The Year of Fun #9: The Orchestra

By far the classiest, most cultured edition of the Year of Fun so far – I went to see (and hear) the orchestra! I’ve only been to the orchestra once before: the result of a spare ticket needing a taker, and I took it. Honestly, the first time: I wasn’t super excited. I like live […]

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The Year of Fun #4: Visit An Obscure Spanish City

This past weekend’s fun was actually pre-planned, it did not come from the almighty Jar of Fun… It was a trip to Oviedo, a city in Northwest Spain. You might wonder, why not Madrid or Barcelona? A more stereotypical choice for the weekend escapist Brit? Well, here’s a fun fact for you: I love obscure […]

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Introvert Writer

CIP041: Jamie Arpin-Ricci on Being An Introvert Writer

In this week’s episode of the Creative Introvert podcast I talk to Jamie Arpin-Ricci, speaker and community enthusiast and author of The Introvert Writer.   What we discussed: How Jamie’s social life actually improved on discovering his introversion Does knowing our personality type become an excuse for bad behaviour? The discipline of sponteneity How to […]

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Nicola Mills

CIP038: Nicola Mills on Singing Through the Nerves

In this week’s episode of the Creative Introvert podcast I talk to Nicola Mills, opera singer for the people.   What we discussed: How Nicola started singing despite her unmusical upbringing How Nicola considers herself shy and how this affects her nerves on stage The community Nicola found through singing What Nicola did to overcome […]

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Interview-Tony-Wrighton

CIP036: Tony Wrighton on Living With More Energy

In this week’s episode of the Creative Introvert podcast I talk to Tony Wrighton, Sky Sports presenter and host of the podcast Zestology.   You might not know this about me but before I starting blogging as the Creative Introvert, I had a blog called – wait for it – Cat Food is Good For […]

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How to get out of your head and into your body

CIP021: How to Get Out of Your Head and Into your Body

In this episode of The Creative Introvert podcast I’m talking about the 10 practises I’m cultivating to get out of my head… and into my body. One of the many joys of being an introvert is having access to a world of ideas, musings and dreams that live inside our infinitely imaginative minds. Whilst some day […]

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When Things Fall Apart

Prefer to listen? Click here for the audio version (~10 mins long) Pema Chodron was a name I’ve been hearing pop up over and over – but for whatever reason I hadn’t picked up a book from her. It even came as a surprise to me that I was reading the words of a small, white […]

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