DAGG8132-Edit_LIfew months after The Naked Reading was first launched, David Spencer, the freelance broadcaster, called The Naked Blonde Writer to talk literature, libido and The Dark Side of the Valleys. The 48 minute interview took place on a traditional landline, far from web access: hence the atmospheric sound quality.

Separate questions

Below, excerpts are listed by theme.

The Naked Blonde Writer (9 mins)

The British reaction to nudity and our attitudes to sex (18 mins)

Women at 40 (7 mins)

Stripped of technology (6 mins)

Latest project, personal themes and the power of the voice (8 mins)