DOWNLOAD REPORT NOW Are you interested in finding out how salons, barbershops and social innovators all around the world are using hair and hairdressing to make their community a better place? Serious Style, the report from my Churchill Fellowship, is now available as a free download here. Get inspired by stories, photos and ideas from

Health, hair and culturally competent care!

Brooklyn, United States, during Churchill Fellowship. As part of my Churchill Fellowship I visited the incredible Arthur Ashe Institute, whose health promotion programs in salons and barbershops focus on ‘culturally competent care’. I was lucky enough to join several site visits to see the program in action. Very inspiring to see an approach which is

Churchill Fellowship is go!

My Churchill Fellowship is taking me to Scotland, Switzerland, France, England, South Africa and the United States. I am currently on the road, meeting people around the globe who are using hairdressing to make their community a better place. September 2013

Good Hair Days launches in Edinburgh

The Good Hair Days series of short films has launched as part of the Cut It Up Summit at the Edinburgh Fringe! Check out a teaser here. August 2013
I am currently in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, meeting hairdressers who run innovative programs and making a series of short films about these programs. Find out more about the project as it develops here. May 2013
The publication Meta-Meta: cool water for burning questions is now available for free download here. The publication is full of great images, ideas and directions from the 2012 Meta-Meta event in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. A must-read for anyone interested in creative intercultural work in Indonesia, Australia and across the region. February 2013

Meta-Meta is a runaway success

Meta-Meta, the retreat for practitioners in community cultural development, intercultural and socially engaged practice that I have been co-organising, has been a runaway success. By all accounts the international and Indonesian participants have been delighted, challenged and deeply engaged by the conversations and programming. See here for more details. June 2012