GORGEOUS READS in association with Henpicked - wisdom of women

Playwright RABIAH HUSSAIN with CORINNA McSHANE on her debut play SPUN, class and microaggressions for GORGEOUS LIVES

15 Aug 2018

Playwright RABIAH HUSSAIN with CORINNA McSHANE on her debut play SPUN, class and microaggressions for GORGEOUS LIVES Rabiah Hussain’s stunning debut play ‘Spun’ recently opened in London to much public and critical acclaim. Rabiah explains why she wrote a play focusing on two girls and their friendship rather than their relationships with men. She discusses…

Anna Mazzola, The Story Keeper with Donna Freed – GORGEOUS READS

02 Aug 2018

      Anna Mazzola, The Story Keeper with Donna Freed – GORGEOUS READS  Anna Mazzola excels at creating the atmosphere of her historically set novels. In The Story Keeper, we follow Audrey Hart from 1857 London to the Isle of Skye where the clearances have wreaked havoc in the crofting communities where she is trying to work…

Is Monogamy Dead? by Rosie Wilby GORGEOUS COMEDY with VICTORIA PEARSON

01 Aug 2018

Is Monogamy Dead? by Rosie Wilby GORGEOUS COMEDY with VICTORIA PEARSON  Award winning comedian and broadcaster Rosie Wilby chats to Victoria Pearson. Topics include her new book ‘Is Monogamy Dead?’ stand up comedy as a form of very public therapy and Conscious Uncoupling.  https://www.rosiewilby.com/ #GorgeousComedy #RosieWilby #radiogorgeous                    …

The Actresses by Barbara Ewing with Josephine Pembroke on Radio GORGEOUS

12 Jul 2018

The Actresses by Barbara Ewing with Josephine Pembroke on Radio GORGEOUS At last! A novel with a middle aged woman, with grey hair on the front cover is published in the UK. A first and a victory for us women! Ex actor Barbara chats to Josephine about her novel which has been rereleased after 21…

Leila Aboulela, Elsewhere AUTHOR OF THE WEEK with Donna Freed

10 Jul 2018

Leila Aboulela, Elsewhere AUTHOR OF THE WEEK with Donna Freed   Leila talks in-depth to Donna about her life in writing as an award winning novelist and playwright. Leila moved to Aberdeen following her husband with a baby and small child. Even though she had never considered being an author she frequented the library and found…

Mrs Pankhurst’s Purple Feather – Fashion Fury & Feminism – Women’s Fight for Change by Tessa Boase

Mrs Pankhurst’s Purple Feather – Fashion Fury & Feminism – Women’s Fight for Change by Tessa Boase Oxford educated journalist Tessa Boase, has now become Britain’s leading writer about unknown women in history. Tessa discovered that the RSPB was founded by women who were opposed to dead birds on hats. And these women had been…

K.A. McKeagney, TUBING: Sex on the Tube with Donna Freed AUTHOR on Radio Gorgeous

08 Jul 2018

  K.A. McKeagney, TUBING:  Sex on the Tube with Donna Freed AUTHOR on Radio Gorgeous  Strangers on a train … having sex! Polly is a bit disenchanted with life and sex with a stranger seems like a delicious fantasy until it isn’t. There’s no such thing as a perfect stranger: neither perfect and perhaps not…

Noelle Harrison The Gravity of Love AUTHOR with Donna Freed

  Noelle Harrison  The Gravity of Love AUTHOR with Donna Freed A sweeping story of love spanning the swinging 60’s of London and sultry desert nights in 80’s Arizona. When your very identity is under question, how far and in what direction will love pull you? The death of her father sends shock waves through…

How To Be A Grown Up by Daisy Buchanan with Josephine Pembroke

05 Jul 2018

How To Be A Grown Up by Daisy Buchanan with Josephine Pembroke Do you want more joy in your life? The wonderful top journalist and agony aunt for Grazia, Daisy Buchanan gives us tips and advice on how to live our life well and cleverly. Josephine and Daisy chat about subjects such as how to…

Relight My Fire, create a sexy wishlist with Author Joanna Boulouri with Josephine Pembroke

30 Jun 2018

  Relight My Fire, create a sexy wishlist with Author Joanna Boulouri with Josephine Pembroke Having a child can kill your sex life; find out how Phoebe and Oliver got their mojos back, big time. Josephine chats to best selling Glasgow based author Joanne Bolouri about fantasies, the dating scene and strong Scottish women. #RelightMyFire #RadioGorgeous…

