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Shake the Dust this is not the end, but a new beginning

Shake the Dust this is not the end, but a new beginning

For few months I have had the pleasure of working on a project called Shake The Dust which is a poetry slam initiative. I was working with the Manchester Old Trafford Young Identity Branch led by Poet and MC Frisko (Ali Gadema) http://www.shakethedust.co.uk/shaker/teams/north-west/ He’s probably one of the most passionate men I have met in...
The North West Regional final: "It's only the beginning!"

The North West Regional final: “It’s only the beginning!”

    Hey guys!¬†What a journey this has all been up to now, after ten workshops all the groups from¬†Young Identity Old Trafford, Sale Grammar, Accrington Academy, Salford Academy and Chorlton High School were ready for what they had been working toward, the shake the dust regional North West Final. I felt like I was...
1 Month Until Regional Finals - "I used to sit where they sit"

1 Month Until Regional Finals – “I used to sit where they sit”

I have not been writing much this month but talking a lot about the Shake the Dust project. It is getting better and better, my group in Young Identity are becoming very pro-active and seem really driven! Their excitement is infectious and I look forward to more of this during the following months. This process...
Introduction to North West Digital Champion Dan Skerritt

Introduction to North West Digital Champion Dan Skerritt

  Well I have always steered clear from writing too much on blogs as I just saw it as people needing to moan or just talk about themselves a lot. I would like to apologise for this crude view as I have seen it do so much more, it can be used for fun, to...