Own It! 215 | Things & People We Love On Valentine’s Day


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Judith and Nicola share the things and people they love in honour of Valentine’s Day, the day on which the show is recorded.

Nicola’s been out to dinner at Melissa’s with Dave’s Dining Club, enjoyed a weekend of work on her writing, realised she’s writing an action thriller (not sci-fi), recorded five Write Club podcasts and had a faffy month with her business bank account while putting a cheery face on it.

Judith enjoyed the BAFTAs and seen another four wonderful films – If Beale Street Could Talk, Roma, Bohemian Rhapsody and Widows.

What's Fuelled Their Fire?

Nicola has sold two of her business books in one day and Judith’s realised how important creativity is in her work and personal life, having a sense of being creative and also working with creative people.

Focus Of The Week

Judith and Nicola share the things and people they love in honour of Valentine’s Day, the day on which the show is recorded. The categories they choose are Something I love, Someone I Love, Books I Love, Work I Love and Wild Card. Their answers respectively are:

Nicola loves her MacBook Pro, her children Phoebe and Nelson, books by Iain M. Banks and Diana Cooper, coaching work especially encouraging people never gets old for her, and her wild card is learning new stuff.

Judith loves words, herself, memoirs and books by Bill Bryson and Barbara Kingsolver, being curious and helping people in her work and writing, and her wild card is the music scores of films and TV which is often how she discovers new music.

Words Of The Week

Nicola chooses Passion and Judith picks Creativity.

Project Updates

Nicola is pleased to report that download numbers for Own It! the Podcast on the first day on broadcast (Friday) for the last two shows have been up from 200 to 300. Judith reports in that she met her writing commitment on Monday this week but still isn’t feeling it quite yet.

Who Or What's Impressed

Nicola is moved by a show she saw on YouTube called The Last Bee Gee about Maurice Gibb, and Judith trails the upcoming listener guest interviews with Linda, Cath, Sue and Karen.

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