Had a fantastic morning with the students at the Uni of Birmingham on another choreography masterclass, developing movement from language, and ensemble choreography. Here are some snippets of the day!
On average 84 men kill themselves every week in the UK. This is unacceptable. For me – it’s not just that they’re dying. It’s that they’re choosing to die. Reasons can range from financial problems, to abuse within the home. My beautiful older brother Matthew (featured above) took his own life 6 months ago. The […]
Since Unable Mother came into being, people have asked me what the book is about. In many ways I’ve avoided working out how to respond to any question like this, because ideally (like many writers) I’d like the writing to speak for itself. But after chatting with a dear friend in a coffee shop a […]
Here’s a lovely writing prompt for you all. A few months ago I shared a writing exercise called Sex and Death. In honour of my Writing Motherhood workshop this weekend, I’ve adapted it to suit the theme, with Labour and Swimming. First, here are the steps: Write as many words, phrases, or sentences you can […]