The Yank & The Limey

The Yank & The Limey
Acclaimed British author Laura Lockington and American artist and sommelier Kristy Brooks discuss their weekly wine and literature picks, and marvel at the sometimes clashing viewpoints of their respective cultures. From Laura’s kitchen in the small v?

Life In The Time of Corona Virus
Mar 13 • 53 min
Meet a vulgar American comedy artist Michelle Woolf - totes hilaire. What to do during your lockdown and isolation - read, eat, drink and relax…loo rolls, why the panic buying? Finding a laughter in troubled times - can we? YES! Tattoos, Troy Wear…
Wild Olives
Mar 1 • 60 min
Cough into the crook of your elbows you muthafuckers! How classy are YOU? Can you pronounce Featherstonehaugh? (you’re probably wrong!) MacQueen on Netflix for a fascinating fashionista documentary and Godfather 1, 2 and 3, for a binge fest. Who…
Foraging for Comfort.
Feb 20 • 58 min
Foraging for fun…let’s make hierbas! Let’s go foraging and pick the wild asparagus and wild garlic, and don’t forget the fennel (yum)… What’s a mean person? In the US it’s just nasty. In the UK it just means stingy, ungenerous… Cold Comfort Farm…
Slow Chocolate.
Feb 15 • 67 min
The Yank gets a cartoon bump on the head - how? (no wine was involved) The Pioneer Woman on U.S. TV - How? Why? Yuck. Do YOU fly a flag? Lab grown meat - would you? Call My Agent and The Stranger on Netflix. Red at The Bone by J. Woodson and Mix Tape by…
The Wine That Drinks you.
Feb 4 • 61 min
Kristy isn’t feeling old, despite her birthday miracle of good weather! American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins - and the surrounding controversy about it, is Oprah Winfrey wrong to include it in her book club? The Limey is going vegetarian - any tips? How old…
Corked Fiction
Jan 18 • 47 min
Writing tips - do NOT name your genitals. DO enter our Flash Fiction competition and win a bottle of wine chosen by The Yankee and some tutoring for free from The Limey. Bucket list of countries to visit…what’s yours? Hemmingway says write drunk, edit…
Snatch & Sniff, or Just Listen…
Jan 14 • 61 min
What does Gwyneth Paltrow’s vagina smell like? $75 will let you know (but there is a waiting list. Believe it or not) is it worth a candle? What do other world leaders smell like? Meet Troy Wear our funniest interview ever, and check out his vegan recipe…
Don’t Drink the Koolaid, Drink The Wine.
Jan 9 • 45 min
Fascinating documentary on BBC 4 about Jim Jones and the Jones Town Massacre, fascinating indeed and truly awful at the same time. Why are we all wishing David Bowie happy birthday? And WTF is it with the church in Amsterdam ringing out Starman in tribute…
Orange Wine, Red Blood…
Jan 6 • 63 min
Dracula, by the BBC - a must watch! Beware, blood and gore though and the fingernails gave The Yank the creeps. Ricky Gervaise rips apart Hollywood at the Golden Globes. Kristy talks wine with Colin Harkness (and wants his job), The Testaments by Margaret…
New Decade, Idlehour (literally), Flash Fiction Competition…
Dec 30, 2019 • 77 min
Last podcast of the decade… its the time of the year where it feels really normal to eat cake and drink cava for breakfast…. and chocolate- but don’t! Enter our flash fiction competition instead and win some one-on-one creative writing mentoring AND a…
Bad Christmases, Good Wine, Great Chat…
Dec 19, 2019 • 61 min
With Anna Burtt we discuss Trump impeachment, Waffle Willies, The Crown, CagaTío (a weird Catalan version of Santa), Nitegeist, The Brighton Book Club, Childhood Books, Received Pronunciation, YA Fiction, Other People’s Christmases, whist having a blind…
A Happy Wine Paired With a Meaty Book.
