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Fabulous Funghi

Tue, 2 November 2021

This month in readings from Granta magazine, Tomas Drevikovsky plunges underground with a fascinating article from Merlin Sheldrake, author of the brilliantly readable, best-selling mushroom expose, Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures. Sheldrake is a witty, imaginative and quirky scientist with a lot to say about the symbiotic genius of the natural world. 

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Spoonerisms

Tue, 19 October 2021

Handmade ‘villages’ of spoons that first sprouted on nature strips during the coronavirus lockdowns have brought welcome enjoyment, especially for children, reports Lynne Foley-Jones in the next edition of Junior Journal - or should that be Spoonier Spoornal?20211016 092400

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Playful Genius

Tue, 19 October 2021

Next on Monday Profile we feature the first indigenous Australian to win the prestigious Bulgari Art Award, Daniel Boyd. A Kudjla/Gangalu man from North Queensland, he has exhibited his playful, articulate work nationally and internationally since 2005, bringing an alternative lens to Australia’s foundational myths. Boyd's eerily beautiful paintings of historic events and people have placed him at the vanguard of Australian arts.Daniel Boyd copy

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Too Catty For You?

Wed, 13 October 2021

Are you done with social media or still attached to family and friends by your facebook feed and Insta account? This month The New Yorker explores The Moral Bankruptcy of Facebook with a typically incisive and well researched piece by Andrew Morantz. And at last there is an explanation for Donald Trump's obsession with Cats... Just what you've been waiting for?Haugen

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Mum's the Drum

Tue, 5 October 2021

Dave Grohl is the fourth richest drummer alive. He’s the rock star US presidents ask for by name. This week in our regular readings from Spectrum by popular 2RPH presenter Natalie Shea, we learn about a new memoir by the former Nirvana band mate and his enduring love for his mum, Virginia Hanlon Grohl, the hands-down hero of his life story. Dave virginia grohl from cradle to stage paramount plus@2000x1270

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Our New Program for Lovers of Literature!

Wed, 29 September 2021

After three years as a reader at 2RPH,  Tomas Drevikovsky decided it was time to suggest a new program which would satisfy his great love of contemporary literature. We had to say yes! From Monday October 4th 2021, Tomas presents readings from the highly respected Granta quarterly literary magazine exclusively tailored to our listening community.Granta

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Donations Are Pouring In!

Tue, 28 September 2021

It's so reassuring to see our listening community pulling together to support each other during the last weeks of the pandemic shutdowns. A big thank you to all those who have donated to families desperately in need so far. And don't forget there are still more opportunities - every Tuesday till mid October you can drop off food and hygiene products at the station between 11am and 2pm.Resized 20210928 092822

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Just Breathe

Tue, 28 September 2021

When the walls are closing in just taking the next calm breath can be a challenge. Join one of our most experienced and much loved presenters, Teresa Plane for this episode of Meditative Moments - she has tips for joy stalking, active listening, offering unconditional love and how to deal with both success and failure.Screen Shot 2021 09 28 at 2.23.54 pm

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