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This my retelling of the story of England, which is a regular, chronological podcast, starting from the end of Roman Britain. I’m a bloke in a shed, but I make sure this is good, properly prepared history, and then fill it with my enthusiasm. You’ll find the great events and people for sure – but also some of the byways, of how people lived, their language, and the forces that shaped their lives and destinies.(Note iTunes only displays a list of 300 episodes. There are rather more, which all ...
 
Welcome to Fontanelle, a paediatric educational podcast for trainees. I'm Caroline Storey, a paediatric trainee in Wessex, and I'll be joined by wise friends, learned colleagues and leading lights from around the region and beyond to explore common presentations, sticky situations, what's fresh and new, and what's coming of age in paediatric medicine. So if you've got an open mind for learning and a soft spot for the world of paediatrics, you've come to the right place!
 
The legend of King Arthur and the Sword in the Stone is known throughout England. The location of the Stone and the true beginnings of where it actually happened is less well known.This is the story of how Arthur became King of Wessex and then of England. Simply joining up the dots in and around a modern Somerset village is all we need. We can of course refer to Glastonbury in Somerset and Tintagel in Cornwall as traditional points of reference. Although these are important places within the ...
 
Amidst the fireworks and celebrations of Guy Fawkes Night, a covered wagon winds its way along the dark country heath land. Hidden at the back is a young woman who is running away from a thwarted marriage ceremony with the local innkeeper. The driver of the wagon, a young herdsman, is secretly in love with her but is so devoted that he vows to help her reunite with her useless lover. The opening scenes of Thomas Hardy's sixth novel The Return of the Native, form the backdrop to this story of ...
 
This story opens with a lovely, poor and proud young woman who lives with her aunt. The young woman saves the life of a farmer who subsequently falls in love with her. However, the young woman inherits a fortune and moves away. On the flip side the farmer loses everything he has and travels around the country seeking employment. One evening the farmer helps to put out a blazing fire in a lonely farm. When the veiled owner comes out to thank him, he discovers that she is none other than the b ...
 
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Counter Programming with Shira & Arielle is your new favorite coronavirus/COVID-19 distraction podcast. Join this duo as they embark on a quest to bring the world counter programming of all kinds. They'll focus on countertops (namely, they're doing a series on marble, granite, and quartz), time counters, calorie counters, counters of other kinds... Each episode will be a mix of comedy and fun facts that no one knew they ever needed. Shira and Arielle have been friends for 5 years. They met i ...
 
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In this edition of Top Landing Gear we continue to mark the 40th anniversary of the Falklands Conflict, focussing on one of the workhorses of the British Task Force’s airborne operation, the venerable Westland Wessex. Now of course our aviation ‘expert’ James Cartner was an RAF Wessex pilot, so we thought we’d let him compile the quiz, and be the q…
 
Introduction: Minutes 0 to 7:00 We will have an episode out next week and are off May 14th. I finished the first season of Yellowstone and really liked it. Chandra is watching Gaslit and loves Betty Gilpin and Dan Stevens’s performances. Chandra really liked The Batman and thinks Robert Pattinson was excellent. Royals: Minutes 7:00 to 32:00 There a…
 
Our featured guest tonight is Jacob Michelson. Some of our listeners, pipe show attendees, and collectors will know Jacob’s late father Mitch Michelson. Mitch had an untimely passing on August 28, 2019. He was an avid pipe collector, and used to join Jacob in model building, woodworking, model rockets, and radio controlled cars—and the pipe was alw…
 
Introduction: Minutes 0 to 6:30 We recorded on Wednesday this time due to my schedule. We’ll be off next week and back on June 4th and 11th hopefully. Chandra is watching Shining Girls on Apple+ and really likes it. She’s also watching The Essex Serpent but is not sure about it. Royals: Minutes 6:30 to 25:00 On the Friday after we last recorded, th…
 
This week Hendy Group boss Paul Hendy joins James Batchelor and Rebecca Chaplin on the Car Dealer Podcast. Find out more about today's stories below. Tesla Superchargers being free to all could cause surge in EV ownership Consumer confidence falls to lowest level since 1974 Volkswagen’s takeover of Europcar set to move a step closer, say sources cl…
 
We have two guests tonight. In our featured segment we have Fred Hanna returning. Fred is a well-known pipe collector, author, and speaker at pipe shows. He has a PhD. in psychology and teaches the same at the Chicago Campus at Adler University. He is also author of the book, “The Perfect Smoke”. This is the seventh in a recurring series with a lon…
 
This week Top Car Inverness boss Craig Walker joins James and Rebecca. Find out more about the stories mentioned in today's show below. Jaguar Land Rover posts £455m loss as chip shortage hits hard Angry customer parks slogan-painted vehicles in front of Land Rover dealership as row makes national headlines Car dealer threatened to petrol bomb man …
 
