Thought for the Day

First they came for the Socialists, and I Tweeted my disapproval. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I linked to a clever article by someone else that I had skim read. Then they came for the Jews, and I posted a video on my Facebook page and attached a furious emoji. Then they…

Psoriasis Shout Out 2016

I’m up to all sorts during this year’s Psoriasis Shout Out. I’ll be giving short talks at a couple of seminars in Manchester and London where people far more qualified than I will be on hand to provide credible testimony and scientific insight. I’ll be giving the patient perspective which is basically “Ow. Itch. Bloody…

Award Nomination For Radio Play

The Dad Who Fell Onto A Shortlist… The Dad Who Fell To Earth has been nominated for a prestigious BBC Audio Drama Award. It made the initial shortlist of six, which was to be boiled down to three on January 5th 2016. Rather delightfully, it stayed on, alongside the acclaimed Cabin Pressure by John Finnemore…

Psoriasis Vlog 1

I fear I am becoming the Psoriasis You Tube Video equivalent of Ian Hyland on talking heads clip shows – ubiquitous, tiresome and not actually that clued up on what I am talking about. But because I have psoriasis and can walk and talk in a straight line I am a useful (and mottled) idiot…