On this week’s podcast Cheryl is joined by award-winning writer and journalist Helen Brown to discuss her new book Bono – a funny, tender, and insightful story about life, love, and recovery – and a charismatic rescue cat with a big heart. Together they discuss the lessons that animals teach us about vulnerability and life, the pain of losing a child, and the experiences in Helen’s life that have inspired her various works.
Helen Brown was born in New Zealand. An award-winning writer and journalist, she is the author of more than a dozen books, including Cleo, a memoir about a cat and the accidental death of Helen’s nine-year-old son Sam, which has sold 2 million copies around the world. Helen writes a column for Yours magazine and articles for Huffington Post US. She lives in Melbourne.