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Class is in session. Hosts discuss Historically Black Colleges and Universities while spotlighting alumni through news, colorful commentary, and interviews. Listen to conversations on “hot button” HBCU topics and meet HBCU graduates making a mark in a variety of industries. The assignment is to make you think, laugh, respect and appreciate HBCUs!
 
This is a conversation about the future. About creating a culture that values tomorrow. We reckon a slower, simpler, steadier existence is the first step - one that’s healthier for humans and the planet. We call it Futuresteading. Each month we chat to people prominent and humble in food, farming, health and environment, gathering practical advice and epic solidarity - so we can all nut this thing out together. Join our nitty, gritty, honest and hopeful convo every Monday from April 2020.Sup ...
 
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While the path has been somewhat short, this enigmatic & curious chic sees life through a different set of goggles making her excited about all the things she’s yet to learn. Trusting herself & letting faith hold her has made her the queen of the pivot, from culinary school to fireside cooking, cookbooks to online workshops, who knows what tomorrow…
 
Seánie is joined by Shane Horgan to take a forensic look at Warren Gatland’s Lions team to face the Springboks in that first Test on Saturday. And Schalk Brits joins the boys from South Africa to give his view on Jacques Nienaber side. Join the House of Rugby Facebook Group Want to hear more great podcasts from JOE? All To Play For, Joe Cole and To…
 
Goodie and Seánie are joined by former Scotland skipper Greig Laidlaw to reflect on a busy week for the Lions, the return of Alun Wyn Jones, and look ahead to the first test against the Springboks. Greig also talks about his memories of the 2017 tour, while they also discuss life in Japan. Join the House of Rugby Facebook Group Want to hear more gr…
 
Catie chats with Dr. Sapphire McMullan-Fisher, an ecologist with a special interest in biodiversity conservation, particularly macrofungi and mosses. Sapphire is a renowned scientific researcher, speaker, teacher and author with a knack for communicating fungi’s vital ecological roles — and why we should all pay a lot more attention to these remark…
 
Todays conversation (and the book he just wrote) is for anyone who eats. This much loved, story-telling fat pig farmer shares in very human terms why caring about soil is caring for the future of humanity. And we feel sure that by end you too will be tapping a dance in support of our single greatest foundation for life. He takes a complex topic and…
 
Two times Lions tourist Tom Croft joins Seanie and Goodie to review the Lions first game on South African soil. They pick out who they thought would have impressed Warren Gatland and pick their back row for that first Test. Schalk Brits joins the pod to give us the lowdown of the Springbok’s game against Georgia, and Tom shares his memories from th…
 
Annie Raser-Rowland is the co-author of two of our most treasured books; The Weed Forager’s Handbook and The Art of Frugal Hedonism: A Guide to Spending Less While Enjoying Everything More. Annie is an artist, horticulturalist and adventurer who has a knack for thwacking you with the truth -- in the best possible way. If you don't know this marvell…
 
Seánie and Goodie are joined by England flanker Jack Willis to reflect on the big news that Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones will not travel to South Africa after sustaining a shoulder injury during the win against Japan. As well as reviewing the game, they discuss who would have impressed Warren Gatland and what sort of captain Conor Murray will be. T…
 
From confident whizz kid to suffering imposter syndrome - heck haven’t we all - this accomplished millennial spokeswoman and now author shares her tales of covid motherhood, the power of stories to ground us and working through the bravado to pop out at her truth. We like to call her Pacey Stacey-June, she thinks, speaks and acts at a cracking rate…
 
Goodie, Seanie and Bomb are reunited in the studio ahead of the Lions first game against Japan at Murrayfield this weekend. Having spent the last 10 days in Jersey, Seanie gives us the inside track from the Lions training camp, Goodie tells us why Owen Farrell’s leadership has impressed Warren Gatland and Bomb admits not even he saw that remarkable…
 
As publisher of Dumbo Feather & Co-owner of Small Giants, Berry is one heck of a leader who doesn’t shy away from wearing her heart, beliefs and the paradox of life on her sleeve. In her own words she is ‘living with meaning in this one wild & precious life’ & as a master of language this interview will challenge you, pave the road for asking quest…
 
