I'm Absolutely Fine! by The Midult
I'm Absolutely Fine! by The Midult
The Midult
Do you feel like a fully-functional human person? Annabel Rivkin and Emilie McMeekan of The Midult look at all the glamour and indignity of being a grown-up, while rummaging through the handbags, emotional knicker drawers and lives of some extraordinary people.
Episode 65: Claudia Winkleman
In this week’s episode of I’m Absolutely Fine!, we talk guilt, girlfriends and gravy with the incomparable Claudia Winkleman.
Nov 25
34 min
Episode 64: Andrea McLean
This week we get personal about the panic. Our guest is the magnificent Andrea McLean, Loose Woman, award-winning broadcaster and writer of bestsellers. She talks to us with shattering honesty about the very dark place she went to last year and why it led her to write her book, This Girl Is On Fire. If anyone listening to this episode is experiencing any of the feelings discussed please reach out and get help. You are not alone and you are worth it.
Nov 18
48 min
Episode 63: Marcia Kilgore
This week our guest is the extraordinary entrepreneur Marcia Kilgore, founder of beauty brand after beauty brand. Her most recent incarnation is Beauty Pie, the disruptive buyer’s club that changed the way we think about beauty shopping. We talk self-doubt, skin and why this might actually be the best time to unleash your creativity… P.S. Beauty Pie is offering you lovely lot your first month's membership free. Your code is MIDULTSENTME* *T&Cs apply
Nov 11
35 min
Episode 62: Anna Mathur
This week we are going to have a little light lockdown therapy: our guest Anna Mathur is a psychotherapist, bestselling author and podcaster. We talk about all the fucking feelings, micro needs, big anxiety and small panics and why it is so hard to wade through it all at the moment.
Nov 5
31 min
Episode 61: Scummy Mummies
This week it’s the superb Scummy Mummies - and it's chaos! We had them round Annabel’s kitchen table one evening - back when such things were allowed - to talk terrible sex injuries and why we’re all feeling so insane. They are properly funny stand-ups, properly famous podcasters and properly brilliant human beings: we love Helen Thorn and Ellie Gibson so excuse the swearing, the snorting and the general mayhem of this recording. It was just bliss to do.
Oct 28
39 min
Episode 60: Samantha Cameron
On the podcast this week we have a guest with a unique perspective on the horrors of getting dressed in the morning. It’s hard enough when you only have yourself to answer to. Imagine, if you can bear it, knowing that the eyes of the world will be on you, poised to criticise your figure and your fashion choices. Well, Samantha Cameron had years of those terrifying camera flashes and, since then, she has amalgamated her experience and channelled it into her own label, Cefinn, renowned for its solution-oriented elegance. So if anyone can give us some tricks to get out the door looking like a fully functional human woman even when our minds and bodies are betraying us, it's her. P.S. We’re very happy that this podcast is brought to you by Label/Mix. They’ve collaborated with new, exciting brands and designers to bring you hot fashion at slightly more accessible prices. Have a look...
Oct 21
26 min
Episode 59: Anna Murphy
Today we are delighted to have a real fashion authority with us. Anna Murphy is Fashion Director of The Times and renowned for her stylish, real life approach to getting dressed; drawing our attention to wearable, relevant clothes as well as new and interesting brands with all sorts of creative, sustainable, ethical and fantastical stories to tell. Thanks to her we might all find it a little less traumatic to get dressed this winter… P.S. We’re very happy that this podcast is brought to you by Label/Mix. They’ve collaborated with new, exciting brands and designers to bring you hot fashion at slightly more accessible prices. In fact, this podcast includes a little chat with the force behind Label/Mix, the sensational Gemma Metheringham. Have a listen...
Oct 14
39 min
Episode 58: Caroline Issa
In these strange times, when we are so unsure, it’s reassuring to talk to experts. So, taking a break from weeping into our wardrobes, we talked to the peerless Caroline Issa: fashion super force, publisher of Tank magazine, consultant for beautiful brand after beautiful brand, street-style queen, on every best dressed list for ever. Because if anyone can navigate us through these choppy wardrobe waters it is this lady. P.S. We’re very happy that this podcast is brought to you by Label/Mix. They’ve collaborated with new, exciting brands and designers to bring you hot fashion at slightly more accessible prices. Have a look...
Oct 7
37 min
Episode 57: Loud Black Girls with Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinene
Way back in the mists of time - 2018 - the authors of the bestselling Slay in Your Lane: The Black Girl’s Bible, came on our podcast. It opened our eyes. So, as soon as there was a whisper of a new book, we booked them in. So yes, Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinene are back with Loud Black Girls, an anthology of 20 black British women writers asking what’s next…
Oct 1
29 min
Episode 56: Dr Suha Kersh
Do you suspect that you may have aged 1000 years in the last six months? Well you probably have…. stress + environment + everything = skinpocalypse. So we talked to one of London’s leading cosmetic doctors Dr Suha Kersh about life, lines and how to get your face back on track.
Sep 23
25 min
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