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A Mile in My Shoes

147 EpisodesProduced by Empathy Museum Website

A weekly podcast that invites you to walk a mile in the shoes of a stranger and listen to their story. Nominated 'Best New Podcast' at the 2019 British Podcast Awards!All stories and shoes are part of Empathy Museum’s ‘A Mile in My Shoes’ project – an interactive shoe shop which tours internationall… read more

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Will - From Where I'm Standing

June 23rd, 2021

8:58

“It has happened to me before. It will happen to me again. It doesn’t happen to my white colleagues”


Will'’s story was produced by Rob Eagle and was …

Nina - From Where I'm Standing

June 9th, 2021

9:01

"Look at that for a bad boy sheepskin. Epic”



Nina’s story was produced by Rose de Larrabeiti and was collected as part of our new project From Where …

Brendan - From Where I'm Standing

June 2nd, 2021

7:50

"Giving a person their voice back is like giving them their personality back''


Brendan’s story was produced by Sara Conkey and was collected as part …

Angeline - From Where I'm Standing

May 26th, 2021

7:55

“Zimbabwean names are very interesting. You have Faith, you have Patience, you have Happiness. I guarantee you someone will be named Covid”


Angeline’s …

Alex - From Where I'm Standing

May 19th, 2021

8:36

“Just knowing that my loved ones had faith in me, that’s what kept me going”


Alex’s story was produced by Nada Smiljanic and was collected as part of …

Ollie - From Where I'm Standing

May 12th, 2021

8:23

"The next 3 years of my life had been completely stopped – just because of an algorithm”


Ollie’s story was produced by Rose de Larrabeiti and was …

Natalie - From Where I'm Standing

May 5th, 2021

7:39

“I name my plants to encourage me to look after them better”


Natalie’s story was produced by Deborah Shorindé and was collected as part of our new …

Yunus - From Where I'm Standing

April 28th, 2021

9:04

“To bury the deceased without the washing and shrouding will lateron affect the grieving process of the family members”


Yunus’s story was produced by …

Jenny - From Where I'm Standing

April 21st, 2021

9:08

"When I'm on my till I've just got a lot of love to give"


Jenny’s story was produced by Alia Cassam and was collected as part of our new project From …

Leticia - A Mile in My Shoes

April 12th, 2021

10:35

"It looked like one of those comedy movies where someone wants to catch a wild pig”


This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project …

Eva - A Mile in My Shoes

April 12th, 2021

11:12

“You are delivered to the most magnificent view you could ever imagine” 


This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project with English …

Abdul - A Mile in My Shoes

April 12th, 2021

10:36

“You should not loose your self confidence, this is my message for young people” 


This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project with …

Felipe - A Mile in My Shoes

April 12th, 2021

13:22

“When talking to my family not the phone, I had to pretend that everything was fine” 


This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project …

Emeline - A Mile in My Shoes

April 12th, 2021

12:05

“This trip was my last coach trip to London, it was the beginning of a new life abroad” 


This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling …

Anita - A Mile in My Shoes

April 12th, 2021

11:21

“We used to say that the sea was angry” 


This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project with English as a second language learners, …

Morena - A Mile in My Shoes

April 12th, 2021

14:08

"Slowly slowly I began to rebuild my career” 


This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project with English as a second language …

Raquel - A Mile in My Shoes

April 5th, 2021

10:29

“She fought bravely for two years against the disease” 


This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project with English as a second …

Rosalba - A Mile in My Shoes

April 5th, 2021

11:07

“You can walk in the street and you can meet the world”


This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project with English as a second …

Eva - A Mile in My Shoes

April 5th, 2021

12:35

"If we were to roar our pain, the world would break"


This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project with English as a second language …

Nabawiah - A Mile in My Shoes

April 5th, 2021

11:41

“I’m not staying in this country anymore, I don’t want to die” 


This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project with English as a …

Jorge - A Mile in My Shoes

April 5th, 2021

14:09

“All the colours of Mexico are here inside my heart” 


This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project with English as a second language …

Elena - A Mile in My Shoes

April 5th, 2021

13:47

“Only god could hold & comfort me in the middle of the chaos of my life”


