Every year, February 11 marks International Day of Women and Girls in Science, and every year I have similar thoughts about it. I’ve expressed some of them online before, and have certainly ranted about them to my partner on many an occasion, but this year I decided to sit down and get them out of… Continue reading Thoughts on being a “woman in science”
Various bits of writing on science communication, mental health and all the space in between.
Five ways I have turned complex PTSD into my superpower
Feel free to connect to me via my LinkedIn profile, where I originally published this piece. Also, here is a quick disclaimer: I am not a mental health professional and this post should not be considered medical advice. Please see your doctor if you have any concerns about your own mental health. Today is Post-Traumatic Stress… Continue reading Five ways I have turned complex PTSD into my superpower
My A-Z, round-the-world reading challenge
Ever since I followed Ann Morgan’s “year of reading the world” in 2012, I’ve wanted to take on a similar challenge myself. I say “similar” because doing exactly what Ann did – reading a book from every single country – would take me around four years at my usual rate, with no space to read… Continue reading My A-Z, round-the-world reading challenge