VLW were delighted to be joined by author, historian and historical interpreter, Lauren Johnson talking about her debut novel, The Arrow of Sherwood. We discuss Robin Hood, famous historical women, mediaeval menstruation and conker soap! Check out Lauren's blog here, for new historical research, writing and thoughts on live interpretation.
VLW welcome Katherine back into the fold, as we chat about food, China and Chinese food. Featuring a seasonal vegetable quiz and an interview with The Foodish Boy all about his culinary journey around the world! Check out The Foodish Blog, below.
The format for this episode is a little different from usual; around clips from our visit to the studio of artist Liliane Lijn and featuring our friends Jennifer Crouch and Natalie Kay-Thatcher from Jiggling Atoms, Lili delved into the world of life decisions, including how to comfortably answer the question "What do you do?".
Queens of everything unco-ordinated, VLW needed to invite a selection of guests for this sport-mad episode. Featuring sporting heroine Jenny and social critiquer Melvyn Shagg, VLW discuss next level Tinder, ladies' rugby and other dangerous sports!
If you enjoyed Melvyn's descriptions of Hoofton and his general affable befuddlement, check out Talking Now:
Also super apologies for the lack of audible music in the episode! Here are two videos for your troubles:This one sums up VLW's view on cricket!
VLW paid a visit to the incredible artist Liliane Lijn, and found out about her life and work. Recently short-listed for her work to be displayed on the fourth plinth at Trafalgar Square, she gave us a tour of her studio and explained some of her pieces to us.
For more information on Liliane Lijn, click here:
Her work was recently featured in this exhibition which asked the question of who owns the moon?
VLW share their treasured tracks using their innovative "Remote Archipelago mp3s" format. Featuring some huge 90s hits, lots of facts about Leicester and some Antipodean attempts at rapping, as well as a special minisode from our friends at Talking Now.