In part two of our interview with Martin Withers, he relives the joy of displaying what was the last surviving Vulcan, XH558. It was an unexpected and hugely welcome chapter to his flying career after he had flown two of the historic Black Buck Raids during the Falklands Conflict in 1982. That was the only time the Vulcan had been used in anger as …
 
We have a special format for tonight’s show. We will have Brian moderating two well-known pipe artisans asking each other questions and discussing pipe making. This is the final episode in a three part series with Jeff Gracik, and Jody Davis. Jeff makes J. Alan Pipes and is an expert, artisan pipe maker for nearly 20-years. Jody is a renowned pipe …
 
Introduction: Minutes 0 to 3:45 Chandra’s washer broke so she got a new washer/dryer. The AC in my car is broken too. I want a newer car but I’m going to wait. Supreme Court: Minutes 3:45 to 7:00 On Monday night, when the Met Gala had wrapped and we were headed to bed, Politico leaked a draft majority opinion from Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito…
 
In this 40th anniversary year of the Falklands Conflict we devote two Full Flaps editions to Martin Withers who flew Avro Vulcan XM607 on the historic Black Buck Raids on Stanley Airfield. Martin and his crew were actually the reserve crew for the mission, but when the primary aircraft went u/s, Withers and XM607 immediately stepped up to carry out…
 
Our featured interview tonight is with Fred Janusek. He is a Doctor of Pipes, and professor of mathematics. Fred is in his early 80s, and he has been smoking a pipe since college in 1957. His first pipe was a very shellac-covered Yello Bole. This show will be the first installment of "Storytime with Fred Janusek". These are some great stories back …
 
This week Motorway's James Bush guest judges the podcast and James and Becca from Car Dealer choose their favourite stories. Find out more about them by clicking below. Here are the top 10 used cars that take the longest time to sell Group 1 Automotive says its UK car dealerships made £82m profit in just three months Transport secretary pledges to …
 
Richard and Amy discuss some of the spiritual, mental, and physical disciplines that they have found helpful in overcoming chanting related nervousness and anxiety. Amy explains what happens in the voice box during strong emotions, why this can negatively impact our ability to chant, and then models some exercises showing how to identify and learn …
 
This week’s podcast drops in a very timely manner as we release the first of our episodes marking the 40th anniversary of the Falklands Conflict. Specifically this week’s episode features the magnificent Avro Vulcan and the Black Buck Raids flown by our guest Martin Withers. The first raid, with Martin flying Vulcan XM607, set out from Ascension Is…
 
In our featured segment we have Fred Hanna returning. Fred is a well-known pipe collector, author, and speaker at pipe shows. He has a PhD. in psychology and teaches the same at the Chicago Campus at Adler University. He is also author of the book, “The Perfect Smoke”. This is the sixth in a recurring series with a long form discussion of pipe and …
 
Introduction: Minutes 0 to 7:00 I went skydiving! I got through it by focusing on the things I was supposed to do. I’ve been watching The Last Kingdom and Yellowstone and Chandra watched a movie called Shiva Baby. Royals: Minutes 7:00 to 29:00 This past week we had the Invictus Games in The Hague. Before that, Prince Harry and Meghan went to Windso…
 
This week James Batchelor judges as Jon and Becca go head-to-head. Find out more about the stories mentioned below. Citroen to discontinue C4 SpaceTourer MPV in July due to ‘changing customer habits’ Drug addict who made off in car while pretending to be dealership customer is jailed over £60,000 wrecking spree Drivers of self-driving cars will not…
 
We’re delighted to finally get series 4 of our aviation podcast Top Landing Gear up and flying – at last! We’re kicking off this first episode with a look back at some of our favourite topics and guest interviews from our first three series. There are two reasons for this: firstly they’re worth hearing again; secondly we weren’t organised enough to…
 
We have a special format for tonight's show. We will have Brian moderating two well-known pipe artisans asking each other questions and discussing pipe making. This is part two in a three part series with Jeff Gracik, and Jody Davis. Jeff makes J. Alan Pipes and is an expert, artisan pipe maker for nearly 20-years. Jody is a renowned pipe artisan, …
 
Kate Ashbrook of the Open Spaces Society & I talk about the extensive networks of rights of way over private land in England and Wales, and some remaining common land - private land over which the public have rights. Where did they come from, how have they survived, and how do we preserve and extend them? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-o…
 
In Part 2 Jack begins by mentioning some of the many benefits of meditation. He then presents short meditations representative the next four levels of creation - Guidance, Life, Love and Rest. The Wessex Research Group archive contains those lectures that have been digitised and are freely downloadable as a personal educational resource. https://ww…
 
