Getting Better Acquainted
About This Show
A weekly podcast: Join Dave Pickering on his journey to get better acquainted with the people he knows. There are lots of shows about famous people. This is a show about the rest of us.
Part interview show, part oral history project, the show was nominated for a 2012 Radio Production Award, goes out regular on Resonance 104.4 FM and was featured on the Radio 5 Live podcast special, Helen and Olly's Required Listening.
Most Recent Episode
GBA 183 Vicky
2 days ago
In GBA 183 we get better acquainted with Vicky who I met through the Ministry of Stories where she works and we talk about engaging children through creative writing, working in a Monster Supplies shop, the human capacity for learning, how the French Horn is received in folk clubs, commuting between the country and the city, the joys of birdwatching, navigating the education system and so much more.
Her band the flowing: https://www.facebook.com/theflowing
Ministry of Stories: http://www.ministryofstories.org/
Ministry of Stories on Cbeebies: http://bit.ly/MiScbeebies
Poetry Garden: http://www.ministryofstories.org/planting-poetry/
Matt Hill: http://rethinkdaily.co.uk/
The Story: http://thestory.org.uk/
Hoxton Monster Supplies: http://www.monstersupplies.org/
Early Folk: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folk_music#Early_folk_music.2C_fieldwork_and_scholarship
Yann Tiersen: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yann_Tiersen
Apples for Everyone: https://soundcloud.com/applesforeveryone
Isle of Grain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isle_of_Grain
Boris Johnson: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boris_Johnson
How to Be a Bad Birdwatcher: http://www.amazon.co.uk/How-Bad-Birdwatcher-Greater-Glory/dp/1904977057
Jem Rolls: https://www.facebook.com/jem.rolls.1 - Bird Poem: https://pbhfreefringespokenword.bandcamp.com/track/i-know-what-the-birds-are-thinking-and-i-understand-that-look-in-their-eyes
RSPB Website bird songs: http://www.rspb.org.uk/discoverandenjoynature/discoverandlearn/birdidentifier/
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