Best research trip ever!

I've always wanted to go to the Just So Festival. And wanted to work with them even more. So I wrote and told them that. And told them about BabyDay and all of the other stuff I've been up to over the past few years. And they invited me to come along! Even better, I get to bring the wonderful Sam Porciello, who was Engagement Co-ordinator on BabyDay who has been busy with her project Place to Wonder which grew up out of BabyDay. And even better even better, the Arts Council of Northern Ireland gave me a wee travel grant to help towards the cost for which I am very grateful. It'll be inspiring, delighting, muddy (if the forecast is anything to go by) and, thanks to Sam, I'm throwing as


If it wasn't enough of a joyful privilege to get to revisit the first show that I made for audiences with PMLD (Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties) for Replay and a real honour to have it selected as one of just a handful of shows from the UK and Ireland for ON THE EDGE - (Assitej 2016, the World Congress and Festival of Theatre for Children And Young People), as ever the most exciting thing is to get feedback from teachers and parents. Just in the last week, we got this gorgeous feedback from the school. Many thanks to all of the BLISS crews in 2012, 2013 and in Birmingham, to Mel Daly from Birmingham Rep who liaised between us and the school and, most of all, to those pupils, te

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