This podcast episode is part of a digital storytelling project with …

Wendy - A Mile in My Shoes

March 31st, 2021

9:50

"There are different ways beauty can be expressed"


Try on Wendy's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Wendy's story was …

Sue - A Mile in My Shoes

March 24th, 2021

12:18

"The role of children in funerals I feel very strongly about"


Try on Sue's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Sue's story was …

Suddy - A Mile in My Shoes

March 17th, 2021

9:16

"It feels like more and more is being thrown on us"


Try on Suddy's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Suddy's story was …

Sean - A Mile in My Shoes

March 10th, 2021

10:17

"I'm confronted with this absolute wall of fire"


Try on Sean's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Sean's story is produced by …

George - A Mile in My Shoes

March 3rd, 2021

12:23

"Having been given another chance, it was then up to me to make the very most of it"


Try on George's shoes and take a moment to see the world through …

Maysa - A Mile in My Shoes

February 24th, 2021

11:55

"I always find beauty in the small details"


Try on Maysa's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Maysa's story is produced by Rob …

Marion - A Mile in My Shoes

February 17th, 2021

10:06

"People actually come here with broken fingernails, I kid you not"


Try on Marion's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Marion's …

Julie - A Mile in My Shoes

February 10th, 2021

12:51

"It's really important that young Asian people see themselves represented."


Try on Julie's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. …

George - A Mile in My Shoes

February 3rd, 2021

13:00

"At times a mask can feel like your own skin"


Try on George's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. George's story is produced by …

Evelyn - A Mile in My Shoes

January 27th, 2021

8:05

"When you are new in one country you feel like you have to catch up with everything"


Try on Evelyn's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Evelyn's story is produced by Sinéad Mangan and was …

Claire - A Mile in My Shoes

January 20th, 2021

9:23

"Public health really is about social justice"


Try on Claire's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Claire's story is produced by Rachel Simpson and was developed with, and commissioned by the …

Aleksandra - A Mile in My Shoes

January 13th, 2021

11:15

"The questions 'are you going home for Christmas?' is always a scary one"


Aleksandra's story was produced by David Waters, and was collected when our …

Adrian - A Mile in My Shoes

January 6th, 2021

11:17

“The day we went for the summit, sadly is not the happiest memory"


Try on Adrian's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. …

Becky - A Mile in My Shoes

December 30th, 2020

11:55

“A simple task is made twenty times more difficult because you have to be aware”


Try on Becky's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her …

Ciro - A Mile in My Shoes

December 23rd, 2020

7:35

“Things should not be confused between graffiti and vandalism"


Try on Ciro's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Ciro's story …

Lou - A Mile in My Shoes

December 16th, 2020

10:11

“Colonialism had landed firmly in that country” 


Try on Lou's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Lou's story was produced by …

Eva - A Mile in My Shoes

December 9th, 2020

11:58

“In a weird way there was a rebirth that took place then"


Try on Eva's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Eva's story was produced by Richard Latto, commissioned by Mayflower 400, and was …

Kelly - A Mile in My Shoes

December 2nd, 2020

13:05

“Every day is a great story”


Try on Kelly's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Kelly's story was produced by Simon Clarke, …

Aaron - A Mile in My Shoes

November 25th, 2020

10:03

“I did it in a wheelchair and got beat by absolutely every runner, but loved it”


Try on Aaron's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his …

Margaret - A Mile in My Shoes

November 18th, 2020

9:09

“Originally the term ‘computer’ wasn’t actually a machine it was a person” 


Try on Magaret's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Magaret's story was produced by Richard Latto, commissioned by …

Dahlia - A Mile in My Shoes

November 11th, 2020

13:29

“It was a step up for women to come out of the house and be amongst themselves” 


Try on Dahlia's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Dahlias's story was produced by Richard Latto, commissioned by …

Tom - A Mile in My Shoes

November 4th, 2020

9:39

“Clinical trials take months and years to set up, we had a matter of days and weeks.”


