As I move out of Manchester, I think about how it’s changed me

(Originally written for My Write as a Woman but thought I’d stick it here.) Mother Manchester. Child of an immigrant woman. It is hard to find a sense of grounding in a wild space where your mother’s culture, mother’s tongue is not familiar to your peers. You look different. Smell different. And grieving for someone … Continue reading As I move out of Manchester, I think about how it’s changed me

Review: Massive Owl’s Castle Rock @ The Lowry

Massive Owl’s abstraction of Stand by Me, an adaptation of Stephen King’s novella The Body was a beautiful view of the microscopic. Starting with a landscape description of Castle Rock as the audience stare at the words on a projected screen, the story unfolds of an unknowing and sensitive relationship between the images of three voiceless characters in … Continue reading Review: Massive Owl’s Castle Rock @ The Lowry