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Will Hodgkinson: The Author say's "My dad left our our family for God"

Will Hodgkinson: The Author say's "My dad left our our family for God"

"We were a very normal family, we were not hippies. We might have had a Cat Stevens record; that's as far as it went"

Will Hodgkinson, rock and pop music critic for The Times comes on the show to talk about his new memoir, out now called 'The House is Full of Yogis'.

The House if Full of Yogis tells the story of Nev Hodgkinson, Will's dad who threw himself into a religious group called the Brahma Kamaris who originated from India.

"For most people that would be a cult, but the strange thing was my mum was interested in alternative ways of living so she embraced it"

From that moment on, Will's childhood changed dramatically, from fantastic bonfire nights and den building in the woods to the house being filled with 'Yogis' who can only be described as followers of the Brahma Kamaris dressed in 'white pajamas'.

This is a wonderful record of childhood and whilst extremely funny and full of brilliant anecdotes about family, Will lets us in to a world that would seem rather alien. How

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