Try on Tom's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes.Tom's story was produced by Richard Latto, commissioned by …

Clare - A Mile in My Shoes

October 28th, 2020

12:32

"The first time I ever went out into the woods was the moment it all clicked"


Try on Clare's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project:

What My Mother Told Me – Brixton Memories (Bonus Episode)

October 26th, 2020

1:50

This podcast was created by young people in Lambeth, who are participating in the Townscape Heritage Initiative. It explores personal reflections on place, heritage and the built environment of Brixton. Facilitated by …

Waliyah – Brixton Memories: Eight Walks, One Area

October 25th, 2020

5:08

This podcast was created by young people in Lambeth, who are participating in the Townscape Heritage Initiative. It explores personal reflections on place, heritage and the built environment of Brixton. Facilitated by …

Raquel – Brixton Memories: Eight Walks, One Area

October 24th, 2020

6:10

This podcast was created by young people in Lambeth, who are participating in the Townscape Heritage Initiative. It explores personal reflections on place, heritage and the built environment of Brixton. Facilitated by …

Mickola – Brixton Memories: Eight Walks, One Area

October 23rd, 2020

5:45

This podcast was created by young people in Lambeth, who are participating in the Townscape Heritage Initiative. It explores personal reflections on place, heritage and the built environment of Brixton. Facilitated by …

Shane – Brixton Memories: Eight Walks, One Area

October 22nd, 2020

4:34

This podcast was created by young people in Lambeth, who are participating in the Townscape Heritage Initiative. It explores personal reflections on place, heritage and the built environment of Brixton. Facilitated by …

Olivia – Brixton Memories: Eight Walks, One Area

October 21st, 2020

6:28

This podcast was created by young people in Lambeth, who are participating in the Townscape Heritage Initiative. It explores personal reflections on place, heritage and the built environment of Brixton. Facilitated by …

Ramla – Brixton Memories: Eight Walks, One Area

October 20th, 2020

5:17

This podcast was created by young people in Lambeth, who are participating in the Townscape Heritage Initiative. It explores personal reflections on place, heritage and the built environment of Brixton. Facilitated by …

Sainabou – Brixton Memories: Eight Walks, One Area

October 19th, 2020

5:58

This podcast was created by young people in Lambeth, who are participating in the Townscape Heritage Initiative. It explores personal reflections on place, heritage and the built environment of Brixton. Facilitated by …

Brixton Memories: Eight Walks, One Area – Trailer

October 19th, 2020

0:47

This podcast was created by young people in Lambeth, who are participating in the Townscape Heritage Initiative. It explores personal reflections on place, heritage and the built environment of Brixton. Facilitated by …

Josie - A Mile in My Shoes

August 5th, 2020

11:33

Please be aware this episode discusses domestic violence. 


“When I was first told I’ve got Alzheimer's I couldn’t believe it’ 


Try on Josie’s shoes and …

Gav - A Mile in My Shoes

July 29th, 2020

9:21

Please be aware this episode discusses mental health & suicidal ideation.


“Everything was almost like living outside your own body, looking in“


Try on Gav’s shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. 


Adrian - A Mile in My Shoes

July 22nd, 2020

10:56

"The sacrifices that woman made for us have really encouraged me to give more“


Try on Adrians’s shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. 


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project:

Dafna – A Mile in My Shoes

July 15th, 2020

9:55

Please be aware this episode discusses suicidal ideation.


"Here was a nine-year-old who really wanted to die by suicide..."


Try on Dafna's shoes and …

Kimberly – A Mile in My Shoes

July 8th, 2020

8:34

Please note this episode explicitly discusses complications with labour and surgery.


"I was put on this earth to take care of girls and women."


Try on Kimberly's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. …

Saira – A Mile in My Shoes

July 1st, 2020

10:17

"Very hard to imagine it, but if you think overnight you've got to pack everything from your life into one suitcase."


Try on Saira's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Saira's story was produced …

Emily H – A Mile in My Shoes

June 24th, 2020

9:49

"When I was two years old, my left leg was amputated below the knee."


Try on Emily's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. …

Consilia – A Mile in My Shoes

June 17th, 2020

11:59

"I ended up sleeping on buses because I had nowhere to go... Or waiting in McDonald's for hours in the cold weather."


Try on Consilia's shoes and take …

Bonus episode: walking into empathy

June 10th, 2020

24:22

Are we in the midst of an empathy deficit? Can we teach ourselves and others to be more empathic? What can we do with the empathy that we have? In this bonus episode, we speak to educators, GPs, nurses, designers, …

James Van Der Walt – A Mile in My Shoes

June 3rd, 2020

9:46

"It's a privilege to know that as humans, we are still fundamentally good."


