My Solo Poetry Video Archive #1

  Unlike the Slam videos previously posted, some of these are from readings. So, there is no pressure to be ‘entertaining’, no ‘cash prizes’, and no ‘popularity contest’. Just pure poetry, written and delivered to a listening audience. It will become self-evident why the more lyrical or long pieces were not performed in the Slam […]

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Screenshots from the Archives

I am looking forward to sharing archival performance videos from my active years in the Australian performance poetry/spoken word scene, which are winging their way to me as I write this. These have been kept on either Pal or HTSC VHS tapes and have not been viewed in many years.  My sincere thanks to Hayley […]

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A new ‘Swampfish’ video

Filmed and edited by Shawn Riley at The BUG (Brisbane Unplugged Gig), March 2017.   Songs are:  ‘Killing the Blues’ (Rolley Salley) and ‘All On My Own’ (Kim Downs), which my darling wrote for ME!  ❤❤❤  (I should go away more often!)

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Living with an Invisible Disability 101: Microaggressions

A headline from the New York Post (reprinted in Australia by news.com.au), January 5, 2017: ‘Disabled woman refused help by airline staff for not looking sick. A WOMAN with a chronic illness was reduced to tears after being refused help by airline staff because she “doesn’t look ill enough” to be disabled.’ ‘Nathalie Allport-Grantham, 23, […]

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