Dec 12, 2019 • 50 min
Art Basel, how much would you pay for a banana? Election Day and dogs of instagram at poling stations, Dune and the box of PAIN, Christmas presents - no tat please! The Virago book of Food and the joy of eating, a happy wine, and the language we use for…
Narco-submarines, Narwhal Tusks, and NOT-a -woman…
Dec 1, 2019 • 55 min
London Bridge attack, UK elections and the paper wall outside voters houses discouraging canvassing (v funny) and Laura’s weekly rant (wishing and hoping for at the very least a hung parliament) Narco subs (start that diving curse now) Film VS Books, wine…
Shame, shame, shame…
Nov 21, 2019 • 56 min
Binge watching the car crash TV with Prince Andrew, binge watching The Crown , selling fur (faux or real) good or bad? Wish news - what’s yours ? Getting older - basically it sucks. What picture is in your attic? Oscar Wilde & Dorian Grey. A strawberry…
The Prince & The President in Retrograde
Nov 16, 2019 • 44 min
Wine, books, whine, books… getting older, the prince, the president, more wine, good books, getting older, shit its cold… and why are my feet so cold? Mallorca ‘s most amazing white wine. Ever. Fact. Mercury is in Retrograde and the yank tries a Kira…
Come as you Are?
Nov 7, 2019 • 57 min
Palma Film Festival with superstar Kristy Brooks in Blood Test (tipped for an Oscar you heard it here first) Joker, the controversial film about 4 guys with disabilities wanting to get laid (who doesn’t?)… The book about con-woman Anna Delvey the fake…
One Large Step For Womankind
Oct 20, 2019 • 53 min
The first all female walk in space (with star trek uniform!) the extinction rebellion shoots itself in the foot in Canning Town, Medical technology leaves us gob smacked, DUST by Philip Pullman and the unseen delights of The Secret Commonwealth…and…
Strut, Write, Read, Sip
Sep 12, 2019 • 53 min
The Polari literary salon, a great book, a delicious wine and more
London Calling
Aug 28, 2019 • 40 min
The suspension of Parliament by ‘the over promoted rubber bath toy’ (thank you Hugh Grant! Brexit Again…Figs, wine, self published author Catherine Evans and The Wrong ‘Un The Sea Club is the venue in glorious Cala Ratjada and the gorgeousness of Mallorca…
Plant a Fucking Tree!
Aug 25, 2019 • 39 min
Plant a fucking tree! The outrage of the fire in the Amazon, can you eat octopus? Banned books - WTF? Big Little Lies by Lianne Moriarty. Dogs not allowed on a bus - WTF? New FB page - new Twitter page and remember - Plant a fucking tree!
The Yank & The Limey S2 #8
Aug 15, 2019 • 49 min
From the enchanted Mallorcan home of best selling authors Joanna and Emlyn Rees, we talk to Jo about her brand new books - The Runaway Daughter and The Cancer Ladies Running Club, Her love of Mallorca, research in Paris, and much more. Plus the gorgeous…
The Yank & The Limey S2 #7
Aug 8, 2019 • 37 min
… It was 50 years ago today, the Beatles, nostalgia, remembering lyrics, The Claim by David Briggs published by Red Door, jellyfish, Princess Shaw, cruise ships and more with an pleasing Verdejo in the Malloran Heat.
The Yank & the Limey S2 #6
Aug 4, 2019 • 65 min
We talk about Fiesta in Artá, naked German guests, adopt a snail, ghosting on Tinder, cockwomble, Children’s Fiction, raw food diet for dogs, Pride weekend, with great rosé from Rioja.
The Yank & The Limey S2 #5
Jul 18, 2019 • 44 min
Artá, the storybook village in Mallorca, Polari coming to Palma, The Spice Circuit pop-up, storming Area 51, the aging app on Facebook with another amazing Spanish Verdejo and psychological thriller called Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman.
The yank & The Limey S2 #4
Jul 11, 2019 • 54 min
We talk about tattoos, Shakespearean insults, and convert Sean Hennessy, a fellow Californian onto white wine (Spanish, of course). We discuss a book about Ancient Rome whilst sipping an Albariño.
