Where are the women?

On Friday I attended Collaborate Bristol. I’d like to share some key takeaways and ask you a question: Jason Mesut talked about the importance of getting to know yourself first if …

The formidable Glenda Jackson

I’ve not read many biographies but when I finished this one I wanted to start reading it all over again immediately. Reading is something I’m giving priority right now – …

I want to hold your hand

Last week I listened to Something understood, Holding Hands whilst trying to get to sleep, and since then I’ve been thinking about hands – hands I’ve held and hands that I miss …

Edit 2011: dig

This is Edit for the 10th time around, but the for the first time in the beautiful and mysterious area of Røros. It is an old mining town so the …

Here’s tae us; wha’s like us?

Andrea Peach, a lecturer and craft historian at Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen, is writing an academic paper entitled “Contemporary Craft and the Commodification of National Identity in Scotland …