With Dil Wickremsinghe
Dil is a mental health professional, an activist, a journalist and former broadcaster who presented Global Village on Newstalk.
Along with her partner, Anne Marie Toole they founded and run
Insight Matters, a counselling, psychotherapy and wellness centre offering affordable and accessible mental health support, in Dublin.
The book recommendation this week was my suggestion and is the Dublin City Libraries One City One Book choice for 2021 and is the beautiful, gentle tale of Leonard and Hungry Paul by Ronan Hession.
And the TV/Movie recommendation was The Morning Show – available on Apple TV
With Samantha Kelly aka The Tweeting Goddess
Samantha Kelly is a social media specialist, a twitter expert, a business coach and the founder of the Women’s Inspire Network which supports female entrepreneurs. She is currently working on the networks event for International Women’s Day on the 8th of March which features a great line up of speakers.
And she is the host of #soberstpatricksday 2021.
If you want a kick of positivity and some ‘can do’ attitude, you will enjoy what she has to say.
Sam recommends Vicky Phelan’s book ‘Overcoming’
Barbara’s book recommendation is The Dutch House by Anne Pachett
Barbara also recommends Summer of Rockets on Netflix
With Tom Clonan
Dr Tom Clonan is a columnist, broadcaster, security analyst, feminist and advocate for disabilty and a retired Army Captain. A calm and reasoned commentator, his take on where we are in this pandemic might just cheer you up.
He also has some cracking book, podcast and viewing recommendations which are listed below. Enjoy. And if you do, please share.
Tom’s recommended read : The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain
Tom’s podcast recommendation : The Nobody Zone by RTE and Louis Theroux podcast, Grounded especially the episode with Ruby Wax
Tom’s viewing recommendations : Deuthscland ’86 available on All Four.
Episode 5 with Rebecca Horan
Journalist and Broadcaster Rebecca Horan joined me for the fifth episode of my webcast and had some brilliant book recommendations.
You can watch by clicking the link into YouTube here
Rebecca’s Book Recommendations
Fleishman is in trouble by Taffy Brodesser Akner
Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
On the Road by by Jack Kerouac
City of girls by Elisabeth Gilbert
Untamed by Glennon Doyle
The Education of an Idealist by Samantha Power
Rafa by John Carlin and Rafa Nadal
Barbara’s book recommendation – Away With The Penguins by Hazel Prior