we are the difference in the world

Tomorrow, I leave to go to Krakow, Poland with my bro & his girlfriend. It will be my 2nd time there. I can’t wait to eat more proper Polish food! But I won’t be here in the UK for the last bit of the General Election campaign. I’ve spent a good few weeks knocking onContinue reading “we are the difference in the world”

How change happens: One person. One moment at a time: Surprises from doing some Labour Canvassing.

It’s been months since I last wrote a post. Mostly because I’ve been sick, and mostly because PhD work, man. It’s never ending. But the uncertainties that lie ahead for me, are bigger than ever for us as a country with the snap General Election in motion. In 2015, you might remember me being superContinue reading “How change happens: One person. One moment at a time: Surprises from doing some Labour Canvassing.”

A Story of forgiveness, learning to trust again & my 10 years with Ed Miliband as my MP.

Now, I don’t want to preach, or tell you who to vote for in this upcoming election. Some of you have probably already voted by mail too. But I want to share with you a story of such, and hope that if you were feeling disillusioned, that you will use your vote for the betterContinue reading “A Story of forgiveness, learning to trust again & my 10 years with Ed Miliband as my MP.”

The Mediocre Artist

So, you know I’m thinking that when eventually i start my PhD, it’s gonna be on Post-Fordism, and the Labour of art ┬áin a post-democracy (Dark Matter, Hyper-active economies & art-making et al). \\ And since we know, as i bitch about it like aalllllll-the-timeeeee, i’m (we are?) totz part of that crazy dark matter,Continue reading “The Mediocre Artist”

what is the function of art within disaster capitalism: asking questions more than a formulated enquiry/answer. (rant part 2, part 1 of part 2)

what is the function of art within disaster capitalism: politics of art within a post-fordist post democracy. (rant part 2, part 1 of part 2) asking questions more than a formulated enquiry/answer.   part 1 A standard way of relating politics to art assumes that art perhaps represents political issues in one way or another.Continue reading “what is the function of art within disaster capitalism: asking questions more than a formulated enquiry/answer. (rant part 2, part 1 of part 2)”

my first general election vote!

Most people want to turn 18 so they can drink, can have adventures and book into hotels and hostels on their own without a grown-up, do the fun jobs like camp-america and teaching students, get a credit card, buy fags and you can’t wait to feel like you’re an actual grown up. (which is scaryContinue reading “my first general election vote!”