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On Kindness – By Inua Ellams

Presenting the second of our special Joygernaut commissions:   Born in Nigeria, Inua is a cross art form practitioner, a poet, playwright & performer, graphic artist & designer and founder of the Midnight Run — an international, arts-filled, night-time, playful, urban, walking experience. He is a Complete Works poet...

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Kettle – By Vanessa Kisuule

The first of our special Joygernaut commissions is here! Presenting, Vanessa Kisuule's 'Kettle':   Vanessa is a writer, performer, burlesque artist and general empress of blag based in Bristol. She has won over ten slam titles including The Roundhouse Slam 2014, Hammer and Tongue National Slam 2014 and...

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Gratitude schmatitude?

I’m not a spiritual type. I don’t use words like ‘vibes’ and I feel sceptical about people who go to India for five minutes and then suddenly meditate every day and only eat lentils and smile in their sleep. But I do want to increase...

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Stories of Kindness

A woman picks up litter between throwing a stick for her Jack Russell and the dog bringing it back. A car slides and gets stuck at the side of the road in icy weather, the wheels spinning in the slush. A teenager sees it from his...

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Questioning Kindness

When I was six, my five-year old brother started at my school and my mum did a big speech about how important it was to tell her if he was naughty. That way, the consistency of cause (bad behaviour) leading to punishment (smacking) would improve...

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