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Jun 4, 2021

This weeks guest is builder Harrison Gardner, who I first got to know while attending his How To Build Everything Out Of Anything course in the summer of 2020. In this episode we chat about how Harrison got into the building game in the first place, his path to running his educational course at his home outside of...


May 14, 2021

This weeks guest is Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, a founder of the Palestine Museum of Natural History and the Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability (PIBS) at the Bethlehem University. 

Professor Qumsiyeh teaches and does research at Bethlehem and Birzeit Universities. He previously served on the faculties...


May 7, 2021

This week's guest is Richard Howard, author of Space for PeaceFragments of the Irish Troubles in the Science Fiction of Bob Shaw and James White.

We discuss the Irish science fiction movement and the lives of Shaw and White. We take a look at the social and political climate in which they lived, worked and wrote, and...


Apr 30, 2021

This week is half solo-run and half conversation in memory of our dear friend and comrade Salah Ajarma who passed away suddenly at his home in the Aida refugee on the 14th of April 2020.

 

The solo-run section contains some reflections on trips to Palestine and time with Salah as well as a bit of a chat about the...


Apr 16, 2021

Between the 9th and 11th of August 1971, the 1st Battalion of the British Army's Parachute Regiment murdered 11 innocent civilians on the streets of Ballymurphy, West Belfast. One of the victims was Briege's mother, 44 year old Joan Connolly. Briege talks about the events of the time, the recently concluded inquest into...