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 #26 jazz romance

Spoken Word John Keats: To Autumn (read by Ben Whishaw) Music Louis Armstrong: The Dummy Song Michael Sauer vs Phoneheads feat. Bill Ramsey: Why and When Gorillaz (feat. George Benson): Humility Natalie Cole: This Will Be St Germain: Rose Rouge GoGo Penguin: Quiet Mind Nancy Wilson: Call Me Belleruche: Ginger Wine Nina Simone: This Year's… Continue reading episode #26 jazz romance

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

episode #18 love theme

Spoken Word “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” Martin Luther King, Jr. “There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.” Friedrich Nietzsche “At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” Plato “Love is composed of a single… Continue reading episode #18 love theme

episode #16 girl power

Spoken Word Monty Python's The life of Brian "The world has changed, and none of us can go back. All we can do is our best, and sometimes the best that we can do is to start over." Peggy Carter, Captain America: The Winter Soldier "The truth is a matter of circumstances; it's not all… Continue reading episode #16 girl power