Completed projects

Six books have now been published in the Regular Marvels series. Digital copies can be downloaded (by clicking on the title of each book) or you can order printed copies for £10 including postage by contacting me.


2019 I Remember: Leicester

A collective text produced during the course of 10 two-hour creative workshops  at Attenborough Arts in Leicester, during the winter and spring of 2019. It is inspired by Joe Brainard’s book, I Remember, first published in 1970. 106 pages. ISBN 978-1-9160984-0-4

Printed copies are available from Writing East Midlands.


2015 A Wider Horizon: Creative Arts East and Rural Touring

Looks at a programme to bring the arts to rural Norfolk and Suffolk, and asks what lessons it has for the arts and the future of community development; with drawings by Rosie Redzia. 114 pages.

Published by Creative Arts East.


2014 The Light Ships: Church, Art and Community in the Lincolnshire Fens

Considers the place of the village church as a focus of art, culture and community memory at a time of diminished religious observance; with photographs by François Matarasso; 136 pages. ISBN 978-0-9929966-1-1

Published by Transported.

2013 Bread and Salt: Stories of Art and Migration

Draws on the experiences of artists who have migrated to several European countries to ask questions about identity, value and culture’s claimed universalism With images by Bill Ming, and two poems in Hindi by Mohan Rana; 116 pages. ISBN  978-9-081-60505-2 

Published by Vrede van Utrecht.


2012 Winter Fires: Art and Agency in Old Age

Explores how the practice of art, whether professional, amateur or occasional can change the experience of aging by strengthening our capacity for agency; with iPad portraits by Mik Godley. 80 pages and 10 colour plates. ISBN 978-1-906172-16-9

Published by the Baring Foundation..


2012 Where We Dream: West Bromwich Operatic Society and the Fine Art of Musical Theatre

The story of a wonderful, but also typical, amateur theatre company that has been thriving since 1937 and the West Midlands town that gives it life. With a DVD by Benjamin Wigley and 25 full page photographs by Kate Jackson and François Matarasso. 100 pages; ISBN 978 0 9563457 9 0

Published by Multistory.


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