Llewella_la_femme

Llewella_la_femme

Some of my more political writing and art...


TW. Not for 'snowflakes'... A dissection of race politics here in the UK

21 Oct 2019 4 minute read 0 comments (S)llew la Wulf

The following is a very emotional and angry piece I wrote a few years ago (for Facebook)... Am not feeling angry today but yea, it's still relevant. My message is simple. Everyone (regardless of colour, class, gender, ability) needs to look at their...

It ain't just white folk that are racist...when 'minority groups' clash and the game is on to prove who has more right to be in the UK

20 Oct 2019 4 minute read 6 comments (S)llew la Wulf

  I try to move away from politics for a day but that shit just seems to pop up EVERYWHERE! Situation, this evening outside my house; I live on a cul de sac, so it's quite a tightly packed,  close knit street. There is quite a mix here, black, white,...

African themed dance, art and music, not simply for Black History Month but just because it's worthy ❤️

20 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments (S)llew la Wulf

  And back to dance... because ranting about politics (last post) can be wearing on the soul, for me... I did this dance piece this summer when Hassan Hajjaj had his The Path exhibition at the New Art Exchange. It really moved me, as a body of work...

An open letter to Boris Johnson...I thought words had failed me but, they haven't....

19 Oct 2019 5 minute read 0 comments (S)llew la Wulf

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/boris-johnson-brexit-extension-letter-unsigned-eu-photocopy-message-a9163356.html   Dear Boris Johnson, I wonder sometimes how men like you sleep at night. That question comes from the angle of a person...

Autumn leaves and getting older... A dance piece and a little rant

15 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments (S)llew la Wulf

Today is the first day I've danced, properly danced, since having a minor surgical (but invasive and painful) procedure 3 weeks ago... it's also a year to the day since I dislocated my knee whilst performing on stage. It feels apt dancing amongst th...

THE ANGELIC WHORE TROPE IS A KILLER... Why I refuse to pay rent just to take up space....

13 Oct 2019 1 minute read 4 comments (S)llew la Wulf

    THE ANGELIC WHORE TROPE IS A KILLER Be a whore in the bedroom & a lady in public? Er... Fuck off basically... You can be MY whore bitch and in public ima gonna react to the world as it treats me & is appropriate...which more often than not, does...

Consensual power play within sex and the huge gulf in between that and abuse/rape/sexual assault... TW

11 Oct 2019 3 minute read 2 comments (S)llew la Wulf

NOTES ON CONSENT I have been thinking lots on the idea of sexual consent & dynamics. In many ways it is really very simple but as current discussions have shown, it's not really. When lovers have strong sexual telepathy between them, overt (verbalise...

When a mediocre, white man speaks and I respond

10 Oct 2019 2 minute read 2 comments (S)llew la Wulf

To complete my open letters to to men in positions of power that I wrote and had published in this book  https://www.dostoyevskywannabe.com/cities/nottingham   here is the one I wrote last year to Piers Morgan. It was just after he came out with his...

Another piece for Black History Month...on growing up mixed race in a white world

8 Oct 2019 17 minute read 12 comments (S)llew la Wulf

ONE LOVE. ONE RACE. HUMAN I grew up with a keen and innate understanding of how interesting (not to mention complicated) genetics is. I am one of 4 siblings from one Indian parent and one St Lucian. We all have a similar look about us but are also ve...

Brexit... The saga continues led by Bojo and his crew

8 Oct 2019 4 minute read 9 comments (S)llew la Wulf

I hate to bring up the B word but it is pressing...UK politics has become somewhat of a farce and cabaret act in this last few months (years) and I don't blame people for just wanting to ignore it all but fact is, it really isn't going away... Here i...