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Scarlett Curtis and Emma Freud talk about feminism

10/6/2018
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To celebrate her new book, co-founder of The Pink Protest Scarlett Curtis talks to her mum Emma Freud about activism, #MeToo and dick pics

Duration:00:30:14

Yomi Adegoke on when we start to judge our bodies

9/28/2018
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We're celebrating the publication of The Pool's first book, Life Honestly, with a different piece from it every morning. Today: Yomi Adegoke and The Pool team on the first time they felt self-conscious about their bodies

Duration:00:10:18

Zoe Beaty on depression

9/27/2018
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We're celebrating the publication of The Pool's first book, Life Honestly, with a different piece from it every morning. Today: Zoë Beaty on trying to understand depression. If you are feeling depressed or suicidal, please call the Samaritans anytime, for free, from any phone, on 116 123. You aren't alone, even if it feels that way. Here are some more NHS recommended support groups who want you to call if you're struggling with ill mental health.

Duration:00:16:14

Sali Hughes on sex in a long-term relationship

9/26/2018
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We're celebrating the publication of The Pool's first book, Life Honestly, with a different piece from it every morning. Today: Sali Hughes on sex in a long-term relationship

Duration:00:08:26

Robyn Wilder on the reality of maternity leave

9/25/2018
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We're celebrating the publication of The Pool's first book, Life Honestly, with a different piece from it every morning. Today: Robyn Wilder on the lack of sleep that dominates maternity leave

Duration:00:06:52

Dolly Alderton tells us how to tackle a life crisis

9/24/2018
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We're celebrating the publication of The Pool's first book, Life Honestly, with a different piece from it every morning. First up: Dolly Alderton, with some very useful advice.

Duration:00:09:24

Deborah Frances-White: My Life In Objects

9/8/2018
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The host of the Guilty Feminist podcast talks us through the objects that mean the most to her, from a Cornish sprite to a Suffragette coin.

Duration:00:26:53

Rowan Ellis meets Emily M. Danforth

9/7/2018
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The Pool's Rowan Ellis met author Emily M. Danforth to discuss her experience growing up as a lesbian teen in Montana, the ongoing proliferation of gay conversion therapy, and her book The Miseducation of Cameron Post, which has been adapted into a film starring Chloë Grace Moretz.

Duration:00:40:51

Mishal Husain's Daily Skill: Resilience

9/6/2018
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Each day this week, BBC news presenter Mishal Husain has been talking us through a career skill that will help you hone the abilities you need to thrive in whatever field you choose. Today's skill is resilience

Duration:00:03:00

Mishal Husain's Daily Skill: Dealing With Big Moments

9/6/2018
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Each day this week, BBC news presenter Mishal Husain is talking us through a career skill that will help you hone the abilities you need to thrive in whatever field you choose. Today's skill is dealing with big moments

Duration:00:03:24

Mishal Husain's Daily Skill: Body Language

9/5/2018
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Each day this week, BBC news presenter Mishal Husain is talking us through a career skill that will help you hone the abilities you need to thrive in whatever field you choose. Today's skill is body language

Duration:00:02:19

Mishal Husain's Daily Skill: Public Speaking

9/4/2018
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Each day this week, BBC news presenter Mishal Husain is talking us through a career skill that will help you hone the abilities you need to thrive in whatever field you choose. Today's skill is public speaking.

Duration:00:02:38

Mishal Husain's Daily Skill: Planning

9/3/2018
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Each day this week, BBC news presenter Mishal Husain is talking us through a career skill that will help you hone the abilities you need to thrive in whatever field you choose. Today's skill is planning

Duration:00:02:51

TRAILER: Mishal Husain's daily skill

8/31/2018
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Each day next week, BBC news presenter Mishal Husain will be talking us through a career skill that will help you hone the abilities you need to thrive in whatever field you choose. Subscribe to The Pool's podcasts on iTunes, Acast or wherever you get your podcasts to get them first.

Duration:00:00:19

Yomi Adegoke Meets Spike Lee

8/24/2018
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The Pool's senior writer Yomi Adegoke met director Spike Lee to discuss race in America, remaking She's Gotta Have It and his latest film, BlacKkKlansman

Duration:00:18:20

5 things you didn't know about suffragette Princess Sophia Duleep Singh

8/23/2018
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Daughter of a maharajah, goddaughter to Queen Victoria, fierce suffragette and a champion dog breeder: Anita Anand tells us five things we didn't know about Princess Sophia Duleep Singh

Duration:00:14:48

Lidia Yuknavitch and Alexandra Heminsley on the power of swimming

7/13/2018
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Lidia Yuknavitch speaks to fellow swimmer Alexandra Heminsley about the gender of water, finding her misfit tribe through a TED Talk and the upcoming film adaptation of her memoir The Chronology Of Water. This interview was recorded at a public swimming pool. This is an extended audio version of the video interview, which is available to watch on the-pool.com. The Book of Joan by Lidia Yuknavitch is out now. The Chronology Of Water will be out in the UK in 2019.

Duration:00:33:12

England: Poems From A School

6/14/2018
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When Kate Clanchy started a poetry club at a disadvantaged school, she had no idea the result would be an anthology of heartbreaking, beautiful poems by children from immigrant and refugee backgrounds. In this podcast, the students recite their poetry while Kate tells us the story behind the book. England: Poems From A School is out now.

Duration:00:20:07

Yomi Adegoke Meets Yrsa Daley-Ward

6/13/2018
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The Pool's senior writer, Yomi Adegoke, met author and poet Yrsa Daley-Ward to talk about her memoir, The Terrible

Duration:00:17:24

Yomi Adegoke Meets Jesmyn Ward

6/6/2018
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The Pool's senior writer, Yomi Adegoke, met Jesmyn Ward to discuss ghosts, trashy TV, and her novel, Sing, Unburied, Sing

Duration:00:29:46