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The Memory Makers Project for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

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The Memory Makers project pairs survivors of genocide with a range of artists, who are responding to their life stories by creating a work of art. The artists involved include film makers, visual artists as well as illustrators and a ceramicist, as well as myself and the writer and broadcaster Stephen Fry. The aim of Memory Makers […]

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The Hard Word Box is published!

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I’m delighted to say that the result on my 2013 residency with Age Concern Central Lancashire has now been published!   In 2013 I spent 20 weeks visiting a residential care home for people with dementia. The result is The Hard Word Box, a book of poems and verbatim interviews that takes the reader on […]

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Where the Heart Is Exhibition Opens

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In 2013, I was lucky enough to be selected to take part in Where the Heart is,  an artist in residence scheme with Age Concern in Central Lancashire. Working at Lady Elsie Finney House, a residential dementia care home in Preston, I worked with the staff, residents and family members to produce a series of […]

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