Podcasts

Episode 22 – The Confidence Question – Hannah Lord

By | March 1st, 2016|Podcasts|

It’s been said that focusing on reading writing or spelling is not the best way to help dyslexics thrive. For many, confidence is the biggest barrier that dyslexic individuals have to climb. In this months episode [...]

Episode 21 – The Professor Of Poetry – Benjamin Zephaniah

By | February 2nd, 2016|Famous Dyslexics, Podcasts|

Dub Poet Benjamin Zephaniah has some impressive strings to his bow; writer, author, musician and professor of Humanities and Arts at Brunel University, to name a few. What’s even more impressive is that he managed this [...]

Episode 20 – The Best of The Codpast 2015

By | January 5th, 2016|Podcasts|

2015 has been one hell of a year for The Codpast. We’ve featured some great guests who’ve shared some truly entertaining and inspirational stories. We’ve gained more listeners and were shortlisted for ‘Best Podcast’ at the [...]

Episode 19 – Mary Poppins on Speed – Jackie Hewitt-Main

By | December 1st, 2015|Podcasts|

It’s a well known fact that around 50% of the prison population are dyslexic or have issues with literacy. What’s lesser known, is the effect tackling this problem could have on violence in prisons and the [...]

Episode 18 – The Knowledge Is Power – Gavin Malcolm

By | November 3rd, 2015|Podcasts, Working Life|

They say that knowledge is power and for Gavin Malcolm, this saying has some real significance. We’ve all heard the stories of tough kids from inner city neighborhoods finding a way out through football, boxing or [...]

Episode 17 – Memory Mechanics – Jake O’Gorman

By | October 6th, 2015|Help and Advice, Podcasts|

This episode is also available on iTunes, Stitcher or Soundcloud This month master of the mind Jake O’Gorman pops into the studio to dazzle with his superior memory skills. Poor memory is something that many dyslexics [...]

Episode 16 – Creative, Successful, Dyslexic – Margaret Rooke

By | September 1st, 2015|Art & Entertainment, Podcasts|

Mother and author Margaret Rooke once had the assumption that Dyslexia was something that happened to other families. Within a family that had always done well academically and with no history of Dyslexia, Margaret was shocked [...]

Episode 15 – Motorbike Madness – Charley Boorman

By | August 4th, 2015|Famous Dyslexics, Podcasts|

This month actor, author, TV adventurer and President of Dyslexia Action Charley Boorman tells us how a love of motorbikes, a chance meeting with Ewan McGregor and an insane idea kick started the career he'd always [...]

Episode 14 – Kick Like a Girl – Rachel Yankey

By | July 7th, 2015|Famous Dyslexics, Podcasts|

Fresh from punditing on the Woman's World Cup, Rachel Yankey joins us in the studio to talk football, dyslexia and how to become a master of deception. When Rachel left school she had no qualifications and [...]

Episode 13 – A Turning Point Pt2

By | June 2nd, 2015|Podcasts|

Dyslexic thoughts from Dean Stalham. This is the second installment of Dean Stalham's story. Dean's life was turned around the moment he 'let art into his life'. Dean was stuck in a cycle of crime and [...]

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