Jade takes a peek inside the clever, creative and quietly brilliant world of Natasha Morgan. Natasha is, in her own words, a landscape architect and urban designer by profession, and a multi-disciplinary creative collaborator by natural inclination. Anyone who’s been to Natasha’s design hub and home, Oak and Monkey Puzzle, can attest to that. After…
 
Helena Norberg-Hodge is a writer, filmmaker, international speaker and leader of the global localisation movement. She’s been promoting an economics of personal, social and ecological well-being for more than 40 years, and is one of the world’s most treasured environmentalists and visionaries. Today Helena pulls up an apple crate at the Futurestead…
 
Fresh from winning the Premier 15’s title with Quins, Shaunagh Brown joins Lee, Goodie and Seánie to tells us how special the day was. She also explains why she quit athletics after competing in the Commonwealth Games to start playing rugby. And 24 years on from that famous 1997 Lions Tour to South Africa, John Bentley joins the pod to share a few …
 
If you consider yourself multipassionate, someone who entertains a vast array of interests (while regularly feeling overwhelmed), then we have the role model for you! Fiona Weir Walmsley of Buena Vista Farm in Gerringong, NSW, has walked a quirky and colourful path, embodying the diversity and adaptability we so desperately need for a resilient fut…
 
Leinster and Ireland centre Robbie Henshaw joins Lee, Goodie and Seánie to talk about his Lions selection. He also lifts the lid on some of Seánie’s old antics in Dublin and why he’s no longer welcome at Johnny Sexton’s house. The guys also discuss whether criticism of the Pro 14 is fair and why Leinster are coming up short in Europe. Join the Hous…
 
Today Jade sits down with one of those luminous beings who’s living like tomorrow matters with deep intention and integrity. Mara of Village Dreaming and ORTO Farm near Daylesford shares stories from her slow food life and lyrical observations (to the tune of ‘riding a bike to work in the city is like experiencing a musical’) that’ll linger long af…
 
England and Saracens prop Mako Vunipola joins Lee and Goodie to chat about his selection for the Lions, the disappointment of his brother Billy missing out and why he wore a dress in Chicago! Plus World Cup winner Schalk Brits joins the pod to talk about how the Springboks are preparing for the Lions and what he misses about rugby since retiring fr…
 
This week, Catie sits down with Alice Crowe in her plant-filled Melbourne home for a chat over tea and marmalade toast. Alice is a Botanist, kitchen gardener at Heide Museum of Modern Art, founder of The Lush Forest, president of Growing Farmers and former litigation lawyer who underwent a pretty radical life pivot -- ample inspiration for anyone w…
 
After receiving their Lions call-ups last week, Hamish Watson and Courtney Lawes join Lee, Seánie and Goodie on the pod. They talk about where they were when the team was announced, what they’re most looking forward to and how they’re relishing facing the Springboks. Hamish also gives us the latest on the mullet and whether it’s going on tour to So…
 
Catie goes free range with her mic to interview one of Melbourne’s best loved urban farmers: Simeon Ash from Spoke & Spade and Collingwood Children's Farm. Sit with us on a wooden bench in Sim’s city plot, freshly planted with broad beans, garlic and greens, as we chat about the realities of small-scale farming in Australia’s second largest city. (…
 
After Lions coach Warren Gatland named his 37 players to tour South Africa, Lee, Bomb and Seánie pick through the bones of his selections. They discuss the decision to make Alun Wyn Jones captain and how the team might look come that first Test. We also hear from coach Gregor Townsend and Lions chairman Jason Leonard. Join the House of Rugby Facebo…
 
“Meat is hard” as Laura Dalrymple (of Feather and Bone fame) knows only too well. But this ethical meat mistress also knows that demonising meat is a distraction from the much bigger and much more urgent issues of our time. Taking the hard questions head on is what Laura does best with an eloquence and warmth that makes you wonder what was so probl…
 
