I am a poet.  My work is influenced by various experiences of growing up in and around Easton and St Paul’s, Bristol where I am exposed to a medley of culture, identity and heritage.  The impact of social imbalance on minority communities has had a deep and lasting impression on who I am and what I do.

I have a passion for storytelling across various media. I have developed short films, engaged in workshops with young people, curated exhibitions and published two collections of poetry; Inner City Tales and Hoostory.

I was appointed as Ujima Radio’s poet in residence in 2016 and since then I have been working on several projects including poetry, film and a first novel.

I am currently developing a new project and art installation, CARGO with Michael Jenkins from 8th Sense Media   http://www.watershed.co.uk/studio/residents/michael-jenkins/

The narrative for CARGO looks at Bristol’s and the African diaspora’s histories and legacies.

CARGO uses Bristol’s unique historical legacy to pull together the threads of self-determination which forged or even arguably led to Peaches Golding, OBE, being appointed as Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant of the County and City of Bristol.

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