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Map of Birmingham Conversationland

Posted by on Sep 16, 2016 in News, News and Projects | 0 comments

Map of Birmingham Conversationland

The Birmingham Conversations brought together people of many faiths and none in our super-diverse city to reflect on the role of faiths in the public sphere. Since the Conversations launch in Sept 2016, my Conversationland map has been touring with Jake Lever’s fabulous painting Dance, spending two weeks on display at synagogues, mosques and churches, as well as at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery around the city. More about Birmingham Conversations here

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Writing LIGHT and DARK at the eclipse

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in News, News and Projects | 0 comments

Writing LIGHT and DARK at the eclipse

Hundreds of people gathered at Cathedral Square to witness the eclipse. Fabulous responses written on cut-out words – here are just a few: – LIGHT Praying before the sun rises #islam. Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, you owe me. Look what happens with a love like that. It lights the whole sky.’ C14th poet Hafiz – DARK When the evening comes, we use a torch for light. When they turn the lights off in the park it gets very dark. I’ve stayed in the park. The moon shines. I light a fire sometimes. – DARK I am an astrophysics student studying gravitational waves, tiny ripples in space-time which come from merging black...

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Dolly says Peekaboo

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Dolly says Peekaboo

Just received news that my Ladybird board book, Peekaboo Moo! has been selected for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. As part of a UK programme to encourage families to read together, it will be sent out to children who receive a monthly package of a book by post. Dead chuffed! And a signed letter from the lady...

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