Podcast Episodes

Clare Lyons Frugal Family

In this interview I talk to the founder of the Frugal family blog SO before you start visualizing, as I tend to do, – wearing sandals, not washing properly, letting your kids run riot and not treating yourself ever – trust me I’ve lived right next door to a real family whose kids looked like they were dressed in 1970’s charity shop clothes and thought Harry Potter was inspired by the devil!

They’re all adults now, and if they’re listening – I really felt for you – honest I did anyway Clare is on the Podcast to banish my thoughts of hair shirts, poor quality Traidcraft coffee from 1985 or ostentatious austerity so Clare  writes

Being frugal isn’t about the cheapest option, it’s about the best option based on your situation. We believe that teaching ourselves and our kids about where stuff comes from, what it costs financially and environmentally is important. Our family project has grown into a real desire to change the way we buy, spend and live… It’s been hard at times, lots of planning is involved and we are not perfect – but we are trying.

I asked Clare to tell me her story and what it’s like in her family.


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Why Not Being In More Photos Is One Of This Mom’s ‘Biggest Regrets’

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Annie Moon Be The Difference VA

Annie calls herself a changemaker, introducer and facilitator between Social enterprises, charities and the like with corporates and bigger companies.



As of publication or release date the 14th March 2018 an interview I did with a Puerto Rican called Engel Jones in his 12 minute convos has just been released – it’s only 12 minutes long of me chatting to Engel – he asks all his guests the same questions and I was very flattered to be asked because I had only interviewed one person for the social good podcast  at the time – the blurb and the promotion was on LInkedin but I hadn’t exactly got a podcast released and out there so to speak so 12 minutes of me if you want to

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or anyway on with my show talking to other people

I asked Annie to tell us all her story


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Unltd Mark Norbury

Welcome to a slightly different episode of Social Good Podcast

In a second I’m going to tell you a story

UnLtd is the leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in the UK and offers the largest such network in the world. UnLtd resources hundreds of individuals each year through its core Awards programme. It operates a unique model by investing directly in individuals and offering a complete package of resources; from awards of funding to ongoing advice, networking and practical support. The story is coming – be patient

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For the purpose of this interview I’ll skip most of the story, apologise to those of you who revere the late Max and just say I owe Unltd a hell of a lot. When you see those adverts or reports on Social Impact that say every pound of income generates about X amount of money I was one of those people who went to make up a very high figure a few years ago so when I got an email saying would you like to talk o us about Purposely I thought oh – I owe these guys so much let’s do this just for them and see if I can be allowed some cheeky questions as well as you’ll see in out interview.




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Heidi Fisher. Mentor, Coach, Social Entrepreneur.

Heidi Fisher Social Entrepreneur, Mentor, Coach. Heidi’s passion is making a difference in society. She’s written a book “Social Enterprise -how to successfully set up and grow a social enterprise”  and set up the Lewis Enterprise Foundation to help 100,000 children around the world out of poverty.

Heidi helps businesses and social enterprises to demonstrate the difference they make with Social Impact and Social Return on Investment reports, as well as helping them prepare for social investment. She’s worked with health and social care organisations, youth organisations, employment and training organisations and those working with ex-offenders to establish their social impact and SROI, through preparing reports and developing their systems for future impact measurement work. She’s worked with all sizes of organisations, from those with small incomes to over £1000m.

In her mentoring work she believes in working on the person as well as the business. She does this by removing their blocks and limiting beliefs; working with clients to create and achieve their revenue plans; and implementing new ways of working so they can work, make money and live your life the way you want.

She provides training, one to one support and speak at events about following your passion, how to grow your business, pricing and value, social impact, SROI and how to clear your limiting beliefs and blocks around abundance, success and money.

Heidi is a Chartered Accountant and founded the UK’s only Chartered Accountancy firm that was a Community Interest Company. She’s worked with small businesses, social enterprises and charities for over 18 years. She’s based in Norfolk.




Previous Interview David Derbyshire Aspergers Heroes

Next Interview: Mark Norbury UnLtd CEO

Aspergers Heroes

Aspergers Heroes. David Derbyshire

Asperger’s Heroes is a personal development service aimed at adults with Asperger’s Syndrome. Its goal is to empower people to make positive changes both in their own lives and in their workplace or community. I tackle such issues as managing stress, developing social skills and finding fulfilment, by offering one-to-one consultations and group workshops.


David received a Distinction in my Diploma in Life Coaching and he is also a co-founder of job club where he volunteered as a job coach for 5 years. 

He taught Psychology in Further Education in interesting and engaging ways for many years, gaining mainly grade 2 “good” observations. At Birmingham Metropolitan College he worked for 14 years teaching AQA A-level Psychology (AS and A2) to sixth-formers and previously to evening classes and Psychological Perspectives on Ascentis Access to HE Programme. 

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Jo Ann Shellum Sociability Care

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Jo-Ann Shellum is the founder of Sociability Care CIC. They are a multi-award winning training and consultancy social enterprise. Jo Anne has over 15 years experience of working within the disability and mental health sector to support health and social care providers to ensure they are compliant with their regulators the Care Quality Commission.

I met Jo Anne through Social Media then in real life we were both on one of the midlands cohorts of the School of Social Enterprise in 2016-17

Links: Sociability Care  Linkedin    Twitter  

Clara Wilcox The Balance Collective

Welcome to the 4th Interview of Social Good Podcast. Clara Wilcox and I met on The School of Social Entrepreneurs Programme and enthused each other shall I say over Gary Vaynerchuck.

The Balance Collective which Clara founded is a social enterprise, focused on improving the lives of parents. We all need balance in our lives – for our health, for our happiness and for our families.

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Annika Spalding

Annika Spalding’s website introduces herself thus! –

“Let me introduce myself as a proud mother of two fantastic girls. I am committed to giving them a different experience of childhood to the one that I had, and the death of my mother has been my primary motivation to build an empire that my children will inherit one day”.

Winner of the Author of Colour award at BEXLive 2016.

Her books Shattered Dreams (2013), The Soaring Butterfly (2014), Reflections (2015) and Shine (2015) are all self-published and are available on Amazon.

Annika works 1:1 with people who are serious about writing a book. She offers free consultations to people who are ready to commit to their writing goals.

For more information go to Annika’s Website 

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Human Story Theatre

In our second interview, Rhys Morgan talks to the founders of the Oxford Based Human story theatre.

Most actors have to ‘wear’ a variety of working ‘hats’ and Amy and Gaye met ten years ago while wearing their ‘medical roleplay hats’, in Oxford. Together, and separately, they work as role-players and facilitators in teaching communication skills to medical students, and Nurses, Doctors & Midwives.

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Now back to Human Story Theatre – As their website says Straddling the two worlds of make-believe and the real life certainly crystallised the idea of Human Story Theatre which has become the perfect vehicle for Amy and Gaye’s concerns regarding health and social care.

I asked them to tell me their story.


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Kids Club Kampala Corrie Fraser

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Corrie Fraser is one of three founders of Kids Club Kampala which they established as a charity in 2009. Corrie signed up for a six-month gap year in Uganda and in this episode, she shares her story.

What her early influences were.

What inspired Corrie

How she sold jewellery to male friends at University to fund her early trips to Kampala.

One of the main aims at Kids Club Kampala is to allow disadvantaged children the chance to just enjoy being children; to play and have fun away from the stresses, responsibilities and worries of their everyday lives. They do this through weekly ‘Kids Clubs’. These Kids Clubs involve playing sports and games, singing songs, sharing a message of hope through Bible stories, and lots of other fun activities to help empower children and let them know that they are loved and cared for. For more details visit

Kids Club Kampala