“Changing the Narrative”

“Everyone writes and everyone reads out loud. It works very democratically. I’d done work in prison’s before, when I used to live in London,” says Pippa as if this were as commonplace as a walk on Dartmoor. “No, I’ve never been scared. I´m a semi-retired teacher and you find the same dynamics in any sort of classroom setting—we´re all human. There is always a funny … Continue reading “Changing the Narrative”

“The Weight of Dreams”

“I was doing a lot of drugs. A lot of coke. My girlfriend of five years had just broken up with me. I had a great job managing one of the best hair salons in London, but I was lost. Some of my best friends were Muslim, and they were just so kind and understanding that I got curious and converted. They didn’t judge me, … Continue reading “The Weight of Dreams”