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Stepping out of my Echo Chamber

Stepping out of my Echo Chamber
I was reading Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s blog this morning with my morning coffee and some of her thoughts on the...

Illustration techniques & interactive web series plotting

Illustration techniques & interactive web series plotting
My partner got me an online course for xmas, so I decided to go with a course in unlocking creativity...

Bipolar in the social context

Bipolar in the social context
I don’t know what kind of bipolar you have, but you seem fine to me. I don’t think of you as...

WHAT FRESH HELL IS THIS?

WHAT FRESH HELL IS THIS?
Don’t worry, that’s actually a misleading title. In fact, things are pretty good and have been good for quite some...

Feeling Good (or When I Realised That The Opposite of Self-Care Is Self-Harm)

Feeling Good (or When I Realised That The Opposite of Self-Care Is Self-Harm)
Every fibre of my being tells me I can't ask for anything that will make me feel good, because I...

COMING OUT (Disclosing your mental illness diagnosis – Part One)

COMING OUT (Disclosing your mental illness diagnosis – Part One)
Before I met my partner, whenever I went on a date I used to blurt out that I’m bipolar as...

Perspective

Perspective
I’ve been taking some Recovery College courses, one about understanding Bipolar Affective Disorder, which was I found very helpful, not...

End of summer

End of summer
The water has reached my ankles this morning I can feel it in my lungs already, even though it’s not...

The Importance of Representation

The Importance of Representation
After seeing Sasha Velour’s live show Smoke & Mirrors at the O2 Empire last night, my partner and I were both...

THE MIND HAS MOUNTAINS… AND VALLEYS, OCEANS AND RAVINES

THE MIND HAS MOUNTAINS… AND VALLEYS, OCEANS AND RAVINES
I always had extremes of emotions as a child. What I felt, I felt with my entire being, deep in...

The creative journey continues…

The creative journey continues…
In the aftermath of London Screenwriters Festival, I've tried my hardest to keep up the momentum of networking and pitching....

London Screenwriters’ Festival 2017

London Screenwriters’ Festival 2017
I've just had three days of meeting other creatives, mainly writers (which in itself is a weird and exhilarating experience,...

Aspö writing lab and #Suziopaten

Aspö writing lab and #Suziopaten
By a sheer coincidence, or rather on pure impulse on my part, I recently connected with another Swedish filmmaker on...

Jump-cut another few months

Jump-cut another few months
I really need to get back in the habit of updating this blod more regularly. It seems like every time...

London

London
Okay, it has now been ten days since I landed at Gatwick Airport and seven days since my new flatmates...

Happy new year!

Happy new year!
The day after tomorrow I move to London. Tomorrow I'm ordering a new passport. Today I started on some new...

Film festivals & motorcycles

Film festivals & motorcycles
Finally Bury me in the backyard has started its journey, selected to the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards and...

Video Art & talent programs

Video Art & talent programs
I've finished two video art pieces—the first ones ever!—I've submitted them to a couple of festivals but I'm not holding...

Of writing and travelling

Of writing and travelling
It's been a pacey weekend (and week, but that's normal.) I've actually squeezed in some spare time in my otherwise...

Of inspiration and appreciation

Of inspiration and appreciation
I'd been meaning to go to Edinburgh on a research trip, and while in the country try and make a...