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Ned Palmer – Philosopher, Jazz Musician & Author Of Sunday Times Book Of The Year ‘A Cheese-monger’s History Of The British Isles’ Is A Must For History Nerds & Food Lovers. Great Fun Too.

I was thrilled to have really had such an entertaining and fascinating chat with philosopher, jazz musician and renowned cheese historian, Ned Palmer. Author of the Sunday Times Book of the Year ‘’A Cheesemonger’s History of the British Isles’’ Ned makes it clear that every cheese tells a story. In his recent book Ned takes…

Geoff Pick OBE – Director Of London Metropolitan Archives, One Of Our Cities Best Kept Secrets, With Over 100km Of Archives & 1000 Years To Choose From

Geoff Pick on Your London Legacy

Today’s brilliant guest is responsible for what can probably be described as one of London’s absolute best secrets, The London Metropolitan Archive. Geoff Pick is Director of this amazing London based resource. Just imagine over 100km of archives jam packed full of amazing historical and contemporary material with over 1000 years to choose from. Well…

Dr Jules Montague – London Based Consultant Neurologist, Journalist & Author Of Best Seller ‘Lost & Found’, Explores What Remains Of The Person Left Behind When Pieces Of Their Mind Go Missing.

The fear of losing your mind has to be one of the scariest things you could ever endure—and the worry that a loved one will forget who you are, or start acting in a way that is totally opposite to how they have all their lives, is too much for most to imagine. This week’s…

James Cook MBE – Jamaican Born Former European & British Super Middleweight Boxing Champion Was Awarded MBE For ”Outstanding Work With The Young People Of Hackney’s Notorious Murder Mile”

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As a kid, James Cook grew up with his grandparents on the streets of Jamaica, until his parents brought him to London as a 9 year old and his whole world changed. James grew up on the notorious North Peckham Housing Estate and went on to become British and European super – middleweight champion, in…

Huw Jones – Author Of The Thrilling Novel ‘The Last Director of Shoreditch’ Chats About The ‘Old Nichol’ East End Slum To It’s Modern Day Gentrification

Huw Jones Web Image On Your London Legacy Podcast talks about The Last Director of Shoreditch

Shoreditch in the East End of London has an incredibly rich and varied history. From theatre and Shakespeare in Elizabethan times, to the wealthy traders and French Huguenot silk weavers of the 17th Century to the decline of the furniture industry in the late 19th century when the area was one of the worst slums…