Try on James' shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. James' story is produced by Leo Hornak.


More about our A Mile in My …

Yazan - A Mile in My Shoes

May 27th, 2020

12:52

"A smile is an act of defiance."


Try on Yazan's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Please be aware that this story contains …

Catherine Thatcher - A Mile in My Shoes

May 20th, 2020

9:28

“You shouldn’t be given health care on how good a person you are, how hard you worked or how much money you earn”




Try on Catherine's shoes and take a …

Allan Reid - A Mile in My Shoes

May 13th, 2020

10:17

"My HIV status was pretty devastating."


Try on Allan's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Allan's story was produced by Rob …

Sam Lund - A Mile in my Shoes

May 6th, 2020

9:30

"I think you can achieve a good death..."



Try on Sam's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Please be aware that this story …

Ryan Parry - A Mile in My Shoes

April 29th, 2020

12:29

"My one aim is to preserve life."


Try on Ryan shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Ryan's story was produced by Rose de Larrabeiti.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project:

Chris Grant – A Mile in My Shoes

April 22nd, 2020

15:22

"There is a price you pay for the work that we undertake"


Try on Chris' shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Chris' story is produced by Eleanor McDowall.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project:

Yunus Dudhwala - A Mile in My Shoes

April 15th, 2020

12:10

"This is how life is – here today, gone tomorrow."


Try on Yunus's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Yunus's story is produced by Rachel Simpson.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project:

Myrtle Munro - A Mile in my Shoes

April 8th, 2020

10:18

"Migrating here was a big cultural shock..."


Try on Myrtle's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Myrtle's story was produced by …

Nora Smith - A Mile in My Shoes

April 1st, 2020

13:53

"I wince when I think what my neighbours might be hearing."


Try on Nora's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Nora's story was …

Alf – A Mile in My Shoes

March 25th, 2020

11:15

"If I hadn't been on the Kindertransport, I don't think I would've survived the Holocaust."


Try on Alf's shoes and take a moment to see the world …

Sarah K – A Mile in My Shoes

March 18th, 2020

9:49

"I grew up as a closeted gay kid in a very Christian community."


Try on Sarah's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Sarah's …

Vivian – A Mile in My Shoes

March 11th, 2020

12:28

"I was in Yarl's Wood [detention centre] for six months... Your heart is always in your mouth. You don't know when you're going to come out."


Try on Vivian's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. …

Ramla – A Mile in My Shoes

March 4th, 2020

10:31

"Growing up in London, you were always ashamed of being an outsider, someone who wasn't born in London..."


Try on Ramla's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Ramla's story was produced by Rachel …

Theo – A Mile in My Shoes

February 26th, 2020

9:30

"Imagine walking in flesh that people generally agree is dangerous flesh to walk in."


Try on Theo's shoes and take a moment to see the world through …

B.B. – A Mile in My Shoes

February 19th, 2020

11:31

"It was ethnic cleansing..."


Try on B.B.'s shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. B.B.'s story was produced by Rob Eagle, and was …

Shawna – A Mile in My Shoes

February 12th, 2020

8:59

"One day I realised how many incredible people I'd met, and how many incredible people I'd left behind."


Try on Shawna's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Shawna's story was produced by Ryan Foo, …

Aloysius – A Mile in My Shoes

January 29th, 2020

10:53

"We became a target of the secret service; they wanted to infiltrate..."


Try on Aloysius's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. …

Emily – A Mile in My Shoes

January 24th, 2020

8:37

"When I came home, while my kids were asleep, I would cry. I'd cry until the morning and then I knew I had to do it all again."


Try on Emily's shoes …

Scottie – A Mile in My Shoes

January 15th, 2020

9:38

"My name is Scottie Carlyle. I've done drag since 1963 and I'm now 81."


Try on Scottie's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Scottie's story was produced by the Denver Office for Storytelling, and …

Zarlasht – A Mile in My Shoes

January 8th, 2020

13:17

"You'd leave the house to go to school, and on the way you'd hear an explosion and have to come back..."


