On this episode, Charlotte is speaking with Scottish Comedy Award Winner, Gary Meikle. Gary is now an internationally known stand-up comedian, who uses his platform to highlight the struggles Care Experienced people face, particularly after leaving care.
What is Objects?
Returning in 2023 for season 2 is Objects! Objects is our podcast that launched in February 2021 as part of our celebrations for Care Day.
Objects can shape the world around us and hold special meaning. From the prized first car or the treasured childhood teddy, they have a significant impact on us.
This series sees host Charlotte Armitage sit down with Care Experienced people, ranging from social workers to farmers, looking at the objects that represent the different moments in their life. Each guest brings three objects to the conversation, representing their life before, during and after care.
Watch the latest episode below or stream the podcast on Spotify, Amazon and Apple Music.
Listen back on season 1 below.
On this episode, Charlotte sits down with Councillor Graham Campbell. Graham is a Rastafarian veteran political campaigner and community activist who in May 2017, was elected as Glasgow City Council’s – and Scotland’s – first ever African Caribbean Councillor
On this episode, Charlotte is speaking to Carmel Jacob. Carmel was brought up by her Gran in Edinburgh and as a child, she developed a love for wrestling. She swapped her wrestling boots for university books, training as an Educational Psychologist, where she now supports Care Experienced children and young people.
On this episode, Charlotte dives into conversation with Chris Law MP. Chris grew up in Fife and when he left school he trained as a Chef, before graduating from St Andrews University. Chris revealed his Care Experience publicly for the first time during a House of Commons debate on foster care.
On this episode, Charlotte speaks with her friend and colleague, Kenny Murray. Kenny has established himself as an award-winning campaigner, PR professional and aspiring screenwriter, with a particular interest in media representations of Care Experienced people.