All The Small Things
All The Small Things is a weekly interview series hosted by Venetia La Manna
9. voicenote: Hey Barbie!29:05Spoilers alert! In this voice note episode, we're chatting about the highest grossing blockbuster of 2023 and going through some valuable listener correspondence in regards to "starting a family", having friends who work in the fossil fuel industry and extra tips to help us spend less time on our phones. A special shout out to Ronaé for her Barbie voice note. Thank you for all your support on this season of the podcast, it's Bye Barbie for now but I look forward to seeing you soon!Extra reading, links:What Is The Bechdel Test?Films that surprisingly, Pass the Bechdel TestMargot Robbie on saying "thank you instead of sorry"Take Action Against Big Fashionemail the show: email@example.com*kind note: this address is for podcast letter contributions only*This episode was produced and hosted by Venetia La Manna. It was edited by Nada Smiljanic.
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9. How To Break Up With Your Phone31:30On average, British people spend more than 2 hours per day on their phones. That amounts to an entire MONTH on our phones every year - or more - in my case!In this episode, i'm sharing what i've learned from spending my weekends offline (with varying levels of success!) over the past 5 years, in a practice I call #offline48. I'll also be answering the questions I get asked most frequently and i'll be sharing tips and advice if you're keen to join me on an offline weekend. MentionsHow To Break Up With Your Phone by Catherine PriceLumie alarm clockWandering WildUnplugged cabinsYou can email the show or send us a voice note of your own to firstname.lastname@example.org*kind note: this address is for podcast letter contributions only*This episode was produced and hosted by Venetia La Manna. It was edited by Nada Smiljanic.
8. The Housing Crisis, Pollution & Landlords with Kieran Yates48:23Kieran Yates is a London-based journalist, broadcaster and author. Her debut book “All The Houses I’ve Ever Lived In” is part memoir, part social commentary. It’s a love letter to home and community and a vital and timely expose on the UK’s housing crisis.By the age of 25, Kieran had lived in twenty different houses across the country, from council estates in London to car showrooms in rural Wales. Drawing on personal experience, interviews with tenants across the country and the stories behind our interiors, she explores the unexpected ways we can fight back, highlighting the invaluable work of community organisers who have led the way to change and improve the housing system, inviting us to re-imagine what the future of housing could look like.Buy Kieran’s bookFind Kieran on TwitterMentionsFrom Pollution to policing - can Sadiq Khan clean up London?Flock Together POC in NatureNovara Media interviews landlordsLondon Renters Union The Renters Reform BillThis episode was hosted and produced by Venetia La Manna and edited by Nada Smiljanic.
7. voicenote: "my best friend works for shell"30:17loads to talk about this week! including going on tv dressed for prom, wasting my time watching The Idol and a listener e-mail which i can't stop thinking about. Take Action Against Big FashionWelcome To WrexhamChampionDecolonising ConservationTan France on the Louis Theroux podcastStop Camboyou can email the show - or send us a voicenote of your own to email@example.com kind note: this address is for podcast letter contributions onlyThis episode was produced and hosted by Venetia La Manna. It was edited by Nada Smiljanic. The artwork was designed by Alex Sedano and the music was composed by William Haxworth.
6. voicenote: post-holiday catch up & book recs24:11this week we're catching up on my trip to France, i'm chatting about the books that i loved reading the places at which i enjoyed eating! i'm also reading out some of your brilliant emails. summer reading listpontochouxjah jahvg patisserieland & monkeysmeet upemail the show or send us a voice note of your own: firstname.lastname@example.orgThis episode was produced and hosted by Venetia La Manna. It was edited by Nada Smiljanic. The artwork was designed by Alex Sedano and the music was composed by William Haxworth.
5. How To Publish A Book & Summer Reading List with Rachel Mills34:04Rachel Mills is a London based literary agent, business owner and entrepreneur. In this episode, we learn about the publishing industry the duty of care it owes memoir writers. Rachel shares her summer reading list and discusses her decision to live a child-free life. I hope you enjoy this episode! Rachel's recommended summer reads:Yellowface by Rebecca F KuangPsychedelics by David NuttBoyslut by Zachary ZaneRomantic Comedy by Curtis SittenfeldImad's Syrian Kitchen by Imad Alarnabemail the show: email@example.com This episode was produced and hosted by Venetia La Manna. It was edited by Nada Smiljanic. The artwork was designed by Alex Sedano and the music was composed by William Haxworth.
4. voicenote: you are more than a "consumer"26:32Welcome back to voice notes. This week we’re catching up on the last week, discussing Patagonia and the need to prioritise collective action that’s in solidarity with garment makers, and the responsibility of folks who are at the age where they could be grandparents to shift the dial on the “when are you having children” question. mentions:You Can Cook This Africa Rising with Afua Hirsch Patagonia manufactures in the same factories as fast-fashionDo Ethical Billionaires Exist?Social Auditing, The Fast Fashion Get Out Of Jail Free CardWhy should the brand be responsible for factory working conditions?Fashion campaign groups to follow and join: Remake, Clean Clothes Campaign, Labour Behind The LabelHold an EU passport? Please sign the Good Clothes Fair Pay petition! Email the show at firstname.lastname@example.org