Podcasts

From January 2020 you can now listen to each new post from A Few Kind Words here. I am also gradually adding selected posts from my archive, going back to 2009. I hope you enjoy these short podcasts.

ALTERNATIVE REALITIES (3.7 mins, 31 October 2020) Why stories have become so important to us during the pandemic … ..

AN OPTIMISTIC NOTE (4.5 mins, 24 October 2020) Care for a much-loved musical instrument brings positive feelings in difficult times …

WILD THINGS ( 5.5 mins, 30 September 2020) Finding the connections that sustain us in times of uncertainty …

NO RETURN (7.00 mins, 15 May 2020) Following on from In Limbo – how people responded with their experiences of lockdown …

IN LIMBO (5.5 mins, 1 May 2020) The very strange experience of being in lockdown …

GOOD NEWS FROM THE FRONT LINE (6.5 mins, 3 Apr 2020) Dark Angel Susannah Hart wins the Poetry Society’s 2020 National Poetry Competition …

SONGS OF HOPE  (5.5 mins, 18 Feb 2020)  When African music comes to Scotland via the Deep South …

MAKING SENSE  (7 mins, 8 Jan 2020)  A two-decade retrospective: how the past creates the future …

THE COMPANY OF WOLVES  (6.5 mins, 11 Dec 2019)  Of hallucinogenic wheat, wolves and the whereabouts of the truth …

AFFAIRS OF THE HEART  (4 mins, 13 Sep 2019)  Finding the emotional connections in what we say and do …

MOON JOURNEYS  (5 mins, 26 Jul 2019)  Travels that have taken me to new and unfamiliar places in heart and mind …

DARK ANGELS ON WRITING  (4 mins, 4 Jul 2019)  Twelve writers on everything we’ve learnt in fifteen years of running our courses …

IN AFRICA  (6 mins, 14 Jun 2019)  Seeing community, kindness and respect at play in the natural world …