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Persephone in paperback!

My book ‘Persephone – a journey from winter to spring’ illustrated by Virginia Lee and published by Frances Lincoln, has just come out in paperback. It has a beautiful new cover: And there is a lovely review in the Saturday Guardian! The book has been recommended by Julia Eccleshare as perfect summer reading for kids! […]

Persephone at Yohji Making Waves – filming a story

Persephone at Yohji Making Waves was a performance given in July 2011 inside Yohji Yamamoto’s exquisite installation at The Wapping Project. The installation – ‘Yohji Making Waves’ – was a collaboration between: designer Yohji Yamamoto, Wapping Project director Jules Wright, lighting designer Masao Nihei; and musician Billy Cowie. This truly mysterious, mythical installation conjured images of Hades and the […]

Persephone at Yohji Making Waves – The Wapping Project

The Wapping Project have an exquisite installation by iconic Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto. The boiler house has been filled with water. A voluminous silk dress falls from the roof, reflecting in a dark pool of water that covers the floor. Delicate sound and light  create a meditative atmosphere. And a little boat carries visitors across the […]

Persephone – a journey through translations

My book Persephone – A Journey from winter to spring , illustrated by Virginia Lee (published by Frances Lincoln) has been included in The Guardian’s list of children’s books for Christmas. This is thanks to Agiati Benardou, a Greek journalist.  She reviewed the Greek version of the book, along with a performance I gave in […]