episode #78 spring forward, fall back

The country moves from the British Summer Time (BST) to the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) this weekend, 31st October 2021. The GMT-BST separation only came into force during the first world war.  In Ireland, the DST (BST in GB) time zone is called Irish Standard Time (IST), sometimes also referred to as “Irish Summer Time”.… Continue reading episode #78 spring forward, fall back

episode #74 month of October

October glows on every cheek,October shines in every eye,While up the hill and down the daleHer crimson banners fly.Elaine Goodale Eastman  This month’s name comes from Latin octo and Greek ôctō (as in octagon and octopus) meaning “eight,” because this was the eighth month of the early Roman calendar. October’s full Moon, known as the Hunter’s Moon,… Continue reading episode #74 month of October

episode #69 food timeline II

Music Superbs: Party Together Gorillaz feat. Danny Brown & Kelela: Submission  Quantic feat. Alice Russel: Sweet Calling  Gotan Project: De Hombre A Hombre Vanessa Paradis: Dans mon café Rhythm & Sound feat. Cornell Campbell: King In My Empire Silent Poets: Quiet Bird Thundercat: King of the Hill Lana Del Rey: Swan Song Charlotte Gainsbourg: Le… Continue reading episode #69 food timeline II

episode #65 space, cosmos, universe

Have you ever wondered what's beyond the known limits? What's past the edge of our maps?  If the universe is infinite in size, you don't really need to worry about this conundrum. But even if the universe is finite, it doesn't necessarily mean there is an edge or an outside. It could be that our… Continue reading episode #65 space, cosmos, universe

episode #51 origin of language

Spoken word David Sergeant: A Language of Change read by Tamsin Greig Music Gorillaz: Seattle Yodel Los Vega & Selma Hayek: La Bruja (Son Jarocho) [Frida OST] Gipsy Kings: Habla Me Asian Dub Foundation: Journey Miles Davis: Two Bass Hit Gotan Project feat. Juan Carlos Careres: Notas  Vinicio Capossela: Zamoanó Alice Russell: Mirror Mirror On… Continue reading episode #51 origin of language

episode #40 names & days

Spoken word J. R. R. Tolkien reciting Namárië Music The 5.6.7.8’s: Jane in the Jungle Ella Fitzgerald: Alexander's Ragtime Band Jose Roberto Bertrami & His Modern Sound: Joanna Spiritual South: Calypso Blues Gorillaz: Dirty Harry   Jai Paul: Jasmine Belleruche: Alice Florence + The Machine: Patricia Charlotte Gainsbourg: Anna Franz Ferdinand: Katherine Kiss Me Lana… Continue reading episode #40 names & days

episode #24 power game

Spoken Word Dylan Thomas: Do not go gentle into that good night, read by Michael Sheen, Ioan Gruffudd, Alex Jones, Rhys Ifans, Charlotte Church Music Gorillaz (feat. Jehnny Beth): We Got The Power Beastie Boys: Sabotage Rage Against The Machine: Killing in the Name IAM: Dangereux Massive Attack: False Flags Madonna: Let It Will Be… Continue reading episode #24 power game