In November 2015, when a woman in a derelict building in west London started a countdown, my heart raced – as I’m sure a print-out from my pacemaker would testify. Kirsty Wark had just emerged from round a corner … read more
In just under a week’s time we’ll be sharing the result of a creative project that’s been over a year in the making.
With a lot of excitement I want to encourage you to look out for our latest film, … read more
The Internet’s full of distractions, from cute cat videos to nostalgic quizzes.
Last night I saw an alternative pain scale that made me laugh – someone had used works of art to replace the usual 1-10 of pain.
I liked … read more
If you’re in the UK it’s unlikely to have escaped your attention that there’s a wedding happening today – the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
I’d been expecting this post to be about wedding-related tics and I … read more
The last few days have been busy– preparing for and preforming my stand-up show here in Portland, and running a children’s event yesterday. Today was a day off, and as the weather was beautiful, Leftwing Idiot, Lily and I decided … read more
Dear Jacqueline Wilson,
I’ve got a confession to make: I, a thirty-seven-year-old woman, spent the Easter weekend watching the CBBC adaptation of your book Katy (a retelling of the What Katy Did stories). I’m sure I’m not the only adult … read more
Joyce was supporting me today and we got chatting about theatre. She’s not a regular-theatre goer but she did come to the Brewing In The Basement cabaret night we held at The Barbican Centre last November.
Joyce, who’s Jamaican, said … read more
A few months ago I wrote about how much I’d been enjoying listening to writer Bill Bryson’s adventures as I went to sleep. My chronic pain over the last couple of years has been having an increasing impact on … read more
It’s Sunday, I’m lying in bed, and I woke with the first light creeping in around the edges of my bedroom blind. A moment ago I pulled it up to let the light fill the room. Then I sank back … read more