Whilst walking the streets of Athens, absorbing the traffic (and fumes!) and gaining inspiration for my next shadow puppet venture, Traffic, I found myself curiously distracted by dumpsters. Not surprising […]


At Access Space, people interested in art, design, computers, recycling, music, electronics, photography and more, meet like-minded people, share and develop skills and work on creative, enterprising and technical projects. […]

Puppets for Refugees 2

The week started with sitting in on an assembly at one of the places I’d made contact with. The meeting’s busy agenda covered housing needs and issues – with translations […]

Puppets for Refugees 1

Last spring – I met up with my very good friend Naomi after she’d just got back from Athens. She’d been there 3 months working with refugees, helping set up internet and told […]

Amber Theatre

My mum lived her last year in a small and very loving care home in the Orkney Isles. She went peacefully looking out to sea.  My nephew Alex and me […]