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Weekend WH: The Madness of Modern Parenting & Kiesza

December 13th, 2014

Episode 84 of 763 episodes

The Canadian singer songwriter Kiesza talks about writing her smash hit record ‘Hideaway’and how the Canadian army wanted to train her as their first female sniper. Zoe Williams discusses the madness of modern parenting We hear how two charities are supporting young people in the business world from Neeta Patel of the New Entrepreneurs Foundation. We cook the perfect Christmas dinner with Yottam Ottolenghi, Allegra McEvedy and Trine Hahnemann. Why if you’re a woman in part time work you’re more than likely to become ‘stuck’ in a low paid job? We hear from Ginette Leach whose life changed when she joined the peace camps at Greenham Commmon. We discuss the four women shortlisted for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. And the writer M.C. Beaton talks about her vices and how she feels about being the most borrowed UK adult fiction author from our Libraries.

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