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The Mother of Darkness Venetia Welby with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous AUTHOR of the Week

08 Mar 2017

The Mother of Darkness Venetia Welby with Donna Freed  AUTHOR OF THE WEEK on Radio Gorgeous The Mother of Darkness : How a messiah is born in the last of the seedy Soho streets Venetia Welby with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous A Radio Gorgeous exclusive: the first interview with explosive debut author Venetia Welby,…

Sahaja Yoga Meditation with RealiseWomen Free Event on Radio Gorgeous

Sahaja Yoga Meditation with RealiseWomen Free Event on Radio Gorgeous To celebrate International Day the charity RealiseWomen has created a day two free events celebrating meditation, women and female performers and an art and poetry exhibition, in Ealing Town Hall, Saturday 11 March 2017. Josephine chats with Anoma Radkevitch about meditation, the UN and how mass consciousness…

Terms & Conditions Life in Girls’ Boarding Schools 1939-1979 by Ysenda Maxtone Graham

02 Mar 2017

Terms & Conditions Life in Girls’ Boarding Schools 1939-1979 by Ysenda Maxtone Graham Lashings of jolly japes, inedible food, schoolgirl crushes… but no education! A captivating book reveals what really used to happen at girls’ boarding schools. Author Ysenda Maxtone Graham tells us about her bestselling book; Terms & Conditions Life in Girls’ Boarding Schools…

Chilaquiles rojos (brunch dish of Mexican nachos with scrambled eggs) SAINSBURY’S MAG Gorgeous Kitchen with Josephine & Donna

01 Mar 2017

Chilaquiles rojos (brunch dish of Mexican nachos with scrambled eggs) SAINSBURY’S MAG Gorgeous Kitchen with Josephine & Donna Brighten up your brunch with this zingy, chipotle infused take on scrambled eggs. But watch out as you may end up dancing on the tables! This is a Sainsbury’s recipe in association with Sainsbury’s Magazine. For more information,…

Larchfield by POET Polly Clark Sainsbury’s Mag Book Choice with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous

Larchfield by POET Polly Clark Sainsbury’s Mag Book Choice with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous Poet Polly Clark turned to fiction to tell the story of WH Auden’s time in Helensburgh on the west coast of Scotland teaching at a boy’s school and a struggling new mother in the still repressive town 80 years later. https://pollyclark.co.uk/…

The Art of Wearing Hats: What to choose. Where to find. How to style By Helena Sheffield on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

22 Feb 2017

The Art of Wearing Hats: What to choose. Where to find. How to style By Helena Sheffield Josephine went to Atelier Millinery in Soho to meet the hat lover extraordinaire Helena Sheffield who not only knows the history of hats but how to look fabulous in them and avoid the dreaded hat hair.  Helena and…

Henpicked & Hot Flushes Meet Deborah Garlick GORGEOUS ENTREPRENEUR on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

21 Feb 2017

Henpicked & Hot Flushes Meet Deborah Garlick GORGEOUS ENTREPRENEUR on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke  HENPICKED Wisdom for Women Deborah lives in Nottingham and was Head of Communications for a large corporate business. She realised then they way women of today communicate is online; we love our friendships and advice but instead of chatting over…

From Yellow Star to Pop Star Dorit Oliver Wolff GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

20 Feb 2017

From Yellow Star to Pop Star Dorit Oliver Wolff GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke I went all the way to Eastbourne to meet a woman who has led the most extraordinary life imaginable and it is all true. She is Dorit Oliver Wolf, and the the name of her memoir is FROM YELLOW STAR to…

THE WILD OTHER by Clover Stroud A Memoir on Radio Gorgeous with Donna Freed

16 Feb 2017

The Wild Other by Clover Stroud – A Memoir on Radio Gorgeous with Donna Freed Clover’s country idyll of a childhood was shattered at 16 when her mother suffered a massive brain injury. She was propelled into a life of free fall adventure but also recreated the circumstances of her own upbringing for her 5…

Sophie Kinsella My Not So Perfect Life QUEEN OF COMEDY FICTION on Radio Gorgeous with Donna Freed

15 Feb 2017

Sophie Kinsella My Not So Perfect Life AUTHOR OF THE WEEK with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous Appearances, especially on social media, are frequently deceiving. Sophie’s protagonist, Katie, comes to embrace her imperfect life through some bumbling mishaps. Sophie discusses finding her own voice and her evolution as a writer.  http://www.sophiekinsella.co.uk/ Follow: https://www.facebook.com/SophieKinsellaOfficial Twitter: @KinsellaSophie  Sign up…

