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I recently completed an essay that began as a personal exploration of how my family approached the death and burial of my Grandfather, and then my father. It soon turned into a more theoretical piece as I began to unpack and explore social theory relating to working class approaches to death and funeral practices - looking  at shame, disgust and…
The new blog section on this site has given me the space to think about sharing works in progress. I am not sure if this is what the blog space will remain – I may yet return to crafting a series of inane thoughts and rants about who serves my coffee and how. But for now it may be an…
I have been invite to read at the next Studio Stories event on Thursday the 23rd of Feb at 6.30pm. I will be telling the tale of my teenage love for Bon Jovi and my obsessive quest to meet them. Excitingly, this will happen alongside Luke Carmen, who amazed me for not only crafting an exquisite debut novel, but for capturing achingly…