Every Christmas for the last three years I’ve shared a festive themed tic for each day of Advent. Tomorrow’s the 1st of December, when the run-up to the festivities begins in earnest, and once again I’ll be sharing a… read more
Yesterday was Halloween, or as my tics renamed it:
“National fake blood in your eyelashes day.”
“National diabetes advancement afternoon.”
“National knife a pumpkin night.”
Last night the nature garden at work hosted a spooky Halloween event. Over… read more
Well it was a strange sight – hundreds of adults sitting on the floor in groups happily cutting, sticking and chatting while they made mini-motorised Daleks. All perfectly normal it seems for London’s Science Museum Lates where once a month… read more
A few days ago I took up a new role, one almost as daunting as being a superhero. I undertook to be Godmother to my friend Laura’s son Leo. Laura first asked me back in January when Leo was… read more
The UK’s been bracing itself for a massive storm for several days now. As I lie in bed psyching myself up for the day ahead, the big trees I can see from my window are blowing about wildly. They don’t… read more
Last week I spoke at TEDx Albertopolis, an event exploring the relationship between art and science held at the Royal Albert Hall in London. As an organisation TED is dedicated to sharing ideas. A key part of their ethos… read more
It’s not long till Halloween and the nature garden at work always holds a magical night time event then. I’ll be helping out again this year and I’ll need a costume. I went in search of inspiration and came… read more
What an amazing day! I don’t know where to begin, but I’ve got to start somewhere so I’m going to start in the middle – the middle of the day, the middle of TEDx Albertopolis and the middle of… read more
I’ve written about my obsessive tendencies a few times before. I’ve explained how destructive they can be when I’m worrying about my behaviour, but I’ve also described how they’ve allowed me undertake big creative projects.
Over the… read more
In two weeks I’m set to undertake one of the biggest and most exciting public speaking challenges I’ve ever faced.
On September 23rd I’ll be one of the speakers at Albertopolis, an independently organised TED event… read more