Wild in Stripes

Untamed. I’ve been under the weather recently but armed with strepsils I managed to make it to see Prof. Alice Roberts as she promotes her new book TAMED.       As the title suggests, the book talks about certain species’ wild pasts, how they have been tamed by us humans, becoming part of our world as allies and have…
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Weekend Look

  There’s a woman under there. Sometimes you just have to take down your scraped back hair, peel off your fleece pyjamas and remind yourself that you’re not a potato.     So that’s exactly what I did! I went for this baby blue tailored two-piece with pearl detail last night.     Colour Blue isn’t normally a colour I’d…
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Scotland bans Fracking

Frack Off. Fracking (Hydraulic Fracturing) has been an issue that has interested me for some years now. I think I first became aware of it when I was invited to a talk organised by the Green Party in Stormont parliament building four years ago. The talk was by former member of the UN Expert Group on Climate Change – Dr…
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Jim Al-Khalili talks about the future

Prediction. I was fortunate to hear theoretical physicist and broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili talk about what he foresees in the future for humans, based on the latest scientific discoveries. He’s promoting his new book ‘What’s Next?’ which contains pieces from experts in their area, all contributing to a fascinating glimpse into what could and what just might be. 25 Years In…
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Bras off to Hefner

Heard it through the phone line Today I picked up my voicemails from the BBC and U105 asking if I’d come on to chat about Playboy and the death of Hugh Hefner. I hadn’t realised he’d passed until I picked up the messages. He had handed the controls of Playboy over to his son Cooper in October last year and…
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