About Me

Claire Bullimore is an influential figure in the brain tumour community, known for her resilience and dedication to supporting others facing similar battles. Diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2008 at the age of 25, Claire was confronted with life-altering challenges that reshaped her future . Rather than being defeated by her diagnosis, Claire turned her experience into a force for good, establishing “Aunty M Brain Tumours” – a platform dedicated to sharing stories and raising awareness about brain tumours.

Her website, Aunty M Brain Tumours, serves as a sanctuary for those affected by brain tumours, providing valuable information, personal stories, and resources. It’s a place where survivors, warriors, and their families can find solace and support through shared experiences. Claire’s commitment to the brain tumour community extends beyond her website. She has also created the “Aunty M Brain Tumours Talk Show,” a podcast on Spotify, where she engages with guests to discuss their journeys, the latest research, and ways to cope with the disease. This podcast amplifies the voices of the brain tumour community, offering insights and inspiration to listeners worldwide.

In addition to her advocacy work, Claire is an author. Her book, “A Brain Tumour’s Travel Tale: Cards On The Table, I Pooed Myself,” available on Amazon, provides an honest and often humorous account of her experiences with a brain tumour. This book is a testament to her strength, humour, and unwavering spirit in the face of adversity. Claire offers hope and laughter through her written words, reminding readers of the power of resilience and the importance of facing life’s challenges with a positive outlook.

Claire Bullimore’s work, through Aunty M Brain Tumours, her podcast, and her book, underscores her commitment to making a difference in the lives of those affected by brain tumours. Her efforts not only provide support and information but also help to reduce the stigma surrounding brain tumours, encouraging open and honest conversations about the disease.

When Did Aunty M Brain Tumours Start?

Claire Bullimore started Aunty M Brain Tumours on the 23rd of May 2011. It was her 3rd Cranniversary (brain surgery anniversary). She wanted to celebrate her 3rd year since her brain surgery (craniotomy) and start something new.

“I set up a Facebook page to connect with others. This grew and I was soon on a number of other social media platforms with over 14,000 followers. In 2013 I was invited to be a radio presenter on a local station which was via podcast and was able to have a show dedicated to people affected by a brain tumour.

To show I am not just talking the talk, I also walk the walk, you can find me in a number of publications raising awareness of brain tumours, such as The Guardian, The Sun, Choice Magazine, Best Magazine, and Bella Magazine and also mentioned in charities such as Brain Tumour Research and Headsmart”.


My Mum and Dad made it from Australia 20 minutes before my brain surgery. 
Brain Tumour Support meets Claire Bullimore
Claire Bullimore Speaking



Tina Mitchell Skinner worked with Claire Bullimore and Aunty M Brain Tumours Chris Lewis worked with Claire Bullimore and Aunty M Brain Tumours