Am I Old Yet? (podcast)

A series of light-hearted with punch random episodes, conversations and encounters in the life of a 78 year old woman, performed (with guest artists) and produced by Flloyd Kennedy.

Helen lives on her own, except when her family decide to invade her space “to look after her”, or because they want her to fix them. She is determined to claim her space as ‘elder’, ‘senior’, ‘crone’ with dignity, honesty and joy. Although the dignity part is proving the most difficult…

Each episode is a vignette, 10 minutes or so in Helen’s life as she navigates her family, friends and health through a pandemic and beyond.

When you subscribe to the podcast by adding this link to your favourite podcast app, you have instant access to new episodes as they arrive. If you are in the USA, you can subscribe via Pandora.

“Flloyd Kennedy manages to be both accessible and sneakily subtle – a combination that never fails to have me hanging on to every word. This is whether in her podcasts which are deceptively domestic or her prolific poems or captivating and gently savage songs. They are all worth exploring.”

Frankie Armstrong


Just what is old?

You can’t help but love the lead character Helen as she tries to dodge the, “ Are you alrights,” from her family and she searches for the true meaning of the word “Old”
Flloyd is a master of timing and voices. Really enjoyable.shaaaaaarz from the United Kingdom12:18 pm (EDT), May 26, 2021
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Clever tales in a unique woman’s voice

Flloyd’s mini-dramas are refreshing, witty and cleanly done. Acerbic yet sweet, like a fresh lemonade.nirmalajc from the United States1:40 pm (EDT), May 22, 2021
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I have just found this piece of genius. What a talented performer Flloyd is. Some versatile acting provides us with four different and equally believable characters and the piece is written with truth and pathos. Beautiful editing too, I recommend it. And Flloyd, old? Never!🙂

Sarah Macdonald

Absolutely wonderful, almost sounds as if it was written by a real writer.

Bill Cooke, who is even more twisted than Flloyd

The podcast receives no government funding, or sponsorship, and we aim to keep it Advert free. Meantime, we mostly run on coffee, so if you have any pennies to spare please click here to by us a cuppa.

In return, if you’d like your name to be mentioned in the next episode, just leave a message and your name with your donation, and I’ll find a way to slip it into the action! You could be Helen’s best friend, or her worst enemy!

4 thoughts on “Am I Old Yet? (podcast)

  1. PanosK (felllow Buzzsprout podcaster)

    Wow! I thought it was a unique podcast just from the premise, but four episodes into the series, I am finding it a rather surprisingly… moving experience! With a balanced mix of move-you-to-tears drama and comic relief, Flloyd crafts a relatable tale that can touch… ‘You’, no matter where you come from, what you do and, most importantly, how old you are! Episode #1 (which is the second one from the bottom on Spotify, at least) is my favourite so far!

    I subscribed, hit the bell icon and am yearning for more! Keep ’em a-comin’!


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