I’ve spent today at the seaside – Littlehampton to be precise. We took a group of children from work on end of summer trip. From the moment we arrived I knew we’d have a great day. The atmosphere… read more
I had lunch with Bunny, Fran, Pete and a load of other people, sitting on the grass, bathed in sunshine, with the sound from the main stage of an incredible harp player drifting over hundreds of other people all having… read more
The sun’s been out for most of the day and Shambala’s looking beautiful, with people in colourful costumes everywhere. I’m not doing a show today so I’m able to relax properly.
Captain Hotknives did have… read more
I woke up in a warm tent and crawled out into the dewy day. King Russell and Fat Sister, camped opposite, were already up and about. They were making tea on a portable stove and I sat with them, surfacing… read more
At ten o’clock Fat Sister and King Russell arrived at the castle, soon followed by Bunny’s brother Pete. He’s one of my two main support workers at Shambala, with Eoin, the other half of the team, meeting… read more
This’ll be a quick post – I’m in the middle of packing for the Shambala Festival. We leave tomorrow and I’m really excited about being back at one of my favourite places.
If you’re heading there yourself,… read more
After two days back in London, my stay in Edinburgh already seems like a long time ago. Since getting home, a few significant moments at the Fringe have kept coming into my mind so I thought I’d share some with… read more
We got home from Edinburgh yesterday afternoon, and today I went straight back to work. It’s the final week of the Summer Playscheme and all the projects were busy with children enjoying their break from school.
As I wheeled past… read more
I’m on a train speeding through the countryside on a bright sunny day. In just a few hours I’ll be back in London and I’m looking forward to the familiarity and home comforts of the Castle.
This morning we got… read more
This afternoon Chopin and I took to the stage in the Pleasance Above for our last show at the Fringe. It’d sold out so the venue was packed. It was an even more joyous show than usual and I could… read more