Kate and Katherine talk (again)

Image description: Two women on a Zoom call. Both are smiling and laughing. Kate and Katherine talk about failure, mudlarking and the real housewives. Also, some writing exercises for when you're feeling creatively challenged. https://audioboom.com/posts/7936088-kate-and-katherine-talk-again Things that get mentioned: YVWF I Didn’t Plan it That Way - Meg Mason, Rick Morton, Sally Hepworth, Jessie Tu, Michael … Continue reading Kate and Katherine talk (again)

Pip Williams on words, gender and class

Pip Williams was born in London, grew up in Sydney and now calls the Adelaide Hills home. She is co-author of the book  Time Bomb: Work Rest and Play in Australia Today and wrote One Italian Summer, a memoir of her family’s travels in search of the good life. Pip has also published travel articles, book reviews, … Continue reading Pip Williams on words, gender and class

Kate and Katherine are joyful (ish)

This episode Kate aKate and Katherine are reasonably joyful in this episode, which covers such topics as mini bottles of wine, mandarins and surprise surprise books.  https://audioboom.com/posts/7928125-kate-and-katherine-are-joyful-ish They discuss: Contact your MP (good info here) - talking points for climate change, talking points for Afghanistan Changing banks to a bank that doesn't invest in fossil fuels … Continue reading Kate and Katherine are joyful (ish)

Kate and Katherine talk great books, great listens and other inspiring things

Image: A yellow tile with black writing says 'great books, average juice and being blissfully unaware that (another) lockdown is just around the corner...' Kate is on a high from reading Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead and has managed to wrangle an interview. Katherine did a juice cleanse (doesn't recommend). https://audioboom.com/posts/7920452-kate-and-katherine-on-great-books-great-listens-and-other-inspiring-things Here's what else gets … Continue reading Kate and Katherine talk great books, great listens and other inspiring things

Jane Riley on persistence, timing and kindle best sellers

Jane Riley grew up in New Zealand, married an Englishman and lives in Sydney, Australia. She has a degree in French and English Literature and has worked in public relations, television publicity and publishing. For more than twenty years she freelanced as a writer and editor before launching an online e-commerce business and blog interviewing … Continue reading Jane Riley on persistence, timing and kindle best sellers

Kate and Katherine are all cooped up

Image: Yellow tile with black writing on it. The writing says 'Which is least appealing? lockdown, homeschool or doing a juice cleanse' Kate and Katherine talk about what they've been doing, which is not a lot. Kate is considering egging someone and needs a personal assistant. Katherine is reading a lot of Maeve Binchy and... … Continue reading Kate and Katherine are all cooped up

Sarah Krasnostein on ghosts, awkwardness and ethics

In this epsiode, Katherine talks to the best-selling, multi-award winning author of The Trauma Cleaner and The Believer Sarah Krasnostein. Sarah's work has appeared in a variety of publications in Australia, the UK and America including The Monthly, The Saturday Paper, Tablet Magazine, Longreads, Meanjin and Oxford Handbooks Online as well as various academic journals. She has a PhD in criminal law and is admitted to legal practice … Continue reading Sarah Krasnostein on ghosts, awkwardness and ethics

Kate and Katherine talk to Fiona Murphy

Image: Three women in a Zoom meeting laughing When poet, author and essayist Fiona Murphy gets in touch, Kate and Katherine re-think a rant they had previously. https://audioboom.com/posts/7890004-kate-and-katherine-talk-to-fiona-murphy Fiona Murphy is an award-winning deaf poet and essayist based in the Blue Mountains, NSW. Her work has been appeared in Kill Your Darlings, Overland, Griffith Review, … Continue reading Kate and Katherine talk to Fiona Murphy

Kate and Katherine aren’t talking about lockdown

This episode Kate and Katherine aren't talking about lockdown. Instead, they have a recommendations of things to buy, read and ROCK OUT TO, plus some podcast listens. If you're in lockdown yourself this episode is a comforting accompaniment to little people asking you questions ALL DAY EVERY DAY FOREVER AND IT WILL NEVER END https://audioboom.com/posts/7881684-kate-and-katherine-don-t-mention-the-l-word Ring … Continue reading Kate and Katherine aren’t talking about lockdown