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GBA 292 - Elle
19 Apr 2017 @ 09:58 am

In GBA 292 we get better acquainted with Elle. She talks about being "the most boring kind of twin", the stories behind dead teeth, talking to Hugh Grant about hand cramp, being expelled from school, being the class clown, working in TV, radio and podcasting, the pros and cons of confrontation and openness and so much more. We swap stories of complicated school lives, discuss how passing exams can help you see how meaningless and damaging exams can be and share our love for true storytelling. Elle plugs: Radio Wolfgang: https://www.radiowolfgang.com/ Scienceish: https://www.radiowolfgang.com/s/scienceish It's Nice That Podcast: https://www.radiowolfgang.com/s/the-it's-nice-that-podcast Matt Hill: https://rethinkaudio.wordpress.com/ The BPA's: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/ I plug: The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/ Voting for GBA or The Family Tree for the British Podcast Awards Listener's Choice Award: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote/ We mention: Spark London: http://stories.co.uk/ Tell It: http://tellitfestival.com/ London Podcast Festival: http://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/curated-weeks/london-podcast-festival-2016#.WPcizNL1DIU Podcast Festival Episodes of Spark: http://stories.co.uk/events/london-podcast-festival-2016/ https://www.acast.com/sparklondon/speciallondonpodcastfestival-part2- The Restart Project Podcast: https://therestartproject.org/podcast/ Wrecking Ball: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=My2FRPA3Gf8 Miley Cyrus: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miley_Cyrus Johnathan Chapman: https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-245-jonathan-chapman Scienceish episode with eharmony: https://www.radiowolfgang.com/s/scienceish/specialish-018-harmone Roundhouse: http://www.roundhouse.org.uk/ Bucky O'Hare: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bucky_O%27Hare Jack Rooke: https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-198-jack-rooke Oceana: https://www.yelp.co.uk/biz/oceana-brighton Applebottom Jeans: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9iUPkb9Bbg Missy Elliot: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missy_Elliott Hugh Grant: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugh_Grant Enid Blyton: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enid_Blyton What Katy Did: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/What_Katy_Did Harry Potter: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Potter Ex Machina: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ex_Machina_(film) Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA Extra - Start Shouting
12 Apr 2017 @ 10:13 am

This Getting Better Acquainted Extra is a true story I told at Spark London about how getting nominated for the British Podcast Awards sent me into a spiral of anxiety and depression as I found myself flashing back to a horrible experience I had at a school talent show when I was 15. Content Note: bullying, reference to suicide Mentioned: Spark London: http://stories.co.uk/ British Podcast Awards: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/ Stop Whispering by Radiohead: https://youtu.be/PECnzN8P6KQ The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/ Cameryn Moore: http://www.camerynmoore.com/ Smut Slam: https://www.facebook.com/events/1329431967123652/ Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA 291 - Andrew
5 Apr 2017 @ 10:20 am

In GBA 291 we get better acquainted with Andrew. We talk about history, culture, politics, education, learning to understand your privilege, the history of genocide and ethnic cleansing, who Belle should have ended up with at the end of Beauty and the Beast, being conscious of language and word choices, Power Rangers, the influence of fear on cultural development, why I hate the Lego Batman movie and lots of other things. Content note: Mention of genocide, rape, slavery, war, domestic violence, suicide, child abuse, and other forms of violence, all of which are discussed within a broader analysis of history, politics and culture, with no descriptions or personal anecdotes. Andrew plugs: Conference on Visual Thinking in the Digital Humanities on May 19th at King's College: http://newperspectivesdh.com/ Sending the Black Cultural Archives £5: http://bcaheritage.tumblr.com/ I plug: The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/ Voting for GBA or The Family Tree for the British Podcast Awards Listener's Choice Award: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote/ We mention: Anita Sarkeesian: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anita_Sarkeesian Feminist Frequency: https://feministfrequency.com/ Gamergate: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamergate_controversy Cracked: http://www.cracked.com/ Alt-Right: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alt-right Pizzagate: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pizzagate_conspiracy_theory Agricultural Revolution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agricultural_revolution Matriarchy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matriarchy Iroquois Confederacy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iroquois Émile Durkheim - Suicide: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suicide_(book) American Graffiti: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Graffiti Dazed and Confused: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dazed_and_Confused_(film) Podcaster's Support Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/571436979623574/ Helen Zaltzman: http://helenzaltzman.com/ Beauty and the Beast Remake: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beauty_and_the_Beast_(2017_film) Beauty and the Beast Original: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beauty_and_the_Beast_(1991_film) French Revolution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution Article comparing Gaston and the Beast: http://observer.com/2017/03/beauty-and-the-beast-why-belle-should-have-chosen-gaston/ Saint Simone: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claude_Henri_de_Rouvroy,_comte_de_Saint-Simon Lego Movie: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lego_Movie Lego Batman Movie: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lego_Batman_Movie Now You See Me: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Now_You_See_Me_(film) Now You See Me 2: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Now_You_See_Me_2 John Hodgman: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hodgman The Simpsons: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Simpsons Star Wars Rogue 1: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogue_One Star Wars: The Force Awakens: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars:_The_Force_Awakens Ghostbusters: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghostbusters_(2016_film) Ghost in the Shell: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghost_in_the_Shell_(2017_film) Thor: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thor_(film) Power Rangers: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_Rangers_(film) Toxic Masculinity: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toxic_masculinity Iron Fist: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_Fist_(TV_series) Steps to Tyranny: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jk2-ZXAWkfg Red Nose Day: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/mar/24/africa-comic-relief Live Aid: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2005/jun/24/g8.debtrelief Confidence of a Mediocre White Man: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/254893785/confidence-tote-bag Universal Basic Income: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basic_income Hamilton: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamilton_(musical) Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA Extra - Names and Dreams
29 Mar 2017 @ 10:32 am

