Kit talks to Helen Young (she/her) over a brew of Typhoo, chatting about the North-South divide, GIS, crown green bowling, and psychic abilities, amongst other things!
Helen is a part-time geography teacher, juggling lots of other interesting jobs on the side. She describes herself as ‘average intelligence, but hard-working and super-efficient’ so few people have ever noticed this! A DIY enthusiast, gardener, bit techy, definitely the 'man of the house'! Helen is interested in equality of all kinds, but a vested interest in women's and LGBT+ rights. Lover of a simple life, marginal psychic abilities and a self-confessed terrible traveller!
Some links to things mentioned in the chat:
- Danny Dorling (http://www.dannydorling.org/)
- Map Men: 'North-South Divide' (https://youtu.be/ENeCYwms-Cc)
- Worldmapper (https://worldmapper.org/)
Expand your Geography community by connecting with Helen via Twitter (https://www.twitter.com/HYgeographygeek), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/geographygeek.co.uk/) and her website http://www.geographygeek.co.uk
Chat recorded on 15th 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.
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