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INTERVIEW: Shame on you!

Working with Jordan McKenzie at the Barbican was one of my 2016 highlights. I am very much like a magpie for the arts, always inspired by others. 859 more words

Shame Chorus Performances

My piece for Jordan Mckenzie’s ‘Shame Chorus’ titled ‘Nothing and Everything’ is going to be shown at the B Side Festival on the 10 &11th September and then at the Irish Centre in Camden on the 8th October. 17 more words


Thin's a child to the adult sex

Following on from my previous post:  “Bell, or Pas Belle”…..

A while back, I read an article about a composer who found some old cassettes of his which had decayed over time, and he wrote a composition using these decayed tapes.  511 more words

Creativity and Craziness - Jeanette Winterson and Susie Orbach at the Auckland Writers Festival 2016

This pop-up event, especially added to the programme because of the sell-out popularity of the original, had many points of departure from everything else I have thus far experienced at the fest. 454 more words


Fat is a Feminist Issue by Susie Orbach

In this book, Susie puts forward an interesting idea: She says that women’s fatness has lot to do with patriarchy. She says that many fat women unconsciously want to be fat because in a way, being fat is a rebellion. 459 more words

Why I'm changing my surname when I get married

In 100 days I’m going to become ‘Mrs Coxon’. I know. I’ve always said I would never change my name when I get married, but I changed my mind. 1,153 more words


The 'fat' issue

Over a month ago, Katariina Kyrölä, the author of the book The Weight of Images: Affect, Body Image and Fat in the Media, gave a brief lecture at Coventry University as part of the series Femininity in Film. 873 more words

Coventry University