February 4, 2019

Yesterday I wrote a letter to my clown. That’s right, a letter to my clown. It was in reply to a letter I received from my clown. Writing the letter made me cry, just as reading the original letter I had received from my clown made me cry.

This might take some explainin...

January 25, 2018

In less than a month I’ll be opening my solo show, Amy Conway’s Super Awesome World at the 2018 Vault festival. This will be my first time at the festival and in fact my first time taking my own work to the Big Smoke. I’m based in Glasgow you see and in all honestly, L...

January 10, 2018

Monday 15th January is Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year. On first hearing of Blue Monday, I thought it to be a marketing gimmick; a commercial nudge to ‘treat yo’self, it can’t get any worse than this!’. But no, I have been disabused of this jumped-to c...

August 4, 2017

Did you know that gamers fail 80% of the time? Believe it or not video gamers crash and burn on average 4 out of every 5 attempts. That’s a lot of failure. Yet millions of people around the world, of all ages and demographics, enjoy playing video games every day. It’s...

August 3, 2017

For Christmas 1994 my dad got me a second-hand Nintendo Entertainment System or “NES” console. I didn't identity as a gamer as such but I was game-curious, and always ended up playing on friends' consoles after school. My Nintendo came with a handful of games, but what...

July 21, 2017

Hi, my name’s Amy and I’ve struggled with depression for the last six years. I’ve been diagnosed by my GP, I've completed a course of counselling on the NHS and I've taken anti-depressants on and off for 5 years. There, I said it.

For some, admitting any of the above is...

April 30, 2017

Running might seem like quite a lonely pursuit from the outside. You tend to run alone. And when training for something like the marathon, you will inevitably have to spend hours and hours running alone. But funnily enough, training for a race like the half marathon, t...

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