Hoovering - Episode 74: Graham Allcott


By Jessica Fostekew

Hoovering - Episode 74: Graham Allcott

Welcome to HOOVERING, the podcast about eating. Host, Jessica Fostekew (Guilty Feminist, Motherland) has a frank conversation with an interesting person about gobbling; guzzling; nibbling; scoffing; devouring and wolfing all up… or if you will, hoovering.

This week I’m joined by a productivity ninja, no less, author of a book called ‘work fuel’ which is all about eating in the most productive way possible - Graham Allcott. We talk about everything from whether sugar addiction exists to my hatred of the word ‘willpower’ and this episode includes some fascinating stuff about how what we scoff and guzzle can affect our energy throughout a day and night. 

Everything written below in CAPITALS is a link to the relevant webpage. 

Tickets to see Hoovering LIVE in 2019

18th JULY - MARLOWE COMEDY FESTIVAL, Canterbury - Guests include the mighty Jenny Eclair and Corrie’s brilliant Naomi Cooper-Davis. 

12th & 13th AUGUST - EDINBURGH FRINGE Festival, 3pm, Monkey Barrell

And HUGE NEWS! Hoovering is officially going on TOUR from the autumn. Click on huge news or tour for a link to the Live Nation website for tickets. Snap em uuuup! 

Honourable Mentions

GRAHAM ALLCOTT's website here will take you to his social media, podcast and I found his book so interesting - check it out, it’s called WORK FUEL 

MY WEBSITE is here, should you want to come to any of my stand up gigs and previews. 

We were eating in a very cool hireable workspace in Brighton called PLATFORM 9 and our frankly delicious lunch was from the mighty IDEYA

I mentioned a pub down there which certainly used to at least, do half and half roasts - called the LION AND LOBSTER

The frankly terrifying energy drink he talks about is called MONSTER

THIS is Yorkshire decaf tea and THIS is Dairy Milk ‘Darker’, actually I said it wrong it’s called Cadbury Darkmilk, whatever the fuck that means. 

The places he says you can get relatively productive food on the go in the UK are LEONM&S and PRET

And I looked up those Sri Lankan Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/hoovering.


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Hoovering - Episode 74: Graham Allcott
Hoovering - Episode 74: Graham Allcott