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Season 5 Episode 1: Catherine Cavendish on Writing Gothic Horror

“1941. In the dark days of war-torn London, Violet works in Churchill’s subterranean top secret Cabinet War Rooms, where key decisions that will dictate Britain’s conduct of the war are made. Above, the people of London go about their daily business as best they can, unaware of the life that teems beneath their feet. Night…

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I am a Blogger, Photographer, Traveler.  Above all, I’m a life-long learner.

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Hello! I am a podcaster based in Vancouver, Canada.

My goal is to encourage a deep and profound awareness of our personal journeys. There is always a story to be read, an adventure to be imagined, and an idea to be understood. Our conversations and connections give meaning to the present while expressing the universal hopes and aspirations of humanity. Read more

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Celebrating Robert Burns & The Address to A Haggis Tea. Toast. & Trivia.

S5 E3: Celebrating Robert Burns & Address to the Haggis Some hae meat and canna eat, And some wad eat that want it, But we hae meat and we can eat, And sae the Lord be thankit.” Robert Burns is one of the most important figures in Scottish culture and history. Every year, Scots and people around the world come together to celebrate the life and works of the beloved poet. There are many reasons why we should celebrate Robert Burns and his contributions to Scotland. Regarded as the national poet of Scotland, Robert Burns writings celebrate Scottish culture and identity. He wrote extensively about the history of Scotland, and his works are often seen as a representation of the struggles and triumphs of the Scottish people. He was a great advocate for social justice. His poetry and narratives are often used to inspire people to strive for a more just and equitable society. Robert Burns’ poetry is varied in its themes and styles, and his writings have been adapted to numerous musical genres. His best-known works include “Auld Lang Syne,” “To a Mouse,” “Comin’ Thro’ the Rye,” and “A Red, Red Rose.” These poems are beloved for their romanticism, their humor, and their insight into the human experience. Come and join the celebration! Music by Traditional "Auld Lang Syne (Traditional Version" #EpidemicSound http://www.epidemicsound.com/track/H9ncuJOolx/
  1. Celebrating Robert Burns & The Address to A Haggis
  2. On the Road with Bryan Davis and Cary Hubbard
  3. Catherine Cavendish on Writing Gothic Horror
  4. Season’s Greetings from Ottawa, Ontario
  5. Merril D Smith on A Poet’s Voice