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Waffle Ep 67 - Ebony Errington-Beech

Waffle Ep 67 - Ebony Errington-Beech

January 13, 2021

This week Paul talks to amazing young poet Ebony Errington-Beech about her debut collection, Poems I Grew In My Garden. They talk about her route to publishing, working with an illustrator and about how sales of the book are funding her Plant a Tree With Ebony Campaign.

First Broadcast on Rossendale Radio 03.01.21

Enhance your podcast experience with Ebony's music selections:

Micheal Jackson - Billy Jean

Culture Club - Karma Chameleon

The Beatles - Penny Lane

 

Waffle Ep 66 - John Hegley

Waffle Ep 66 - John Hegley

December 31, 2020

This week Paul has the privilege of talking to one of his poetry heroes, John Hegley. They talk about his work, his love of music and his belief in both being great aids to better mental health.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 27.12.20

Enhance you podcast experience with John' musical choices:

Kirsty MacColl - A New England

Rudresh Mahanthappa - Ring Of Fire

Richard Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier

Waffle Ep 65 - Wilson

Waffle Ep 65 - Wilson

December 14, 2020

This week Paul has the pleasure of talking to singer-songwriter Wilson about his song writing inspirations, performing live and we hear his brand new track, Broken Soul.

For more of Wilson's music, check out his Bandcamp page

Enhance your podcast by listening to Wilson's Music selections below:

Pearl Jam - Given To Fly

Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun

The Doors - Riders On The Storm

Waffle Ep 64 - Bróccán Tyzack-Carlin

Waffle Ep 64 - Bróccán Tyzack-Carlin

December 7, 2020

This week Paul chats to Bróccán Tyzack-Carlin, poet, actor and comedian. They talk about missing the thrill of live performance during lock down, his award winning stand up shows and we hear from his latest book, Tiny Badger.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 29.11.20

Enhance you podcast experience with Bróccán's music choices:

Daði Freyr - Think About Things

Teach-In - Ding-A-Dong

Dick Gaughan - Tom Paine's Bones

Waffle Ep 63 - Sarah Barton

Waffle Ep 63 - Sarah Barton

December 7, 2020

This week Paul talks to Sarah Barton and ex teacher who now works for the Pupil Referral Unit with excluded children. They talk about her teaching past and how a boat trip away with her won children has inspired her to publish her first children's book, Bobby Bitmore.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 22.11.20

Enhance your podcast experience with Sarah music choices:

Take That - The Flood

Calvin Harris - Summer

Haley Westenra - Heaven

 

Waffle Ep 62 - Dorothy Mitchell

Waffle Ep 62 - Dorothy Mitchell

December 6, 2020

This week Paul talks to local Rossendale legend Dorothy Mitchell. She is well known in the valley for her tireless work for Rossedale Hospice and its fundraising and for her long history of nursing which she has now written a book a bout entitles "Old Nursing Times"

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 15.11.20

Enhance your podcast experience with her music choices below:

Wings - Mull of Kintyre

Michael Ball - Love Changes Everything

Nana Mouskouri - My Friend the Sea

Waffle Ep 61 - Rosie Garland

Waffle Ep 61 - Rosie Garland

November 15, 2020

This week Paul talks to novelist, poet, suffragette and all round creative wunderkind, Rosie Garland. They talk about her novels, her position as Writer in Residence of the Rylands Library and we hear experts from hr beautiful new poetry collection, "What Girls Do In The Dark".

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 08.11.20

Enhance your podcast experience with Rosie's musical choices:

The Chicks - Long Way Round

Cocteau Twins - Pearly Dewdrops' Drops

Motorhead - Ace of Spades

and check out Rosie's band, the March Violets here

Waffle Ep 60 - Lucardo Rawtenstall

Waffle Ep 60 - Lucardo Rawtenstall

November 9, 2020

This week Paul talks to Simon and Molly from Lucardo Escape Rooms in Rawtenstall. They discuss how modern Role Playing Games have become the new form of storytelling, how the business has had to adapt during the Covid crisis and they launch an brand new competition on Rossendale Radio. Follow this link throughout November for a chance to win.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 01.11.20

Enhance your podcast with our guests' musical choices:

Urban Cookie Collective - The Key The Secret

The Killers - Mr Brightside

Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Waffle Ep 59 - Thick Richard

Waffle Ep 59 - Thick Richard

November 1, 2020

This week Paul chats to irreverent poet Thick Richard about his new collection, Read 'Em and Weep. He talks about the change in performance styles during the lock-down period, his work with the likes of Kate Tempest and Radio 6 Music and he reads his work in his own inimitable style.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 25.10.20

Enhance your podcast experience with his musical choices:

The Maytals - Just Tell Me

Delaney Davidson - Lackie's Men

Go! Team - Cookie Scene

Waffle Ep 58 - Book Talk Special - Kids Only

Waffle Ep 58 - Book Talk Special - Kids Only

October 27, 2020

This week, Paul hosts another Book Talk Special, but this time, it's Kids Only! He speaks to three little book-worms about their favourite book and they chat about why reading is important to them.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 18.10.20 

Enhance your podcast experience with our guests's musical choices:

Esther - Katy Perry - Firework

Evan - Shotgun - George Ezra

Edward - Gold - Spandau Ballet

Daniel - Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

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