This Getting Better Acquainted Extra features two stories told at Spark London nights and one told at a storytelling event I hosted in Warwick. Plus a new song. Mentioned: Spark London: http://stories.co.uk/ Next Brixton Night: 3rd April https://www.facebook.com/events/1891953977747487/ Next Hackney Night: April 10th https://www.facebook.com/events/263159014125695/ The new song is called Isthmus and can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2vXFynC24c Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA 290 - Hamja Ahsan
22 Mar 2017 @ 10:43 am

In GBA 290 we get better acquainted with Hamja Ahsan. He talks about his forthcoming book Shy Radicals, the zine festival DIY Cultures that he curates for, the successful campaign to free his brother Talha Ahsan, society as a teen movie, being bullied at school, mental health issues, male suicide, the history of state crimes, imprisonment, extradition and internment and so much more. Content note: Mental Health Issues, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, Suicide, Mania, Bullying, Incarceration Hamja plugs: DIY Cultures - 14th May: https://www.richmix.org.uk/events/exhibitions/diy-cultures-2017 https://www.facebook.com/events/259081314527166/ http://diycultures.tumblr.com/ DIY Knowledge - 3rd May - 2ndJune: https://www.richmix.org.uk/events/exhibitions/diy-cultures-exhibition-diy-knowledge Shy Radicals - published by bookworks and out any time now! https://www.facebook.com/ShyRadicals/ http://shyradicals.tumblr.com/ I plug: The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/ Voting for GBA or The Family Tree for the British Podcast Awards Listener's Choice Award: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote/ We mention: Talha Ahsan: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syed_Talha_Ahsan Hamja Ahsan: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamja_Ahsan Liberty Award: https://www.liberty-human-rights.org.uk/news/press-releases/liberty-honours-human-rights-heroes-annual-awards-ceremony Hillsborough Justice Campaign: http://www.contrast.org/hillsborough/ Sheila Coleman: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/sep/16/kevin-sampson-hillsborough Guildford Four: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guildford_Four_and_Maguire_Seven Birmingham Six: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birmingham_Six Through The Wind and the Rain: http://www.contrast.org/hillsborough/issue17.shtm Red All Over the Land: http://redallovertheland.com/ Riot Grrrl: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riot_grrrl Hamja on Hillsborough Voices - Media Diversified: https://mediadiversified.org/2016/12/08/political-book-of-the-year-hillsborough-voices-the-real-story-told-by-the-people-themselves/ Black Panthers: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Panther_Party Suffragettes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suffragette Tolpuddle Martyrs: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tolpuddle_Martyrs ANC: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_National_Congress Malcolm X: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_X George: https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-6-george https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-106-jack-and-george Orbital: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orbital_(band) Kurt Cobain: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_Cobain Elliot Smith: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliott_Smith Mark Fisher: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jan/18/mark-fisher-k-punk-blogs-did-48-politics What About the Men? Mansplaining Masculinity: https://soundcloud.com/standuptragedy/sut-presents-what-about-the-men-mansplaining-maculinity Mean Girls: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mean_Girls Clement Attlee: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clement_Attlee Moazzam Begg: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moazzam_Begg Cage: https://cage.ngo/ Gareth Pierce: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gareth_Peirce In the name of the father: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_the_Name_of_the_Father_(film) Susan Cain - Quiet: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2012/mar/22/quiet-power-introverts-susan-cain-review Joe Moran - shrinking violets: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/sep/01/shrinking-violets-field-guide-shyness-joe-moran-review Nina Power: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nina_Power Political Prisoner Radio: http://www.blacktalkradionetwork.com/politicalprisonerradio/ Law and Disorder Radio: http://lawanddisorder.org/ Heathers: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heathers Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA 289 - Shane Solanki
15 Mar 2017 @ 10:50 am

