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The professional storytellers at StoryLink Radio, known as Seanchaí, are committed to bringing stories to Life through the spoken word as in traditional oral storytelling. We present stories of many genres... Ancient Myths and Legends, short stories, full length novels, science fiction and high fantasy, philosophy, traditions, drama, fiction, non-fiction, romance, theatre, ghosts & haunts, suspense, stories of the strange, and more! Our stories may be drawn from contemporary sources, or from ...
 
Welcome to The Words That Matter, a series of informal conversations with people sharing words that matter to them. Words that have inspired us, shaped our thinking or even prompted a change in the way we live. Whether it's quotes, poems, book passages, lyrics or film clips, your host, Kevin Watson, invites you to this fascinating series where you, too, can be inspired by words that matter.
 
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Today's show shines a light on three sets of words that matter, brought to us by three very different people. First up, one of our favourite guests Sarah Hughes shares words from the Bodyrox song "Yeah Yeah". These lyrics help to reinforce Sarah's sense of self-worth and her determination to be powerful as a person. Then we welcome back Sathish Raj…
 
Today's show is dedicated to one great conversation with my guest Charles Collins, exploring his own words and why they matter. Charles is the best-selling author of the LifeCraft book series, producer of the companion Making A Masterpiece of Your Life podcast, and the publisher of Life Masterpiece Journal. In the course of our conversation, Charle…
 
Three more conversations with guests sharing words that matter to them. A returning guest first, Karen Christensen, bringing us words from her favourite book, To Kill a Mockingbird by the American author Harper Lee. The quote Karen has chosen is "You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you clim…
 
Three more conversations with guests sharing words that matter to them. Firstly, IT Leader & Business Coach, Sathish Rajamani, who shares the impact teachers have had on him and Steven Covey's words "Begin With The End in Mind." Next, it's a returning guest, founder of emergentthinkers.com and pirate, Felicity Healey-Benson. In this episode, Felici…
 
Another episode dedicated to just one, great conversation. This time with a new guest, Paula Wilkinson, who moved to Spain a few years ago and has recently been asking the question: "what is home?" For Paula, inspiration has come from the Netflix hit series, Pose, and in particular the song lyrics: "When I think of home I think of a place Where the…
 
This show departs from the normal format and is dedicated to just one, very interesting conversation with a returning guest. In Episode 1, Neelam Sharma spoke about the impact Janet Jackson's song Control has had on her relationship with choice. The theme continues into this episode, where Neelam shares her love of the Rocky Balboa quote: “Let me t…
 
Another set of great conversations with my guests, all sharing words that matter to them. Up first this time is Allan Mackintosh, one of the most generous men I have met. Allan shares his love of Scottish poetry in this piece from Robert Burns: A Man's A Man. Listen as he shares how this wonderful poem reinforced his key value of equality at the ag…
 
Three more conversations with three returning guests, all sharing the words that matter to them. First up, Sarah Hughes shares another set of song lyrics, from the Sugarbabes and a song called Better. Sarah shares what these words have meant to her, specifically in taking responsibility for the way we show up for ourselves and for others. Next, Pet…
 
Three new conversations with people sharing words that matter to them. First, Sarah Pozzi shares one of my favourite poems from Mariane Willaimson, called 'Our Deepest Fear'. Often wrongly attributed to Nelson Mandela, Mariane Williamson wrote this passage in her 1989 spiritual best-seller, 'A Return To Love' and it featured in the film Coach Carte…
 
Three new conversations with people sharing words that matter to them. First, it's Jackie Arnold who tells us why the lyrics from the well-known sixties song by The Byrds, "Turn! Turn! Turn!" mean as much to her now as when she first heard them. Next, Mark Houlihan uses the inspiration he draws from the opening of Star Wars as a metaphor for hittin…
 