Two superstars of world rugby join Lee and Goodie from Japan this week. Former Wallaby scrum half Will Genia tells us why rugby in Australia is struggling, who his half-back pairing for the Lions would be and his thoughts on former teammate Israel Folau. And Springbok centre Jesse Kriel looks ahead to the Lions Tour in South Africa, who he’s lookin…
 
Brooke McAlary has built a life and brand around slow. She's the author of three books, the co-host of The Slow Home podcast and the voice of a movement that says, "Dear Joneses, I'm opting out of the rat race." But hey, that doesn't mean she's exempt from overwhelm. This convo opens with Brooke and Jade swapping stories of exhaustion. File that un…
 
Fijian superstar Nemani Nodolo joins Lee, Seánie and Goodie to chat about the two Pacific Island teams joining Super Rugby and the positive impact it will have on the sport in that region. He also talks about his love of BBQs, dealing with the British weather and starting up his own YouTube channel. The guys also discuss the forthcoming law changes…
 
Having just moved back to her childhood home in Tasmania, Pip Lincolne is celebrating the launch of her latest book “Days Like These” while giving herself time and space to etch her place in a new community. And of course, create for the love of it. This conversation speaks to the value of taking a temperature check on your feelings, asking consent…
 
As Warren Gatland reveals his British and Irish Lions coaching team, Foxy and Seánie join Lee to give their verdict on his four assistants. They discuss the individual merits of the coaches and explain how it’s just not the players that enjoy a night out on tour. Foxy gives us the inside track on why the Welsh regions are underperforming in Europe …
 
Kate (aka. Grove Street Gardener) has a thing for decomposition. This inner city mother of three is the self-appointed Compost Queen who single-handedly collects scraps from her neighbours and local cafes to reduce food waste and produce garden gold. As well as being an activist on the ground, she’s also a compost influencer in the ether. Kate is g…
 
Scotland captain Stuart Hogg joins Lee, Jamie and Seánie to reflect on his side’s Six Nations Campaign. He also talks about life at Exeter and why he wishes he'd had made the move earlier in his career. Jamie explains how tough it was inside the England bubble for the Six Nations, and ahead of Sale’s Champions Cup quarter-final, Marland Yarde joins…
 
Former Lions captain Sam Warburton joins Lee and Seánie to reflect on the Six Nations and picks his Lions starting XV for the first Test against South Africa. He also explains why he left the Wales coaching set up, what he misses about rugby and that the rumours he can’t handle his drink are true. Also, Marlie Packer joins the pod from the Red Rose…
 
Come with us to a homesteading, homeschooling farmhouse in Pennsylvania where the days start early and the blessings are abundant. Grab a yellow chair on the porch (to the tune of morning crickets) and meet Sarah Stutzman, the down-to-earth powerhouse behind Wellfolk Revival, a place to meet belly to belly and up-skill yourself, your kids and your …
 
Wales fly-half Dan Biggar joins Lee, Seanie and Foxy to talk through the emotions of that last-minute defeat to France in Paris. They discuss whether the integrity of the 6 Nations should be questioned with France’s rearranged match taking place against a weakened Scotland. Also, the guys break down why England came up short and react to the news t…
 
Does activism always have to be so serious? Nup, says Emma-Kate Rose. Lighten up and let your hair down, let’s face our collective challenges in lycra! It was fitting that Emma-Kate was on her way to No Lights No Lycra as we recorded this convo, because her radical approach to balancing work and play is probably the most refreshing thing you’ll hea…
 
Lee, Seánie and Bomb are joined by two special guests this week who for different reasons are dealing with the consequences of rugby’s brutality. Former Wales flanker Alix Popham, who was diagnosed with early onset dementia last year at the age of 40, explains how he is now trying to raise awareness of the impact rugby head injuries can cause. And …
 
Plug in, listen up and let your imagination run 100 000 years into the future. Joshua Gilbert is a Worimi man, farmer, entrepreneur, environmental advocate and truth teller with a vision for a sustainable future -- and boy is it beautiful. We chat with Josh about the 60 000 years of agricultural history in his bones, why ‘Indigenous farming’ isn’t …
 
