GORGEOUS READS in association with Henpicked - wisdom of women

Dynasty by Christina Oxenberg with Josephine Pembroke

20 Feb 2018

Dynasty by Christina Oxenberg with Josephine Pembroke Your Mother is a princess and your uncle should be the Serbian king. You are born in New York and raised in the UK. You think having your own palace, servants and being surrounded by antiques is normal. Meet Christina Oxenberg she tells us the true story about…

Mother Anguish – A Memoir by Basia Briggs with Josephine Pembroke

28 Jan 2018

  Mother Anguish – A Memoir by Basia Briggs with Josephine Pembroke GORGEOUS LIVES  How does one survive abuse, alcoholism and a wild mother? Listen to this tantalising life story of courage and grit. Mother Anguish, A Memoir is published by Quartet. Buy it here #HighSociety #Royals #Abuse #RadioGorgeous Never miss a podcast sign up…

Women! Negotiate Equal Pay – The Negotitation Book with Nicole Soames & Josephine Pembroke

12 Jan 2018

The Negotitation Book with Nicole Soames – Gorgeous Entrepreneurs  Women! It is our responsibility to get equal pay. Listen to gorgeous business coach Nicole Soames from Diadem tell us how to be a master negotiator.   Buy the Book  Diadem http://diademperformance.com/ #genderpaygap #womenpay #wagediscrimination Never miss a gorgeous podcast:  http://radiogorgeous.com/sign-up-newsletter/

Swedish Death Cleaning, free your life of clutter with Margareta Magnusson

11 Jan 2018

Swedish Death Cleaning free your life of clutter with Margareta Magnusson  Death is a taboo subject which is very final. Margareta has come to terms with this and embraces it’s problems with a practical, life enhancing idea; Death Cleaning. She talks to Josephine about her life, her book, and her love of cats. The Gentle Art…

Tune into your core values to help you choose the right people, experiences and opportunities for you with In The Moment magazine WELLBEING on Radio Gorgeous

09 Jan 2018

  Tune into your core values to help you choose the right people, experiences and opportunities for you with In The Moment magazine WELLBEING on Radio Gorgeous Rediscover your core values (and how to stay true to them) with relationships expert Natalie Lue & Josephine. We each have our criteria for the perfect partner but…

A Wood of One’s Own by Ruth Pavey AUTHOR of the Week with Josephine Pembroke

17 Dec 2017

A Wood of One’s Own by Ruth Pavey AUTHOR of the Week with Josephine Pembroke We have all dreamed of saving the planet, but we don’t do anything about it. Ruth Pavey had a vision to plant trees, so she bought a dilapidated wood on the Somerset Levels. Her adventures include rough living, using a chainsaw…

George by Sean Smith MAN WEEK on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

29 Nov 2017

  George by Sean Smith MAN WEEK on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke Celebrity biographer Sean Smith tells us amazing facts and stories about George Michael, one of the most successful popstars of all time. #GeorgeMichael #pop #celebrity Buy the book: https://www.harpercollins.co.uk/9780008155636/george Never miss a podcast: http://radiogorgeous.com/sign-up-newsletter/

Graeme Macrae Burnet, The Accident on the A35, Author of the Week on MAN WEEK with Donna Freed

Graeme Macrae Burnet, The Accident on the A35, Author of the Week on MAN WEEK with Donna Freed Returning to Radio Gorgeous’ Man Week is Man Booker Prize Shortlisted author Graeme Macrae Burnet. In his third novel, he himself returns to the scene of the crime (or lack there of) in the drear town of…

Nicola Upson, Nine Lessons GORGEOUS READS with Donna Freed

Nicola Upson, Nine Lessons GORGEOUS READS, with Donna Freed   Nicola Upson weaves fact and fiction throughout her Josephine Tey mysteries; she incorporates what is known of the real life Golden Age crime writer and casts her in the role of detective. Upson’s triumph is to not only resurrect historical crimes cleverly and enjoyably but…

The Accidental Apostrophe by Caroline Taggart on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

03 Nov 2017

The Accidental Apostrophe by Caroline Taggart on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke  How often do you write everyday? Do you write emails, texts, or good old fashioned letters? If you do, then Caroline Taggart is here to take us through how to write properly and make more sense. #Grammar #Writing #books Follow: @CiTaggart  Buy the book and…

Kate Griffen, Kitty Peck and the Daughter of Sorrow Author of the Week with Donna Freed

30 Oct 2017

Kate Griffen, Kitty Peck and the Daughter of Sorrow Author of the Week with Donna Freed  The third of four in the Kitty Peck Mysteries finds our plucky heroine (a la Vanity Fair’s Becky Sharp from the gutter) in charge of the Paradise empire of music halls and various other criminal enterprises inherited from Lady Ginger….

