Hair Politics

Hair Politics

This week I declined the invitation to play at an upcoming festival that I’d been invited down to review for Bristol 24/7 last year. Due to a sense of loyalty to the organisers I allowed myself to be silenced after an occurrence with security but after being...

Mass, Bristol Old Vic

Do we still need religion? That’s the question that was asked when I went to Mass. Now this wasn’t any normal kind of Mass…. I assume normal Mass doesn’t have a pyre of Otis Reading and Aretha Franklin and kick off with free cider. If it did I...

Abulations, Bristol Old Vic

Here’s a question. When does a habit turn into an addiction? If you have a couple of glasses of wine in the evening does that make you an alcoholic? Followed by a couple of painkillers in the morning before work, are you an addict? Abulations is a play based on...

@Bristol: Love and Luck

So I know its a bit late to write about Valentine’s Day but mine was so wonderfully weird that I really felt like I should share. Especially as I’m making my way down to @Bristol tonight for Giles Peterson- got my memory a whirring… Whilst...

Streetfest Vs Carnival

Did NOT realise there was so much to Nelson Street! Jig-tastic music everywhere, (somehow it always sounds better when its free) and graffiti that totally blew me away. Saturday was standardly rammed, and all the different areas were awesome. Sunday was a more chilled...