Thank The Week

Thank The Week

Positivity can be difficult to find when the future is so uncertain. Get your weekly positivity boost with an upbeat view of news, sport, tech, entertainment, and daily life. Join host Craig Williamson on his quest to discover positivity and excitement in every week of the year! New episodes every Monday.

Episodes

Zambia, Zoom, and Zero

Aug. 2, 2021

Episode 38 of Thank The Week for 2 August 2021 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News The U.S. is to ship nearly 10 million shots to Nigeria and South Africa UK begins donating millions of COVID-19 vaccines overseas Biden Seeks to Revive Vaccine Effort With New Rules and Incentives Freedom f…

Parkrun, Premieres, and Puddings

July 26, 2021

Episode 37 of Thank The Week for 26 July 2021 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News Our World in Data - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccinations Jeff Bezos launches to space Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson not yet astronauts Parkrun back on in England Sport Milwaukee Bucks beat Phoenix Suns t…

Olympics, Orbit, and OLED

July 19, 2021

Episode 36 of Thank The Week for 19 July 2021 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News Covid: England lockdown rules to end on 19 July, PM confirms Covid rules: Is lockdown ending on 19 July? Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin mocks Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic Super Mario 64 game sell…

Concacaf, Croyde, and Cows

July 12, 2021

Episode 35 of Thank The Week for 12 July 2021 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News Covid: Most rules set to end in England, says PM Covid-19: Amber list quarantine for fully vaccinated to end on 19 July Covid bubbles to be axed in England's schools Covid: Self-isolation to be scrapped for …

Space, Suns, and Seinfeld

July 5, 2021

Episode 34 of Thank The Week for 5 July 2021 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines Likely to Produce Lasting Immunity, Study Finds A third dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine is found to boost immune response Mixing Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines provides strong pro…

Disneyland, Dave, and Dye

June 28, 2021

Episode 33 of Thank The Week for 28 June 2021 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News The White House plans to send 3 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine to Brazil on Thursday 'Grab a jab' for all over-18s opens in England Balearics and Malta added to UK's green travel list ‘It’s Lik…

Tourism, Trails, and Tea

June 21, 2021

Episode 32 of Thank The Week for 21 June 2021 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News Covid: All adults able to book coronavirus vaccination in England ‘A Momentous Day’: New York and California Lift Most Virus Restrictions Stephen Colbert Returns to ‘Late Show’ Stage Gov. Gavin Newsom outlin…

Feuds, FaceTime, and Freebies

June 14, 2021

Episode 31 of Thank The Week for 14 June 2021 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News Covax: How many Covid vaccines have the US and the other G7 countries pledged? Prince Harry and Meghan announce birth of baby girl United plans supersonic passenger flights by 2029 How the next supersonic je…

Bud, Buds, and Balls

June 7, 2021

Episode 30 of Thank The Week for 7 June 2021 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News On the Covid Front Lines, When Not Getting Belly Rubs UK approves Pfizer jab for 12 to 15-year-olds Janssen single-dose Covid vaccine approved by UK Duchess of Cambridge gets first dose of coronavirus vaccine…

Cables, Calculators, and Cats

May 31, 2021

Episode 29 of Thank The Week for 31 May 2021 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News COVID Vaccinations - Our World In Data Covid: Pfizer and AstraZeneca jabs work against Indian variant - study Immunity to the Coronavirus May Persist for Years, Scientists Find Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? …

HiFi, Hamburgers, and Honesty

May 24, 2021

Episode 28 of Thank The Week for 24 May 2021 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News Covid-19: Lockdowns ease in England, Wales and most of Scotland Prince William receives first Covid vaccine Scarred but Resilient, New York City Tiptoes Toward Normalcy New York City Marathon Will Return in N…

Pick-ups, Pop-Its, and Playoffs

May 17, 2021

Episode 27 of Thank The Week for 17 May 2021 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News Hugs with loved ones as PM confirms England's biggest step back to normal Vaccinated Americans May Go Without Masks in Most Places, Federal Officials Say C.D.C. Advisers Endorse Pfizer Vaccine for Children Ag…

