#1 Spice

'Bring the flavour to the fish, Bring the flavour to the rice ... Number one spice' Queen of Katwe's soundtrack to Kampala, Uganda's vibrant capital, is a homily to the flavour-giving qualities of Lake Victoria salt. But the word 'spice' has a wholly different meaning in Northern British cities. This kind of spice adds flavour... Continue Reading →

Flashback

The siren passes, and the blitz of blue and yellow flashes past a moment later. Then all is quiet. From the spacious front seat of the National Express coach I have panoramic views across Leeds' city limits and the M621. The coach smoothly accelerates under a sign for London and Wakefield and we join the... Continue Reading →

Bobby, Disability, and the Housing Crisis

This is a post about disability and the housing crisis, and it intersects with LGBT rights. I know there's an election coming up. And I know the personal is political etc. But this is personal. So I'm going to talk about Bobby and not the political landscape that constrains him. I remember meeting Bobby in... Continue Reading →

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