Woman's Hour

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Listener Week, Knitted art, Being vegan, Santiago at 70, Selling the family home

December 3rd, 2015

Episode 430 of 721 episodes

In the fourth of our Listener Week programmes we talk to listeners Hannah Phoebe Bowen and Lunda Kinnard about what attracts them to their vegan lifestyles. 70-year old Woman's Hour listener Maggie de Vos recalls how she walked 500 miles across Spain on a pilgrimage from Pamplona to Santiago. She self-published her diary 'Santiago at Seventy', and tells Jenni what motivated her to set out alone. As part of our series Women in One, reporter Abigail Hollick asks a woman and her husband sitting on a bench by Albert Dock in Liverpool about bringing up their children. Listeners feedback about the Woman's Hour item 'Getting Your Dream Job'. 22-year old textile design graduate and Woman's Hour regular listener Alice Blackstock from Bangor in Northern Ireland describes how she creates art on her 1950s knitting machine. Listeners Sophie Jonas-Hill and Joan Willows discuss the emotional impact of selling the house they grew up in. Presenter: Jenni Murray.