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Classics Dave Astor Podcast TTT Season 4 Shehanne Moore

Season 4 Episode 5:  Shehanne Moore and Dave Astor on Reading the Classics

“A classic is the term given to any book which comes to represent the whole universe, a book on a par with ancient talismans.” Italo Calvino, Why Read the Classics? Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. Shehanne Moore from Dundee Scotland, and David Astor from Montclair, New Jersey have joined […]

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Books Dave Astor Elisabeth Van Der Meer  Podcast TTT Season 3

Season 3 Episode 5: Elisabeth Van Der Meer & Dave Astor on Why Should We Read The Books We Do Not Want to Read

Elisabeth Van Der Meer & Dave Astor on Why Should We Read The Books We Do Not Want to Read

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Celebrations Christmas Frances Sarah Ahmadi Season 2 Traditions & Rituals

Season 2. Episode 5: The Cake that Travelled

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. This is a Christmas retrospective conversation that occurred during the December holiday season. Frances, Sarah and I never had time to make this cake, but the story is a profound reminder that traditions keep our families and communities focused on the things that matter […]

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Podcast TTT Tea Toast & Trivia Vincent Van Gogh

Episode 5: Happy Birthday, Vincent

“I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream.” Vincent van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) Today is Vincent van Gogh 166th birthday.  While he was relatively an unknown in his lifetime, […]