Workshed Podcast

Workshed Podcast

Latest Episodes

Episode 45 - Above Us Only Sky | Grieving Without God With Mary McGrath
October 31, 2019

Host Ian Lawton and author Mary McGrath discuss how one may experience grief without the trappings of religion. Mary is the author of Grieving Without Gods, contributes to Moments Magazine and volunteers at A Little Lifetime Foundation. Mary's blog: ...

Episode 44 - Honesty, Bereavement and Allowing Vulnerability with Peter Hanlon
September 27, 2019

Host Ian Lawton speaks with Peter Hanlon a Bereavement Therapist from A Little Lifetime Foundation in a podcast that was never intended to be a podcast. This episode is the rescued audio from an interview conducted for a documentary where the footage...

Episode 43 - Understanding Sajja & Conquering the Hungry Ghost with Vince Cullen
August 06, 2019

Host Ian Lawton connects with Buddhist Recovery Teacher Vince Cullen as they discuss Vince's colourful history in how he became connected to the world of Buddhism as a form of recovery from addiction.  To connect with Vince:...

Episode 42 - Twelve Months Later | From Morbidly Obese to Marathon Runner
June 29, 2019

Freeform update from host Ian Lawton on his dramatic weight loss, one year later. A rough unproduced, unedited, off the cuff 30 minute catch up on the last year. (and why there hasn't been a podcast for the last two months.) 'pologies for the popping...

Episode 41 - Documenting the Big Change | Conquering Obesity and Leadville with Jason Cohen
April 30, 2019

Host Ian Lawton connects with Filmmaker, documentarian and ultra runner Jason Cohen to discuss documenting the incredible story of the human ability to adapt, change and endure.  What is it with the compulsion of those who have lost extreme...

Episode 40 - Zen and the Art of Endurance | Rebirth, Running & Recovery with David Clark
April 12, 2019

Host Ian Lawton connects with ultra athlete and bestselling author David Clark in a raw, open, emotionally charged conversation about conquering obesity and the essence of what it means to be human.  For all the things and stuff:...

Episode 39 - The Conversational Pace | Running With Ultra Athlete Barry Drennan
March 22, 2019

In this episode host Ian Lawton sits down for a lengthy conversation with Barry Drennan the 2016 Winner of the Kerry Way Ultra. The insane 200km Ultra Run held every year in the beautiful south eastern peak of this island. Barry goes into detail in...

Episode 38 - Include Us In | Author Wayne Byrne on the cinema of Tom DiCillo
March 03, 2019

In this episode host Ian Lawton visits the home of film historian and author Wayne Byrne to discuss is new book The cinema of Tom DiCillo | Include Me Out. It's a lengthy episode but please do strap in if you have any interest in an engrossing...

Episode 37 - The Don't Die(t) Day #256 | Being vulnerable with Robert Holt
January 29, 2019

In order to advance, one must retreat. And in this case, back to January 2015. A conversation I had with Robert Holt that ended up on the cutting room floor. An embarrassing tale of frustration. Considering what has changed in the past 4 years,...

Episode 36 - Vague plan for 2019
January 14, 2019

Vague plan for 2019... For all the things and stuff: