May 14, 2021
This is the first of
two episodes exploring what it's like to be a stay at home dad. On
this occasion, I speak to father of four Simon Kettlewell, stay at
home dad (SAHD). Simon is also the author of the superb SAHD
drama Eternity Leave.
Simon has been the main carer of his kids for over 20 years. We talk about what...
Apr 15, 2021
Matthew Wright is a well-known journalist and broadcaster. He
and his wife have Amelia have an amazing daughter called Cassady.
Becoming parents, however, involved a long, challenging IVF journey
and I felt honoured that Matthew was happy to share it with
As we chatted, we also discussed Matthew's mental health....
Mar 16, 2021
Mark Williams has just had a film made about his life and what a
life it is. He had his first panic attack as his son was
being born. He went on to have a breakdown and was diagnosed with
ADHD as an adult. These experiences spurred Mark on to become a
prolific mental health campaigner.
We talk about the many mental...
Feb 10, 2021
Dan White is an incredibly passionate and well-known disability
and inclusion campaigner. Dan's teenage daughter, Emily, lives with
a few different disabilities and needs constant care.
In this episode of DadPodUK, Dan tells me how the family fits Emily's care into the daily routine. He explains how isolated the family...
Jan 25, 2021
So much to say about this episode! It's a 'must listen' for
anyone with an interest in gender equality.
Gary Barker is co-founder of the charity Promundo, which promotes gender equality. He is also co-founder of Men Care, a charity that encourages men to be caregivers. Added to this, Gary is one of the lead authors of...