Choreopoetry: LAST THOUGHTS

The Tenth Year Anniversary performance season of FLATFOOT DANCE COMPANY takes place in March this year, with a performance of their new piece “LAST THOUGHTS”. Artistic director of the company Leanne Loots calls this type of work a “choreopoem” and I have been privileged enough to participate in over ten of these works, partaking in […]

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“It starts with us sir.”

On the 14th and 15th of February this year I joined “1 Billion Rising” in observing ‘Black Friday’ to stand against gender violence and discrimination.  Plenty of people did the same, from activists to everyday individuals.  I was most proud to note the number of staff members at my new workspace, Clifton College, who were […]

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Architecture is a cool word.

Architecture is a cool word.  Let’s get the formalities out of the way: architecture |ˈärkiˌtek ch ər| noun 1 the art or practice of designing and constructing buildings. • the style in which a building is designed or constructed, esp. with regard to a specific period, place, or culture : Victorian architecture. 2 the complex […]

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He’s Innocent.

Ask him who he is, he’ ll tell you he’s Innocent. One day a man came to our door looking for help. He was out of work, supporting his younger brother, and he needed to open a bank account so that he could invest any potential salary he might earn. He showed us his ID […]

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Simple thoughts on a better world

The banks weren’t set up to serve the people, they were set up to serve the banks.  The people serve the banks in a banking system. The country with the most might is the most powerful country, untouchable unswayable impenetrable.  The most might is ensured by the most money.  The biggest army needs the biggest […]

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