GORGEOUS READS in association with Henpicked - wisdom of women

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…

Heather Morris The Tattooist of Auschwitz AUTHOR OF THE WEEK with Donna Freed

Heather Morris The Tattooist of Auschwitz AUTHOR OF THE WEEK with Donna Freed It was important to Lale Sokolov, who survived Auschwitz by working as the tattooist, marking each entrant to the camp, that someone who had no preconceptions tell his story. And so Heather Morris spent many hours over many months listening to Lale,…

Bonnie MacBird, Unquiet Spirits, Author of the Week with Donna Freed

Author of the Week: Bonnie MacBird, Unquiet Spirits with Donna Freed The second of Bonnie MacBird’s faithful, full length Sherlock Holmes novels is infused with the ghostly presences of the past history of the MacLaren whiskey family and Sherlock himself. The explosive adventure travels through London, the Cote d’Azur and the Highlands. Bonnie brings all…

Hormones, Menopause & Body Changes with Marilyn Glenville

26 Apr 2018

    Hormones, Menopause & Body Changes with Marilyn Glenville Dr Marilyn Glenville is a nutritionist and psychologist. She can help women back to health when all traditional medicines have failed. https://www.marilynglenville.com/  #hormones #menopause #radiogorgeous

Holly Black, The Cruel Prince AUTHOR of the Week with Donna Freed

05 Apr 2018

Holly Black, The Cruel Prince – with Donna Freed    Holly Black is the prolific writer of young adult fantasy fiction: she is best known for The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), The Modern Faerie Tale series and the Magesterium series (with Cassandra Clare). The Cruel Prince is the propulsive first book in another series:…

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