Archive for the ‘Event’ Category

#story2013

23Feb13

What did I learn from this year’s The Story conference (can we technically call it a conference? Event? Fun gathering of creative nerds?)? As ever, lots but, as ever, I mostly took away inspiration. This year I tried to spend less time tweeting/taking notes and more time just listening. As such, I’ve taken the lazy […]


#Story2012

18Feb12

For the third year running, The Story gathered an eclectic bunch of creatives from all corners to tell their stories and talk about storytelling. It’s interesting to see how the event has evolved over the years. When it first began the result was unexpected – most who’d come for a bunch of presentations about the […]


Last week I attended an evening seminar on health journalism organised by the Patient Information Forum and held at the Trust. Jo Brodie’s written a decent summary of the proceedings on her blog. The presentations were interesting, though largely of a familiar ilk: both press officers and journalists are partially at fault, fitting responsible health […]


I know. Horrific, yet brilliant, word isn’t it? It was one of many puntastic new words picked up at the┬áNuffield Council on Bioethics’ Annual Lecture at the Royal Society on Monday night. Other terrible words I liked: obesessing, obesogenic (and turning society from that into a ‘fitogenic’ one). Not exactly what I was expecting to […]