Sarah Thompsons' Desert Island Discs

3 things to take with you

  • Lifetime supply of Earl Grey tea and biscuits
  • A bathtub and bubble bath or bath bombs – for a relaxing soak! If I’m allowed to sneak in some candles too that would be fab!
  • A soft Welsh wool blanket from Melin Tregwynt to remind me of home and snuggle up with


I love Dystopia as a genre and my favourite has to be Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. It’s such a visual book, I could picture every scene and the characters are so vivid, it’s about a travelling company of musicians and performers so it links into my arts background and I think that’s why it strikes a chord with me.


This is such a hard choice as there are so many songs that have had significance for me at different parts of my life, but if I had to choose only one it would be ‘Uptown Funk’ as this is the song I dance to when doing kitchen discos with my sons and we all love it and dance around like loons which makes us all very happy.


Roald Dahl “If you have good thoughts it will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely”