Matt Levett Podcast Live

 

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In a recent RE lesson, we all got the chance to imagine the questions we would want to ask a Christian. There were some great questions; what is heaven like? / if you pray for something will it happen? / what’s your favourite parable? / should you forgive everybody?

In this podcast, we put youth worker, Matt Levett, on the spot and get him to give his best responses to those questions

Matt is a larger than life character who only became a Christian because he fancied a girl who went to Church but has gone on to lead projects helping street kids in Guatemala for over 25 years.

In this podcast Matt and I really do try to understand what’s important in life and what isn’t. And he tells some great stories too!

https://anchor.fm/rose-courteen/episodes/Matt-Levett-e4dthb

 

 

 

Matt Prittchett Podcast Live!

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Imagine having to be funny everyday. Matt Prittchett is ‘Matt’ the Daily Telegraph’s cartoonist and everyday he has to produce a cartoon for the front page. He talks about the creative process that he goes through each day to get to the final version.

Matt talks about his family, his grandfather was one of the best short- story writers of the last century, his dad was a telegraph columnist and still helps out with the wording on his cartoons, and his sister is a comedy writer for sketches for Miranda and others.

Matt also talks about being invited to lunch at Buckingham Palace, receiving a letter from the Prime Minister and why he wanted England to lose in the semi- final of the World Cup in 2018.

https://anchor.fm/rose-courteen/episodes/Matt-Prittchett-e49hv2

Mel Menhams Podcast Live!

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From surviving being caught up in an earthquake whilst on a gap year, through to her personal crusade to combat the climate crisis, Mel’s story is a fascinating listen. She has now set up her own plastic- free pop up shop called Cupboard Love. Mel gives advice on how to help with cutting down single- use plastic, even if it’s just as little as getting a reusable water bottle. Listen to this episode to learn how Mel has turned her passion for the environment into a business.

You can listen to our podcast by logging into iTunes or Spotify and searching for “Talking Teenage Life” or you can click on the link here:

https://anchor.fm/rose-courteen/episodes/Podcast-with-Mel-Menhams-e4582j

Vicci Chalk Podcast Live!

Vicci ChalkIn this podcast Vicci and I talked about how her parents divorced at an early age and how she coped with having step-parents. We also talked about how she came out to her parents as a teenager and how difficult it was. Vicci then worked for her mum and step-dad’s business, listen to the podcast to find out how hard Vicci found it to tell her mum she wanted to pursue another career.

You can listen to our podcast by logging into iTunes or Spotify and searching for “Talking Teenage Life”  or you can click on the link here:

https://anchor.fm/rose-courteen/episodes/Vicci-Chalk-e40kd2

 

Sue Piddock-Jones Podcast Live!

In this podcast we talk to Sue Piddock-Jones about her life in teaching and dance. Sue talks about going back to University after she’d started work. Her philosophy is that you should follow your dreams and she talks about why she has been inspired to do a significant amount of volunteer work. We also discuss how a trip to a third world country has made her appreciate all that we have in the UK and the lessons we could learn from that experience.

You can listen to our podcast by logging into iTunes or Spotify and searching for “Talking Teenage Life”  or you can click on the link here:

https://anchor.fm/rose-courteen/episodes/Sue-Piddock-Jones-e3s8ie

 

Cathie Sabin Podcast Live

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I owe Cathie a lot. She is the person that got me and my sister into tennis, a sport we love. I think I am really privileged to know her and she has an amazing story to tell.
After a career in teaching and a life in tennis, Cathie ended up becoming the first ever female President of the LTA. Her time in that role meant she was on court to present Andy Murray with one of his Wimbledon’s trophies, went to the Rio Olympics, and was there to receive the Davis Cup on behalf of Team GB.
It was great to talk to her about all that she has done and hear a little of her gentle wisdom on the lessons we can learn from her. I’m so delighted she agreed to do this and was one of my first podcast guests.

To listen to this podcast, either log onto iTunes and search for Talking Teenage Life, or click on the link below:

https://anchor.fm/rose-courteen/episodes/Cathie-Sabin-e3lku1

 

Stuart Dunn Podcast Live!

Having grown up in Shrewsbury, Stuart’s dream as a teenager was to be a football commentator on his home town team. Now in his 40’s he has commentated on over 1,000 games for Shrewsbury Town on Radio Shropshire. He has seen them promoted, relegated and play at Wembley three times. In this podcast we talk all things football, of course, but also about how you make your teenage dreams come true.

It was great to talk to Stuart and, having had a career as a journalist and in radio, he has a natural ease in front of the microphone.

I learnt a lot from him in our conversation which you can download here:

https://anchor.fm/rose-courteen/episodes/Stuart-Dunn-e3g6mt

 

Zoe Bolton Podcast Live

I’ve known Zoe for pretty much all my life and she is now about to embark on an adventure spending a year in Africa working with a Christian organisation called Hands at Work.

There is so much to admire about Zoe and you will find her interview fascinating and enlightening. We talk about faith, university choices and how to deal with your parents splitting up. Zoe is only just out of her teenage years and into her early twenties but she is very wise.

To listen to this podcast, either log onto iTunes and search for Talking Teenage Life, or click on the link below:

https://anchor.fm/rose-courteen/episodes/Zoe-Bolton-e3c08c

Helen Piddock-Jones Podcast Live

So we are officially launched!

You can listen to the first ever Talking Teenage Life podcast which has gone live today. We talk to Helen Piddock-Jones who went from being a barrister to becoming the Phantom Flan Flinger on children’s TV programme, Tiswas.

Here’s the link for you to listen …

https://anchor.fm/rose-courteen/episodes/Helen-Piddock-Jones-e33o59

Introductory Podcast Launched!

Hi everyone!

Just to say that I’ve launched my first podcast, which is a bit of an explanation of what “Talking Teenage Life” is going to be all about, in case you didn’t know! It includes some clips from interviews I’ve already done – I’ve currently got four that I’m finishing editing and one that it uploaded and will be available from next Sunday – 3rd March.

Now although I’ve uploaded the podcast today I have to wait for the nice people at Apple and iTunes to approve my podcast before you can find it there. It will hopefully be available soon, so keep an eye out for it so you can then subscribe.

However, if you keen to hear it now, then you need to click on the link below to get a sneaky early preview:

https://anchor.fm/rose-courteen/episodes/Introductory-Episode-e39uhn/a-aas7od

Please do let me know what you think. I’d love to hear your feedback and, as it’s my first attempt, I am sure there are loads of things that I could improve on.

So here we go – let’s get talking teenage life!