Not By Accident - Episode One

For five years, Sophie Harper recorded nearly every phone call, chat with friends, even her visit to the fertility clinic.

2016 / Sophie Harper / Not By Accident podcast, Australia


For five years, Sophie Harper recorded nearly every phone call, chat with friends, even her visit to the fertility clinic.

These hundreds of hours of tape became Not By Accident , a quiet podcast about choosing to be a single mother, and coping with being one.

Find out why Sophie - a documentary filmmaker - decided to tell this story in sound, and what her daughter Astrid thinks about the ever-present microphone... in our behind-the-scenes interview.

You can find all the episodes of Not By Accident here, or on your podnabber of choice.

Music in this episode is by Dexter Britain, LJ Kruzer and Chris Zabriskie.


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