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  • Alistair Braidwood

Real Life Story: The SWH! Podcast Talks To Angela Hughes & Paul Docherty…

Updated: May 7, 2021

For the latest podcast Ali spoke to writer Angela Hughes and husband Paul about her memoir My Heart’s Content: A Journey to Transplant.

Angela sets out not only why she wrote the book, but how it came to publication and the vital role that Paul, and their family and friends, play in the story. The three also discuss the different perspectives they, and others, bring, the input of friends and family, Angela’s reasons for choosing memoir over fiction, and the changes, if any, they see in themselves, and in each other.

A searingly honest read, it is as much about love, and hope, as it is about Angela’s specific journey, and, as a result, it is perhaps the most timely publication of this year.

If you are new to the Scots Whay Hae! podcast there is quite a substantial back-catalogue for you to discover. If you aren’t yet a subscriber you can do so, (or simply listen) at iTunes, on Podbean, with Spotify, by RSS (but you’ll need to have an RSS reader to do so) or on MixCloud.

You can also download the podcast by clicking on the relevant link to the left of this post, or, if you want it right here, right now, you can listen on SoundCloud

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We will continue to bring you many and varied SWH! podcasts over the coming weeks and months. In the meantime you can always check out our back catalogue of over 160 interviews with some of the most interesting names in Scottish culture, including our Scottish Opera series and the Glasgow Film Festival 2020 podcasts.


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