Try on Zarlasht's shoes and take a moment to …

Ryan – A Mile in My Shoes

January 1st, 2020

10:29

"It's a very curious thing to lose your memory – it's as if you've been reborn... I see it as the single greatest blessing that has ever happened to me."


Try on Ryan's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his …

Brian – A Mile in My Shoes

December 11th, 2019

12:14

"Some of the disagreements between me and my Labour colleagues revolved around 'people who voted for Brexit are racists' – and these are words I will …

Taban – A Mile in My Shoes

December 5th, 2019

14:27

"The reason why we were in that prison for two weeks is because our names were called to be buried alive."


Try on Taban's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Taban's story was produced by Rose de …

Anna Jo – A Mile in My Shoes

November 29th, 2019

9:37

"You felt like you belonged to something. That was really important."


Try on Anna Jo's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Anna Jo's story was produced by the Denver Office for Storytelling, and …

Rose – A Mile in My Shoes

November 21st, 2019

13:32

"I started finding cooking was everything for me. Therapy – when I'm upset I get in the kitchen and make something."


Try on Rose's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Rose's story was produced by …

Andy – A Mile in My Shoes

November 13th, 2019

10:35

"Even now I still see my dad as the strongest man I've ever met, the hardest man I've ever met..."


Try on Andy's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Andy's story was produced by Andrea Rangecroft, …

Minoo – A Mile in My Shoes

November 3rd, 2019

13:11

"I was driving and all of a sudden I noticed I was going very fast towards a tree..."


Try on Minoo's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Minoo's story was produced by Jessie Lawson, and was …

Fee – A Mile in My Shoes

October 27th, 2019

13:26

"The anti-German feeling was particularly unpleasant because they said 'I can't stand the Germans, but you are an exception'. They didn't realise …

Emilie – A Mile in My Shoes

October 16th, 2019

12:27

"It made me feel a bit betrayed by the country, but also a little bit betrayed by the Brits that I knew."


Try on Emilie's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Emilie's story was produced by Melissa …

Khuzan – A Mile in My Shoes

October 9th, 2019

12:31

"It's almost like you're losing your identity..."


Try on Khuzan's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Khuzan's story was …

Wolfgang Bylsma – A Mile in My Shoes

October 2nd, 2019

11:22

"At this point in time, we're actually in more debt than I would care to mention."


Try on Wolfgang's shoes and take a moment to see the world through …

Jonathan – A Mile in My Shoes

September 25th, 2019

10:18

"Your heart beats fast, you're flushed, it's physical. It's semi-orgasmic I suppose."


Try on Jonathan's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Jonathan's story is produced by Eleanor McDowall.


More …

Emily – A Mile in My Shoes

July 17th, 2019

9:17

"People make fun out of me, make laughs and jokes out of me, and just think I'm not worth it. I just tell them it doesn't affect me and get on with my life, move on."


Try on Emily's shoes and take a moment to see the …

Russell – A Mile in My Shoes

July 10th, 2019

11:34

"I got as far as my entrance to Oxford during the war..."


Try on Russell's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Russell's story is produced by Eloise Stevens.


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Caitlin – A Mile in My Shoes

July 3rd, 2019

12:12

"It's not a parade, it's a protest... Like some people travel the world, I might travel the world to go to Prides everywhere."


Try on Caitlin's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Caitlin's story …

Ali Wilby – A Mile in My Shoes

June 26th, 2019

13:19

"I'd never actually thought about how easy it is being British..."


Try on Ali's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Ali's story is produced by Mair Bosworth.


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Sakher – A Mile in My Shoes

June 19th, 2019

10:40

"I consider London as my second home. I love it. I love the people, I love the acceptance here. I like parks in London, I like the greenness, the nature, the flowers. It's really a miracle here."


Try on Sakher's shoes …

Lewis – A Mile in My Shoes

June 12th, 2019

10:45

"That’s what I want to do with my life; I don’t want to sit in an office or go to a job that I don’t want to do for the rest of my life and be bored senseless..."


Try on Lewis's shoes and take a moment to see the world …

Kate Harding – A Mile in My Shoes

June 5th, 2019

10:30

"Richard (as an anaesthetist) had access to lethal drugs, and he had a really impulsive streak to his personality..."


