Get up close to Lemn Sissay, GDIF writer in residence

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Lemn Sissay  Back in the 19th century Charles Dickens captured the energy of the Greenwich Fair in his Sketches by Boz. Lemn is our writer in residence at this year’s GDIF and will be soaking up the atmosphere of the Fair’s 21st century … Continue reading

“Greenwich Means Time” by Lemn Sissay

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By Lemn Sissay, GDIF writer in residence Greenwich Means Time or If Time flies When Your Having Fun Set Your Clocks Back. Let’s rock the boat of time stop the clock and light Let’s have nights in the daytime, daytime at night … Continue reading

Incredible Edible Street Theatre in Greenwich by Lemn Sissay

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By Lemn Sissay, GDIF writer in residence “Business or pleasure ”.   I ‘m stumped “Bleasure” I say because  it’s my business. And it is my pleasure.  She spreads a healthy  helping of seasoned spicy lamb onto the flat bread.  “my … Continue reading

Brave New World in Greenwich by Lemn Sissay

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By Lemn Sissay, GDIF writer in residence There’s a fish tank in Greenwich Waterstones bookshop. A fish tank! I like it.  I ask a staff member how long it’s been there. “Eleven years” she says.  I introduce myself grandiloquently as writer … Continue reading