Caroline’s Bikini by Kirsty Gunn AUTHOR of The Week with Donna Freed

22 Jun 2018

Caroline’s Bikini by Kirsty Gunn AUTHOR of THE WEEK with Donna Freed Kirsty Gunn rips it up and starts again with each of her books, wrenching original novels out of her imagination. Her latest, a comedy about the impossible perfection of unrequited love, leaves as much out as in… much like a bikini! www.kirsty-gunn.com #RadioGorgeous…

Lorna Byrne, Prayers from the Heart GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

31 May 2018

Lorna Byrne, Prayers from the Heart GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke Lorna has been able to see angels since she was 3 years old. Lorna explains how praying for 2 minutes every day can change our hectic lives. She appeals to Women to take time out to feel and pray; then we can have direct access…

Thinking of a Cosmetic Procedure? by psychotherapist Deborah Sandler GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Josephine

27 May 2018

Thinking of a Cosmetic Procedure? by psychotherapist Deborah Sandler GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Josephine  Deborah is very concerned about people not truly knowing the practical and psychological reactions to cosmetic procedures. Deborah explains why we should all question ourselves and do extensive research before we pay up for the needle or the knife. Her book gives much…

The CHAKRA Project – How the healing power of energy can transform your life by Georgia Coleridge

22 May 2018

The CHAKRA Project – How the healing power of energy can transform your life by Georgia Coleridge WELLBEING  with Josephine Pembroke  Georgia Coleridge unearths and explains chakras and past life regression on this illuminating podcast with Josephine Pembroke. Georgia has been psychic since she was a child, it took her a while to accept her calling;…

Marilyn Monroe & the birth of an unlikely feminist with Michelle Morgan GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

21 May 2018

Marilyn Monroe & the birth of an unlikely feminist with Michelle Morgan GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke Michelle adores 50’s siren Marilyn Monroe, in fact this is her sixth book about her. The book is called The Girl, The Seven Year Itch & The birth of an unlikely feminist. Hollywood expert Michelle explains how and why…

Silla Bjerrum, Robata: Japanese Home Grilling, with Donna Freed GORGEOUS FOOD on Radio Gorgeous

16 May 2018

Silla Bjerrum, Robata: Japanese Home Grilling, with Donna Freed  GORGEOUS FOOD on Radio Gorgeous We catch up with chef and cookbook author, Silla Bjerrum as she takes over the kitchen at Charlottes W5, serving food from her latest cookbook. After mastering sushi, where to cut is to cook, Silla has turned to robata – meaning ‘fireside…

Bella Figura How to Live, Love & Eat The Italian Way by Kamin Mohammadi GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

Bella Figura How to Live, Love & Eat The Italian Way by Kamin Mohammadi GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke  Imagine eating carbs, olive oil and pasta every day and feeling and looking gorgeous?  Stressed out Londoner Kamin went to live in Florence for a couple of months, she then discovered Bella Figura and her life changed…

The Power of Crystal Healing with Emma Lucy Knowles WELLNESS with Josephine Pembroke

The Power of Crystal Healing with Emma Lucy Knowles, WELLNESS with Josephine Pembroke  Do you want to have a high vibe life? Healer Emma talks us through the stones, tells us how we can develop intuition and she does a meditation that we can all follow.  Buy the book: THE POWER OF CRYSTAL HEALING by Emma…

S. K. Perry, Let Me Be Like Water with Donna Freed AUTHOR OF THE WEEK on Radio Gorgeous

15 May 2018

S. K. Perry, Let Me Be Like Water with Donna Freed AUTHOR OF THE WEEK on Radio Gorgeous   Poet and author, Sarah Perry has written a poetic novel about grief and growing up. Set in the achingly painful and chaotic year after Holly’s partner of 5 years dies, the novel explores what it is for…

GUILT by Amanda Robson – Your sister. Her secret. The Betrayal. THRILLER with Josephine Pembroke

09 May 2018

GUILT by Amanda Robson – Your sister. Her secret. The Betrayal. THRILLER with Josephine Pembroke  There is no stronger bond than blood. Guilt is unputdownable, this thriller is edgy, exciting and plausible. Listen to Amanda tell Josephine how and why. Author of the week on Radio Gorgeous. Guilt is published by Avon Books and available now…

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