Episode 16: Looking Back with Frances

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Good morning, Good Afternoon, Good Evening, – wherever you are, thank you for listening in. All of us have a story to tell.  Our lives are full of drama, celebrations, joys, sorrows – even a little mystery, intrigue, and magic are sprinkled on some of the more mundane moments…

Episode 15: Celebrating Leonardo

  Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia.  Thank you for listening in… Today, I want to celebrate Leonardo da Vinci’s 500th anniversary by looking beyond his list of great things accomplished, his titles of polymath, universal genius, renaissance man. Who was Leonardo, the person?  What did he eat? What did he wear?  What music did…

Episode 14: A Ghost Story

Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia! Do you believe in Ghosts?  Phantoms? Spirits?  The unknown? I invite you to put the kettle on and join Frances and me as we investigate the mysterious. I am your host Rebecca Budd and I’m looking forward to sharing this moment with you. Even the most ardent doubter listens…

Episode 13: Telling Our Stories

Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia! Today is Storytelling time. We love narratives. We read novels, watch movies, attend theatre productions  and follow  television miniseries.  Why?  To find a story, to share the joys, hopes, challenges that will lead to a happily ever-after conclusion. How do we tell our story?   I invite you to…

Episode 12: Tea and Oranges

Welcome to Tea. Toast. & Trivia. This is the second podcast in the series called,  “It’s all about tea.” So put the kettle on and join me for Tea, Toast and Trivia, where we will discuss the mysteries and adventures of tea: their origins, myths, aromas and delicious tastes. My name is Rebecca Budd and…

Episode 11: It’s All About Fashion

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia.     The conversation today is about fashion. I am joined by my sister, Sarah and my mother, Frances as we look back on how fashion has shaped our personal understanding of elegance, beauty, trends and sustainability. So put the kettle on and listen in as we discuss sewing…