Do our funding patterns halt diversity?

Is it ever too soon to start thinking about the legacy or exit strategy of a funded project? We work in a sector where funding can be taken away faster than it’s given and where nothing is permanent. But when projects are in place to support and enrich peoples live – sometimes to provide essential,… Continue reading Do our funding patterns halt diversity?

Introducing myself to the children’s sector…

Recently, I was asked to introduce myself to the children's art sector through a network called Assitej UK. Here's what I had to say... 'My fondest memories of ‘art’ are of dancing in the kitchen to a mix of reggae, funk and R&B with my family on a Sunday afternoon. This early love of dancing… Continue reading Introducing myself to the children’s sector…

Living my best life; outside the ‘Comfort Zone’.

Recently I’ve stepped out of my comfort zone. I’ve gone from working with a very diverse group of colleagues in an environment synonymous with diversity (because it just was); to a world that looks and acts very differently.  I knew this going in. My role is attempting to change this very landscape and I’m excited… Continue reading Living my best life; outside the ‘Comfort Zone’.