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Visit York! Gorgeous Gossip with Donna & Josephine

20 Oct 2017

Visit York! Gorgeous Gossip with Donna & Josephine Donna visited York, capital of Yorkshire. She visited The National Railway Museum, York Minister and of course Betty’s for tea and cake. Sign up for more amazing podcasts:  http://radiogorgeous.com/sign-up-newsletter/ #York #Yorkshire #Vikings

Go on a THERAPY holiday with Sarah Tucker GORGEOUS ESCAPES with Sarah Tucker

Go on a THERAPY holiday with Sarah Tucker GORGEOUS ESCAPES  The latest trend in travel is therapy holidays. A step more than a yoga retreat or hotel with a gym and massage therapist, therapy travel has emerged as a response to an emotional tsunami of anxiety caused and compounded by everything from global – brexit-trump-korea…

Eastern Seaboard of USA Gorgeous Escapes with Josephine & Donna

Eastern Seaboard of USA Gorgeous Escapes with Josephine & Donna Josephine goes on board a small ship to Boston, NYC, Washington and Charleston. She naturally learns about American history and culture. Josephine sailed with Noble Caledonia the world experts in small ship cruising. https://www.noble-caledonia.co.uk/ Amazing life stories sign up for more : http://radiogorgeous.com/sign-up-newsletter/   #USA…

West London Walks with Caroline MacMillan with Josephine Pembroke on Radio Gorgeous

14 Sep 2017

West London Walks with Caroline MacMillan with Josephine Pembroke on Radio Gorgeous How well do you know your area? No I mean REALLY know – not just the place names and the shops and where to get the best cup of coffee? Last week I went on a walk with local historian Caroline MacMillian of West…

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…

Madagascar with Sarah Tucker GORGEOUS ESCAPES with Josephine Pembroke

21 Aug 2017

  Madagascar with Sarah Tucker GORGEOUS ESCAPES with Josephine Pembroke David Attenborough wept when he visited a year ago, seeing the rainforest, which had been scorched and burnt to build the rice terraces, which would have been charming if you didn’t know what they were before. Tolkien’s Middle Earth, the trees cut down to build…

Donna goes to Buckingham Palace! Gorgeous Gossip with Josephine & Donna

11 Jul 2017

Donna goes to Buckingham Palace! Gorgeous Gossip with Josephine & Donna    Off she goes all set up with her fascinator and  twinkle toes. Our resident yank Donna swaps Acton for the palace and feels quite at home as  she discovers the Royal’s secret summer house with the straw Corgi.    For more capers, japes…

Lone Rider ELSPETH BEARD Gorgeous Lives with Josephine Pembroke

10 Jul 2017

Lone Rider ELSPETH BEARD Gorgeous Lives with Josephine Pembroke Josephine Pembroke is on the gorgeous red sofa with  Elspeth Beard talking about her momentous journey aged 23, in the early 80s around the globe. She tells us tales of travelling the world on a BMW motorbike – solo.  #Legend #LifeStory #bikerchick      

Australian Author Joy Rhoades, The Woolgrower’s Companion

03 Jul 2017

Australian Author Joy Rhoades, The Woolgrower’s Companion GORGEOUS READS with Josephine Pembroke Australian born Joy Rhoades talks to Josephine Pembroke about her debut novel which explores living in the outback in World War Two. Big skies, hard lives and Anzac biscuits.  http://joyrhoades.com/ #australia #fiction #WW2 Follow: https://twitter.com/JoyRhoades1  @JoyRhoades1 LOVE THIS? LOVE RADIO GORGEOUS http://radiogorgeous.com/sign-up-newsletter/

Paris in the Springtime? Gorgeous Escapes with Sarah Tucker

21 May 2017

Paris in the Springtime? Gorgeous Escapes with Sarah Tucker Gorgeous escapes presenter Sarah Tucker takes us in a tour from Disneyland Paris to a Brie factory. We debate whether it is still safe to go there. http://www.sarahtucker.info/ More fascinating podcasts  www.radiogorgeous.com #paris #travel

Is it safe to TRAVEL? & Brexit effects & Travel Trends GORGEOUS ESCAPES

07 Apr 2017

Is it safe to TRAVEL? & Brexit effects & Travel Trends GORGEOUS ESCAPES with Sarah Tucker   Sarah talks to Josephine on Gorgeous Escapes about effects of Brexit, is London safe? and the on trend places on the planet to travel to. #travel #travelsafety #hotdestinations #holidays Follow: @madasatucker LOVE this? Never miss a gorgeous podcast…

