S3/E4: Nicola Slawson on being single

S3/E4: Nicola Slawson on being single

  Nicola Slawson is the founder of one of my very favourite newsletters - The Single Supplement. It's a weekly newsletter exploring the experience of being single in a very nuanced and relatable way. We had a conversation about the upsides, and downsides, of being...

S3/E3: Jane Lindsey on disrupting the retail status quo

S3/E3: Jane Lindsey on disrupting the retail status quo

  Jane Lindsey is the founder of Snapdragon Life, a part shop, part membership community that encourages people to find joy in the small things, and to bring the seasons into their daily lives. A few years ago she decided to rebel against traditional business models,...

S3/E2: Syreeta Challinger on the healing power of creativity

S3/E2: Syreeta Challinger on the healing power of creativity

  Syreeta met her now husband Rob while they were both living in Hong Kong. Their life was hectic and moved at a pace, until, in September 2014, Rob suffered a brain haemorrhage and stroke while they were on holiday in Sydney. It turned both of their worlds upside...

S3/E1: Sarah Mason on the feeling of home

S3/E1: Sarah Mason on the feeling of home

  Sarah Mason is a filmmaker and photographer, living in Yorkshire with her wife and business partner Suzi, and daughter Olive. They've been clients of mine for a little while now, and I'm constantly amazed by how consistently creative and explorative Sarah is. Over a...

The Allotment Diaries: January

The Allotment Diaries: January

  I've recently set up a new Instagram feed just for my allotment! It's @allotmentfourteen so please do follow me over there if you are interested. ***** January, it turns out, is a rather frustrating month to be an allotment owner. I popped over to my plot almost as...

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...