Author Elizabeth Buchan | Kira Cochrane: Women of the Revolution | Funny Women Charity Challenge | Craftivism: Craft+Activism!

Bestselling author Elizabeth Buchan joins us to talk about her latest novel Daughters, which explores relationships between parents and their children in the fraught context of the run-up to a family wedding. We discuss research, inspiration and the Mrs Bennet-like urge to see your children settled!

Fresh from her inspirational talk at the Women of the World festival, writer and journalist Kira Cochrane talked to Radio Gorgeous about Women of the Revolution: Forty Years of Feminism – her recently published anthology of women’s journalism.

Funny Women’s Lynne Parker looks back on a night of hilarity and high heels at The Funny Women Charity Challenge where 10 women bravely performed stand-up for charity on International Women’s Day.

Activism comes in all shapes and sizes; in the case of Craftivism it’s small and pretty! Socially-conscious, thought-provoking messages are stitched onto beautiful materials and placed in provocative settings. Craftivist’s founder Sarah Corbett talked to us about personalising political interactions, engaging mainstream culture and not preaching to the converted…

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Published on 26th March 2012

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