The BIG Interview with Big Issue’s Stephen Robertson

Stephen RobertsonTHE Chief Executive Officer of The Big Issue Foundation, Stephen Robertson, gave an exclusive live interview by phone on April 29, 2014, to The Talk To Phil & Dave Show, which is hosted by Phyllis Joyce and by me on Pulse 98.4 radio.

Listen below to what he had to say about a raft of social issues affecting the lives of many in the United Kingdom today.

The The Talk To Phil & Dave Show airs live every Tuesday from 2-4pm on Pulse 98.4, which broadcasts on FM across the city of Glasgow and outlying areas and across the world on the internet via various browsers and apps, including Tunein.

You can read more about it in a PRWeb media release here.

 

©WordMediaCo Ltd. If you wish to reproduce or translate this article, you may do so, provided you add the following credit: This article was written by David Boyes. He is a media consultant and trainer who empowers businesses to use social media more strategically. For more information visit: http://www.wordmedia.co

Joanne Reid Rodrigues

Joan Reid Rodrigues, Slimming TogetherIT was a great pleasure for Phyllis Joyce and myself to welcome Joanne Reid Rodrigues on to the Talk To Phil & Dave Show as our special guest. She talked engagingly about her work in Life Management through weight management, breathing new life into this well-trodden subject to help us all make better choices for our bodies and better choices for a positive life. We are delighted to announce that Joanne will be a regular guest on the show, sharing her down-to-earth, practical, common sense approach to losing weight and taking charge of your life.

Over the past twelve years, Joanne has worked and trained with some remarkable people including Patrick HolfordDan MillmanMichael BeckwithYasuhiko Genku Kimura and the Grandmaster Jhoon Rhee. Joanne practises an approach to life she calls respectful living, and her simple yet powerful approach is grounded in common sense.

Joanne has helped many to release guilt, shame and pain that exist at the core of eating disorders and other self-defeating behaviour patterns. She teaches practical ways to develop inner-strength, greater confidence and self-worth.

After Scottish-born Joanne won the hard-fought battle with food addiction, she had a strong desire to light the way for others. She founded her Slimming Together programme in October 1986. Since then, she has personally mentored tens of thousands of people in the UK and Southern California in transforming their lives, and has reached over a million more as a regular columnist for The Sunday Post Magazine.

 

©WordMediaCo Ltd. If you wish to reproduce or translate this article, you may do so, provided you add the following credit: This article was written by David Boyes. He is a media consultant and trainer who empowers businesses to use social media more strategically. For more information visit: http://www.wordmedia.co

Libby McArthur Talks To Phil & Dave

David Boyes, Libby McArthur, Phyllis Joyce in Pulse 98.4 studio

FORMER River City star Libby McArthur talked about her latest project on Scotland’s premier community radio chat show the Talk To Phil & Dave Show on Aug 12, 2014.

Libby, best known as Oyster Cafe owner Gina Rossi in BBC’s Scottish soap River City, is also a producer, writer, director, singer, storyteller, inspirational speaker and political activist.

She chatted live in the studio to my co-host Phyllis Joyce and me about the play 3,000 Trees, written by George Gunn, which she directs and which runs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe run until August 24 at the Gryphon venue.

Libby also talked about her passionate belief in Scottish independence and her role in the struggle to achieve it. Listen here:

©WordMediaCo Ltd. If you wish to reproduce or translate this article, you may do so, provided you add the following credit: This article was written by David Boyes. He is a media consultant and trainer who empowers businesses to use social media more strategically. For more information visit: http://www.wordmedia.co

Martial arts – an education in life

MARTIAL arts expert Alex Thomson dropped into the Pulse 98.4 studios to share the karate ethos with Phyllis Joyce and me on our weekly Talk To Phil & Dave Show.

He also shared some street self defence techniques with school pupils from Barrhead High School who are working on a mental health projects.

Everyone agreed it was a great experience to meet Alex – and it looks as though he has struck up a lasting relationship with the school.

Listen here to his interview on our radio programme in which he talks about martial arts as an education in life – not just a sporting activity.

©WordMediaCo Ltd. If you wish to reproduce or translate this article, you may do so, provided you add the following credit: This article was written by David Boyes. He is a media consultant and trainer who empowers businesses to use social media more strategically. For more information visit: http://www.wordmedia.co

Agony aunt advice

AGONY aunt advice from the Talk To Phil & Dave Show, which airs live every Tuesday from 2pm-4pm on Pulse 98.4 community radio.

The station broadcasts from the southern suburbs of Glasgow, Scotland, and is available worldwide on the Tunein app or browser.

©WordMediaCo Ltd. If you wish to reproduce or translate this article, you may do so, provided you add the following credit: This article was written by David Boyes. He is a media consultant and trainer who empowers businesses to use social media more strategically. For more information visit: http://www.wordmedia.co

Post traumatic stress – an uplifting tale

Talk To Phil & Dave radio show on #Pulse984. This is a podcast extract from our broadcast last Tuesday, in which Phyllis Joyce and I interviewed award-winning photographer David Cruickshanks and discussed the post traumatic stress disorder he suffered and is still suffering from as a result of his service in the Royal Navy during the Falklands War.

This is a fascinating, insightful and candid discussion by someone who managed to keep his life on track with the aid of professional help and family support.

©WordMediaCo Ltd. If you wish to reproduce or translate this article, you may do so, provided you add the following credit: This article was written by David Boyes. He is a media consultant and trainer who empowers businesses to use social media more strategically. For more information visit: http://www.wordmedia.co