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 #49 spring in April

The Romans gave this month the Latin name Aprilis. The traditional etymology is from the verb aperire, "to open", and truly trees and flowers begin to 'open', which is supported by comparison with the modern Greek use of word  ‘opening’ for spring. Most of Roman months were named in honour of divinities, and as April… Continue reading episode #49 spring in April

episode #33 candle of joy

Spoken Word Robert Herrick: Delight In Disorder read by Alan Rickman I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains. Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl Laughter is wine for the soul - laughter soft, or loud and deep, tinged through with seriousness - the hilarious declaration made… Continue reading episode #33 candle of joy

episode #25 vibe electric

Spoken Word William Wordsworth: “The World Is Too Much with Us”, read by Angela Lansbury Music Röyksopp: You Don’t Have a Clue Felix Da Housecat: Monkey Cage Gorillaz(feat.D.R.A.M.): Andromeda Daft Punk: Around the World DJ Shadowfeat.G Jones&Bleep Bloop: Pitter Patter Little Dragon: When I Go Out Underworld: Dark & Long Massive Attack: Splitting the Atom… Continue reading episode #25 vibe electric

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

episode #20 about a man

Spoken word Shakespeare's As You Like It: Act 2 Scene 7 captured by Digital Theatre live at the RSC’s temporary space, the Courtyard Theatre, in Stratford upon Avon. It was directed by the RSC’s then Artistic Director, Michael Boyd, and starred Jonjo O’Neill as Orlando and Katy Stephens as Rosalind.  Music Franz Ferdinand: Michael Monkey… Continue reading episode #20 about a man