Hosting a talk show at an event like Hackstock is always going to be interesting. The discussions are vibrant and bonkers with ideas coming at you from all directions. From virtual reality to science fiction, hallucinogens, existentialism, politics, art, science, all areas of philosophy, spirituality and technology, we went there…
There was even a special guest appearance by some members of Kraftwerk!
Every morning you wake up and rub your eyes. Why? Probably because of the build up of that crusty gunky stuff. It seems the more your sleep the more builds up. So you have to wonder, what’s it like for those notoriously lethargic creatures, sloths? Read my article for BBC Earth to explore the sleepy world of these animals.
Whales can be some of the largest animals ever to have lived. Their nostrils can be wide enough for a person to stick their head in, so their sneezes should be truly spectacular. Read my recent article.
Christmas 2016 brought a strange new experience into my life. Improvised Pantomime!
Some now-usual suspects banded together to bring your favourite pantomime characters to life.
We meandered the passages of the fantastic Sutton House in Hackney and bantered wildly with each other and anyone not afraid of us. I generally chose the role of Aladdin’s genie, or sometimes Aladdin himself, to be honest whoever the punters thought I was became who I pretended to be, as is the nature of improv after all.
My recent story for BBC Earth is on autocannibalism, the act of eating oneself. There are many kinds of animals that eat members of their own species but some, either through accident or intention, eat parts of themselves! Read on to satisfy your morbid curiosity.
Star Au Pairs work with families and au pairs to find the ideal care for children and great opportunities for au pairs. I recently had a chance to work with Jag Lehal and shot this video for her company to help get their message out.