Six down, two to go. It’s been sooooo difficult to pare down my favourite songs of all-time to a shortlist of eight. In the digital age, I really think Desert Island Discs could be updated to allow for the fact… Read moreDesert Island Discs – Part 3
Stranded, on a desert island. No one else there, no TV, no internet. Nothing else to do but listen to music (your eight favourite tracks of all-time) and read. The Complete Works of Shakespeare will keep you going for a while,… Read moreDesert Island Discs – Part 2
For those of you who’ve been living in a cave (or, perhaps more appropriately, on a desert island!) since 1942, the premise behind the BBC Radio 4 programme Desert Island Discs is a simple one: Each week a guest – a… Read moreDesert Island Discs – Part 1
I wanted to write a post which wasn’t driven by current affairs. It’s getting me down, to say the least. Everywhere you look, there is hell on Earth: war and terrorism in the Middle East (and beyond); the Brexit fiasco;… Read moreWhat Scares Me The Most
Researcher Scientists at the University of Warwick claim to have developed a blood and urine test that can detect autism in children. The test is thought to be the first of its kind and could lead to earlier diagnosis of… Read moreAutism research breakthrough – could a blood test be the key to early diagnosis?