Dungeons and Dragons and why it might be what we are all waiting for
When I was a guide, the scouts I knew spent whole Saturdays locked in one of their dad’s garages playing Dungeons and Dragons. No girls wanted to or dared enter. I imagined it was fetid and sweaty and that maybe they dressed up for role play.
I didn’t think of it again until the pandemic … Read more
Comedy, parenting and feminism with Susan Earl
You might know Susan Earl from her roles in Red Dwarf, So Awkward, Reggie Perrin or as Christopher Dean’s mum in the Christmas special of Torvill and Dean. She is a comedian, actress, writer, single mother and my friend.
We first met over chamomile tea in the Greek Pelion where we were both slighty stressed … Read more
Magic, community and manisfestation.
This is a conversation with Dorota Owen about community, magic and manifestation.
I met Dorota Owen when I took my first holiday as a single parent. She was there with her three children and remains today one of the best facilitators I have evern had the fortune of being with.
She oozed glamour and wove … Read more
A friend introduced me to Ruth Cato’s work and I booked twice to attend a shamanic dreaming and drumming event, but was thwarted once by snow, again by flood and then, of course, by pandemic. Or not. Instead we did a shamanic session over Zoom…very new age and new tech!
I’ll let Ruth explain what … Read more
Paddling in the moonlight
I work with Gemma. She is good at her job. And quiet. She doesn’t brag about the fact that she gets up in the dark to paddle (kayak) along the canal in the dark, even when she is terrified.
I wanted to have a conversation with Gemma for my podcast because I find her inspiring.
Quakerism and the way it changes the world silently
I’ve known Liz since she moved in across the road when my first child was a baby. She appeared at a time when I was a single parent and working, without family support close by. I had amazing friends, but Liz was my mother figure, arriving two years after my much loved and still missed … Read more