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Season 2

Aug. 20, 2021

Trailer for Season 2

Before launching Season 2 next week, here's a recap of all the characters, the who, what, where and why from Season 1. Please support the programme by rating and reviewing it here , or in your podcasting app, or by …

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Aug. 27, 2021

Keeping Up With the Zeitgeist

Season 2 is on! Helen (in London) and her old college friend Joey (in Sydney) are chatting on Zoom, when Joey gets an unexpected phone call from Sadie, another college friend, who lives in New Hampshire, and connects her up...

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Sept. 2, 2021

Green Penguins

Susie has lunch with her grandmother Helen, then heads off to visit her parents. Helen calls daughter Janey to let her know Susie is on her way, and Jonathan answers the phone. Jonathan is also from Australia originally, so...

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Sept. 8, 2021

Write On!

Helen has been commissioned to write her memoir, and she is still not convinced that she has anything special to write about. So her publisher and long time friend Joey has asked Sadie, another old friend from college to giv...

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Sept. 16, 2021

Walking in the Rain

Helen has trouble getting out of the house to go shopping, and Carol, the new salesperson at her local Cheese Shop, doesn't know what Picos Blue is! (Episode 14 "Hey Old Lady!}. Walking home in the rain, Helen and Carol …

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Sept. 24, 2021

A Stroll in the Park with a Swing

Helen sets off to a different park for her walk, and finds a 'big kid' swing. As she walks, she ponders the state of the world, human exceptionalism, how trees communicate with each other, and also surprises herself with a …

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Sept. 29, 2021

Ask René

in Episode 6, Helen accompanies her daughter Janey to the Cheese Shop cafe to collect the illustrations for Janey’s children’s book. René, the teenager who rescued Helen’s cheese in a previous episode, comes to the rescue ag...

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Oct. 8, 2021

From Russia with ??

Episode 7 (Season 2) sees Helen and her granddaughter Susie about to take a trip to Lancashire to celebrate a birthday party. Helen likes to hand over the receipt to the recipient when she buys a gift, and Susie is …

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Oct. 13, 2021

trailer for forthcoming episode 8 "Holding On"

Helen and Jennifer from across the corridor have a catchup, and Nana Madeleine invites herself in for a coffee and a 'serious' chat. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/amIoldyet)

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Oct. 15, 2021

Holding On

In Episode 8, Helen enjoys a catchup chat with her neighbour Jennifer. Jennifer's 102 year old grandmother, Nana Madeleine, suspects that Helen is feeling a bit down, so she invites herself in for a coffee and a natter. Suppo...

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Oct. 22, 2021

Uncle James

Episode 9 introduces Jack's Uncle James, retired school teacher. Helen phones Susie, who is visiting Jack in Liverpool, but as is her wont, Susie has gone out without her phone. The result is Helen and Uncle James getting to...

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Oct. 29, 2021

Memory Tricks and Treats

Episode 10 of Season 2 sees Janey annoying Helen by fussing over her, as usual. Helen's elder sister Marian phones up from Rockhampton, in Central Queensland to ask a very special question. The memories this brings up are pai...

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Nov. 5, 2021

A Friend in Need

Episode 11 brings Helen back in conversation with one of her old college friends, Essie, who lives in Texas with her partner BethAnn and Honey the dog. Helen has not been quite her usual cheerful self of late, and Essie …

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Nov. 12, 2021

Challenging Changes

In Episode 12, Helen's old friends from her college days have teamed up to check out retirement homes in Dorset. Rozzie, (who claims to be an ex-Secret Service agent) explains about the mysterious phone call from Russia (epis...

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Nov. 26, 2021

Stranger on a Train

Episode 14 of Season 2 finds Helen on a train, returning home after spending a few days in Hampshire with a friend. An elegant elderly lady asks to sit with her, and doesn't seem to know where she is going. …

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Dec. 3, 2021

Gran Talk

Episode 15 finds Helen preparing a late luncheon of toasted cheese. Her granddaughter Susie has something on her mind, so she calls her Gran for a chat. What could possibly go wrong? This is an independent podcast, no adverts...

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Dec. 10, 2021

Facebookers Anonymous

In Episode 16, Helen shares her fears about spending too much time on Facebook with her old friend Joey Wilkinson. Is this an unhealthy attachment to social media? If so, what to do about it? Flloyd plays both Helen and …

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Dec. 17, 2021

Three Little Words

Season 2 is brought to a close with Episode 17. Helen and her daughter Janey can rub each other up the wrong way, but they love each other, and hopefully can find a way to reconcile their differences. If only …

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