My response to a recent article on Classic FM’s web site about a Twitter discussion on the possibility of Ludwig van Beethoven being Black, and the epistemic injustices that this discussion exposes.
Some reflections on Comrades, a table-top role-playing game about revolutions by W.M. Akers, and why I want to play the game in today’s political climate.
Some reflections on a recent BBC Radio 4 interview about the need to ‘have conversations about empire’, and what the terms of such ‘conversations’ mean.
Reflections on being diagnosed as neurodiverse as an adult, and why we need to emphasise the challenges faced by neurodiverse people in addition to celebrating their achievements.
A brief look at the Stop the Coup protests in Edinburgh and the lack of representation of migrant and other precarious voices
Performing with Adventurers Wanted for their 2019 Fringe show, Banishment
A recap of a recnet D&D session in which we went very much off the rails and parodied Star Wars and Star Wars fandom alike, in a story that truly exemplified performative sympoesis.
It has been roughly a year since I started volunteering at a mental health charity. This is a reflection on what motivated me to do so, and how these motivations have developed over the course of the past year.
The last four hours of the Adventures Wanted: Rebellion show at the Edinburgh Fringe, 2018, and how it was a fitting end to the adventure that brought out the best of table-top RPGs.
Recent visa refusals for visiting artists and writers at festivals in the UK have prompted discussions about the ‘Hostile Environment’. This is an intervention that argues that characterising the problems faced by these artists as aspects of the Hostile Environment is misleading, and the conversation around immigration needs greater nuance.