What you can do, or dream you can do, begin it.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

John Anster, inspired by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

These words have inspired me throughout my life, in my:


Work in prisons



Exploration of my German roots

Art and creativity open doors and minds, hearts and eyes.
They can and do transform lives and situations.
This is what I love to communicate in all I do.

What I offer

Forthcoming events & news

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Exciting news on Born Bound, the book I have been researching and writing for the past five years. It has been commissioned by Penguin Transworld and I am  . . .

Dresden Trust

In April 2019 I became a Trustee to The Dresden Trust. Founded in 1993 by Alan Russell, it was a a response to the ‘Call from Dresden’ to help rebuild the  . . .
Read my monthly blogs - relating to Criminal Justice, Germany’s and Britain’s differing cultures of World War 2 Remembrance, and art as a tool for change