Writing

I love writing. Here are some of my articles, stories, plays and research projects.


ARTICLES:

Resurgence & Ecologist (Sept/Oct 2014) – on the Earthsea books by Ursula Le Guin.

The Transition Free Press (Autumn 2014) – on storytelling.

Transformations section of openDemocracy – on hero worship and stories of change.

REconomy Projectblogs on the problems facing Generation Y, One Year in Transition and social enterprise.

EcoHustler – on cynicism and hope.

The Guardian and Our World 2.o – on Shell’s oil spills in the Niger Delta and the need for the criminalisation of ecocide (the large-scale destruction of the environment). Further blogs on ecocide appear on Wild Law UK and HUB London.


CREATIVE:

Prose

Parallel Tracks, short story, short listed for the Earlyworks Press prize.

Casting Off, short story, won the Almond Press After the Fall‘ competition.

Tires on Gravel, short story, published in the Failed Novelists2013 anthology.

Theatre

Universally Speaking, Bread & Roses Theatre Clapham, October 2015. Producer and writer of one of the five prize winning monologues exploring the dark days of the 21st century.

The Wellington Boot Club, Burton Taylor Studio at Oxford Playhouse, May 2015. The Riot Club meets Miss Marple by way of Skins – the second Esther Jones murder mystery. 

Having A Ball, North Wall Arts Centre, August 2014. A short piece examining the uncertainty of life after university.

A Greater Inclincation, Maybe a Vole Gallery, July 2013. A monologue from the perspective of E.M. Forster performed as part of Pokfulam Rd Productions’ launch.

Fat in 2 Acts, Turl Street Kitchen, June 2013. Academic and theatrical exploration of the social and political issues surrounding fat.

The Last Tutorial, Burton Taylor Studio,February 2013. The first Esther Jones murder mystery – a parody of Lewis and Inspector Morse. Sold out!

Isobel, Burton Taylor Studio, October 2012. A dark satire exploring moral relativism and privilege.


RESEARCH:

Thinking About Behaviour Change: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue (UCL) – contributed the chapter ‘The common language of story’.

Literature as Therapy – workshop for The School of Life.

The Happiness Agenda: Opening the black box of national well-being in the UK – disseration for the MSc in Nature, Society and Environmental Policy at Oxford University.

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