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Magnificent Midlife

Jul 31, 2020

An interview with Lisa Weldon, a writer who’s created a fascinating life for herself in her next chapter, by walking cities! This was recorded pre lockdown when travel was still normal but seems super relevant now that walking is a much more comfortable option than public transport!

We talk about:

  • How and why Lisa...

Jul 23, 2020

An interview with Laurie Mucha, the charming founder of the Feminista Film Festival. This interview was recorded as coronavirus was kicking off in the UK, but before lockdown. My, how things changed quickly after that! Laurie shares all about how she came to set up her own film festival and the lessons she has learnt.

Jul 20, 2020

An intimate chat with Canadian singer songwriter Linda McLean, opening up about life, music, writing and what makes her tick as an older woman. This interview includes a reading from Linda’s forthcoming book all about making yourself the most important person in your life.

We talk about:

  • Learning to prioritize...

Jul 13, 2020

A solo catchup episode with Rachel.

I talk about:

  • Adapting to a Covid world
  • Visiting my mum
  • Staying as healthy as possible
  • Some of the recent podcast highlights
  • The impact of the Black Lives Matter movement
  • My BLM podcasts
  • What I have learnt about being anti-racist
  • Understanding what white privilege is
  • Tone policing...

Jul 6, 2020

Meet Claire Hodgson MBE, one of the stars of the fabulous play Mid Life which had a sell-out run at the Barbican in London. She’s the founder of Diverse City, the Bristol theater company behind this production and the co-founder of Extraordinary Bodies, the UK’s leading professional integrated circus company.