Archive for June, 2012

Make Good Art or Get Creative

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

This speech by the writer Neil Gaimon I found extremely powerful especially for someone like me who has to do creative things to survive. But also the fact that I have not done things the normal way and that I keep hitting barriers such as I don’t have an art degree so therefore do not […]

Where I’m At

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

I am mainly working on Ballads of the Scientifica at the moment. I need to get it finished to send copies to people who have generously sponsored me. But more than that I have found a science open mic night called Science Show Off which seems like exactly the sort of thing I should be […]

Gotye Parody Spoof Thingy

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

My husband looks a lot like the singer Gotye so over a half term at the beginning of the year me and my family decided to make our own video. It takes elements from Gotye’s own video for his song Somebody That I Used to know and from Walk Off The Earths cover plus I […]

Poetry at the Stroud On Water Festival

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Sunday saw me dashing off to Stroud for the 40 yr celebration of the canal restoration to read poetry at the Stroud On Water Festival. I was sad I hadn’t made it on the previous days to see some of the fantastic acts but very happy to have been asked to read. We were running […]