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June 2, 2023

Bonus: Performing Live

I'm still beavering away, writing up the new season. But this week I was also busy rehearsing and then performing live, 2 gigs here in Liverpool. So I thought I'd share some thoughts on the experience, and why Ai will …

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May 27, 2023

Season 6 The Bumper Edition

Here it is, Season 6. All 8 episodes in one file for your binging pleasure. Shortly before Helen's 80th birthday, she suddenly develops a mysterious superpower that could save the planet. What will her family say? Can nice ol...

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May 26, 2023

Bonus: Lunch with Chris

Flloyd was in London for the Podcast Show London 2023, and she met up with actor Christopher McDougall for lunch. The traffic sirened around them, and the cafe door squeaked endlessly, they managed to record a snippet of conv...

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May 19, 2023

The Ribbon of Grey

A song written in the form of riddle, quite popular in the folk tradition. This one was inspired by a song-writing workshop challenge. Thanks for listening, stay safe. Support the show You can leave a comment or review at w...

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May 12, 2023

Bonus: The Comeback Queen Gives Herself a Jolly Good Talking To

Yet another one of my songs. This one was written for a musical that never eventuated, about an ageing actress trying to restart her career. Here she prepares for an audition, and expresses the thoughts any one who has been …

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May 4, 2023

To My Mother

This song was originally written for a play-with-music, "Blame it on Your Mother", back in the early 2000s. I thought, at the time, that I was fictionalising my own experience to gift to a character who had more sense than …

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April 28, 2023

Bonus: When I Was a Little Girl

Bonus Episode, an autobiographical song, all about me! Plus a heads up about the new, spinoff podcast I'm working on in which I'll be talking to some of my friends and colleagues about their life experience, creative process ...

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April 21, 2023

Bonus: I Wish I Were Adopted

Back in the mists of time, I wrote a stage play called "Blame it on Your Mother", which consisted of a series of monologues, duologues and songs on the theme of mother/daughter relationships. Here is the voice of the 6 …

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April 14, 2023

Singer of Songs

Something to keep you entertained while I get on with inventing new adventures for Helen. Contemporary folk song, about singers, poets and storytellers Support the show You can leave a comment or review at www.amIoldyet.com/...

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April 7, 2023

Ep 9: A Bit of a Kerfuffle - Part II

At last, the big finale. Helen finds herself the centre of attention, so she has to take advantage of the situation and see if she can get some real changes happening. The Greek Gods are there to make sure she's …

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March 31, 2023

Ep 8: A Bit of a Kerfuffle (Part I)

At last, the big day has arrived, and Helen in a bit of a flap, getting ready to attend the 2023 UK Philanthropist of the Year Awards ceremony. She's wearing the fabulous one-off designer ball gown provided by the goddess …

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March 24, 2023

S7 E7 Who's Got the Power?

Helen's oldest friend, Joey, has some thoughts on the subject. That Gala Dinner is getting closer all the time. At least, now we have some idea what it's in aid of - and litter bins have little to do with …

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March 17, 2023

Can You Keep a Secret?

...because I'm not sure Helen can. When her niece Georgina calls up from Sydney, Australia to find out what's with the strange dog who stopped by for a few days, Helen struggles to keep shtum. But then, Georgie may have …

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March 10, 2023

Park Bench Chatting

Helen is alone again, as the dog Hermes has gone off to Australia to visit her granddaughter Susie, and to enlist the stray dogs there to join in the litter cleaning campaign. She's enjoying a quiet early morning moment on …

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March 3, 2023

That Dog Sure Gets Around

Helen's new friends, a couple of Ancient Greek Gods, are at least attempting to be helpful. Hermes in the form of a dog is staying with Helen in her London flat. Helen's neighbour Jennifer offers help out, and Susie, Helen's...

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Feb. 24, 2023

Home Again, Jiggety Jig

Helen's mathematician friend Misha has a plan to tidy up the sky littering problem started by Helen and the stray dogs, and Helen has been befriended by a couple of Greek Gods. As you do. Janey agrees to take her …

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Feb. 17, 2023

Beware the Greeks Bearing Gifts

Helen's friendly walking companion is not a stray dog after all. And she has a name. And those pesky Greek women just cannot leave her alone. But there does seem to be some clarity emerging at last. Support the show …

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Feb. 10, 2023

Recap - the story so far...

Before you dive into Season 7 - or if you are new to the podcast, you might like to check out just how our heroine Helen, aged 78, discovered that she is, in fact, a Super heroine. Support the show …

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Feb. 10, 2023

Blown Away

And we're back! Season 7 finds Helen still in her 'safe house' in a parallel universe, trying to come to terms with her new founds 'super power' for blowing stuff into the air. She has been befriended by a local …

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Feb. 8, 2023

Trailer - Season 7

And we're off! almost... A few extracts from Episode 1, of Season 7 to whet your appetite. Helen is still in the parallel universe where strange Greek sounding people are involved in her new found power to use her breath …

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Jan. 1, 2023

Poetry Book Launch

Here is a bonus track for you, a reading from my latest poetry collection, launched by the Dead Good Poets Society of Liverpool on Thursday evening, at the MerseyMade Cafe. The wonderful cover illustration is by my granddaugh...

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Dec. 9, 2022

It's a Start

Final episode for Season 6, and some of Helen's wishes come home to roost. As she suspected, there are always unintended consequences. Find out about the wonderful performers who have contributed to this Season on the website...

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Dec. 2, 2022

Wishful Thinking

Helen needs to control her thoughts, not easy after a lifetime of advocating free thinking. But there must be some way to make good use of this newfound ability... "My Amazing Woman", our current promo, is a romantic superher...

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