only the beginning… … is the title of our new deep:black project that we’ve been working on intensively this past week. it’s based on our riot:lyrics series where we are also about to launch a riot:lyrics live recording on iTunes any day now. i had a week with lots of beginnings and surprising meetings & encounters including a little shop in Bermondsey that i only walked in because i wasn’t on my bike because that […]
Peckham Boy I cycled past this poster in a side alley of Peckham High Street on Wednesday – it was early morning, the sun was out, the sky was blue and Peckham High Street almost peaceful. I had just done a detour on my way to work through Peckham Rye Common to check the bench where I left my iPhone the previous afternoon – I didn’t really believe it would still be lying there now, […]
marathon I’m just coming from a performance extravaganza at Siobhan Davies Studios: Fevered Sleep did an 8-hour performance marathon of “Stilled”, a 5D meditation that combined dance, music, photography, light and stillness. I felt beautifully serene at the end of 2 hour watching and almost upset that it was over. The exhibition is still on until 1st April, and a podcast available online here. When I left Siobhan Davies Studios I was given my photo […]
women’s day the theme for international women’s day 2012 is “connecting girls – inspiring futures”. i attended an award ceremony yesterday where the key note speaker said that young people in the UK make 20% of the population and 100% of our future – that’ll include some 50% girls: future women, employees, employers, house wives, engineers, teachers, prime minsters, astronauts, secret agents, mothers, campaigners, super models, prison guards… here’s to all of us making sure that […]
Tradition The past week was totally taken over by my friend’s wedding which was a fascinatingly rich but also busy fusion of different traditions: British, West African, Caribbean, Civil, Multi-Faith, Hindu, Contemporary, Classic elements were included. This picture struck me because it shows such a delicate moment of peace: like a busy mobile that’s momentarily found a perfect balance.