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MAN WEEK SPECIAL: The Goddess of Love, Oldie Magazine Podcast with Ferdie Rous and Bettany Hughes

09 Jan 2020

  In Venus & Aphrodite: History of a Goddess, Bettany Hughes delves into the origins of Aphrodite, Goddess of Love – born in Cypress and the product of blood, guts, incest, patricide, love, lust and sex. She not only is the emblem of love and sex but also our very thirst and drive for life….

MAN WEEK SPECIAL: Comedy Wildlife Photographer Paul Joynson-Hicks with Donna Freed

16 Dec 2019

Wildlife photographer Paul Joynson-Hicks and interiors photographer Tom Sullam present the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. Started when Paul felt defeated and depressed by reports of elephant poaching that discouraged rather than inflamed his desire to help conservation efforts. The awards, in conjunction with the Born Free Foundation, and then the resulting book, help raise awareness…

Get ahead catering for Christmas by Trufflehound Catering’s Jo Buckingham with Donna Freed

Jo Buckingham’s  first career was in management consultancy but her passion was always food. She combines all the organisation, efficiency and client care from her first career with her love of cooking in her client-led, soup-to-nuts service.  Her team comes in, meets and greets, serves and then does all the clean up. Happy guests, happy…

The AA British Road Map Puzzle Book: by Helen Brocklehurst with Donna Freed

04 Dec 2019

The AA British Road Map Puzzle Book: These highly-addictive brain games will make you a mapping mastermind, by Helen Brocklehurst with Donna Freed If the telly breaks at Christmas, have no fear, you do NOT have to go on that long, cold walk: gather round with the British Road Map Puzzle Book. Packed with history…

Win a gorgeous white gold & turquoise pendant! Author Naomi E Lloyd talks about her sci-fi novel RELEASE & we meet Johan Louw top South African jeweller who made the prize

27 Nov 2019

  RELEASE – A PARANORMAL TIME TRAVEL ROMANCE (The Tandro Series)  Donna talks to Naomi E Lloyd novelist about Release her first book in the Tandro series. You, dear listener get a chance to win a stunning white gold and turquoise pendant, on a silver chain, designed by Uwe Koetter. Naomi tells us about her…

Ladies who lunch, single mums & cougars: The Field Guide to (some of) The Peoples of the British Isles by Chelsea Renton Artist GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

06 Nov 2019

Cartoonist Chelsea describes to Josephine her hilarious illustrations in her new book featuring accurate observations of ladies who lunch, cougars, a single mother and the lifestyle shopkeeper. Chelsea’s amusing book is stuffed full with all different types of people, which will keep you tickled for hours. Chelsea also tells us about her life as an…

YES will make your VAGINA happy! Organic lubricants, moisturisers & washes – meet the founders on GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Josephine Pembroke

Sarah Brooks and Susi Lennox are the founders of Yes, the organic intimacy company. The company was founded in 2003, Sarah is the chemist and Susi is the English graduate and together they have created groundbreaking certified organic products to give us better sex, more comfort and extra safe cleansing. They tell us about their…

December Rose, Singer/Songwriter on #MeToo & girls do get passes, when they wear glasses GORGEOUS ENTERTAINMENT on Radio Gorgeous

Singer/Songwriter December Rose chats with Victoria Pearson about her single ‘Raise your voice’ which raises awareness of the ‘Me Too’ movement. December and Victoria also talk about how beautiful women who wear glasses are.   #WomeninMusic #RadioGorgeous #GorgeousEntertainment 

Priyanka Lugani’s Alma Deli unites body and soul with plant-based, organic, sustainable and seasonal foods

Walking into Alma Deli, Elizabeth Kinder thought she was entering a friend’s kitchen. There is a central table, no cold foods on display – with the exception of a sumptuous blueberry cheesecake – and each and every dish is cooked to order. This sums up the ethos of Priyanka, her cafe, the children’s activity areas…

Bestseller CATHY KELLY with Corinna McShane on her new novel, strong women, self-doubt & being a UNICEF Ambassador

Cathy talks to Corinna about her 20th novel The Family Gift and explains why her books always have strong female characters at their heart. Despite being a renowned bestselling author, Cathy speaks candidly about her own self-doubt and how “we read to know we’re not alone, that other people have felt pain and suffering.” Cathy explains why she…

