Joining the conversation in episode 12 of Version 3.0 are Phoebe and Isobel - the founders of Project PICO. The pair aims to produce high quality clothing essentials in a fair way - but to do this they first had to understand what concepts like ‘fair’ and ‘ethical’ actually mean; which materials are the least environmentally damaging? Is utilising cheap oversees labour exploitive or providing much needed jobs? Should they use organic or genetically modified seeds? Answering these questions, and many more, took PICO to the backwaters of India to meet the farmers and factory workers who are the hidden hands of our fashion industry. In this podcast we chat about their journey, what they’ve learnt so far and their ambitions to establish a transparent and fair clothing range.
Joining the conversation in this episode is forensic anthropologist Anna Williams. If Anna’s job examining dead bodies didn’t seem strange enough anyway, she’s also campaigning to set up a human taphonomy facilities, also know as a ‘body farm’, here in the UK
Joining the conversation in episode 13 of Version 3.0 are Dr Alice Rio and Dr Alice Taylor, who are experts on the medieval period. Prior to this conversation the only knowledge we had of this subject was from TV shows like Vikings...
In episode 13 of Version 3.0 Jonny, Ryan and Marc get together for an overdue catch-up - they reflect on how life has changed in the last year and where they now see it heading. Also, Ryan and Marc discuss some difficult decisions regarding their wedding plans.
Joining the conversation in episode 12 of Version 3.0 are Phoebe and Isobel - the founders of Project PICO. The pair aims to produce high quality clothing essentials in a fair way - but to do this they first had to understand what concepts like ‘fair’ and ‘ethical’ actually mean; which materials are the least environmentally damaging? Is utilising cheap oversees labour exploitive or providing much needed jobs? Should they use organic or genetically modified seeds?
Joining the conversation in episode 11 of Version 3.0 is veteran undercover police officer Neil Woods. In the process of infiltrating many of Britain’s most powerful drug gangs, Neil had machetes held to his throat, knifes thrust at his balls and was once made to take so much speed he couldn’t sleep for three days.
Joining the conversation in Episode 10 of Version 3.0 is Natalie Bennett, the leader of the Green Party. We covered a range of topics including Natalie’s involvement in the Brexit referendum, her recent decision to step down as party leader and how she became a feminist at the age of five. On all subjects, Natalie was a fascinating guest who we could have chatted with all evening. Whether you're a Green Party supporter or not, this one's worth a listen.
Joining the conversation in Episode 9 of Version 3.0 is Mark Jarvis and Ben Crook from Blueberry Nutrition. After retiring undefeated from boxing in the paratroopers, Mark became a personal trainer to celebrities such as Nicholas Cage, Keira Knightly and Christian Slater.
Joining the conversation today is Steve Hart, a survival and bushcraft expert who has spend the last 30 years refining his skills to ensure that he's prepared for anything and everything. You name it, from global economic collapse to a zombie invasion, Steve and his tight-knit community of 'preppers' have a plan. This couldn't be further from the case for hosts Jonny, Ryan and Marc who, not only haven't given it a second thought
In a break from our normal programming. Paul is in town and joins the conversation in Episode 7 – We’ve been friends since school so there’s nothing nicer than cracking open a few beers and catching up.
Joining the conversation today is Julian Hearn, Founder and CEO of the nutritionally complete powdered food, Huel.
Julian, and Huel have been featured in The Telegraph, CNN, The Independent and Men's Fitness, exploring the unique product itself, and the reasons behind it's creation - to combat unhealthy lifestyles and obesity, but also to give an alternative to our 'inefficient, inhumane, and unsustainable' modern food production methods.