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BBC R4 Wireless Nights 'Underwater at the Proms' (Arr. by Fiona Brice)

A 30 minute edited version of BBC Proms 2015 Prom 74 live from the Royal Albert Hall was broadcast earlier this week on BBCR4 as a special edition of the Wireless Nights Series and is now available as a podcast. 49 more words


Radio 4 showcases politicised soundbites in debate on Islamist terror

h/t JG

The BBC Radio 4 programme ‘The Moral Maze’ describes itself as providing listeners with “combative, provocative and engaging live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week’s news stories”. 753 more words


"Messy or Dressy"? Meet Glossy Bossy.

Feminist hat on. Strap in. That’s all the warning you get.

BBC Radio 4 has a programme called ‘Woman’s Hour’, which has a long and mainly righteous history of airing and discussing issues relevant to women in a world that tries to mute us. 672 more words

R4 programme on Ada Lovelace (2 days left to listen)

BBC Radio 4 has a two-part series on Ada Lovelace’s letters. Alas Part One of the series has already passed into the ‘programme no longer available’ territory, but Part Two (~28m) is live to listen to online for the next couple of days . 233 more words


James Naughtie talking with China Miéville

The two discuss Miéville’s novel The City & The City, a crime thriller set in a parallel world published in 2009.

Topics include worldbuilding, maps, “ 20 more words

Built Environment

Lives in a Landscape

One of my favourite types of life-writing is the exploration of a particular life through a person’s connection to the landscape. Wordsworth does it for the first time English literature in the… 701 more words


Food & Photography

Little update on my dissertation…

I have slightly changed what I am writing about, I am now looking at the changes in food photography.

I am exploring the impact that still life paintings had on food photography, and how the current representation of food came about. 194 more words