Adventures in Coding: Javascript

Following some successes with the Bet Generator in both Python & C I turned my attention to the project work with the kids from Little Sandbox. The key elements that would be needed for the Kerbinator project, as far as I could tell were:A map,a...

Make your own: Brookside board game

In 2017 my other half (OH) and I, started watching Brookside from the beginning. We are currently at the tail end of 1986 - one of Brookie's finest years, featuring storylines such as: Tracey Corkhill's affair with her teacher, Sheila's rape, Gordon...

Public Talk: women mean business at Central Library, 08/03/18

On International Women's Day 2018, I had been invited to talk about my experience as a woman in business by the Business and Intellectual Property Centre at Central Library. I was terrified. I've always turned these things down but I decided it was finally...

Make Your Own: Bet Generator Money Box

In this make I've built a money box with a bet generator using an Arduino. For more information on why you can read previous blog entries and follow the progress I made in working out this build. But here I present you with the instructions to make...

Holocaust Memorial Day

There's been some shocking revelations this week about the number of people who either don't know or don't believe that the Holocaust happened. While this is disturbing to say the least, because if you don't believe that something this awful...
Helen P. Stephens. Photo by Ruth Anderson Davis

Helen P. Stephens. Photo by Ruth Anderson Davis

Helen P. Stephens is a maker, author and social entrepreneur.
In 2010 she set up a social enterprise to provide affordable web design services to voluntary and community groups. In 2014 she Co-founded Little Sandbox, a Tech Club for kids providing an environment for children to make use of digital equipment and resources to develop their tech skills. She loves to read, and write, and in 2014 her debut novel was published by X-Cite books under the pseudonym L.E. May.

Following graduation from a music industry management degree, she lived in London, working for a number of music companies. She returned home to Liverpool and worked in a variety of jobs from admin to childcare – She even had a short stint as a taxi driver – before she discovered her passion for Making.

Being a female entrepreneur in a predominantly male industry, she is passionate about encouraging women and girls to take an interest in technology and wants to show that nerds are cool.

She spends her spare time playing video games and watching television. She supports Liverpool football club and is never more than ten meters away from a pizza. She lives with her long term boyfriend and their cat Tilly.

Her debut novel, ‘Inspired by Night’ was published under the pseudonym L. E. May by Xcite Books in August 2014.

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