GORGEOUS READS in association with Henpicked - wisdom of women

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:…

Patti Boulaye, The Faith of a Child GORGEOUS LIVES WITH JOSEPHINE PEMBROKE

28 Mar 2018

Patti Boulaye, The Faith of a Child GORGEOUS LIVES WITH JOSEPHINE PEMBROKE Effervescent Patti Boulaye was the winner of the last ever ‘New Faces’ show in 1978. Patti’s incredible life started when she was born in a taxi in Nigeria, she literally fell into show business on holiday in England. And she ended up in…

Madeleine Reiss, Before We Say Goodbye GORGEOUS READS with Donna Freed

20 Mar 2018

  Madeleine Reiss, Before We Say Goodbye GORGEOUS READS with Donna Freed A perfect tearjerker for Mother’s Day. Scott is only 19, but his heart transplant is failing. His mother has always put everything aside to care for him, but what will she do when he’s gone. Scott has a plan to find someone for…

People Pleasing, Perfectionism and more with KIM MORGAN from Barefoot Coaching with Josephine Pembroke

People Pleasing, Perfectionism and more with KIM MORGAN from Barefoot Coaching with Josephine Pembroke Tips and stories to help you find out your character traits which can be a help or a hindrance. Kim Morgan MD of Barefoot coaching gives us sound advice for our careers and life. Contact https://www.barefootcoaching.co.uk #Coaching #LifeChange #RadioGorgeous

Alex Hourston, Love After Love with Donna Freed AUTHOR OF THE WEEK on Radio Gorgeous

Alex Hourston, Love After Love with Donna Freed AUTHOR OF THE WEEK on Radio Gorgeous  Alex’s latest trixy heroine is a mother, therapist, wife, sister, daughter and now lover. Despite what she thinks, she cannot have it all when her various roles collide. Alex Hourston excels at propulsive and emotional explorations of the internal lives of…

SHE, A celebration of 100 Renegade Women by Harriet Hall – GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

15 Mar 2018

SHE, A celebration of 100 Renegade Women by Harriet Hall  – GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke Fashion historian and digital editor for The Stylist magazine tells us how and why she chose 100 renegade women to grace the pages of her riveting book. Harriet explains that trousers were too shocking, because they show your crutch!…

The Wonder Down Under, A user’s guide to the vagina, by Dr Nina Brochmann & Ellen Stokken Dahl with Josephine Pembroke GORGEOUS WELLBEING

The Wonder Down Under, A user’s guide to the vagina, by Dr Nina Brochmann & Ellen Stokken Dahl with Josephine Pembroke GORGEOUS WELLBEING  Nina and Ellen sex educators from Oslo talk straight and funny about your vulva, vagina and clitoris. They also inform us about discharge, your hymen and anal sex. Be prepared. #SexualHealth #IWD2018 #RadioGorgeous…

Linda Nolan, From My Heart – Gorgeous Lives: with Donna Freed

  Linda Nolan, From My Heart, Gorgeous Lives: with Donna Freed After all the drama: the Nolan Sisters break up, her sister and husband died, she was caught out as a benefits cheat, her own breast cancer and depression, Linda bears all and embraces life in the face of secondary breast cancer. Donna makes a…

The Little Book of FEMINIST SAINTS by Julia Pierpoint GORGEOUS LIVES on Radio Gorgeous

06 Mar 2018

The Little Book of FEMINIST SAINTS by Julia Pierpoint & Manjit Thapp, GORGEOUS LIVES on Radio Gorgeous To celebrate International Women’s Day, New York Times best selling author Julia Pierpoint and British artist Manjit Thapp have created a must have handbook of 100 secular female ‘Saints.’ These women broke ground, broke ceilings and broke moulds. Saints…

Katie Fforde, A Country Escape with Donna Freed AUTHOR OF THE WEEK on Radio Gorgeous

25 Feb 2018

Katie Fforde, A Country Escape with Donna Freed, AUTHOR OF THE WEEK on Radio Gorgeous Katie’s latest heroine, Fran, moves to the country to run a dairy farm, only problem: petrified of cows! As per usual, there are some other obstacles but both Fran and Katie, show their love of the countryside and its unique…

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…

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