 more words

Wave-ology – Cowgate

From vigorous side to side from the wrist, through whole arm swing to just a wiggling of the fingers, (depending on what ached most) our ‘wave’ styles evolved over the week. 174 more words

Slow Roads - Fast Art on Cowgate Estate

On a cold and snowy Monday morning, we cheered up early commuters with the first outing of our pop-up art installation. Twice a day for the next 5 days, will find us somewhere on Cowgate with life-size road sign including children, dog and flowers; gently reminding drivers to take care around the estate and handing to passers-by our blingy medallion packs to make and wear.