Try on Kate's shoes and take a …

Clare Griffiths – A Mile in My Shoes

May 29th, 2019

10:06

"I remember a few days later, the consultant coming to me and almost congratulating me... 'We've never had anyone sever a spinal cord who wasn't shot …

Brodie – A Mile in My Shoes

May 14th, 2019

11:28

"The only thing that saved my life (so I was told)... This is really embarrassing... The only thing that saved my life was that I was wearing a pair …

Adea – A Mile in My Shoes

May 8th, 2019

9:37

Try on Adea's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes.


Adea's story was produced by Rob Eagle, and was collected when our A Mile in …

Margaret Watroba – A Mile in My Shoes

May 1st, 2019

10:34

"The mountain has got, in my opinion, a spirit. It lets me reach the summit. I don't conquer the mountain; I ask the mountain to allow me to go there."


Try on Margaret's shoes and take a moment to see the world through …

Amarjit – A Mile in My Shoes

April 24th, 2019

13:25

"When you get married... you create a little prison. And when you create a prison, you feel safe inside it."


Try on Amarjit's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Amarjit's story was produced by …

William Dudley – A Mile in My Shoes

April 17th, 2019

12:52

"They don't have to like it, but it's not their job to destroy it."


Try on William's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. …

Ammar - A Mile in My Shoes

April 3rd, 2019

13:27

"I don't have any more friends. All of them died."


Try on Ammar's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Ammar's story was …

Tim Redfern - A Mile in My Shoes

March 27th, 2019

12:09

"I was really inspired by my mother putting on her make-up when I was a kid – she used to do it really quite quickly. So I've always adopted this …

Simon Peterffy - A Mile in My Shoes

March 20th, 2019

10:35

"The actions of our generation will determine the fate of humanity."


Try on Simon's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Simon's …

Chetna Patel - A Mile in My Shoes

March 13th, 2019

11:43

"You earn lots of money, you put it in the bank... But this thing I own – this is special, something for myself. This is my lifetime achievement."


Try on Chetna's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her …

Aisha - A Mile in My Shoes

March 6th, 2019

10:46

"Being a young, Muslim woman dressed head-to-toe [in black, with a niqab] – look I get it, it is absolutely confronting."


Try on Aisha's shoes and …

Peter Butler - A Mile in My Shoes

February 27th, 2019

11:48

"When you've got delirium, you don't trust anybody – or at least I don't."


Try on Peter's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. …

Reuben Christie O'Connell - A Mile in My Shoes

February 20th, 2019

12:18

"There was no hint of him saying goodbye, I'm done."


Try on Reuben's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Please be aware that …

Jeremy Smith - A Mile in My Shoes

February 13th, 2019

10:45

"The doctor said: make sure that boy never has children."


Try on Jeremy's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Jeremy's story …

Karen Lang - A Mile in My Shoes

January 23rd, 2019

14:49

"I couldn't believe that somebody would kill Jess."


Try on Karen's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Please be aware that …

Teresa Marinka - A Mile in My Shoes

January 16th, 2019

11:28

"I was beginning to be really scared of this man I’d married, and this strange country where I couldn’t speak a word of the language."


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Kaliyugan Pathmanathan - A Mile in My Shoes

January 9th, 2019

10:15

"I had to remember what freedom was like."


Try on Kaliyugan's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Please be aware that this …

Edin - A Mile in My Shoes

January 2nd, 2019

10:28

"Hard work is an escape from this horrible reality."


Try on Edin's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Edin's story is produced …

Craig Hollywood - A Mile in My Shoes

December 19th, 2018

10:50

"To walk into a hairdressing salon or barber shop and be made a little bit of a fuss of is something that we take for granted."


Try on Craig's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Craig's story was …

Camilla Gabriel - A Mile in My Shoes

December 12th, 2018

9:19

"It’s the first time I’ve been allowed to take up space."


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Skye Windbank - A Mile in My Shoes

November 28th, 2018

10:45

"Is having an affair bad? Is killing someone bad?"


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Kenneth Tharpe - A Mile in My Shoes

November 21st, 2018

8:38

"Even in silence, you’re still sharing something."


