[LIFE/CANCER] Undertaking an Exercise Retreat with @abcdiagnosis #abcdretreat #BreastCancer

Been in my pyjamas since around 3.30pm, when I arrived home to an Epsom Salts Bath, and trying to sort out boring life laundry like unpacking and actual laundry, after a totally fabulous 48 hours on 'After Breast Cancer Diagnosis Exercise Retreat' - hard work, but an excellent balance of challenge and encouragement with a group of fabulous women, all of whom are in recovery from breast cancer and/or living with secondaries, run by the…

[LIFE] Much walking with #BeeintheCity

Back in July, I found my first #BeeintheCity, outside work (Manchester Metropolitan University):   View this post on Instagram   Well. I remembered to come and look at my first #beeinthecity ‘To Bee or not to Bee ?’ A post shared by Bex Lewis (@drbexl) on Jul 24, 2018 at 11:10am PDT I remember once finding a few 'eggs' in London, a handful of Lambdas in Liverpool, and something else in Norwich a few years…

[CANCER] Is it just hair? #BreastCancer

I felt really drained on Thursday. With the death of Rachael Bland on Wednesday, many within (and it seems without) the cancer community felt the loss. For those affected by cancer, Rachael had been a voice for us, especially for those who are officially 'younger women with cancer'. It was great to be able to direct people to the podcast 'You, Me and the Big C', and say this is the reality of what it's like.…

[MEDIA] Mobile phone zombies are endangering themselves on the street, so how do we solve the problem? with @theipaper

Dean Kirby, Northern Correspondent for the iPaper, contacted the MMU press department yesterday, looking for someone to comment on the fact that he's observed so many people walking into things because they are paying too much attention to their phones. I'm very happy to have my words quoted in full, and as the final word on the article: Dr Bex Lewis, a senior lecturer in digital marketing at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, says the…

[MEDIA] Talking about @SurreyPolice campaign for safer ‘Child in front of the door’ school photos with @BBCSurrey

This week, Surrey Police are carrying out a social media campaign, encouraging parents to think about that phenomenon, the 'back to school' photo' in front of the front door' (see how these celebrities did it)... Experience being a parent this week by forcing a grumpy badger into a school uniform then making it pose for 197 photos in front of a door. — Amanda (@Pandamoanimum) September 2, 2016 (via The Poke) It even brought out a…