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Spilt Milk of a Day

24.7.21 Woke up still groggy from a migraine two days ago, made a coffee, went outside with no shoes on, felt grateful for the cold. Rang the physio therapist to make an appointment for him to look at my shoulder because, oh God it hurts and I just can’t wait six ...

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Rotterdam

Hello folks. And with the ‘Covid’-related things we’re all having to go through, right now, isn’t it all about finding productive outlets, despite..? Myself, I like to take problems they’re talking about, on the news, & adapting a pop song to raise approaches they might be thinking about instead… Such as... ‘Rotting Goods...’ ...

The Challenge; The Men Who Wear Green Socks

The challenge from the Highgate Society Poetry Group placed in September to be read in October 2019 is ‘Characters(s). Real or Imagined. Men in the group were seen to be wearing green socks The Challenge; The Men with Green Socks The men wearing green socks Never seek to be less good Than they are Unlike ...

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Digital instrument development for Define Your Journey

Director and dramaturg on Define Your Journey, Kate Lovell, writes about her experience testing out painting with sound. I joked with Jo-anne about wishing I didn’t have to wear my director’s hat and keep us focused on our meeting agenda. Instead I wanted to don my jester’s hat and let us ...

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I Hate The White Man

This past day or so I've been holding down so much anger at all the shit going down. We've got a new Nationality and Borders Bill going through parliament, which further criminalises people seeking asylum promising prison sentences so the white men who lord it over us can make ...

Born to Rock

Phil Emberson talks about his rock star son Alro and the value of getting active together The original premise for this article was to tell the story of my son and his dancing. However, I’m going to twist that into how the dancing has affected us, his parents. Our son ...

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Crippen discovers that 6 out of 10 people who have died from COVID-19 are disabled

Mehrunisha Suleman, Senior Research Fellow at the Health Foundation has responded to the latest statistics on Covid related deaths from the Office of National Statistics’ (ONS). Disability Arts Online ·

Black Widow 10

Black Widow 10Steve foraged. Having foraged he found. Having found he recognised the statute of his limitations. Raising his hand to eye he looked to the sun and called upon it to use a beam to heat his walnut. Meanwhile Stella was feeling as if she had reached an age ...

Declaration 23; The Right To Work

1. Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment. 2. Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work. 3. Everyone who works has the right to just and favourable remuneration ...

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A Star is Born: Singer and now Dancer Catherine Pugh on Moving ‘Like a Dancer’

My name is Catherine Pugh. I’m from North Wales and I have Diplegic Spastic Cerebral Palsy.  I am part of the Administrative Team for the NHS Physiotherapy Department at the Community Hospital in my area. My other part of life has been running Buzz-AH! a performing arts charity that I founded ...