EP 28: Jay Blades, Artisan & TV Presenter

Stories that Stick

18-05-2021 • 32 mins

Jay Blades, a modern furniture restorer and best known as a TV presenter for BBC hit shows ‘Money for Nothing’ and ’The Repair Man’ joins Ade, host of Stories that Stick podcast, to discuss his autobiographical book Making It: How Love, Kindness and Community helped me Repair My Life, which is now available at all good book stores and Amazon.

We spoke about,

Chapter 1:

  • Growing up on council estate and respecting your elders
  • Giving everything a go and asking for things, regardless

Chapter 2:

  • Dealing with racism at secondary school
  • Dealing with the SUS law in the 80s and police violence
  • Finding humility by serving others

Chapter 3:

  • Giving purpose and directions to troubled youths
  • Reburshiment business (Out of the Dark) business with ex-wife
  • Guardian viral video led Jay to become a TV presenter

Contact Jay on:

Please like, share or review this podcast because it really does help us grow. And, If you'd like to advertise, sponsor or be featured on Stories that Stick email us at contact@blacticulate.com.

You Might Like

Happy Place
Happy Place
Fearne Cotton
Uncanny
Uncanny
BBC Radio 4
Stuff You Should Know
Stuff You Should Know
iHeartPodcasts
The Girls Bathroom
The Girls Bathroom
Sophia & Cinzia
How To Fail With Elizabeth Day
How To Fail With Elizabeth Day
Elizabeth Day and Sony Music Entertainment
Dad V Girls After Hours
Dad V Girls After Hours
The Fellas Studios
Young Again
Young Again
BBC Radio 4
Am I the Jerk?
Am I the Jerk?
youtube.com/amithejerk
Modern Wisdom
Modern Wisdom
Chris Williamson
The Why Files: Operation Podcast
The Why Files: Operation Podcast
The Why Files: Operation Podcast