The Allotment Diaries: 2019

The Allotment Diaries: 2019

  This is the first in a monthly series I’m planning on writing this year. I'll be recording what's been happening on my little patch of earth in Somerset, what's worked and what hasn't, what I've planted and what I've harvested, and the lessons I'm learning along the...

S2/E11: Huma Qureshi on telling our own stories

S2/E11: Huma Qureshi on telling our own stories

  This week I chat to author and writer, Huma Qureshi. We talked about how and why she gave up full-time journalism, being put in boxes, and why we need to tell the stories we want to tell. We also spoke about why she started Our Storytime, blogging, and challenging...

S2/E10: Jo Becker on living with muscular dystrophy

S2/E10: Jo Becker on living with muscular dystrophy

  This week I chat to coach Jo Becker from Be Stubborn. A few years ago Jo was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy and we talked about her diagnosis and how her priorities her shifted, in both business and life, since. We also chatted about how hard it is to get a...

S2/E9: Creating feel-good goals with Hannah Bullivant

S2/E9: Creating feel-good goals with Hannah Bullivant

This week's guest is event and interiors stylist, Hannah Bullivant. Hannah and I chatted about how she came up with the idea for The Life Book, her kind goal-setting course, why sometimes the kindest thing you can do for yourself is actually the hardest, and how her...

S2/E8: Playfulness and activism with Rabya Lomas

S2/E8: Playfulness and activism with Rabya Lomas

This week's guest is Rabya Lomas, who balances a corporate 9-5 with playful content creation on Instagram. We talked how play shouldn't just be for children, how she found her creativity, and navigating between playfulness and activism. We also discussed why she isn't...

S2/E7: Catching up with Cait Flanders

S2/E7: Catching up with Cait Flanders

So after a somewhat unplanned six month break, There Are Other Ways is back! But before we get started on the interview episodes I wanted to talk a bit about why I took a break, and what's been going on over the last six months, and Cait Flanders was kind enough to...

S2/E4: Vanessa Dennett on Finding Your Way

S2/E4: Vanessa Dennett on Finding Your Way

This week's guest is Vanessa Dennett who owns the retreat and workshop space Oak Tree Barn, and runs the blog The Simpson Sisters. We chatted about how passion is overrated, why community is so important, and how it can take a lot longer than...

Kara Leigh Ford on making money from making.

Kara Leigh Ford on making money from making.

This week's guest is potter Kara Leigh Ford. We chatted about her journey to becoming a full-time potter, including applying for The Great Pottery Throw Down, the joy of making things that are both beautiful and useful, and the challenges of...