VICTORIA HISLOP Hellenophile CARTES POSTALES from Greece Author on RADIO GORGEOUS

25 Sep 2016

VICTORIA HISLOP Hellenophile, CARTES POSTALES from Greece Author on RADIO GORGEOUS Best selling Author Victoria Hislop talks Greece, the evil eye, revenge, tattoos and acrobats.  Follow @VicHislop LOVE this? sign up & never miss another interview on radiogorgeous.com

In a Land of Paper Gods REBECCA MACKENZIE Author of the Week on Radio Gorgeous

20 Sep 2016

In A Land of Paper Gods Rebecca Mackenzie, Author of the Week on Radio Gorgeous with Donna Freed A coming of age story set in the Chinese hilltop school for the children of British missionaries in the 1930’s ad 40’s. Rebecca Mackenzie does not retell her own missionary upbringing but explores that world through another…

Fanny Blake HOUSE of DREAMS Family Secrets Spilled in SPAIN with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous

16 Jun 2016

    Fanny Blake HOUSE of DREAMS Family Secrets Spilled in SPAIN with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous Another in-depth interview with well known critic and author Fanny Blake. Welcome back Fanny! http://www.fannyblake.co.uk FB: https://www.facebook.com/FannyBlakeBooks Twitter: https://twitter.com/FannyBlake1 @FannyBlake1 Liked this? Why not listen to this: https://audioboom.com/boos/4619365-freya-north-tells-us-why-romance-will-always-be-relevant?t=0 www.radiogorgeous.com : sign up for women’s stories & women’s lives 

Katherine Wilson ONLY in NAPLES: Lessons in Food & Famiglia GORGEOUS KITCHEN with Donna Freed

17 May 2016

Katherine Wilson Only in Naples: Lessons in Food & Famiglia GORGEOUS KITCHEN with Donna Freed Katherine Wilson had the great good fortune and accidental wisdom to fall for her future husband’s family, town and culture. With each story and spoonful of her indomitable mother-in-law’s cooking, you too will fall in love. http://katherinewilsonwriter.com Follow: https://twitter.com/kwilsonwriter FB: https://www.facebook.com/KatherineWilsonWriter/ Love food?…

Could you LIVE on a Canal Boat? Meet Hannorah she Lives the Gorgeous Life with Nicola Kidner

12 Jan 2016

Could you live on a canal boat? 7.03 minutes long Gorgeous Lives: Hannorah Lee, Life on a Houseboat with Nicky Kidner Hannorah Lee talks about the challenges of a houseboat lifestyle. She and her boyfriend are continuous river cruisers with no fixed address who started out on a narrowboat but have recently designed and commissioned…

Where is safe to travel? GORGEOUS ESCAPES with Sarah Tucker

10 Nov 2015

  Where is safe to Travel? with Sarah Tucker   Better Safe Than Sunny Say Fraidy Brits!   In travel – like anything else – perception is everything. In the past, Brits have been relatively impervious to threats of terrorism or natural disasters but we have become more cautious. Money has always been the first…

Healing Sources – Spas and Wellbeing from the Baltic to the Black Sea by Sophie Benge SPA DIVA

06 Aug 2015

Sophie Benge talks to Josephine Pembroke about her gorgeous book Healing Sources – Spas and Wellbeing from the Baltic to the Black Sea. This interview takes you on a beautiful journey through the contemporary and ancient spas of Eastern Europe. Great insight into traditional treatments set in the most breath-taking architecture and scenery. Find out…

Bird in a Biplane – Tracey Curtis Taylor

09 Jul 2015

    Bird in a Biplane – Tracey Curtis Taylor Tracey Curtis Taylor was totally inspired to fly her biplane the same route as Mary Heath, who was the first woman in the UK to hold a professional pilot flying licence. This took Tracey from Cape Town in South Africa up to England in her…

Pitch Up, Eat Local by Ali Ray

10 Jun 2015

Pitch Up, Eat Local (Camping and Caravanning Club) Ali Ray wants you to connect even more with the places you are visiting by eating the foods that were grown, fished and farmed in the surrounding area. Here’s how to get more bite out of your holiday experience! To research her new book, Pitch Up, Eat…

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