Nick Cummins, aka The Honey Badger joins Lee, Goodie and Seánie for an amusing chat about life during and after rugby. The former Wallaby star turned TV presenter wasn’t short of a few stories, giving us an insight into his busy life. Also, Red Roses scrum-half Mo Hunt joins the guys to discuss the postponed World Cup and whether enough is being do…
 
Hey multi-passionate peeps! Here's a chick who's notorious for turning every hobby into a jobbie and doing it pretty darn brilliantly. Harriet Birrell, aka. Natural Harry, is a serial entrepreneur who specialises in healthy, conscious, creative businesses with heart -- and today we're quizzing her about her process. Harry shares her intuitive appro…
 
Lee, Foxy and Seánie are joined by George North after he became the youngest player to earn 100 caps for his country when Wales beat England at the weekend. Following the controversial awarding of two tries in that game, international referee JP Doyle joins the pod to discuss how difficult it is being a ref and shares some of his worst blunders. An…
 
If living in a permaculture village piques your interest, listen up! Global permaculture leader Morag Gamble joins us today from her home in Crystal Waters, one of Australia’s best known eco villages, sharing her wisdom on all things intentional communities, human cooperation, non-human relationships and permaculture ethics. Morag is candid about f…
 
South Africa legend Bryan Habana joins Lee, Goodie and Seánie to discuss Dan Carter’s decision to hang up his boots. They chat about why he is the greatest, what made him so special and the fact he even smells so good! The guys reflect on the recent wave of red cards in the 6 Nations and the Premiership and also hear from the man that made the insp…
 
Have you spent much time in the bush on your own? Do you listen to your heart when making life's big decisions? What about social media -- ever given it the flick? This conversation with Tricia Hogbin of little eco footprints might inspire you to do more of all three. Tricia lives with her husband and daughter in a downscaled shipping container, an…
 
This episode is all about the historic election of Howard University alumna, Vice President Kamala Harris. I’m joined by Political Organizer, Social Justice Advocate and Claflin University alumnus, Derrick Quarles. We recap the 2021 Inauguration, our hopes and expectations for the Biden/Harris Administration and uplift the HBCU graduates who were a…
 
Former All Black Jerome Kaino joins Lee McKenzie, Seán O’Brien and Jonathan Davies to tell us why his Toulouse teammate Antoine Dupont is the best player in the world at the moment. Foxy gives us the inside track on Wales winger Louis Rees-Zammit and Seán explains why Jack Willis will come back stronger after suffering another horrific knee injury.…
 
Charlie Arnott is an eighth generation Aussie farmer, educator, regenerative ag advocate, podcast host, wellness dude and pretty darn enlightened dad in his spare time. For all that, there was a time Charlie wasn’t such a conscious operator. His early farming career was characterised by all the conventional stuff; synthetic fertilizers and pesticid…
 
Lee McKenzie is joined by Adam Jones and Sean O’Brien to reflect on the opening weekend of the Six Nations. They chat about the response to Billy Burns last minute mistake for Ireland, how training ground bust-ups are just part of rugby and whether Italy deserve their place in the Six Nations. Luke Cowan-Dickie joins us from inside the England camp…
 
Get to know the wild, wise and wonderful Steph Phillips (aka Green and Growing Things) who's living the simple life in rural Tassie. Steph shares her four year transition from “Stiletto Steph” to “Simple Steph”, now raising three nature-loving wildlings in a frugal, seasonal and rhythmic fashion that's our kind of inspirational. In this slow paced …
 
Sean O’Brien and Alex Goode join Lee McKenzie to look ahead to the start of the 6 Nations. They discuss the intensity of that first week’s training, how tempers can flare and keeping those emotions in check. England legend Jerry Guscott drops in to share his memories of playing in the championship and how things were a little different in his day. …
 
Even though Jess Scully is Deputy Lord Mayor of Sydney, that doesn't stop her using emojis in official communications or wearing Converse sneakers to important meetings. That's why we love her. She's a bit of a rebel, and makes a helluva lot of sense. Jess is a pollie on a mission to encourage agency of thought and diverse voices that are heard in …
 
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