episode #58 fauna in June

Gardens are overflowing with life at the moment. All the shrubs, bushes, trees and flower beds have exploded and are getting out of control. There’s a lot of bird activity in the garden, busy parents and greedy youngsters are up from early mornings. Nature in June is divine. Spoken word William Blake: The Birds read by… Continue reading episode #58 fauna in June

episode #57 month of June

Nature is booming and animals happily multiplying. June is about vivacity and colourfulness of life. June is about the beginning of astronomical summer, summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and midsummer night celebration. William Shakespeare: Midsummer Night's Dream The course of true love never did run smooth. Lysander, Act I I know a bank where… Continue reading episode #57 month of June

episode #56 chemistry

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.Carl Gustav Jung  Clive Staples Lewis in his book The Four Loves is dividing following: eros ( romantic love), storge (affection), philia (friendship), agape (charity). Lewis is separating love into two categories—Need-love, where something is… Continue reading episode #56 chemistry

episode #55 euphoric joy

Aristophanes says human beings were initially round (their sides and backs formed a circle), had four arms and legs, and one head with two faces which looked in opposite directions. As such, humans were very powerful. So Zeus decided to “cut them in two [so] they will be diminished in strength.Plato: The Symposium, Aristophanes gives… Continue reading episode #55 euphoric joy

episode #54 platonic love

Platonic love is a phrase used with allusion to Plato’s account of love in his Symposium. The Symposium was named after the cultural and social practice of the same name, which was a post-banquet gathering in which men would drink, listen to music, and relax. In the text, there are seven speakers, all based on… Continue reading episode #54 platonic love

episode #52 wonders of the world

Spoken word Sir Walter Raleigh: What Is Our Life (read by John Richetti) Music Beastie Boys: Shambala Gorillaz: Tranz Malian Musicians & Damon Albarn feat. Simon Burwell: Institut National Des Arts Stereolab: The Flower Called Nowhere Bonobo ft. Andreya Triana: Stay The Same Florence + The Machine: 100 Years Koop feat. Mikael Sundin: Tonight Louis… Continue reading episode #52 wonders of the world

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 #50 golden times

A golden age is a period in a field of endeavour when great tasks were accomplished. In every corner of the globe, there was one civilisation who came first.  Among the ten oldest countries belong Egypt, Iran, Armenia, China, Japan, Ethiopia, Greece, Portugal, San Marino, and France. Apart from there were many old countries in… Continue reading episode #50 golden times

episode #48 Easter time

People mapped their whole life according to the patterns of nature. Many ancient cultures, including the Greeks and Egyptians, saw eggs as a sign of fertility and new life; they used eggs in religious rituals and hung them in pagan temples for mystical purposes. Later, as Christian missionaries observed community members hunting for eggs in… Continue reading episode #48 Easter time

TtBLG ep #47 fauna

A year in Amaro, Italy. Summer time was short hence beautiful. A picture of a bug in the garden around the Morocutti house. Spoken Word Gillian Clarke Cantre r Gwaelod read by Iwan Rheon Music Beastie Boys: Brass Monkey Mr Scruff: Cat & Mouse Gorillaz: Fire Coming Out Of The Monkey's Head Bernard Herrmann: All… Continue reading TtBLG ep #47 fauna