The Real Rock Follies by Annabel Leventon With Josephine Pembroke

20 Oct 2017

The Real Rock Follies by Annabel Leventon With Josephine Pembroke Rock Bottom were a trio of solo singers from the theatre world who took on the world of rock. Then their original idea was stolen and the long process of suing and healing took place. Annabel tells Josephine the moving story in detail. Buy the…

Elizabeth Kostova The Shadow Land, with Donna Freed AUTHOR on Radio Gorgeous

Elizabeth Kostova The Shadow Land, with Donna Freed AUTHOR on Radio Gorgeous From the #1 bestselling author of The Historian comes an engrossing novel that spans the past and the present—and unearths the dark secrets of Bulgaria, a beautiful and haunted country. www.elizabethkostova.com #Bulgaria #TheShadowLand #historicalthriller For more amazing women go to www.radiogorgeous.com 

Sarah Franklin, SHELTER Author of the Week with Donna Freed

16 Oct 2017

Sarah Franklin, SHELTER Author of the Week with Donna Freed Set in the Forest of Dean in the spring of 1944, Shelter is the debut novel from Sarah Franklin, 2 time judge of the Costa Short Story Award, founder & host of Short Stories Aloud and lecturer in publishing at Oxford Brooks . The Forest…

Sarah Ward, A Patient Fury CRIME FICTION – Gorgeous Reads with Donna Freed

15 Sep 2017

Sarah Ward, A Patient Fury CRIME FICTION – Gorgeous Reads with Donna Freed   A Patient Fury is the third of Sarah Ward’s D.C Childs crime thrillers set in atmospheric Derbyshire. She likes to exploit the contradictions and traditions of the small village life in Derbyshire but even more than that, she revels in the…

Reinvent Yourself – Strip Naked & Redress with Happiness by Maria Hocking Josephine Pembroke on Radio Gorgeous

14 Sep 2017

Reinvent Yourself – Strip Naked & Redress with Happiness by Maria Hocking GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Josephine Pembroke    Have you ever honestly searched your soul, stood still and felt solitude? Maria Hocking invites us to change our mind set and open our heart to positive change in our lives. Maria tells us the about the…

Natasha Pulley, The Bedlam Stacks STEAM PUNK NOVEL with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous

13 Sep 2017

Natasha Pulley, The Bedlam Stacks STEAM PUNK NOVEL with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous Author of The Watchmaker of Filigree Street, Natasha Pulley continues in the high fantasy, steampunk style with her second novel The Bedlam Stacks. She sees the Victorian age as a perfect place for magic, and in Bedlam, she emerses us in Peru,…

Barbara Bourland, I’ll Eat When I’m Dead FASHION THRILLER with Donna Freed Gorgeous Reads

  I’ll Eat When I’m Dead FASHION THRILLER with Donna Freed Gorgeous Reads Barbara Bourland’s bust out debut novel has been described as The Devil Wears Prada meets American Psycho. If that doesn’t nab you, listening to her sparkling, febrile mind at work will. You’ll be pleased to know that the sequel is in work as…

Let’s Talk About Lymphoedema, Gemma Levine WELLBEING with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous

Let’s Talk About Lymphoedema, Gemma Levine, WELLBEING with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous  Portrait photographer Gemma Levine developed secondary lymphoedema as a result of surviving breast cancer. She soon realised that she wasn’t the only one who knew extremely little about this chronic condition. Known for her work with Henry Moore and her portraits of Princess…

Far to Go and Many to Love by Lesley Blanch with Josephine Pembroke

04 Sep 2017

Far to Go and Many to Love by Lesley Blanch with Josephine Pembroke  A bohemian, a lover of the East, a free spirit, an artist, a traveller, a wit, journalist and author. Lesley Blanch wrote for Vogue and championed wild, daring, women who loved to travel. We meet her god daughter Georgia de Chamberet who…

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