Try on Kenneth's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Kenneth's story was …

Carly Dudley - A Mile in My Shoes

November 14th, 2018

10:59

"When babies aren’t alive, their bodies deteriorate very quickly."


Try on Carly's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Please be …

Katie Emma Hodgkins - A Mile in My Shoes

November 7th, 2018

9:37

"I do feel I have more empathy with animals."


Try on Katie's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Katie's story is produced by …

Dalwinder Singh - A Mile in My Shoes

October 31st, 2018

9:50

"It’s not about stealing jobs, it’s about working hard." 


Try on Dalwinder's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Dalwinder's story was produced by Meri Fatin.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes …

Ian Waterman - A Mile in my Shoes

October 17th, 2018

12:12

"Now I'm in a wheelchair, I can enjoy my environment again. Being able to just say yeah I’ll stop and have a look – it’s fabulous you know."


Try on …

Paddi Creevey - A Mile in My Shoes

October 3rd, 2018

11:13

"What was it about being a nun that became so important to me?"


Try on Paddi's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Paddi's …

Peter - A Mile in My Shoes

September 19th, 2018

12:34

"I’m a barber, I’m not a psychologist..."


Try on Peter's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Peter's story was produced by Rose …

Danny Bulman - A Mile in My Shoes

September 12th, 2018

11:45

"Being English is quite a tough thing really."


Try on Danny's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Danny's story was produced by …

Christine Brown - A Mile in My Shoes

September 5th, 2018

11:22

"Mum, I feel like I’m going to kill myself."


Try on Christine's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Please be aware that this …

Kamaal - A Mile in My Shoes

August 29th, 2018

12:16

"This was a cultural gap that couldn't be bridged."


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Sarah - A Mile in My Shoes

August 22nd, 2018

11:42

"The first day of my marriage, he slapped me."


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Gari Pattison - A Mile in My Shoes

August 15th, 2018

8:09

"A lot of people think it's just a big cesspit of poo..."


Try on Gari's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Gari's story was …

John Gilmour - A Mile in My Shoes

August 8th, 2018

11:24

"I realised that they're human like everybody else."


Try on John Gilmour's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Please be aware …

Dianne Lawrence - A Mile in My Shoes

August 1st, 2018

9:49

"I'm the only one allowed to call Nick a girl"


Try on Dianne's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Dianne's story was produced …

Victoria Milligan - A Mile in My Shoes

July 25th, 2018

10:56

"I was so terrified of my grief..."


Try on Victoria's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Please be aware that this story …

Elaine White - A Mile in My Shoes

July 11th, 2018

8:31

"London can be really lonely, it can be. Not here it's not... It's a proper community this is."


Try on Elaine's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Elaine's story was produced by Rachel Simpson, …

Gary Mansfield - A Mile in My Shoes

July 4th, 2018

13:55

"It's as bad sometimes telling old friends that I'm an artist as it is telling new people that I've met that I used to be a con."


Try on Gary shoes …

Jeremy Smith - A Mile in My Shoes

June 20th, 2018

14:59

"The most painful injection any human being can have..."


Try on Jeremy's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Jeremy's story was …

Saige Divine - A Mile in My Shoes

June 13th, 2018

11:01

"I prefer to call myself a sexual healer..."


Try on Saige's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Please be aware that this story …

Bilal - A Mile in My Shoes

June 6th, 2018

12:23

"I'm a man without country. I have nowhere to go."


Try on Bilal's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Bilal’s story was produced by Melissa Viney.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project:

Tristan Gibbs - A Mile in My Shoes

May 30th, 2018

10:18

"People think you're a bit mad..."


Try on Tristan's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Tristan’s story was produced by Karen …

Sian Phillips - A Mile in My Shoes

May 22nd, 2018

10:57

"It's always hard to believe at first and then you think oh no, that's really happening..."


Try on Sian's shoes and take a moment to see the world …

A Mile in My Shoes - Trailer

May 21st, 2018

0:32

Welcome to A Mile in My Shoes. This is a weekly podcast that invites you to walk a mile in the shoes of a stranger and listen to their story. All the shoes and stories are part of Empathy Museum’s ‘A Mile in My Shoes’ …

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