Afternoons with Helen Farmer
Every weekday afternoon, Helen Farmer will help you to navigate the highs and lows of life in the UAE. Stay up to date with what’s happening and where to go with free advice, expert opinion and storytelling which gives an inside scoop in to real life UAE. Calling foodies, culture vultures and people who want answers from our trusted team of engaging experts.
Whether you’re staying in or going out, this first hour is full of ideas, from the latest restaurant openings, meet-ups and events to new cinema releases, binge-worthy TV, reading recommendations and must-listen music. We’ll be hearing from the social media community, Facebook groups, journalists, writers, foodies and culture vultures.
Appointment listening for curious minds, expect an hour of enlightening discussion for this second hour. Risk-taking topics, setting the record straight and giving insights into stories behind the headlines. There will be in-depth interviews with visiting and regional authorities, professors, doctors, chefs, storytellers and extraordinary people across a range of subjects.
If you have a problem, we can solve it with our trusted team of engaging experts. Covering health, psychology, law, property, fitness, DIY, animals, gardening and more, this hour takes a Q&A format every day, with free advice for listeners, social media interaction and live phone-ins. Expect the unexpected, daily glimpses into the lives of Dubai dwellers, and real life confessions
A BBC-trained broadcast journalist and mum of two young daughters, Helen Farmer juggles a career in broadcasting and blogging with cleaning cereal off the ceiling. She has worked in publishing and radio in Dubai for more than a decade, and is an award-winning journalist, known for her honest (perhaps too honest…) take on living, working and parenting, through her blog The Mothership.
Afternoons with Helen is proudly sponsored by