Three great conversations with people sharing words that matter to them. First up it’s Sarah Hughes taking deep meaning from the Take That song, Shine, helping us remember to be kind to ourselves. Then my good friend Glenn Behenna shares a short yet compelling quote from Barak Obama and what it means to him. Finally in this episode, Paul Laughlin s…
 
Three new conversations with people sharing words that matter to them. First up it’s Bryan Dobson and we share a love of the timeless festive classic film, It’s A Wonderful Life. Then we head across the pond and chat with Jo Lalonde as he shares words from a very different film, Army of Darkness, that have inspired him. Finally in this episode, I c…
 
Three conversations with three very different people, all sharing the words that matter to them. First up, Peter Freeth shares his favourite quote from Willy Wonka, spoken by Gene Wilder. Then I talk with Neelam Sharma about the impact Janet Jackson's song Control has had on her relationship with choice. Finally in this episode, Felicity Healey-Ben…
 
READ ALONG WITH STORY AT: www.StoryLinkRadio.com “Love may be eternal, but Lovers are mortal…Aren’t they??” Some restless spirits do not depart in peace because they cannot—or will not! Perhaps it is unfinished business that detains them, a bargain made, a promise unfulfilled. Perhaps a desperate yearning, their own or another’s, that knots that ot…
 
READ ALONG WITH STORY AT: www.StoryLinkRadio.com "The Monster Demands A Mate!" After recovering from injuries sustained in the mob attack upon himself and his creation, Dr. Frankenstein falls under the control of his former mentor, Dr. Pretorius, who insists the now-chastened doctor resume his experiments in creating new life. Meanwhile, the Monste…
 
READ ALONG WITH STORY AT: www.StoryLinkRadio.com Winter Dreams is a short story of love, friendship, and betrayaL. Middle-class Dexter Green has big dreams—to one day be as elite as the “old-money” families he works for each day as a golf caddy. When Dexter returns to the golf club as the guest of the men he once caddied for, he meets his undoing i…
 
READ ALONG WITH STORY AT: www.StoryLinkRadio.com The owners of Harrowby Hall had done their utmost to rid themselves of the damp and dewy lady who rose up out of the best bedroom floor at midnight, but without avail. They had tried stopping the clock, so that the ghost would not know when it was midnight; but she made her appearance just the same, …
 
READ ALONG AT: www.StoryLinkRadio.com In Providence, Rhode Island, Robert Blake, a young writer with an interest in the occult, becomes fascinated by a large disused church on Federal Hill which he can see from his lodgings on the city's Upper East side. His researches reveal that the church has a sinister history involving a cult called the Church…
 
READ ALONG AT: www.StoryLinkRadio.com This is considered the first vampire story, although not the first English vampire story. That honor goes to John Polidori’s The Vampyre, which you can also listen to hear on StoryLinkRadio Podcast. because Wake Not The Dead wasn’t translated into English until 1823. It can be considered the first modern vampir…
 
READ ALONG WITH PODCAST AT: www.StoryLinkRadio.com THE Classic Arthurian folklore. A drama of illicit love, the magic of sorcery, and the quest for the Holy Grail. All the famous characters are here... King Arthur, Guinevere, and Lancelot, Merlin, Excalibur, and all the Knights of the Round Table. StoryLink Radio presents here the original epic tal…
 
READ ALONG WITH PODCAST AT: www.StoryLinkRadio.com THE Classic Arthurian folklore. A drama of illicit love, the magic of sorcery, and the quest for the Holy Grail. All the famous characters are here... King Arthur, Guinevere, and Lancelot, Merlin, Excalibur, and all the Knights of the Round Table. StoryLink Radio presents here the original epic tal…
 
READ ALONG WITH PODCAST AT: www.StoryLinkRadio.com THE Classic Arthurian folklore. A drama of illicit love, the magic of sorcery, and the quest for the Holy Grail. All the famous characters are here... King Arthur, Guinevere, and Lancelot, Merlin, Excalibur, and all the Knights of the Round Table. StoryLink Radio presents here the original epic tal…
 
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