A Good Good Thing

A Good Good Thing

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From climate change to politics, the news can be tough going - so we’re here to help share some positive stories. A Good Good Thing is a good news podcast that, while not encouraging you to bury your head in the sand, offers a friendly respite, full of fun and inspiring stories, from charities and pop culture to life-changing innovations in science and tech. From here on in, this is a good vibes only space.


Hugging for pride: a mom’s journey to acceptance
Jun 24 • 34 min
HAPPY PRIDE MONTH! We’re celebrating the rainbow with a Pride special and we couldn’t be more excited. Why? Because we are joined by a very, very special guest. Sara Cunningham is the founder of Free Mom Hugs, and incredible not-for-profit organisation…
Community matters: reclaiming the streets
Jun 6 • 34 min
What would happen if we reclaimed the transient spaces that surround us; if roads and intersections were more than just throughways, but social spaces? Well, the community of Sellwood in Portland, Oregon did just that. Also this week, Neil relives a…
A Good Good Thing
May 19 • 1 min
From climate change to politics, the news can be tough going - so we’re here to help share some positive stories. A Good Good Thing is a good news podcast that, while not encouraging you to bury your head in the sand, offers a friendly respite, full of…
How to succeed at saving the planet
May 16 • 41 min
The current state of the planet has hit the headlines over the past few weeks with the actions of Extinction Rebellion in London and other European countries, and the proposal of a Green New Deal in the US. But what about countries that are already making…
Virtual reality, real benefits
May 2 • 32 min
We look at the very real benefits that new VIRTUAL REALITY technology could bring for learning, anxiety therapy, empathy awareness and entertainment, as discussed by scientists (full disclosure: this is what Jack does for a day-job, please forgive his…
The clothing brand manufacturing a jobs revolution
Apr 18 • 33 min
In this episode, we discuss COMMUNITY CLOTHING - a social enterprise successfully reviving British clothes manufacturing, ensuring quality products at affordable prices, consistent jobs and reducing fast fashion. We (two white men) also look at a study…
The ozone avengers
Mar 28 • 29 min
In this episode, we discuss THE OZONE LAYER - what it is, how it is, and why a huge hole united the whole world in a heart-warming tale of global cooperation. We also argue over new research that outlines five techniques to get over a grudge or…
Fighting food waste, feeding people
Mar 14 • 27 min
We introduce our brand new podcast, A GOOD GOOD THING - a broadcast dedicated to the discussed of positive news, both big and small. This week, we discuss FOODCYCLE, a charity dedicated to reducing food waste and getting grub to where it’s needed. We also…