Ep.23 – Joanna Yates Founder Of Spark London, Britain’s First Open Mike Story Telling Club

According to Yuval Noah Harari, best-selling author of Homo Deus and Sapiens, it is story telling that sets the human race apart from other species. It’s our ability to believe in the stories we hear that enables us to form communities, believe money has value, and follow a chosen religion. So when today’s guest Joanna…

Ep.22 – Why Soli Lazarus Has Dedicated Herself To Supporting Parents Of Children With ADHD

Ill let you into a secret. Soli Lazarus is in fact my wife of 30 years. For the majority of that time, she was Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) in a mainstream school in N. London, where she ensured that children with physical and emotional learning disabilities could access the curriculum in the  classroom and…

Ep.21 – Ksenia Zemtsova Creater Of ‘Art Night’. London’s Biggest Boldest Art Festival

Ksenia Zemtsova is the co-founder of Art Night, a hugely ambitious free contemporary art festival that takes place in dedicated parts of London over one summer weekend. Art Night is growing year by year, and recently completed its third and most ambitious festival—attracting some 70,000 visitors to 50 sites to experience 150 artists. It’s dedicated…

Ep.20 – John Durkin Leads The Way In PTSD Recovery After Major Terror Attacks In London & New York

After working in the fire and rescue service, John Durkin placed the real world challenges of incident stress, colleagues’ suicides, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder under academic scrutiny, to design an evidence based programme of crisis intervention for the emergency services. John assisted the post 9/11 peer response with New York police officers, and led…

Ep.19 – Queer Radical Artist Liv Wynter Lifts The Curtain To Her Creative World

Liv Wynter is a queer artist, educator, activist and writer from South London. She uses an anarchic exploration of language, live performance, and text based practice to create unique forms of storytelling and to initiate discussions around class, sexuality and gender. Though her work is socially and politically demanding, it demonstrates a fluidity which allows…