Season 3 Episode 8: Klausbernd Vollmar on Ugliness

Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia.  Thank you for listening in. I am travelling over 7,500 kilometers to Cley-Next-The-Sea, an idyllic artists’ village situated on the River Glaven in Norfolk, England. I am meeting up once again with my dear blogger friend, and professional author, Klausbernd Vollmar, who is an authority on colour theory and…

Season 3 Episode 2: Klausbernd Vollmar on Beauty

“Since the beginning of philosophy people thought about beauty, what it is and by what it is caused. This question was dealt with in mythology and literature in Homeric Greece. Paris, the son of the king and queen of Troy, should choose the most beautiful of three goddesses Minerva/Athena, Hera/Juno, and Aphrodite/Venus. This shows the…

Season 3 Episode 1: Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia Season 3

Happy New Year 2021. Dear friends, welcome to the third season of Tea Toast & Trivia Podcast. Thank you for listening in and joining the conversation. I am deeply grateful and humbled by your support and encouragement over the past two years. I am your host, Rebecca Budd, and I am looking forward to sharing…

Season 2 Episode 56: Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene Reading Hullaba LuLu

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. Bookstores, libraries, and coffee shops are great places for book readings. There is something special about hearing the voice of an author reading their stories. Their voice and intonation are  nuanced by the many hours of effort putting pen to paper.  They created the…

Season 2 Episode 53: Sisters Unscripted on The Book Dialogue

“For there is no friend like a sisterIn calm or stormy weather;To cheer one on the tedious way,To fetch one if one goes astray,To lift one if one totters down,To strengthen whilst one stands.”Christina Rossetti, Goblin Market and Other Poems Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia. Thank you for listening in. Much to the chagrin…