May 10, 2021
Dwight White is a multi-disciplinary creative and artist who seeks to “encourage authentic and rich conversations” through his art and work. Based in Chicago, USA, Dwight joins Holly and Luke for a conversation that explores his journey so far, reflects on purpose versus passion, the place for inspiration and process when creating, and the power of art to speak into public discourse.
You can find Dwight and his work on his website: http://www.dwhiteart.com/
And on Instagram: @dwhite.original
May 3, 2021
Oscar Boyd is a journalist for the Japan Times, and host of their incredibly popular and insightful podcast: Deep Dive. In lieu of being able to travel (still!) Luke and Holly talk to Oscar about life as a Brit in Japan, including the delights of the food and the accessibility of the natural world even from the mega-metropolis Tokyo, and some of the contrasts between life in the UK and Japan.
You can find Deep Dive via the usual podcast hosting suspects, as well as checking out the website here: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/podcast_category/deep-dive/
You can also keep up to date with Oscar’s work and the Deep Dive podcast on social!
Twitter: @omhboyd, and @JapanDeepDive
April 26, 2021
Alice Taylor, a journalist, advocate for media freedom, blogger, women’s rights activist, and Albanophile, chats with Luke and Holly about the problems women face in journalism and how that might be overcome, the importance of critical thinking in how we identify fact from fiction, and the impact social media has on news consumption.
You can read some of Alice’s journalism via EXIT.AL: https://exit.al/
Connect with Alice via her website: http://thebalkanista.com/, and on social!
April 19, 2021
Joined by Brandan Robertson, an LGBTQ+ faith leader and activist, your Worldly Wellbeing hosts, Luke and Holly, engage with the benefits and drawbacks to social media, the power of staying connected online, and what could be next in for humanity as our online spaces increasingly blend with the offline.
Connect with Brandan via his website: http://www.brandanrobertson.com/, and on social!
April 12, 2021
A year after the first lockdown began, Luke and Holly share some of their highs and lows of the past twelve months. Reflecting particularly on how Worldly Wellbeing began, our podcast journey so far, and moving into season three. Expect the usual rapport between two friends who’ve known each other for 24 years, as well as some hints of the conversations to celebrate in this third season.
Don’t forget to review and subscribe! And say hello on IG: @locomotionluka and @rome_away_from_home
December 21, 2020
In this final episode of season two of the Worldly Wellbeing podcast, Holly and Luke wrap things up in time for Christmas to talk about some of the standout moments from the conversations with their wonderful guests, and share a laugh or two at a few classic outtakes.
December 14, 2020
In our final interview of this season, we speak to Annie from Tek Ura - a charity in Tirana, Albania, that seeks to get to the heart of what it means to build a community that works for the wellbeing of all.
You can find out more about the work of Tek Ura at www.tekura.org
, by searching "tiranatekura" on Facebook, or by following them on Instagram: @tek_ura.
December 7, 2020
Luke and Holly welcome Hanne Beard who works in the luxury fashion industry.
We talk about the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to the world of fashion. Hanne gives us some interesting insights to the current climate of the industry, some hope for the future of sustainability in fashion, and tips for curating a more conscious wardrobe.
The second hand clothing companies discussed are Swopped, Depop, Vinted and Vestiaire.
November 30, 2020
Luke and Holly's fourth guest is Dawn Cole-Savidge, a Baptist Minister living and working in London, passionate about social justice and creativity, and who happens to be a friend going back to teenage years. Dawn talks about how we can harness the power of creativity in all its forms.
The cards and app that she recommended are called Oblique Strategies by Brian Eno.
November 23, 2020
Luke and Holly welcome Whitney Haldeman, founder of Blonde Atlas - a travel platform that creates experiences for clients who want to see the world in new and exciting ways. Whitney shares her story, her optimism for the future of the travel industry, our wellbeing and that of the planet too. We hear some of her best practices for a more balanced approach to making choices in life and travel.
You can find Blonde Atlas online: www.blondeatlas.com
, and on Instagram: @blonde_atlas. And whilst you're there, follow us too! @roamawayfromhomeblog and @locomotionluka.