Professor Michael Baum – Breast cancer Expert, explains all in the LATTE LOUNGE with Katie Taylor on Radio Gorgeous

We know we are breaking the all-women rule on RG – but this Doctor rocks for women!  It’s October and Breast Cancer Awareness month and we are also celebrating World Menopause Day, is on so who better to chat in The Latte Lounge with but Professor Michael Baum who not only is an eminent British…

The Mother of the Brontes – When Maria met Patrick by Sharon Wright AUTHOR OF THE WEEK with Josephine Pembroke

The Mother of the Brontes – When Maria met Patrick by Sharon Wright AUTHOR OF THE WEEK with Josephine Pembroke   Who was the Bronte’s mother? How much influence did she have on them? Was she a writer herself? These are the questions I  asked author, journalist and native of Bradford, Sharon Wright. Sharon talks to Josephine…

Dana Czapnik’s The Falconer, an athlete comes of age in New York with Donna Freed

16 Oct 2019

Dana chose the early 1990’s to set her novel of a young woman athlete coming of age in New York City. These were the first women who were the full beneficiaries of the first wave of feminism. But, as we know, it wasn’t a perfect world. Seventeen year old Lucy, secretly in love with her…

Allie Esiri reveals Shakespeare you can taste every day of the year with Donna Freed

Allie Esiri is desperate for you to fall in love with poetry, one day at a time (A Poem for Every Day of the Year & A Poem for Every Night of the Year) and she has now set her sights on Shakespeare.  Don’t be afraid, dears, take your literary medicine, one loving Shakespearean spoonful…

You Daughters of Freedom: The Australians Who Won the Vote and Inspired the World, Dr. Clare Wright

You Daughters of Freedom: The Australians Who Won the Vote and Inspired the World, Dr. Clare Wright Clare Wright is on a mission to remind us of the that it was due to some courageous women who, at the very birth of the Australian nation, demanded and achieved the vote and the right to stand…

Dinner with Edward by New York Post Journalist Isabel Vincent with Donna Freed

Dinner with Edward by New York Post Journalist Isabel Vincent Edward had just lost the love of his life and his reason for living. In walks Isabel and their friendship blooms over his carefully and artfully prepared dinners. His extraordinary love affair – ongoing even after death – highlighted the cracks in Isabel’s faltering marriage….

Do you suffer from Vaginal dryness/Atrophy? My Menopausal Vagina with Jane Lewis and Josephine Pembroke GORGEOUS WELLBEING

02 Oct 2019

This podcast will change your life if you suffer from Vaginal Dryness/Atrophy 70% of women suffer from Vaginal Dryness/Atrophy in their lifetime. Imagine having a condition that is so agonising that you cannot sit down? That the only relief is to place covered ice cold cans against your vagina and that sex is so agonising…

Distinctive style with a comfort soul: Esska Shoes by Souraya Karami Gyves

Distinctive style with a comfort soul: Esska Shoes by Souraya Karami Gyves Gorgeous Entrepreneurs: Souraya Karami Gyves with Donna ‘Imelda’ Freed We all know Donna loves shoes so when she spotted a local shoe shop on her way home, she had to stop in and meet former architect turned shoe designer Souraya. A business grown…

Lady Lazarus – singer & musician from California GORGEOUS ENTERTAINMENT with Victoria Pearson

Lady Lazarus – singer & musician from California GORGEOUS ENTERTAINMENT with Victoria Pearson ‘Lady Lazarus’ aka Melissa Ann Sweat. Melissa talks to Victoria Pearson about road trips, her music influences and her thoughts on addiction and on writing. She also talks about her new single ‘I know what it feels like’ and album ‘Impossible journey…

CONFESSIONS of BAD MOTHER – The TEENAGE YEARS with Donna Freed

01 Oct 2019

Stephanie Calman confesses that she is the worst teenager in her house! CONFESSIONS of BAD MOTHER – The TEENAGE YEARS Confessions of a Bad Mother, The Teenage Years is Stephanie Calman’s realisation that her really rather nice children were growing up faster than advertised and not only would they be witheringly more clever than their…

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