Sex post Menopause, Babies & Cancer: Jo Divine GORGEOUS WELLBEING on Radio Gorgeous

13 Feb 2017

SEX post Menopause, Babies & Cancer: Jo Divine GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Josephine Pembroke Meet ex nurse Samantha Evans who is the UK’s leading expert on how to enjoy your sex life post babies, cancer and menopause. Samantha talks to Josephine about how the right organic lube can transform the whole experience and how quality products…

Xufei Yang Chinese Classical Guitar on GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

11 Feb 2017

Xufei Yang Chinese Classical Guitar on GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke Fei talks to Josephine about being an original in every way. Nobody else played guitar growing up in China and now no one else fuses classical guitar with Brazilian music. Fei talks about her life as an international classical musician living in the UK. …

The Curious History of Dating Nichi Hodgson JANE AUSTEN to TINDER on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

09 Feb 2017

The Curious History of Dating Nichi Hodgson –  JANE AUSTEN to TINDER on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke on RADIO GORGEOUS you can hear Nichi Hodgson who is a journalist, broadcaster and author, she writes regularly about civil liberties, censorship issues and gender politics for The guardian, Vice and The Telegraph. Nichi is a regular on…

FEMINIST FIGHT CLUB Jessica Bennett with AMANDA RUIZ Gorgeous Lives

06 Feb 2017

FEMINIST FIGHT CLUB Jessica Bennett with AMANDA RUIZ Gorgeous Lives Jessica Bennett is Amanda’s new true heroine and she is her self confessed English stalker – Instagram and Facebook has never been so scoured!Jessica is the author of the life changing book Feminist Fight Club as well as a writer for the New York Times.  Having…

VIBRATORS Explored! Now where IS that G SPOT? Gorgeous Gossip with Josephine & Donna

VIBRATORS Explored! Now where IS that G SPOT? Gorgeous Gossip with Josephine & Donna Josephine and Donna are sent some G Spot Vibrators courtesy of Carvaka Sex toys. They get to grips with them with the help of Elizabeth who knows where to put them. Also we find out that in the business vibrators are…

Sheena Kamal Eyes Like Mine DARK FEMALE LED THRILLER on Radio Gorgeous

Sheena Kamal Eyes Like Mine Author of the Week with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous For fans of dark, female led thrillers like The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo, Sheena Kamal’s debut Eyes Like Mine is deliciously dark. Set in Canada – currently seen as an example of liberal democracy – Kamal invites a conversation…

The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan AUTHOR on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

03 Feb 2017

The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan, on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke Josephine chats with author Ruth about her romantic, ghost story and mystery. Ruth is an who is an avid reader who after having a car accident had to more time on her hands to write. THE KEEPER OF LOST THINGS is…

Banoffee gallette Sainsbury’s Magazine Recipe GORGEOUS KITCHEN with Josephine & Donna

02 Feb 2017

Banoffee gallette Sainsbury’s Magazine Recipe GORGEOUS KITCHEN with Josephine & Donna This pudding looks much harder than it is to make; an impressive pudding to seduce a person of your choice. Josephine and Donna debate the origins of Banoffee Pie. This is a Sainsbury’s recipe in association with Sainsbury’s Magazine. For more information, go to www.sainsburysmagazine.co.uk,…

Searching for your parents? THE DOLL FUNERAL Kate Hamer SAINSBURY’S MAG Book Choice on RADIO GORGEOUS

01 Feb 2017

Searching for your parents? THE DOLL FUNERAL Kate Hamer a Sainsbury’s Magazine Book Choice with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous As with her previous novel, The Girl in the Red Coat, there are paranormal elements to The Doll Funeral that weave and whirl around Ruby as she searches for her birth parents. Hamer explores family…

Town Versus Country? ENGLISH ANIMALS by Laura Kaye SAINSBURY’S Mag Book Choice on Radio Gorgeous

Town Versus Country? ENGLISH ANIMALS by Laura Kaye  SAINSBURY’S Mag Book Choice on Radio Gorgeous Laura Kaye, English Animals  Her debut novel, written before the Brexit vote, encapsulates all the arguments in personal terms. A young Slovakian woman goes to work at an English country house to help out with the shooting, taxidermy, weddings and…

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