Marxist. Trade Unionist. Socialist-feminist. Author. Poet. Speaker. Tutor. RMT ex-Exec. Workers' Liberty. Autie. Bi. PUFC fan.

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Heat less, eat less, fry less, buy less, waste less, taste less, nosh less, wash less, bath less,…
Cheltenham Poetry Festival presents readings from the anthology, Poetry and Settled Status for All (CivicLeicester, 2022). Publis…
Janine will be a key note speaker and workshop leader. Organised by The Centre for Employment, Work and the Professions (CREWS) a…
Woolwich Common Youth Club, 144 Nightingale Place, Woolwich SE18 4HE Autistic speakers, poets and singers. Come and buy from the…
A feature set from Janine. WE BRING THE VIBES | Hip-Hop & Poetry Night | Monthly @bushtheatre | sign up for open mic from 6:3…

The NHS is not another country
Going to clinic's not a trip abroad
Its purpose is for treating not for hunting
No frontiers from reception to the ward
I have to cross the town not cross the oceans
A hospital's no tourist trap now, is it?
Rather than the needles, stitches, lotions
So many other sites I'd rather visit
Not smuggling drugs nor medicines nor pills in
The staff are healers, they're not border guards
I've nothing to declare except my illness
I don't send postcards, I get Get Well cards
- They treat my sickness not my shade of skin
- Why should I need a passport to get in?