29 episodes

Influencer, mum and curator of the Mother of All Lists blog Clemmie Telford attempts to get to the bottom of some of life's trickiest questions by having honest conversations with an array of guests from all walks of life.
Series one featured Matt Haig, Caitlin Moran, Bryony Gordon, the Holistic Psychologist Dr Nicole LePera, and many more.
Series two includes, among others, Jess Ennis-Hill, Helen Thorn, Giovanna Fletcher, Vex King and Gemma Styles.
Find Clemmie on social media @clemmie_telford on Twitter or Instagram and get in touch @ butwhy@clemmietelford.com.

But Why‪?‬ Clemmie Telford

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Influencer, mum and curator of the Mother of All Lists blog Clemmie Telford attempts to get to the bottom of some of life's trickiest questions by having honest conversations with an array of guests from all walks of life.
Series one featured Matt Haig, Caitlin Moran, Bryony Gordon, the Holistic Psychologist Dr Nicole LePera, and many more.
Series two includes, among others, Jess Ennis-Hill, Helen Thorn, Giovanna Fletcher, Vex King and Gemma Styles.
Find Clemmie on social media @clemmie_telford on Twitter or Instagram and get in touch @ butwhy@clemmietelford.com.

    HAT HEWITT ON ALZHEIMER'S

    HAT HEWITT ON ALZHEIMER'S

    This week Clemmie chats to Hat Hewit the person behind @dayinthelifeoflaws, a remarkable Instagram account documenting her mum's early onset Alzheimer's & Dementia. 

    We chat about what Hat’s mum (Laws) was like before diagnosis.

    The signs and symptoms that led to the diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer's. 

    The difficult decision to move to her to care.

    Biggest misunderstanding about Alzheimer's. 

    Grieving a living person. 


    Buy Clemmie’s Debut book “But Why? How to Answer Tricky Questions from Kids by Having Honest Conversation with Yourself’ including a section on feelings and relationships.
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    • 57 min
    DR KAREN GURNEY ON SEX

    DR KAREN GURNEY ON SEX

    This week Clemmie chats to clinical psychologist and certified psycho-sexologist and author Dr Karen Gurney - aka @thesexdoctor.
    The pair discuss:

    Redefining what we mean by ‘sex’.

    Whether we judge our sex lives by unrealistic standards?

    How to define what ‘good sex’ is

    Research around oral sex and the sexual scripts that surround it.

    The orgasm gap.

    What stands in the way of great sex in long term relationships.


    Buy Clemmie’s Debut book “But Why? How to Answer Tricky Questions from Kids by Having Honest Conversation with Yourself’ including a section on talking to kids about sex.
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    • 56 min
    EMMA TULLEY-WILLIAMS ON ENDOMETRIOSIS

    EMMA TULLEY-WILLIAMS ON ENDOMETRIOSIS

    This week Clemmie speaks to podcaster and mental health campaigner Emma Tulley-Williams - aka @mummyspaininthearse - all about endometriosis.
    The pair discuss:

    Her first experiences of periods. How immediately shocking they were.

    The journey to getting diagnosed with endo.

    How misunderstood endo is, even though it impacts 1 in 10 women. 

    The impact of endo on her career, relationship and sex life. 

    The reality of living in pain.

    Her fears for her daughter as she approaches puberty. 

    What we can all do to help raise awareness of endo. 


    Buy Clemmie’s Debut book “But Why? How to Answer Tricky Questions from Kids by Having Honest Conversation with Yourself’ including ‘BUT WHY? Is there blood in the toilet.
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    • 54 min
    GIOVANNA FLETCHER ON LIFE

    GIOVANNA FLETCHER ON LIFE

    This week Clemmie speaks to Giovanna Fletcher, author, presenter, winner of I'm Celebrity and mum of three. It was supposed to be all about happiness, but the pair end up having a general catch up about life.....and magpies!
    The pair discuss:

    Work and parenting

    Book writing.

    How three kids is wonderful but also a lot.

    The line between holding things together and consciously letting them go.


    Giovanna has written several books, her latest one ‘Walking On Sunshine’, is about three friends Vicky, Zaza and Mike who have each reached a defining (and longed for) point in their lives. However, rather than feeling happy and fulfilled they individually find themselves asking ‘is this it?’. Walking On Sunshine is available to preorder now.
    Buy Clemmie’s Debut book “But Why? How to Answer Tricky Questions from Kids by Having Honest Conversation with Yourself’ here.
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    DR SARAH TONKS ON AESTHETICS

    DR SARAH TONKS ON AESTHETICS

    This week Clemmie speaks to Dr Sarah Tonks a cosmetic surgeon who has herself undergone a significant number of cosmetic procedures.
    The pair discuss:

    Dr Tonks personal choice in cosmetic interventions

    Her recovery from a recent second Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL).

    Dr Tonks' journey from applying to medical school as a kid to find herself in the world she is in now.

    Emotional wellbeing in relation to cosmetic surgery.

    Breast reduction and Clemmie's interest in it.


    Buy Clemmie’s Debut book “But Why? How to Answer Tricky Questions from Kids by Having Honest Conversation with Yourself’, which includes a section on why risk is so important for kids.
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    BELINDA KIRK ON ADVENTURE

    BELINDA KIRK ON ADVENTURE

    This week Clemmie speaks to Belinda Kirk who is a professional explorer! In 2010, she captained the first all-female rowing team to circumnavigate Britain non-stop, completing the journey in 51 days.
    The pair discuss:

    Belinda's incredible career including a trip where she sailed the Atlantic.

    The joy of adventure

    Why it is essential for our wellbeing.

    The long term impact of ‘choosing challenge’.

    Ways to instil adventure in our kids. 


    Belinda's book  Adventure Revolution: The life-changing power of choosing challenge is out now. 
    Buy Clemmie’s Debut book “But Why? How to Answer Tricky Questions from Kids by Having Honest Conversation with Yourself’ including a section on why risk is so important for kids.
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    • 1 hr 14 min

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