In this episode the PODPALS Amber and Paul are back and we’re going to have the normal catching up session in which they talk about what they have been up to recently. As usual we sit on the terrace and get interrupted by insects, the sun, neighbours on their balconies around us (including a naked man eating his lunch) and the inevitable references to a certain Russian joke that always comes up in our conversations.
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Now, let’s enter the conversation on the terrace. At first Amber and I remind Paul of the last time he was on the podcast, which was in an episode called Would you rather? In that one we asked each other ridiculous questions and talked about things like having accordions for legs. If that sounds a bit strange, check out that episode and it should make a bit more sense.
Then we all catch up with each other and talk about holidays in August, Amber’s son Hugo who is potty training and Paul’s new TV show which is currently showing on French television. Listen for more anecdotes and spontaneous speaking between friends.
And here we go…
Can you describe the scene?
What have you been up to since you were last on the podcast?
- Did you go away anywhere? Where did you go?
- How is little Hugo?
- Are you planning any shows for the coming year?
- When are you going to start your own podcast for goodness sake?
- Did you go away anywhere?
- How was Louis CK?
- What about your TV show?
- You stopped doing the French podcast, but the English one is still going (and that was my plan for my French – to listen to you in French)