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A show full of stories, often focused on the 2020 lockdown, women's issues, parenting, that sort of thing.

A show full of stories, often focused on the 2020 lockdown, women's issues, parenting, that sort of thing.

Location:

United States

Description:

A show full of stories, often focused on the 2020 lockdown, women's issues, parenting, that sort of thing.

Language:

English


Episodes

Lisa Stewart: Reader

3/10/2022
Lisa and I manage to fit 42 books into 31 minutes - enjoy! Hens Dancing - Rafaella Barker Moon Tiger - Penelope Lively The Luminaries - Eleanor Catton Hideous Kinky - Esther Freud The Secret History - Donna Tartt The Book of Human Skin - Michelle Lovric The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon The Goldfinch - Donna Tartt The Little Friend - Donna Tartt The Ripliad - Patricia Highsmith Talking to My Daughter: A Brief History of Capitalism - Yanis Varoufakis Thursday Next -...

Duration:00:26:47

Amy Jones: Writer and Mother

3/10/2022
Series 3 of the Motherworldly Podcast is all about books. Amy Jones is all over the social medias as @jimsyjampots, where she shares her family life in all its glory; she's a writer and podcaster, and the auther of The To Do List and Other Debacles, a memoir of mental health. In our conversation, we explored the process of writing, the importance of to-do lists, and the impact that motherhood has had on her.

Duration:00:39:55

Zainab Yate: First Time Author

3/10/2022
Series 3 of the Motherworldly Podcast is about books. I spoke to Zainab on what might have been the hottest day of the year, but we managed to focus our minds and had a really interesting discussion of breastfeeding aversion as well as - of course - breastfeeding in its wider context. I used the term "skin hunger" and thanks to my friend Meg have tracked down the correct attribution - it's in Kerstin Uvnas Moberg's book The Oxytocin Factor.

Duration:00:31:07

Amy Brown: Prolific Author

3/10/2022
The third series of the Motherworldly podcast is about books: writing them, reading them, not writing them, having more of them than you can ever read. Amy Brown is single-handedly responsible for the latter, churning out a book or two most days. In this episode we talk incessantly about her latest book, which I'm more than usually excited about because I'm in it!

Duration:00:21:58

Sherry Bevan: Writer

3/10/2022
This series of the Motherworldly Podcast is about books. Sherry Bevan is a life coach, breastfeeding counsellor, mother, and president of the NCT. She tells me about her life and her writing process. This one's right down the feminist end of the conversational spectrum.

Duration:00:37:04

Rachel Plachinski: Book Lover

3/10/2022
Series 3 of the Motherworldly Podcast is all about books: reading them, writing them, loving them. Rachel and I chat about her "bible," Carl Rogers' On Becoming A Person, a 1961 book that really sets out his philosophy. We also touch on other books that have been important to her, and whether or not she might one day write one herself. It's so lovely to talk to someone about a book they really love and keep on going back to throughout their life.

Duration:00:30:45

The Inspiration

3/4/2022
Transformative Experience: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transformative_Experience Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4616994/

Duration:00:13:58

Lucinda Hawksley: Biographer

1/2/2022
Series 3 of the Motherworldly Podcast is about reading, writing, and loving books. I absolutely defy you to listen to this and not immediately want to read all of Lucinda's books, she is such an engaging speaker, and as a veteran author speaks with authority of her experience of writing and getting published. Find more of her at lucindahawksley.com

Duration:00:35:54

Lorraine Smith: Wannabe Author

8/20/2021
The third series of the Motherworldly podcast is all about books. Lori is an old friend, and we have had many conversations about the book she hasn't written yet. It's subject matter is quite literally very close to all our hearts: bras.

Duration:00:24:25

Njambi McGrath: Memoirist

8/20/2021
The third series of the Motherworldly podcast is about the joy of books: reading them, writing them, not writing them. Comedian and antenatal teacher Njambi McGrath talks about the process and emotional journey of writing her heartfelt book Through The Leopard's Gaze.

Duration:00:29:24

Lisa Stewart: Lockdown in China

8/19/2021
In my second conversation with Lisa, she tells the story of being in New Zealand with her family as the pandemic emerged near her home in Shanghai. After extending their holiday for a few weeks, they return home and adjust to living alongside covid-19 in China.

Duration:00:22:40

Andrea Freeman: Breastfeeding, Race and Injustice

8/19/2021
Series 1 of the Motherworldly podcast is about feminist issues in motherhood. Andrea Freeman is Associate Professor at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law. Freeman writes and researches at the intersection of critical race theory and issues of food policy, health, and consumer credit. She talks to Karen about her book, Skimmed: Breastfeeding, Race and Injustice, the story of the exploitation of the Fultz quadruplets in 1940s America.

Duration:00:25:14

Jenny Harmer: Health Visiting in Lockdown

8/18/2021
The lockdown miniseries of the Motherworldly Podcast explores how the pandemic is affecting the lives of women. Jenny Harmer is a Heath Visitor/breastfeeding specialist in South London and one half of the I am a Health Visitor Podcast. Prior to health visiting she was a paediatric A&E nurse. She lives with her husband & three children (two human one greyhound!) and has rediscovered cross-stitch during lockdown.

Duration:00:30:01

Nicola Sheldon: Shielding

8/17/2021
This is the lockdown miniseries: how is the pandemic impacting on the lives of women all over the world? Nicola Sheldon lives in Thatcham and is an active member of her local community, volunteering in several organisations supporting women and babies. She has three young boys and is a full time carer to her second child Thomas who has complex disabilities.

Duration:00:23:56

Bronwen Wilson-Rashad: Co-parenting in Lockdown

8/16/2021
This mini-series is about families in lockdown. How are people coping with the challenges, and what moments of celebration do they find? Bronwen Wilson Rashad has done many weird and wonderful things but is currently Head of Enterprise and Training at OTR Bristol, a youth mental health service. She's got three children and lives happily on her own in the Wye Valley.

Duration:00:26:31

Louise Timlin: Women in Tech

8/15/2021
Series 1 of the Motherworldly Podcast is about feminist issues in motherhood. Louise and I talk about being a woman in science and industry, being a northerner, and being in the Women's Equality Party.

Duration:00:23:52

Sophie Harman: The impact of Covid-19 on women

8/14/2021
Series 1 of the Motherworldly Podcast is about feminist issues in motherhood. Dr Sophie Harman is Professor of International Politics at Queen Mary's University of London. She has written recently about the government response to the coronavirus pandemic and its implications for women. In this interview she points out how women are upholding the economy both in their paid and their unpaid labour, and we do manage to find a few positives in the situation

Duration:00:25:17

Lisa Stewart: Motherhood in a pandemic

8/13/2021
Series 1 of the Motherworldly Podcast is about feminist issues in motherhood. Lisa is one of my oldest friends, living the high life in Shanghai. She talks about the adjustments she and her family have had to make in the last few weeks, and their impact on her work and family life.

Duration:00:22:29

Rahila Gupta: Healing Narrative

8/12/2021
Series 1 of the Motherworldly Podcast is about feminist issues in motherhood. Rahila Gupta talks about her epic work The Ballad of Nihal Armstrong, fighting for the rights of her disabled child, and creative writing with BAME survivors of domestic violence.

Duration:00:27:34

Petra Boynton: Academic Writer

8/12/2021
Series 3 of the Motherworldly podcast is about books: reading them, writing them, not writing them. Anyone with any connection at all to academia will find this fascinating. Petra writes about being well in academia (actually that's the title of the book!) and we talk about this with specific reference to students and staff returning to school and uni after lockdown.

Duration:00:36:47