Pascual was a Shiwar leader, a father of 6, husband to a Shiwiar jeweller, and an exceptionally driven and passionate individual. He dedicated his life from a very young age to representing and supporting his people and communities in the rainforest.
https://youtu.be/M7FEtmXeGtg For TEDx Stroud March 2021 I was invited as a supporting artist to make a 'collective' piece to be shown in the break between the excellent talks by 9 female speakers. The film features the voices of people in Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK talking about what Emergence means to them. With music by Sarah Nicolls … Continue reading What’s Emerging For You?
Rob (my husband) was chatting with our daughter (7) and realised her idea of famous women in history was limited to some British Queens. So he started compiling a wider range of inspirational figures to expand her sense of what women can achieve. When she was given a Periodic Table book as a birthday present, … Continue reading The Periodic Table of Brilliant Women & Girls
For the January 2020 issue of Good on Paper I interviewed Susie Donkin of Spitz & Co, a female comedy duo presenting the third in the Gloria trilogy of shows about a vain French diva and her hapless English sidekick Josephine. I got to see the show as well - it was hilarious and wonderful … Continue reading The Glorious Les Gloriables
As a Matron (sponsor) of Mothers Who Make, the UK based peer network for mothers who make things, I was interviewed by their founder Matilda Leyser. She writes: "Just in time before midnight I am glad to present the second of our Matron Saint Tuesdays, the day when I publish an interview with one of … Continue reading The Making of Matronage
Over the past few days a crowd of images and words keep tumbling through my head. On election results day, last Friday, December 13, a lot of people were very highly emotional and the internet was alive with this intensity. In the middle of the night I dreamt a story about a caged bear. Several … Continue reading FAKE NEWS
For the November 2019 issue of Good on Paper I had an opportunity to interview Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP for the South West and (at the time of writing) somewhat controversially, an MP candidate for Stroud. Its a classic edition, with cover artwork by letterpress poet and dear friend Dennis Gould, and a piece … Continue reading Molly Scott Cato on Paper