Transference keeps on keeping on surpassing mental milestones: the indie feature film I helped co-produce (through Mental Ideas) is fast approaching 3.7M views on YouTube! Thanks to everyone who has watched and supported it! Had we charged a cent a view, we’d have actually broken even! But of course the film’s purpose was to raise awareness of important mental health issues, not to make money (as I continue to console Raff…🤣 🤣 🤣)

Can’t WAIT to see Raff‘s latest ingenious film Little Boxes, shot entirely on Zoom in lockdown! It’s racking up an impressive array of awards nominations, despite still being in post-production! Congrats Raff, producers Lee Boardman (my old flatmate in London billions of light years ago!), his gorgeous wife Jennifer James and the talented group of actors they train and mentor at their Manchester-based acting school/ company Actor Tribe who star in the film!

I’m hoping to catch up with Raff and Lee for a chat (on Zoom – ironically…) about the film on S2 of Mental Ideas on RTHK Radio 3! You can watch Lee playing Arron Banks in Brexit: An Uncivil War on HBO in Hong Kong now!

Staycationers take note: you don’t need to travel to plan a trip. Why not torture your ears with my psychedelic poem instead? War of Voices has just landed on the Voice Your Passion poetry channel! Thanks to wordsmith extraordinaire Dr. Ahmed Elbeshlawy for the kind introduction and for inviting me to read! His latest poetry book, Unappeasable Ghosts, is a precious gem and I can’t WAIT to interview him on S2 of Mental Ideas soon! The new series explores the mercurial relationship between mental health and imagination.

You can listen to me reading War of Voices for VYP below and buy the poetry anthology in which the poem was first published here! All the other poets on the channel are phenomenal so please don’t forget to subscribe!!! And if poetry’s not your vibe, Sharp Pains will be debuting on VYP from Nov 18 in weekly episodes! That should sufficiently lower the tone! 🤣

Excited to have been invited to perform an episode of my RTHK humor column Sharp Pains on Australian radio network CBAA‘s Breakfast Show. I’ll also be chatting to the show’s presenters about fighting mental health challenges with humor. Big thanks to CBAA‘s Abe Killian for inviting me! We’ve not fixed a date yet so keep checking this space for details of how you can tune in live or download it as a podcast!

Sharp Pains has been running on RTHK Radio 3‘s 123 Show for A YEAR!!! It’s also been published as a humor column in the South China Morning Post and inspired a collection of short stories for two anthologies, After The Storm and Tales From A Barren RockThe first is set to be published by the Hong Kong Writers Circle and launched at the 2021 Hong Kong International Literary Festival Nov 12, while the second will be published by Blacksmith Books in 2022.

My latest skewed humor column aired Aug 31 @ 2.30 HKT on RTHK Radio 3‘s fantabulous 123 Show, where smooth-talker James Ross was filling in for the legendary Noreen Mir. Get well soon, Noz!!! 💜

This one’s a hairy one and called Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Links!

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow on RTHK

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow on the 123 Show

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow on Apple Podcasts

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow on iHeart Radio

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow on Player FM

Sharp Pains will be back on RTHK Radio 3 in September! Follow me in the SCMP for more hair-raising humor!

After reading my first poem for the first time at the HKU Libraries Reading Club and miraculously resisting the impulse to sing it, more potential peril looms this week when I’ll be sneaking into the studio and recording War of Voices for Dr. Ahmed Elbeshlawy‘s Voice Your Passion poetry channel! The poem will be up Oct 18!

The poem was published by Proverse Publishing and Chinese University Press April 22, 2021 after winning a place in the 2020 Proverse Poetry Prize anthology, Mingled Voices 5.

https://cup.cuhk.edu.hk/MingledVoices5

My latest skewed humor column Sharp Pains aired July 27 on RTHK Radio 3‘s fantabulous 123 Show @ 2.45pm HKT! This one’s a smelly one and called Home Spa

Sharp Pains returns on RTHK later this month! Don’t forget to follow me in the SCMP for more silly humor columns! 

Links!

Home Spa on RTHK Radio 3

Home Spa on the 123 Show

Home Spa on Apple Podcasts

Home Spa on iHeart Radio

Home Spa on Player FM

Home Spa – Sharp Pains
Sharp Pains on RTHK’s 123 Show!

https://www.scmp.com/author/sadie-kaye

https://www.scmp.com/topics/humour

Catch me hosting Mental Ideas spinoff Mental Love Stories on RTHK Radio 3‘s 123 Show with the brilliant Noreen Mir from September 2021! The weekly strand celebrates unusual love stories and explores the impact of the pandemic on relationships and mental health. The guest list is now almost complete and TBA soon! Catch up on Series 1 of Mental Ideas HERE

My latest humor column was published in the SCMP‘s Post Magazine July 1!

https://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/3139252/when-my-ugly-husband-lost-face-bathroom-beauty-product-raid

Harsh! 🤣

The column first aired on RTHK Radio 3 as Scrub. You can hear the radio version below!

My latest Sharp Pains humor column aired last Tuesday (June 29) on th123 Show. If you missed it, please don’t fret, pet! You can still catch it on RTHK and all the usual podcast places. This one’s a sticky one and called Bake Fail

Sharp Pains will be back on RTHK Radio 3 later this month!

https://www.scmp.com/author/sadie-kaye

https://muckrack.com/sadie-kaye

https://www.scmp.com/topics/humour

Episode 10 of my humor column Sharp Pains broadcasted June 29 on RTHK Radio 3‘s fantabulous 123 Show @ 2.50pm HKT! If you missed it, please don’t cry! You can still download it as a podcast by clicking any of the links below! This one’s a sticky one and called Bake Fail. (Although it was technically introduced by Noreen Mir as a Fake Bail. 🤣)

Links!

Bake Fail on RTHK Radio 3

Bake Fail on the 123 Show

Bake Fail on Apple Podcasts

Bake Fail on iHeart Radio

Bake Fail on Player FM

‘Fake Bale’
I haven’t made anything this disgusting since Eat Your Words.

Excited to be joining the brilliant Noreen Mir on RTHK Radio 3‘s 123 Show talking about Home Kong Kitchen, which recently celebrated its first birthday and received a Happy Homes Award from the Mission For Migrant Workers! Keep checking this space for details of how you can listen live or download the interview as a podcast!

Meanwhile, catch me on the 123 Show performing my regular humor column Sharp Pains (the last episode was rather timely and aptly called Bake Fail) and get ready for the return of Mental Ideas on RTHK Radio 3 as a weekly strand of the 123 Show in September! 

https://homekongkitchen.com