16. Back to School

Its back to school season, so we decided to dedicate this one to anyone how might be starting college/university in this coming week. But like always we delved into other topics such as Jeanette McCarthy’s new book, workplace bullying and the importance of therapy. Hopefully you all enjoy this one. Join us on patreon.com/tortoiseshack Follow us @BuiltPod https://media.blubrry.com/built-different/media.blubrry.com/built_different_podcast/content.blubrry.com/built_different_podcast/built_diff_ep16.mp3Podcast (built-different): Play […]

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15. Connection

Join the girls this week as they catch up and hear all about Benita’s trip to Zimbabwe. They delve into the realities of boarding school in the Motherland, our connection to our different cultures and the importance of manifestation and trusting the process. Trigger Warning: Mentions of sexual assault Join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack https://media.blubrry.com/built-different/media.blubrry.com/built_different_podcast/content.blubrry.com/built_different_podcast/built_diff_ep15.mp3Podcast (built-different): Play in new window | […]

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Summer Daze

This week the Built Different girls are down a host while Benita lives her best life in Zimbabwe. Joella and Deborah are back taking a deep dive into how summer has been so far and how quickly it’s ending. They talk relationships & dating, alpha males/leader of the group and finally pay tribute to the amazing Dr. Vicky Conway. Follow […]

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Keep On Living

Welcome back to another episode of built different. In this episode we talk about a mixture of topics. Ranging from the differences in school in Africa and Ireland, the horrors of organised religion and the devastating outcome of Roe v Wade. To end the episode on a lighter note Deborah debriefs us on her holiday to Croatia. Join us at […]

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6. Toxic Beauty

In this episode, we talk about the struggles about beauty standards lashes, hair and makeup. This led to talking about the new buzz words ‘aesthetic’ and ‘the clean girl’. We question whether it’s important *hint: it’s not*, and how these manifest into toxic friendships. We also talk about the fascination people have with touching black women hair without consent. If […]

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5. Hot Girl Summer

This episode is all about Hot Girl Summer and what that means to us. After the stresses of last semester, we really want to start the summer off with bang and we thought it was best to make it into an episode. We discuss topics such as body image, femininity, navigating self acceptance and the importance of friendships. This is […]

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4. It’s A Lot Right Now!

In todays episode, we discussed an array of topics. Starting of as a simple catch up with the girls, leading to other topics such as the Johnny Depp case, the tragic events that took place in Robb Elementary, to the Nkencho family taking a case to the high court and some other topics in between. We would like place a […]

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Ep.3 Black & Irish

Last Sunday night Joella, Benita and Deborah took to the stage at Tortoise Shack Live for the first ever live Built Different podcast, and they stole the show. Sharing personal stories of their diverse backgrounds and grounding it various strands of cultural identity thet discuss what it means (and doesn’t mean) to be Black and Irish. This is a must […]

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