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By millyjshoes, Oct 18 2018 06:18PM

Matthew Gudgin - is one of the main BBC Norfolk Radio hosts, runs a Tuesday guest slot whereby the team choose an individual within Norfolk to be interviewed. The surprsing part is that all theguests have made contributuons to Norfolk life and have indeed had interesting lives thus far!


It is also considered to be the, "Desert Island Discs" of Norfolk. Choosing just 6 songs was a hard feat to achieve!


You can listen to my interview here:


https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06lrx8m



By millyjshoes, Aug 23 2018 09:51AM

Norfolk has a strong history in footwear manufacturing. in the late 1700s, James smith was one of the founding fathers of mass producing shoes when he realised that most people had similar sized feet. Creating lasts that could take away the small scale, bespoke creation. His grandson later branded the shoes as - Start-rite.


Spring forward several centuries and the 1930s saw the emergence of Van dal Shoes who also manufactured shoes in the city. However, we have now heard of the sad demise of one of the last remaining footwear factories in the country.


With this news, the BBC called me to chat about the future of British footwear and to visit me in my shop. The interview was aired on the Nick Conrad show yesterday and can be found on BBC iplayer at timescale 2:08:50 with the link https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06g3c3x


By millyjshoes, Sep 15 2017 01:09PM

Following the fabulous news of my award shorlists, I was delighted to be invited on BBC Radio Norfolk to chat all things shoes and awards. A fun interview that made me feel at ease.

By millyjshoes, Dec 23 2016 11:36AM

What a treat it was for me to be contacted by BBC Radio Norfolk to interview me on their early morning breakfast show!


As I have just opened my first retail shop - the news reporter popped round to my shop - All About Shoes on Norwich's, the Lanes to chat live about my footwear, endeavours and creative inspiration. You can certainly pop in and find an array of beautiful bespoke shoes and unusual shoe gifts too!


The interview can be found on BBC iplayer for the next few days.

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