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from then to now

The first time I read a script aloud I was 10 years old, and as I spat out the lines
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tiata fahodzi feels like homecoming

On the train home from Edinburgh back in August 2017, I had an epiphany. Maybe it was the flipbook-esque landscape
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the blessing of the mother tongue

The year was 2017 and it was 12.45 pm in Accra. I felt the sweltering West African heat beat the
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all of me is ancestor

I’ve been in limbo, wonderfully unstuck and different. In December I walked towards my hospital bed on the ward I frequent
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The Home

Around half of the young people involved in the criminal justice system have been in care at some point in their lives. They are vastly overrepresented in custody...

This is a true account of one mentor’s experience.
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Balancing Single Motherhood And Career

It's the age old question - can we as women have it all? And if so how do we keep it all without losing our sh*t?
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Not Being Able To Speak In My Mother Tongue

My only proof of being Ghanaian is my Ghanaian name, Yaw Ansante Ekow, which never gets asked - or at least not until after my most dreaded question.
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Wellbeing Isn’t White

Since the rise in popularity for these self-care acts, wellbeing has been presented back to us as a form of luxury...
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Typical

The hustle and bustle of people, kilts hanging from window shops and the beautiful sounds of bagpipes means TYPICAL has arrived in Edinburgh for the fringe festival!
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Reflecting On Two Years

It’s been a challenging and rewarding two years working as trainee artistic director at tiata fahodzi as part of the Artistic Director Leadership programme.
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