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Motherhood by Mandy Nolan


I never planned to be a mother I never planned to be a mother. I also never planned not to be one either. It was something I never really thought about. After three terminated pregnancies I was pregnant at 28 and in a relationship with a man who had told me he wanted children.  I was in love. So I…

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Mandy Nolan on taking the stand


  ‘..33 years on I stand proud in that I have claimed my place. I have held my voice above the crowd. I can command a room, a fee, and some fucking respect.’   I was just 17 when I started out as a stand-up comedian. Thirty three years ago women didn’t do stand-up. At least not very many. Why…

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11 Questions in 11 Minutes GO! With Mandy and Ellen


ELLEN BRIGGS What is your idea of bliss? Having a ride on lawn mower equipped with air-conditioning and a fridge full of caramel slices and 40 acres of lawn to mow. What is the trait you least like about yourself? My intolerance of people who don’t like dogs.  I don’t care if they’d had childhood trauma around an attack, I…

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