Inspiring dancers: Ms Katherine Dunham

Reading Time: 8 minutes Described as the “matriarch of black dance”, Katherine Dunham pioneered a dance pedagogy fusing classical ballet with African-rooted dance and rituals. She was a remarkable anthropologist, choreographer, and founder of the first self-supported African American dance company in the 1940s. … Continue Reading

My (Un)Popular Heroes: Wayne Enstone, Rugby Fives Champion (and my Dad!)

Wayne Enstone, Rugby Fives player

Reading Time: 6 minutes My parents have always been strong role models- my Mum was a Deputy Head teacher, bossing it in tough, inner city secondary schools, while Dad became the most successful player of the unique British sport, Rugby Fives. As you do!… Continue Reading

The fascinating life of a… Nuclear Fusion Engineer

Reading Time: 7 minutes I bribed my scientist friend, Alex, with pints of lager to talk about his exciting and mysterious career as a Nuclear Fusion Engineer. Turns out he’s involved in literally saving the planet by making green power from nuclear fusion- nice!… Continue Reading