Category Archives: Chimene’s Archive

“A Nob Joke Walks Into a Poetry Event…”

NathanWordsscaled I have questioned my own relationship with the poetry and performance scene over the years. I’ve looked at my place in it, and wondered why I carry on performing when the nerves take over. I have threatened to leave it all together – cursed it as a place that is linked to as many falls, ...

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Joanna Lumley, and Other Fairy Tales

image I love Joanna Lumley. I really do. So it’s a shame that in her recent interview with The Telegraph, her best advice to women was, “Don’t look like trash, don’t get drunk, don’t be sick down your front, don’t break your heels and stagger about in the wrong clothes at midnight.” You haven’t heard the ...

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