Jack introduces us to the practice of meditation. How we might approach it and how it can heal us and help us live in the now rather than regretting the past or fearing the future. He presents three short meditations representative of the first three levels of creation - Light, Joy and Peace. The Wessex Research Group archive contains those lecture…
 
Our featured interview tonight is with pipemaker Jared Coles. Jared was last on the show six years ago. He has been making pipes for 13-years. Jared trained with numerous pipemakers including Jeff Gracik and Todd Johnson. He is schooled in the Danish and Japanese pipe making techniques, and that influences his pipe designs. In the opening “Pipe Par…
 
Introduction: Minutes 0 to 6:00 We changed our plans and will be taking off next week for Easter. Our next episode will be out April 23rd. I’m learning how to play pickleball but am confused about the scoring. Chandra mentions the Fast Four rules in tennis. Serena Williams’ tennis coach Patrick Mouratoglou has announced he’ll train Simona Halep. Ro…
 
This week Press Association motoring editor Jack Evans joins Rebecca and Jon to talk about the news of the week. Find out more about the stories mentioned by clicking below. Lookers: ‘We’re on the straight and narrow now and looking forward to a very bright future’ Cazoo reports £180m loss in 2021 despite revenue increasing by more than 300 per cen…
 
Pesse, Pointer, and Papists - Here are our last 10 questions for Season One! Join me for this fun binge on British History! You can pledge your support for Binging On Britain through Podbean’s Patron Program or on Patreon. Binging on Britain merch is also a fantastic way to show your support for the podcast! If you purchase merch, please post a pho…
 
We have two guests tonight. In our featured segment we have Fred Hanna returning. Fred is a well-known pipe collector, author, and speaker at pipe shows. He has a PhD. in psychology and teaches the same at the Chicago Campus at Adler University. He is also author of the book, “The Perfect Smoke”. This is the fifth in a recurring series with a long …
 
Introduction: Minutes 0 to 6:30 We will have episodes out for the next two weeks and will be off on April 23rd. I’m surprised to hear that the Grammys are Sunday. Chandra was sick last week with a GI illness that’s been making the rounds. Royals: Minutes 6:30 to 18:00 Introduction: Minutes 0 to 6:30 We will have episodes out for the next two weeks …
 
This year, Richard chanted nameday services for his patron, Saint Richard of Wessex (7 February) for the very first time. In this episode, he tells the story of how all of that came to be, what it has to do with Byzantine chant in English, and how it brought together many people who have been on the show over the years.Livestream video of the servi…
 
This week Will Blackshaw joins Rebecca and Jon. Find out more about the stories mentioned below. Used car dealer Cazoo: The people, the money and its plans – Car Dealer Investigation Video Exclusive: ‘I consider myself a bit of a disruptor’ – Nissan UK boss talks about why he relishes challenges Police arrest two teenagers and recover stolen vehicl…
 
We have a special format for the featured interview tonight. Instead of an actual interview, we will have Brian moderating two well-known pipe artisans asking each other questions and discussing pipe making. This is the first in a three part series with Jeff Gracik, and Jody Davis. Jeff makes J. Alan Pipes and is an expert, artisan pipe maker for n…
 
Len describes how a series of channelled messages received by a trance medium from a man who lived as an American Indian over 5,000 years ago, led him to research the idea that extraterrestrial beings (beings from the seven stars) lived amongst ancient humanity. His research reveals that stories of such visitations can be found in the mythology of …
 
In this informative talk we learn about the complex relationships between nature spirits (devas), elemental beings (gnomes, undines, salamanders) and the mineral, plant and animal realms. Patrick describes how humanities path of evolution has taken us away from understanding and connecting with the elemental worlds but ultimately we will reconnect …
 
Our featured interview tonight is with The Reverend Dr. Malcolm Guite. Malcolm is an English poet, singer-songwriter, Anglican priest, and academic. Born in Nigeria to British expatriate parents, Guite earned degrees from Cambridge and Durham universities. His research interests include the intersection of religion and the arts, and the examination…
 
This week Joel and John from Lawgistics join Rebecca and Batch. Find out more about the stories mentioned by clicking below. Extinction Rebellion protesters disrupt election campaign launch at luxury car dealership Joe Macari Dealership giant Pendragon throws out secret £400m takeover bid by largest shareholder Hedin Group Undercover report finds D…
 
Bog Bodies, Building, and Bastardy Bonds…Im answering 10 more questions about British history and archaeology in Season One’s penultimate episode! You can pledge your support for Binging On Britain through Podbean’s Patron Program or on Patreon. Binging on Britain merch is also a fantastic way to show your support for the podcast! If you purchase m…
 
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