Find out about Me:
I do lots of different things but all of them are about creating stories. This website collects together the stories I have told and the stories I am telling, and also functions as a place where people can approach me to tell stories with or to them.
Season 3 of magical realist podcast drama The Family Tree.
In April 2017 my podcast Getting Better Acquainted won a British Podcast Award (bronze in Best Interview Category).
In 2017 I published a series of personal essays on Medium called Down to a sunless sea: memories of my dad
In 2016 I wrote and performed this: BBC Radio 4: Four Thought - Liberating Men
I did a full run of my solo show What About the Men? Mansplaining Masculinity at the Free Fringe in August 2015. I also performed it in London in 2015 and 2016 including for an audience of 300 students at UCL. You can listen to it in podcast form here.
My drama series Numbers, written for RethinkDaily, was nominated for the Sony Radio Awards in 2009. My podcast Getting Better Acquainted was nominated for a Radio Production Award in 2012, was featured on BBC Radio 4's In Pod We Trust, Radio 4 Extra’s Podcast Radio Hour and BBC Radio 5 Live’s Required Listening, did a residency with In the Dark Radio and has been recommended by The Guardian, Time Out and the Financial Times. I ran a live night and podcast called Stand Up Tragedy for 5 years which was been recommended in The Guardian and The Independent. It's currently on hiatus but I hope to bring back the tragedy in the future. I produce the Restart Podcast which goes out online and on on Resonance FM. I co-wrote and produced the Cbeebies Radio series, Ministry of Stories. I am a part of the Spark London team and I hosted their Hackney true storytelling Open Mic for 8 years, as well as running true storytelling workshops and producing podcasts and live shows for them. I’ve run workshops on podcasting independently and for Pod Acadamy and given talks about podcasting at universities, conferences, events and at the London Podcast Festival. In 2016 I recorded an archive of oral history and true storytelling as part of the Our Warwickshire project. I write and produce music. Working with Enfield Council and a community group of volunteers of all ages I wrote, directed and devised two Candlelight Theatre Tours around the building of Forty Hall that told stories about the history of the house. I write for the page, the screen, the stage and for myself. Before I went freelance, I worked for the library service, first as a library assistant and later as an Early Years Library Outreach Worker, a job I did for 5 years until it was cut in 2014. I have 7 years experience telling stories and singing songs to the Under 5s.