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WRITE ON. A Daily Writing Practice, for Anyone With A Story to Tell by Betsy B. Murphy with Josephine Pembroke

07 Feb 2021

Now we are in a world wide pandemic, it is depressing, but it does not have to be. Turn off Netflix and get your creative juices going. My guest will encourage you to write and and most importantly find your own voice.    WRITE ON, A Daily Writing Practice, for Anyone With A Story to…

MEGHAN MISUNDERSTOOD by Sean Smith Man Week on Radio Gorgeous

09 Dec 2020

Today we talk about the most controversial now ex-Royal MEGHAN, activist, actor, mother and Prince Harry’s partner. Sean has written a wonderful sympathetic book about a sadly much maligned woman MEGHAN MISUNDERSTOOD, is published by Harper Collins #Royals #RadioGorgeous #Meghan 

Berkoff’s Women, with Linda Marlowe LIVE STREAMING directed by comedian Josie Lawrence

18 Nov 2020

Linda Marlowe trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Linda has a long with writer and director Steven Berkoff includes his plays Greek, Decadence, East, The Trial and Metamorphosis, Steven has described her as his muse.  Linda has been in many plays, films and TV you may remember her as as  he matriarch…

Other Girls Like Me by Stephanie Davies, a memoir from Greenham Common

09 Sep 2020

Stephanie broke away from her long term boyfriend and went to live in the all women camp Greenham Common in Berkshire in the 80s. The women’s wildness, irreverence and freedom influenced Stephanie greatly and she finally found out who she was.  Other Girls Like Me is published by Bedazzled and is up for an award…

Those Who are Loved by Victoria Hislop, Victoria discovered a prison island for communists in Greece and discovered dark secrets.

03 Aug 2020

This novel is out NOW as a paperback, it was delayed due to Covid. The gripping new novel by Sunday Times number one best seller Victoria Hislop is set against the backdrop of the German occupation of Greece, the subsequent civil war and a military dictatorship, all of which left deep scars. Themis is part of a…

DRESSED FOR WAR the story of the Vogue Editor Audrey Withers from the blitz to the swinging 60’s by Julie Summers

06 Mar 2020

#Fashion #RadioGorgeous #Vogue  Author Julie Summers tells us about a woman who was the Editor of Vogue over the turbulent war years of World War Two, Audrey Withers. Audrey’s drive and vision changed Vogue forever creating, a free thinking, vital fashion magazine for women. We hear about Audrey’s early years and her relationship with the…

Warriors, Witches, Women – Mythology’s Fiercest Females by Kate Hodges with Josephine Pembroke AUTHOR OF THE WEEK

06 Feb 2020

Today we are talk to Kate about rediscovering 50 fierce females from mythology, fairy tales, folklore and legends. Kate Hodges is a journalist who has written for The Face, NME and The Guardian, with stunning pictures by the illustrator Harriet Lee-Merrion. Buy the book More about Kate https://katehodges.org/ #Witches #RadioGorgeous #Goddess

How to make your own Sauerkraut – The easy, tasty & cheap natural probiotic with Lucy Ogilvie Grant

29 Jan 2020

Lucy has found making sauerkraut is somewhere between witchcraft and gardening. She makes giant jars of bubbling fermented, pro-biotic ketchup and sauerkraut. Lucy does not just use cabbage, Lucy uses organic vegetables of every colour. The health benefits are numerous, vitamins are stronger and it is really good for lower gut health. Contact: MeonKraut follow…

The Ultimate Late Starter – Beryl Hart Jazz Singer – aged 89 and out there! GORGEOUS ENTERTAINMENT on Radio Gorgeous

20 Jan 2020

Life is very long when it came to Beryl to stop procrastinating and get on the stage and sing. Beryl made her sublime jazz album very recently too. Beryl left school at fourteen and worked in London’s tin pan alley writing music scores. Music is in her blood, but life got in the way, and…

SPICE GIRLS, the story of the world’s greatest girl band by Sean Smith MAN WEEK on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

13 Jan 2020

SPICE GIRLS, the story of the world’s greatest girl band with the UK’s top celebrity biographer Sean Smith. Sean Smith tells us insider knowledge about how the most successful all girl group of all time managed to achieve superstardom.  SPICE GIRLS, the story of the world’s greatest girl band is published by Harper Collins.  #SpiceGirls…

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…

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…

Not Guilty! Imagine being sent prison when you have not committed a crime? Teresa Njoroge founder of CLEAN START with Josephine Pembroke

14 Aug 2019

Not Guilty! Imagine being sent prison when you have not committed a crime? Teresa Njoroge founder of CLEAN START with Josephine Pembroke Imagine a judge passing a sentence to you when you are not guilty? This happened to my guest today on Radio Gorgeous, Teresa Njoroge. Teresa tells us her moving and harrowing tale. And…

Your Sexual Problems discussed with Psychosexual Therapist, Emma Waring NATIONAL MARRIAGE WEEK with Josephine Pembroke

Emma talks intimately with Josephine about how to understand our bodies and the process of arousal better (including sensate focus exercises, cultivating play, and vibrators), and to increase sexual enjoyment as a couple. Emma also provides advice about common sexual issues – including erectile dysfunction, difficulties with vaginal penetration, pain during sex, early or delayed…

BESS of HARDWICK the most powerful Tudor woman, after Elizabeth with Kate Hubbard Author and Josephine Pembroke

21 Jan 2019

    BESS of HARDWICK the most powerful Tudor woman, after Elizabeth with Kate Hubbard Author and Josephine Pembroke It’s Tudormania at the moment with the much awaited Mary Queen Queen of Scots film out now. With impeccable timing the guest today on Radio Gorgeous is author, Kate Hubbard who works at the Royal Literary fund….

Natural pain relief through the body & mind : MBSA Academy with Susan Sykes and Josephine Pembroke

  Natural pain relief through the body & mind: MBSA Academy with Susan Sykes and Josephine Pembroke   Chronic pain and painkillers can lead to depression. Co-founders of Mind Body Studies Mia Segal and Leora Gaster, have spent years developing this practice using the mind, body connection in simple, slow movements. Workshops are available in…

HOW TO STARVE CANCER by Jane McLelland WELLBEING with Josephine Pembroke

16 Jan 2019

  HOW TO STARVE CANCER by Jane McLelland WELLBEING with Josephine Pembroke  Imagine being told you had stage 4 cancer and had 12 weeks to live? This is what happened to my guest today on Radio Gorgeous, Jane McClleland. With determination and sheer doggedness, Jane took her own health care into her own hands and tried…

Why diets don’t work – change your thinking, in The Latte Lounge with Katie Taylor & Louise Andres-Vicaria of Bodymatterz on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

15 Jan 2019

Why diets don’t work – change your thinking, in The Latte Lounge with Katie Taylor & Louise Andres-Vicaria of Bodymatterz on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke This month’s Latte Lounge podcast asks why diets, healthy eating plans and cutting out certain foods always fail? Because it’s not the diet – it’s our head that is interfering with…

A true story about sexual abuse – INDESCRIBABLE by Candice Derman with Josephine Pembroke

13 Jan 2019

A true story about sexual abuse – INDESCRIBABLE by Candice Derman, with Josephine Pembroke For 6 years Candice was abused by her charismatic stepfather in South Africa. What looked like the perfect lifestyle and home from the outside was living hell for Candice who was first abused age eight. Hear her story. https://www.quartetbooks.co.uk/shop/indescribable/ #RadioGorgeous #Wellbeing…