The Yank & The Limey S2 #3
Jul 4, 2019 • 59 min
This week – on Independence Day – we have a whale of a time interviewing our mate Anna Burtt about all things publishing. We talk books, snobbery about them, conspiracy theories (including Flat Earthers), music, wine, food and more. It’s a treat for your…
The Yank & The Limey S2 #2
Jun 28, 2019 • 47 min
On this hot summer night we talk about UFOs, the best Spanish summer recipes, and surviving a Spanish heatwave. We hear from Laura about an exciting new book, The Strawberry Thief, taste a white wine from the Penedés region and listen to a bit of…
The Yank & The Limey S2 #1
Jun 20, 2019 • 43 min
Welcome back its summertime! The joy of a Mallorcan rosé and the horrors of a Mallorcan hospital. A book about the Trojan war from the women’s perspective and an introduction to our exciting new venture.
The Yank & the Limey #16
Mar 27, 2019 • 42 min
An interview with Violeta Ibolya, pastry shop owner in Artá from Serbia talking about guilty pleasures, cake, social media etiquette, and the passion/magic/science of baking. Also a new guest, Laura’s new little doggie, Kitty Sugarplum Fairy, and other…
The Yank & The Limey #15
Mar 20, 2019 • 58 min
Two Yanks (from California) and the Limey discussing Mallorca life, surfing, Freeclimb Solo- Alex Hammond, languages, accents, the Madeleine McCann documentary, a new book -The Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Lee, sipping an impressive Spanish…
The Yank & The limey #14
Mar 11, 2019 • 58 min
An insightful interview with our visitor Iain Mann, hard news journalist from Brighton, UK. Two delightful Spanish Verdejo wines, an exciting anti-heroine thriller trilogy by L.S. Hilton, why you should watch The Green Book. And we also mention the two…
The Yank & The Limey #13
Feb 27, 2019 • 50 min
An interview with local artist and Sea Shepherd activist Mark Lawless with a delicious organic Majorcan Rosé and intriguing literature, The Land of Lemons by Helen Attlee. Also a chat about Oscars fashion, wolf rescues, and ohhh!, Jason Mamoa.
The Yank & The Limey #12
Feb 20, 2019 • 51 min
Medical anthropologist Maria-Anne Moore as a guest with a good chat about Spanish Red Wine, Comfort reads, Micheal Caine Autobiography,Paul Burston coming to Palma, Dog Poo, Anti-vax movement, Birthing laws, The Monkees and more.
The Yank & The limey #11
Feb 13, 2019 • 54 min
Interview with florist Joanna Walton, What we love and loathe about Valentine’s Day, Collective Reading and a beautifully interesting white wine from Penedés.
The Yank & The Limey #10
Feb 6, 2019 • 61 min
Widows, Liam Neesom, Aliens, A.I., The End of The World, Pain, Terrible Greek Wine, Beach Hut Writers, Sex vs Violence in films, lessons in social media, cocktail marketing.
The Yank & The Limey #9
Jan 31, 2019 • 35 min
Midwinter Cold, Pig Slaughter, Barcelona, UK winter whoas, Brexit WTF?
The Yank & The Limey #8
Jan 23, 2019 • 55 min
Kristy and Laura discuss dry January, new films, Classic Rioja, cussing in foreign languages etc.
The Yank & The Limey #7
Jan 2, 2019 • 54 min
New Years Eve in Spain, New good films, Champagne, Collette
The yank & The Limey #6
Dec 19, 2018 • 45 min
Christmas/Solstive in Mallorca, Ederra Special Selection, Viura-Verdejo, The Best of A.A. Gill, Flexitarianism, Burning the Clocks, English vs American Christmas, menú del día.
The Yank & The Limey # 5
Dec 12, 2018 • 50 min
Yellow vest protesters in France, Brexit, Baby its cold outside, Verdejo Jose Pariente, Yummm!, Womenes movement. The Riviera Set by Mary S. Lovell.
The Yank & The Limey #4
Dec 7, 2018 • 81 min
Back from November hiatus, we indulge in a Spanish Chardonnay, and exclusive English Cheddar and discuss a darkly comic and disturbing new book by Otesa Moshfegh.
Episode 3 November 6, 2018
Nov 7, 2018 • 53 min
California Chardonnay, Phillip Pullman, American midterm elections.
Wine, books, opinions
Oct 13, 2018 • 25 min
Tasting Albariño and talking about TP dragging behind celebrities etc with Laura Lockington and Kristy Brooks.
The Yank & The Limey
Sep 18, 2018 • 14 min
Mallorcan Blanc de Blanc and a short story about Anthony Bourdain