In GBA 289 we get better acquainted with Shane Solanki. We talk about identity, belonging, sustainability, masculinity, storytelling, time, science, art, connection, pain, love, change and lots more. It's a really wide ranging conversation which is both very theoretical and very personal, recorded on a sunny spring Saturday morning on a balcony overlooking a canal in Hackney Wick. Content note: mental health issues Shane plugs: The project he is currently developing called The Miseducation of of Lunar Khan His website: http://lastmangoinparis.net/ Mangoes are forever: https://www.facebook.com/mangosareforever Shane Solanki on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shane.solanki.5 I plug: The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/ We mention: Angela: https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-26-angela Industrial Revolution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Industrial_Revolution Wes Anderson: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wes_Anderson Tim Burton: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Burton Isle of Dogs (film): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isle_of_Dogs_(film) Spirit Level: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Spirit-Level-Equality-Better-Everyone/dp/0241954290 Stevie Wonder: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stevie_Wonder Paul McCartney: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_McCartney Ebony and Ivory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZtiJN6yiik What About the Men? Mansplaining Masculinity: http://www.mansplainingmasculinity.co.uk/ Under the Skin: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Under_the_Skin_(2013_film) Chaps Choir: http://www.chapschoir.com/ Dominic Stichbury: https://twitter.com/domstich Suffragettes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suffragette Abolition of Slavery: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abolition_of_slavery Ghandi: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghandi Martin Luther King: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Jr. Gene Sharp: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gene_Sharp Paul Hawkin: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Hawken Blessed Unrest: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Blessed-Unrest-Largest-Movement-Restoring/dp/0143113658 You are brilliant the earth is hiring: http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/columns/you-are-brilliant-and-the-earth-is-hiring Buckminster Fuller: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buckminster_Fuller Anthropocene: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthropocene Brian Eno: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Eno Stuart Brand: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stewart_Brand Whole Earth Catalog: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whole_Earth_Catalog The Long Now Foundation: http://longnow.org/ Elon Musk: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elon_Musk Buddha: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddha Micheal Sandel: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_J._Sandel Harvard Ethics and Law: http://www.law.harvard.edu/students/orgs/law_ethics_society/ Jainism: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jainism Sum: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sum-Tales-Afterlives-David-Eagleman/dp/1847674275 http://www.eagleman.com/blog/eagleman-and-eno-perform-sum David Eagelman: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Eagleman Possibilian: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Possibilianism Dark Matter: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_matter Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA Replayed - GBA 2 Elspeth
8 Mar 2017 @ 09:28 am

This is the second episode of a new strand of GBA called GBA Replayed which showcases some of the conversations recorded in the early years of Getting Better Acquainted. Part of the reason for me re-releasing this episode is that Elspeth has a cause that she would like people to know about which is highlighted in the introduction. Register For Ruby: http://www.registerforruby.com/ Ruby desperately needs to be matched with a bone marrow donor with Salvadoran or Latin American heritage - something the doctors have said is not going to be easy. Her time is running out. https://twitter.com/registerforruby https://www.facebook.com/RegisterForRuby/ This is the video featured in the intro: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lk8B8jNUYZw __________________ In episode GBA #2 we get better acquainted with Elspeth who talks about religion, feminism and sudden death. Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word. If you want to get even better acquainted with the show you can email Dave at: GBApodcast@gmail.co.uk

GBA Replayed - GBA 18 - Sam
27 Feb 2017 @ 04:38 am

This is the first episode of a new strand of GBA called GBA Replayed which showcases some of the conversations recorded in the early years of Getting Better Acquainted. As mentioned in the intro, Sam did came back on for follow up conversation a couple of years later: https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-128-sam-2 __________________ In GBA 18 we get better acquainted with Sam. She talks about having a premature baby, being a young mum, nearly marrying a man she met on holiday in the Dominican Republic when she was 16 and other stories of innocence and experience. It's a brave and frank discussion full of hope and warmth as well as sadness and her young baby provides a soundtrack and commentary for this intimate and moving conversation. Sam plugs: Nothing. Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA 288 - Peta Lily
22 Feb 2017 @ 12:39 pm

In GBA 288 we get better acquainted with Peta Lily We talk about making performance from our personal lives, dark clowns and red nose clowns, creating solo shows, gender, identity, movement, memory, memoir, mime, physical theatre, bodies and lots more. Content note: bereavement, breast cancer She plugs: Her workshops: http://www.petalily.com/ Her shows: https://www.facebook.com/Peta-Lily-Shows-301578776530474/ Look out for a development read through of Topless in May We mention: Devoted and Disgruntled: https://www.devotedanddisgruntled.com/ Camden Peoples Theatre: https://www.cptheatre.co.uk/ D & D: Making Work That Helps Liberate Men From Patriarchy/Masculinity WITHOUT Dominating Feminist Spaces https://www.devotedanddisgruntled.com/events/dd-gap/reports/making-work-that-helps-liberate-men-from-patriarch/ Wikipedia on Peta: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peta_Lily bell hooks: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bell_hooks Open Space Technology: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_Space_Technology #ManSurvey: http://www.mansplainingmasculinity.co.uk/ Mansplaining Masculinity: https://soundcloud.com/standuptragedy/sut-presents-what-about-the-men-mansplaining-maculinity Sharon Burrell: http://www.to-the-moon.net/who-we-are.html La Boite Repertory Theatre Brisbane: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Boite_Theatre_Company Desmond Jones: http://www.desmondjones.co.uk/ Marcel Marceau: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcel_Marceau Edinburgh Fringe: https://www.edfringe.com/ London Mime Festival: http://mimelondon.com/ Gaulier: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippe_Gaulier Phelim McDermott: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phelim_McDermott Complicite: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complicite Total Theatre Magazine: http://totaltheatre.org.uk/ Release Technique: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Release_technique Lecoq: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_Lecoq Dark Clown: http://www.petalily.com/clown-dark-clown-theatre-practice-blog The Pip SimmonsTheatre Group: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pip_Simmons_Theatre_Group Stand Up Tragedy: http://www.standuptragedy.co.uk/ Théâtre du Mouvement: http://theatredumouvement.fr/en/ Etienne Decroux: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89tienne_Decroux Claire Heggin: http://theatredumouvement.fr/?rub=1&docId=213161 Chakra: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chakra Richard III: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_III_(play) Martha Graham: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martha_Graham Tales From Vienna Woods: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tales_from_the_Vienna_Woods Arnold Mindell - The Flirts: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arnold_Mindell Debrah Winger: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debra_Winger Terms of Endearment: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terms_of_Endearment Betty Blue: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betty_Blue Ann Bancroft: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Bancroft The Graduate: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Graduate 84 Charing Cross Road: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/84_Charing_Cross_Road_(film) Hamlet: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamlet Mullholland Drive: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mulholland_Drive_(film) Black Swan: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Swan_(film) Vaudeville: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaudeville Gertrude: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gertrude_(Hamlet) Anaïs Nin: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ana%C3%AFs_Nin Girls: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Girls_(TV_series) Lena Dunham: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lena_Dunham Eminem: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eminem 8 Mile: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8_Mile_(film) Jean Jeunet: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Genet Hiroshima Mon Amour: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroshima_mon_amour UCL: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ Liberating Men: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07x5vsh Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA Extra - Therapy
14 Feb 2017 @ 08:07 am

This Getting Better Acquainted Extra starts with a story I told at a Spark London night about mental heath in November 2016 and then jumps to Feb 2017 to continue the story. It's all about therapy, mental health, diagnosis and the relationship between the personal and the political. Mentioned Spark London: http://stories.co.uk/ Hackney Night: https://www.facebook.com/events/1362423493814282/ Spark Mind Podcast Specials: https://www.acast.com/sparklondon/multiculturalminds-truestorieslive https://www.acast.com/sparklondon/imfine-shannon-sparktruestories Mind in Haringey: http://www.mindinharingey.org.uk/ Dad Episodes: https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/sets/the-dad-episodes The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/ Cameryn Moore: http://www.camerynmoore.com/ Smut Slam: https://www.facebook.com/events/607321672796807/ What About the Men? https://soundcloud.com/standuptragedy/sut-presents-what-about-the-men-mansplaining-maculinity Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!