Liz Byrski

Fancy a coffee with Liz Byrski?

Next Wednesday July 4th at 9.30am I’ll be in conversation with “the doyenne of women’s literature” Liz Byrski at the Parmelia Hilton, Perth. this will be my third public conversation …

Meeting Chris Riddell

Meeting Chris Riddell

Meeting Chris Riddell was a great opportunity. It’s not often you are handed a portrait of yourself during an interview! UK Children’s Laureate 2015-17, illustrator of over 100 books and …

Meeting Dr Michael Mosley

Meeting Dr Michael Mosley

Meeting Dr Michael Mosley last week, I was reminded what an important health message he has brought to the public over the last six years. He’s been making scientific and …

I did it

I did it!  I started my new podcast! I was nervous this morning though.  That whole thing about “getting started” was actually happening.  The mental block got easier when I …

An eye for art

Honestly, I know practically nothing useful or intelligent about art.  But when I need help, I defer to this woman. My friend Clothilde Bullen – a truly powerhouse human being. …

Oprah speaks her truth

“What I know for sure is speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.” Oprah Winfrey I’m not an obsessive fan of Oprah Winfrey, but most definitely …

First things

Welcome to merifatin.com, I hope you enjoy the site. It’s strange how disparate elements of life experience consolidate to form clear paths. For me, all roads have lead to conversations, a …