Kit talks to Stephen Schwab (he/him) over a steaming drink of Northern Tea Merchants Sumatra Rahmat Inara Coffee, chatting about football (soccer) communities, eco-compassion, whale song and coal mining, amongst other things!
Stephen is an ex-Geography teacher, head-of-department and head-of-house. He is a teacher advisor, author and consultant to the Geographical Association (whom he has been with since the 1970s). Crystal Palace FC fan, music fan. A family man of Jewish background.
Some links to things mentioned in the chat:
- Kayla the Eagle - Crystal Palace FC/Eagle Heights (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKzCMIbcYz0)
- Gaia Theory (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaia_hypothesis)
Expand your Geography community by connecting with Stephen via Twitter (https://twitter.com/schwabs52)
Chat recorded on 2nd May 2021.
==About Coffee & Geography==
The aim of ‘Coffee & Geography’ is to get to know, explore and celebrate the diverse & intersectional range of people and their love for the world. We’ll have fun exploring all the myriad of ways that connects your life to geography. Wait – you don’t think you’re a ‘geographer’? Well, that’s ok! If you have a love and passion for the world then you probably are more than you know.
If you're interested in being a guest or want to find out more, then visit https://geogramblings.com/coffee-geography-podcast/. There you will also find an interactive map to explore the locations of guests and the brews that they drink!
Follow us on Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/CoffeeGeogPod.
The Coffee & Geography Podcast is a 'Geogramblings' production, hosted and produced by Kit Rackley (they/them). The podcast is supported by generous donations via https://ko-fi.com/kitrackley, and takes advice from an advisory board of volunteers.
Title music: 'Spark of Inspiration' by Shane Ivers (https://www.silvermansound.com)