Back from the bittersweet journey of self discovery, Natalie May endeavours to serve her own lemonade. Her sweet melodic sound and gentle-womanly attire champions a timeless Black British voice. This Burnt Oak crooner delved into the dark labyrinth of her mind to excavate the hidden coals she could harvest […]
Daniel Bailey is the founder of The Palace of The Dogs. Currently exploring film making, photography, journalism and creative writing – he makes his living as a Performer on the West End. Originally from Hackney, London; he cares deeply for the issues concerning those whose voices are being stifled. He endeavours to advocate the need for those affected by racism and classism to have access to an artistic platform, as a means to express themselves in a safe and healthy environment.
The Palace of The Dogs (TPOTD) ,launched May 2015, is a blog for those who wish to explore identity and expression in art and politics; inciting the progression of a vocal generation in our society.
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Hey guys I hope your well!!! So a couple of weeks ago I turned 26, and maybe most of you can empathise, but birthday always fill me with so much anxiety. So I thought i’d play around with my feelings with some creative writing and to share my […]
In the wake of Brexit and the carnage the referendum, I began re-evaluate how I see myself as a British Citizen and what it means to be British. Growing up my experiences of History in school, was a parade of topics that didn’t reflect the 30 or so […]
First of all Happy Black History Month!!! I hope your all is well!!! Currently I am working on the 50th Anniversary of Hair at the Vaults, Waterloo, which is why I’ve been so quiet. However… I was given the opportunity to write for The Voice Newspaper about the […]
Hackney; once described as Britains most undesirable borough, now resembles a pubescent teen. New-build, rent-to-buy flats prong up like adult teeth in its already over-crowded mouth, as her hyper-hormonal growth spurt encourages a rash of costa coffees over her face. Rigid with growing pains, estranged tower blocks and […]
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Backing vocalist to the likes of James Morrison, Faithless and Jamelia; Stephanie Sounds has been meticulously studying the industry and music, to execute her own independent project. Growing up, Stephanie was raised in the London Community Gospel Choir; where her love for music, paired with the nourishment of […]
Join me as a take a look into weather mental illness in performers is nature vs nurture. Exclusive interview with “West End Girl” and her struggles also.
Check out my new thoughts on The Poets Corner, as they celebrate their 2nd year anniversary.
I’m a curious soul. So the idea of going to the market and smelling the fresh street food and hearing the vocal exchange of bargainers always excites me. Shoreditch market, on Brick Lane, is always my go to for my weekly dose of vibrance. I remember a couple […]