21st October 2017

Dealing with Grief – anniversaries

Anniversaries are hard. They build in the back of your mind in a way that makes the world feel different. More delicately balanced, as though you could touch it with a pin and it would erupt into memories: flashbacks of early-morning coffees; familiar drives; fantastic conversation. Life becomes a blur of the old and the… Read more

19th August 2017

Dealing with grief

Nobody really prepares you for grief. Especially when you’re in a situation that moves so quickly.

19th February 2017

Write Now Live – Manchester

This February I had the honour of attending Write Now Live, an initiative by Penguin to find, mentor and publish new writers from under-represented communities (BAME, LGBTQ etc).

29th September 2015

Bridging The Gap

The Gap is an organisation in Manchester that’s aiming to bridge the gap between Fringe theatre and theatre at venues such as HOME and The Royal Exchange Theatre.

5th September 2015

Edinburgh: walking, whisky and whimsy

I had not been to Edinburgh before last weekend. I feel like that’s sacrilegious for someone who studied drama for three years – but there you go. Last weekend was my first introduction to a whole pile of things: Scotland, whisky, trying to stay up for about a million hours to catch a late night Fringe… Read more

18th December 2014

The Coalman

This year I’ve decided to do something special for Christmas and raise money for the homeless charity, Barnabus. Barnabus are having one of their most challenging winters ever, and it’s vital that we support them as they look after the homeless in Manchester. The charity gives time for 600 homeless and vulnerable people each week, and… Read more