What’s Your Talent: Poetic Impact

There is always something beautiful in a group of artists collaborating to create something that not only showcases their talent but also works to support one another in growth in a fun and memorable way. Spearheaded by Theresa Lake, Furquan Soomro and fellow @BYPoets Celestina Rowaiye, Poetic Impact is a YouTube channel aiming to createContinue reading “What’s Your Talent: Poetic Impact”

Bamboo in Concert

After rushing from Moorgate station to Hammersmith station, after literally flying from the station, after trying to survive the busy streets all the way to the Apollo theatre all while manoeuvring through an open bag, tangled earphones, the sounds of my boots clacking on the cement as I frantically fish for my ticket, the soundContinue reading “Bamboo in Concert”

“Gold Linings”

Tube strikes didn’t care at all that day. Sprinting from Piccadilly to Gower Street, you’re in the interview of your life all sweaty gotta pee what is oxygen, with the residential nerves all dragged out from the run. Get home, get the sniffles from the February showers, oversleep the alarm again, back to water diet,Continue reading ““Gold Linings””

Paris Bound – Partie Un

If you were to tell me a year ago that I’d be walking around the streets of Paris while wearing breton stripes in late spring, I wouldn’t have believed you. But, turns out, in the last warm days of May, I found myself doing just that, thanks to the perseverance, spontaneity and extreme levels of energyContinue reading “Paris Bound – Partie Un”

What’s Your Talent: Miss Saigon with @EvaNoblezada

I’m glad that in the future I get to say that I watched the West End revival of Miss Saigon three times after spending the first year of its existence in 2014 wanting and finding people to watch it with. Prior to Miss Saigon and listening to the 2012 Broadway recording of Once, I’m prettyContinue reading “What’s Your Talent: Miss Saigon with @EvaNoblezada”

“2015 thank you notes”

The end of December, despite all its chaos and insomnia, is always perfect for freeing unsaid words, tired love songs slipped in cheesy poems your loved ones never got to hear last spring. They may be corny, they might not even hear it behind all the noise but having spread the love is all thatContinue reading ““2015 thank you notes””