Who am I?

So - Who am I? This is something I have been ruminating on. I wear many hats and have kept them all separate for a long time. It feels...

Do online drum circles work?

Or is it just a bunch of people watching someone drum? In 2019 I was called to start an online drum circle. It seemed like a way of...

The Ego and thedrumwoman

Sometimes your ego grabs hold of you and shakes you hard and it can be so hard to shake it off!

Which Hide Is Right For Me?

I've been asked recently about the medicine of the hides use and how to choose the 'right' hide for your drum. I think the first thing I...

The day the drums made me release a soul

It was one of our regular Sisters of the Drum circles in London. We were immersed in our drumming, a group of us, all in our own zone,...

Experimenting with Natural Dye

After the success of my Dylon Dyed hides I was handed a book on natural dye techniques. I was fascinated! I happened to have dried...

I broke my first ever drum

It was a strange thing. I had set up at the Feminist Library for one of our regular Women's Drum Circles. The women arrived and we turned...

Tie - Dye Experiments

So, I have been on a journey making my own goat rawhide. The process has given me a deeper respect for the animals that I work with and...

The story of my urban rawhide

As a woman in London, birthing drums, I usually buy my hides from trusted suppliers. I try to be as ethical as possible by making sure...