FDA, Full English, and Fonts

May 10, 2021

Episode 26 of Thank The Week for 10 May 2021 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News F.D.A. Set to Authorize Pfizer Vaccine for Adolescents by Early Next Week Covid-19: Pfizer to Seek Clearance in September for Vaccinating Children as Young as 2 Beer? Money? States and Cities Offer Incentives…

Cavers, Cloud 9, and Clothing

May 3, 2021

Episode 25 of Thank The Week for 03 May 2021 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News French cavers on fast forward as 40-day underground isolation goes by in no time Covid: One dose of vaccine halves transmission - study Covid-19 vaccine offered to people aged 40 and over in England C.D.C. Ea…

Planets, Partridge, and Pretzels

April 26, 2021

Episode 24 of Thank The Week for 26 April 2021 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News NASA's Perseverance rover turns a tiny bit of Mars air into breathable oxygen Nasa successfully flies small helicopter on Mars Ingenuity Mars Helicopter takes flight on your Google Search page Biden: This w…

Olympics, Oscars, and Outside

April 19, 2021

Episode 23 of Thank The Week for 19 April 2021. Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News Whitest-ever paint could help cool heating Earth, study shows The US government will pay you up to $500,000 to design a less annoying face mask Magnificent men in their flying machines set to soar across t…

Super Mario, Soccer Season, and Space Jam

April 12, 2021

Episode 22 of Thank The Week for 12 April 2021. Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram News Prince Philip: The Duke of Edinburgh's Award 'saved me from jail' 48 of Prince Philip's greatest quotes and funny moments England's lockdown to ease as planned on 12 April Covid: Tests to be offered twice-…

Max, Mixes, and Maps

April 5, 2021

Episode 21 of Thank The Week included: An inspirational 11 year old An April fools mistake Cool mobile phone tech My continued search for the perfect webcam Potatoes, chocolate and beer I'll tell you about my new skill And we have special guest Dave Evans! Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News Max …

Offside, Office, and Offenders

March 29, 2021

Episode 20 of Thank The Week included: More crazy auctions Hairy chested vaccinations A wild sporting idea Some exciting, thrilling, exhilarating, Microsoft Office News! A new watch A new TV series Some impossible foods And special guest Carla Youngblood! Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News A han…

Webb, Webcams, and Wind Breaking

March 22, 2021

Episode 19 of Thank The Week included: Some tech-savvy animals A sportsman with an unusual move A surprise from Google Comedy TV roulette A family night in of epic proportions And a special day of my own invention Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News Covid-19: UK national day of reflection to be h…

Nightingales, Non-fungibles, and Napping

March 15, 2021

Episode 18 of Thank The Week included: An exciting glimpse into a normal world A month of basketball madness And an evening of footballing joy A mystery tech event And a mystery Fortnite event And what on earth are non-fungible tokens? Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News People who are vaccinated…

Jolene, JJ, and Jokes

March 8, 2021

Episode 17 of Thank The Week included: A vaccination version of a country classic Two legends from very different sports We have mobile phones with features that will amaze And 2 new TV series that will also amaze There's chocolate beer Music to live by And, are you superstitious? Visit us at www.T…

Overcast, Obama, and Oreos

March 1, 2021

Episode 16 of Thank The Week included: Lockdown lifting and vaccine sharing Holiday resort sporting events A foldable stunner An offer you might not be able to refuse Clever cats and dogs And "I'm listening!" Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News Lockdown: Boris Johnson unveils plan to end England …

Mars, Mazes, and Margarita

Feb. 22, 2021

Episode 15 of Thank The Week included: News from the red planet Royal lines of succession Titsipas joy and Titsipas pain New gadgets with eye watering prices Thinking, drinking and sleeping And a goat update! Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News Mars landing: Nasa's Perseverance rover in 'great sh…

GOATS, goats, and grills

Feb. 15, 2021

Episode 14 of Thank The Week included: Mysterious stones Wild weather Sporting goats and goat goats Tips to grill like a boss And tips to Zoom like a boss And I have a new dimmer switch! Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News COVID-19: UK's R number falls to below one for the first time since July S…

Winter, Weller, and Wives

Feb. 8, 2021

Episode 13 of Thank The Week included: Groundhog day results Ball sports big and small, round and oval iPhone update news New trainers/sneakers that could change your life Romantic gifts And a very special UN day Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News Covid: Five reasons to be (cautiously) hopeful G…

