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Feb. 11, 2022

Good Morning, Mrs D!

Episode 5 and Helen answers the phone, not expecting it to be her young actor friend René (with emphasis on the final syllable). …

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Feb. 18, 2022

Two Households, Alike in Dignity

Episode 6 of Season 3 takes a turn. There are no neighbourhood feuds here, just two small households divided by a corridor comin…

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Feb. 25, 2022

On Such a Day

Episode 7, and Helen is having a hard time waking up. If only she could figure out what day it is. But Janey isn't far away, al…

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March 4, 2022

The Next Big Thing

Episode 8: Helen and Sadie are in their late 70s. Is it too late for the next thing in their lives to be a Big Thing? Sadie's m…

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March 11, 2022

What's the Rush?

Episode 9 finds Helen at the Cheese Shop Cafe, meeting up with daughter Janey and Andrea, the extremely glamorous publicist from …

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March 18, 2022

And today's challenge is...

Episode 10. Helen's elder sister, Marian, has dementia, but she still manages to phone up from Rockhampton in Australia for a cha…

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March 25, 2022

It's About Helen...

Episode 11, Season 3. Helen is in her late 70s, but no-one who knows her would say she's afraid of a challenge. However... Som…

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April 1, 2022

Bringing Up Gran

Episode 12, bring Season 3 to a close. Susie has been delegated to try to find out why Helen, her grandmother, is so unhappy. I…

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April 15, 2022

Not Seeing Streight

Episode 1 of Season 4 kicks off with Helen calling up her daughter Janey for help. This doesn't happen often, so it must be some…

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April 22, 2022

Kids eh?

Helen and Tayo compare notes on raising teenagers. Ndidi and heavy metal.

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April 29, 2022

No Gossiping!

Episode 3 sees the return of English actress Jane Vicary in the role of Helen's friend Pattie, old college chum and one-time oper…

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May 6, 2022

Collecting People in the Park

Episode 4, Season 4 finds Helen dozing on a park bench on a lovely warm day. A kindly stranger interrupts her, and the ensuing co…

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May 12, 2022

Old People Know Stuff

Episode 5 — Helen is astonished to discover that her granddaughter Susie considers her to be an IT expert. Fortunately, she know…

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May 20, 2022

What Are We Like?

Episode 6, Season 4 finds Helen on the phone with her old pal Joey, who is planning a trip to London with her husband Steve. The…

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May 27, 2022

Some Women...

Episode 7 and Helen is trying to phone her elder sister Marian in Australia for a chat. Her daughter Janey drops by with the bage…

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June 3, 2022

Grumpy Gran

Episode 8 and Helen is having a bad day. Someone she doesn't recognise keeps ringing her up as she heads for the Royal Mail Deliv…

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June 10, 2022

Don't Forget to Remember

Episode 9, and Helen has been invited to join her American friend Essie in Edinburgh for a couple of days. Janey's not too happy …

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June 17, 2022

New Beginnings

Episode 11 and Helen is meeting up with her old college friend, Rozzie, who is not keen to move into a retirement village on her …

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June 24, 2022

Car Talk

Episode 11 and Helen is invited to join her daughter Janey, Aussie son-in-law Jonathon and granddaughter Susie for a car trip to …

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July 1, 2022

Lost & Found

Well, here it is. Episode 12, the final one for Season 4. It's a bit longer than usual, but if you don't need the introduction, …

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July 8, 2022

Bonus Ep: The Bottom Line

Helen is taking a break from sharing her doings for a few weeks. But I thought you might enjoy this song, "The Bottom Line:" whic…

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July 29, 2022

Bonus Episode:The Wallflower song, and so on

A couple of my songs to fill in a few moments. The podcast will be back in a few weeks with the launch of Season 5. These are two…

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Aug. 8, 2022

Trailer - Season 5

Here is a recap, and a peek into what's in store for Season 5. Support the show

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Aug. 12, 2022

Not All Old Women...

Ep 1 of Season 5 kicks off with Helen receiving a phone call at 11.30 pm from her friend Louise who is in a care home near Lanc…

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