As a change from usual stories, I’ve just come out of the cinema from watching Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Spare me this rant; I’ll feel better when I’ve gotten this off my chest. Continue reading “A Divergence in the Farce”
Over the last couple of days the following video has been doing the rounds amongst fellow science presenters. Thanks to Matthew tosh and Paul McCrory for pointing it out. It has received quite a lot of press in the UK’s media too. As Paul says, “you may prefer to watch this through your fingers.”
That, it appears, is not really me. How do I know? Well, I say ‘funny’, I thought it went well. Yes, yes, ‘Evaluation rules’, blah, blah, ‘If you didn’t measure it, it didn’t happen’, blah, blah, blah. Thing is, who is comedy for? I hope to provide two sides to it.
Wolverhampton was recently stated as being the unhappiest place in the UK in reports from the Office for National Statistics. As a retort to this affront, Funny Things was born; Wolverhampton’s first comedy festival. Within seconds of finding out about it, I pitched a return of BrightClubBirmingham to Jenny Smith. It has been a while since we held one and I missed it. So I got invited to the open meeting to register an expression of interest where I’d arranged to meet up with Martin Khechara, Public Engagement Fellow from University of Wolverhampton. Continue reading “Funny Things”