• The Barbershop Chronicles

    I remember this night, two years ago, watching The Barbershop Chronicles at the West Yorkshire Theatre. This play is soooooo good! Did you miss it? If yes, check out Leeds Play House in November (get you tickets in advance they will sell out quickly.) I…

  • Bradford Lit Fest 2019

    Despite a fuzzy head I went to the Bradford Literature Festival and got to talk with the incredible June Sarpong. June really encouraged me and put me in touch with another wonderful lady. Let’s just say a door might have been opened thanks to my…

  • Meeting Margaret Ferguson

    This is definitely a throw back moment, a wonderful interview at the Royal Albert Hall with the incredible Margaret Ferguson. She has such an amazing voice and, if I remember correctly, it was Roy Francis who helped me get this interview. My awesome PA, aka…

  • Wakanda Forever!

    Yesterday was my first time at the Cinema at White Rose and it was such an Awesome experience for two reasons: 1) I saw an Amazing film that reflected diversity in its technicolor. There is so much I want to say about it, but maybe…

  • Write to Play Year 5

    Last week I received a letter that, literally, brought me to tears. I have been selected as one of the fabulous five in Year 5 of Graeae Theatre’s Write to Play programme. It is such an honour and after all these years of dreaming, I…

  • The Barbershop Chronicles

    So I took a sneaky selfie before The Barbershop Chronicles started tonight at the West Yorkshire Theatre and I want to see it again it seriously was that good. People of Leeds seriously (I’m not on commission) I can’t recommend this ‘play’ highly enough. Its…

  • This Is Why I Write

    This is why I write I am a storyteller at heart. I love to share my experiences, my thoughts, my pain and even my pearls of wisdom. If it helps just one person I will feel I have achieved something special. I have a voice…

  • I Smile, Because…

    I smile, because I smile because I’m a survivor I smile because I believe in the impossible I smile because giving up is too easy, finding my way through is the only option for me. I smile because I take great pleasure in infecting people with…