The Wake Up London Podcast

by Joe Holtaway

In the Wake Up London podcast Joe Holtaway talks with members of the Wake Up community about their lives and how Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings impact their daily life. We share music from artists within the community, and we read from Thay’s books. The Wake Up London podcast is the perfect podcast to relax and learn more about the community, whether you are at home, at work or on the road. 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E05 - Rainbow (Episode #5)

    S01 E05 - Rainbow (Episode #5)

    This episode looks at our Rainbow Sangha. The a long conversation is with Kesley, a therapist working with LGBTQAI+ refugees who also supports events management at Plum Village UK.We have sharings from Upper Hamlet Happy Farm co-o...

    42:58
  • S01 E04 - Burnout (Episode #4)

    S01 E04 - Burnout (Episode #4)

    This episode looks at Burnout. The a long conversation is with Rachel, who is currently living not far from Plum Village in France helping to run retreats at The Cedres Bleus Retreat Centre. Rachel shares about life as a rock star...

    49:31
  • S01 E03 - Retreats (Episode #3)

    S01 E03 - Retreats (Episode #3)

    This episode looks at retreats. There is a long conversation with Robbie, who currently is on a year's stay in PV following the Rains Retreat. We also hear from Brother Dao Bi about this year's Wake Up Humanity retreat.We have sha...

    43:49
  • S01 E02 - Childhood Memories and the Situation in Ukraine Part 2 | Peace Poetry (Episode #2)

    S01 E02 - Childhood Memories and the Situation in Ukraine Part 2 | Peace Poetry (Episode #2)

    Following last episode's conversation with Ieva about growing up in Lithuania; this episode welcomes Sonia, sharing about experiences of growing up in Russia.We have community announcements from Rebecca and Melissa. Manu, Karen an...

    46:55
  • S01 E01 - Strong Emotions and the Situation in Ukraine Part 1 (Episode #1)

    S01 E01 - Strong Emotions and the Situation in Ukraine Part 1 (Episode #1)

    With the breaking news of the violence in Ukraine, Joe talks to Wake Upper Ieva about growing up in Lithuania; another of the former soviet countries, neighbour but one to Ukraine and bordering Russia. Kirsten and Duncan reflect o...

    01:05:11