When I started a two-week placement at TfL in Victoria, I knew at best what most people know about Transport for London. What more was there to it?
I started writing because Black people were invisible on radio, stage or screen and I wanted to make a difference in how we saw ourselves.
Years ago, I wrote a one-off TV drama on a fast track programme for budding UK writers, headed by Jane Tranter, then at Channel 5. The story of an up-and-coming actor stalked by a crack smoking South London cabbie was loosely based on real events.
Traffic Wardens are by far some of the most hated people in Britain. But have you ever wondered what it takes to be one? Meet the ‘bleached blonde black babe’ who patrols the streets of West London’s Notting Hill Gate.
This selection of links for writers and artists is by no mean an exhaustive list of the places on the Net where you’ll find useful advise and social networks of creative professionals individuals, so please feel free to suggest others.