Category Archives: Radio

Yesterday on Ujima – Babbers, Gender, History & World Fantasy

Yesterday’s show began with a chat with my Ujima colleague, Gail Bowen-Huggett. Gail is a great presenter who works on a show called Babbers. It goes out in the same time slot as mine, but on a Monday, and it … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, Feminism, Gender, History, Radio, Science Fiction | Leave a comment

Ujima Tomorrow

As there are five Wednesday’s in this November I have volunteered to fill a gap in the schedule by doing an extra Women’s Outlook show tomorrow. I’ll be on at the usual time of Noon-14:00 and my topics this week … Continue reading

Posted in Radio | Leave a comment

Today on Ujima – Black History, Egyptians, Menopause & Underworld Goddesses

October is a ridiculously busy month in Bristol, being both Black History Month and the time when all of the literary festivals happen. As I had devoted all of my October show to books, I decided to do something for … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Feminism, Health, History, Music, Pagan, Radio | Leave a comment

Radio Bristol Today

I will be on the Laura Rawlings show just after the 5:30 news break today. Virginia Bergin and Jean Burnett will be on too, and we’ll be discussing the same issues as we did on the Strong Women panel for … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Radio | Leave a comment

Today on Ujima – Art, Literature, Feminist SF and Vampires

Today’s show was full on culture, starting off with the fabulous Amy Powell from Bristol Art for All, an amazing organization that looks to provide cheap or free art courses that anyone can be involved in (even a total klutz … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Books, Food, Gender, Radio, Science Fiction, Theatre | Comments Off on Today on Ujima – Art, Literature, Feminist SF and Vampires

Last Week on Ujima – Crime, Cricket, Umbrellas & Protest

With profuse apologies for the day, here are the Listen Again links for last week’s show. We started off with my friend Lucienne Boyce talking about her latest historical novel, Butcher’s Block. This is a new Dan Foster mystery novel, … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Cricket, Current Affairs, History, Music, Radio, Weird | Comments Off on Last Week on Ujima – Crime, Cricket, Umbrellas & Protest

Today on Ujima – Worldcon Interviews

With so much of this year’s Worldcon centering on black women writers, and in particular Caribbean women, I was able to devote an entire show to interviews done in Helsinki. Ben the Engineer and I had a nice, quiet day, … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Conventions, Music, Radio, Science Fiction | Comments Off on Today on Ujima – Worldcon Interviews

Ujima Tomorrow – Worldcon Special

I’m back in the studio at Ujima tomorrow. Obviously I haven’t had much time to find guests while I have been in Finland, but I have been collecting material all the same. This year’s Worldcon was the first with any … Continue reading

Posted in Conventions, Radio, Science Fiction | Comments Off on Ujima Tomorrow – Worldcon Special

Radio Tomorrow

Tomorrow morning my colleague, Berkeley Wilde, and I will be on BBC Radio Bristol with Dr. Phil Hammond. We’ll be talking fairly generally about the work that The Diversity Trust does, and more specifically about LGBT+ things that are in … Continue reading

Posted in Gender, Radio | Comments Off on Radio Tomorrow

Today on Ujima: Bookshops, Podcasts, Art for Health & Drag Queens

Despite the fact that England Women were playing South Africa in Bristol (of which more later) and it was a beautiful sunny day, I took myself off to the Ujima studios to do a show. I love you folks that … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Books, Gender, Podcasts, Radio | Comments Off on Today on Ujima: Bookshops, Podcasts, Art for Health & Drag Queens

Pride on the Radio

Today on BBC Radio Bristol John Darvall has been discussing whether or not we still need Pride. Many of my friends were on, including Daryn Carter of Bristol Pride. I was on too. I may have had a bit of … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Gender, Radio | Comments Off on Pride on the Radio

Today on Ujima – Dinosaurs, Afrofuturism, Psychology & Feminism

It was radio day again today. I think I had a great bunch of guests on Women’s Outlook. Hopefully you do too. We began with DB Redfern from the Bristol Museums Service telling us all about the fabulous new dinosaur … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, Gender, Nature, Radio, Science Fiction, Where's Cheryl? | Comments Off on Today on Ujima – Dinosaurs, Afrofuturism, Psychology & Feminism

Gendered Voices – Day 1

With apologies for the delay, here’s a look back on some of the things that I heard about during the Gendered Voices conference last week. This post is about the first day’s papers. I’ll do one for the second day … Continue reading

Posted in Academic, Feminism, Gender, Health, History, Radio, Religion, Science Fiction | Comments Off on Gendered Voices – Day 1

Yesterday on Ujima – Cricket, Music, Blood & Activism

I was in the Ujima studio again yesterday to do another Women’s Outlook show. Here’s what went down. My first guest was Lisa Pagett who is Head of Women’s Cricket for Gloucestershire County Cricket Club and also General Manager of … Continue reading

Posted in Cricket, Environment, Feminism, Music, Radio | Comments Off on Yesterday on Ujima – Cricket, Music, Blood & Activism

Yesterday on Ujima – Gareth, Fitness, Trans Theater & Stopping Violence

It was a very full show as always on Women’s Outlook yesterday. I started out talking to local author, Gareth L. Powell, about his latest book, a short story collection called Entropic Angel (after a story originally published by me … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Feminism, Health, Radio, Theatre | Comments Off on Yesterday on Ujima – Gareth, Fitness, Trans Theater & Stopping Violence

An Evening at the BBC

I spent yesterday evening in the staff club at BBC Bristol. That’s because it was the venue for a meeting of our local Sound Women group for women who work in the media. The group is run by my colleague, … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, Radio, Writing | Comments Off on An Evening at the BBC

Yesterday on Ujima – Revolution!

Yesterday’s show was a bit impromptu as I wasn’t expecting to be doing it. This meant a lot of music and no guests, but Ben and I got through it just fine. There was a little bit of content. If … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, Music, Radio | Comments Off on Yesterday on Ujima – Revolution!

Yesterday on Ujima – Radio Comedy, Allyship & Conferences

Yesterday’s show on Ujima seemed to go OK, despite much of it being thrown together at the last minute as a couple of people I’d wanted were not available. We did have some technical issues at the start, but Ben … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Feminism, Music, Radio, Science Fiction | Comments Off on Yesterday on Ujima – Radio Comedy, Allyship & Conferences

Real Women, Fake Feminists

I’m way too busy to spend a lot of time deconstructing the latest furore over the realness or lack thereof of trans women. However, I did want to post part of the speech I made at the Women’s Equality Party … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, Gender, Radio | 1 Comment

Yesterday on Ujima – International Women’s Day

Yes, I know, International Women’s Day is actually on March 8th. However, Bristol Women’s Voice has a big event planned at M-Shed over this coming weekend, and I wanted to preview that. Here’s a look at yesterday’s show. First up … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, Music, Radio | Comments Off on Yesterday on Ujima – International Women’s Day