Games, Garmin, and Groundhogs

Feb. 1, 2021

Episode 12 of Thank The Week included: News of the Bernie doll Live sport for all A Lily from Garmin Emotional support from Spotify New TV series and some movie recommendations A lockdown birthday party An unusual breakfast food Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News Novavax publishes positive effic…

Beeper, Birds, and Burns

Jan. 25, 2021

Episode 11 of Thank The Week included: Bidding going bananas The messaging app of your dreams? A cultured movie recommendation Counting birds And Haggis Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News Biden inauguration: New president sworn in See Jennifer Lopez perform at Biden's inauguration Worldwide COVI…

Reddies, Rollables, and Revivals

Jan. 18, 2021

Episode 10 of Thank The Week included: The man from Del Monte Exciting new gadgets Powerful women A surprising new skill And a little something cheesy Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News Data on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccinations Inauguration 2021 Auction bids are topping $57,000 for a rare $20 …

Lockdown learning, little libraries, and liquid lactose

Jan. 11, 2021

Please vote for Thank The Week in the #LetsTalk2021 challenge at https://www.thanktheweek.com/vote Episode 9 of Thank The Week included: Physical Education via YouTube The world against Jose Mourinho New phones, new TVs and more sexy monitors The Fresh Prince reunion A walk in the park And a strugg…

Cups, Calendly, and cuddles

Jan. 4, 2021

Please vote for Thank The Week in the #LetsTalk2021 challenge at https://www.thanktheweek.com/vote Episode 8 of Thank The Week included: Royal honours Cup football A farewell to an Internet legend A sexy display More tips for a happier January And a little bit of whipped cream Visit us at www.Thank…

Bingo, buckets, and BuJo

Dec. 28, 2020

Episode 7 of Thank The Week included: A deal! American football and proper football World first smartphones A games console by…KFC? A Christmas gift recap Legs eleven Some great ideas to get you started with a happy 2021 Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News Boris Johnson hails free trade deal with…

Festivities, flashlights, and Firmino

Dec. 21, 2020

Episode 6 of Thank The Week included: A bizarre flavour of Pepsi Last minute winners Basketball action Virtual makeup Royals aplenty And dreams of a destination Christmas Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News Healthcare Workers Became The First US Recipients Of The COVID-19 Vaccine US approves Mode…

Margaret, Minecraft, and MOTs

Dec. 14, 2020

Episode 5 of Thank The Week included: V-day Even more beaver Snakebite Talk about breaking A pair of incredibly expensive headphones, My hot tip for a last minute Christmas gift And happiness, sweet happiness! Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News Covid-19 vaccine: First person receives Pfizer jab …

Beavers, Boxing, and Ben

Dec. 7, 2020

Episode 4 of Thank The Week included: Christmas shopping Beaver Two flavours of football A sexy silicon chip Christmas music recommendations An incredible charity challenge Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate, And, we solved the mystery of the selfie stick! Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News UK appr…

Fortnite, Folding, and Fry

Nov. 30, 2020

Episode 3 of Thank The Week included: Tips to get yourself a Christmas bonus 147 reasons to watch sport A most amazing, and rather expensive, laptop TV comedy gold A selfie stick? And exquisite detail of me opening a box Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News Covid-19: Oxford University vaccine is h…

Tsitsipas, Tech and Treats

Nov. 23, 2020

Episode 2 of Thank The Week included: A rather expensive bird A Thanksgiving guest Footballing triumph Little speakers Heavy breathing And MINCE PIES! Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News Moderna: Covid vaccine shows nearly 95% protection Belgian racing pigeon sells for world record £1.4m Sport Sp…

Panties, Penalties and Poo Parties

Nov. 16, 2020

This pilot episode of Thank The Week included: An extra day off work An incredible hole in one Games consoles aplenty A 90s heartthrob A walk in the countryside And a new party game Visit us at www.ThankTheWeek.com News Pfizer - Update: Albert Bourla discusses COVID-19 vaccines efficacy results BBC…

Thank The Week Trailer

Nov. 15, 2020

A trailer for the brand-new podcast, 'Thank The Week'. Includes background to the podcast and a teaser for Episode 1. New episodes every Monday!