Welcome to episode 98 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and Le Petite Chocolat. This one is a conversation with Yvonne Lorkin, she’s a Hawke’s Bay-based wine-writer, taster, judge, critic and enthusiast. She’s also behind WineFriend, a subscription service that lets you present preferences allowing Sweetman Podcast: Episode 98 – Yvonne Lorkin to hand-select the […]
Welcome to episode 85 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and Le Petite Chocolat. And this one is a conversation with one of those sponsors – Stu McKinlay of Yeastie Boys. We talk about his life and the creation and development of the Yeastie Boys beer and brand. Based in the UK now, […]
Beer and music – we’re told, so often, they go together. The craft beer fellas have all aligned themselves with music, sponsoring gigs, even naming beers after bands. And anyone with a rock’n’roll story of a gig from 20 or 30 years ago often adds in some yarn about being boozed, sozzled, tipsy…or if they […]
It’s been a big week of podcast-edits for me, and as well as layering in loads of music (often instrumentals) I’ve been listening to lots of instrumental music even when not editing. There are some new and old favourites here. Something for everyone, hopefully. Five things that I dig at any rate.
Being a teenager in Hamilton in the seventies involved quite a bit of drinking. There wasn’t a lot to do and it seemed like one of the ways to get out at the time though it was really only a path further into itself.
Welcome to episode 48 of Sweetman Podcast brought to you by Phantom Billstickers. A chat with Kiwi-born, American-based writer James Robinson. He had a blog on Stuff.co.nz – which he turned into a book. The blog – and then the book – looked at life in America and perceptions of America; the way we, as […]
“Not a lot to hide”, he says, as he hides not a lot. And then she turns to meet his eye and sees he’s not hiding a lot. Well after all at least he was honest, she thinks as she moves over and towards any- one else
My first time playing some records at the excellent Third Eye bar, the first time they’ve had a DJ I think. It was all about the comfort-food version of funk, soul, jazz and blues – a little bit of pop and hip-hop and electronica sneaking in there under the “groove” banner. I enjoyed it. Great […]