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Podcasting from Scotland - and beyond!


On this podcast, Liz Castro, the Catalan based writer tells us what is going on there, and we have contributions from around the world and from across the social media activist world from Collin Parks, Nelly Neal, Debra Torrance, Chuck Hamilton, Em Dehaney,and Wee Raiph. Music comes from Baby Seals, The Mighty Ur,  Stephen Smith, Derek Stewart Macpherson, Faber Whithouse, Marshall Chipped, Steve White, and Andrea Heins.


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Music: Baby Seals – Period Drama -  5mins 14

George Parks 8mins 03

Music: Steve White – Children in the Crosshairs -18 mins 35 secs

Neil Scott (read by Raiph) “Resilience” 22mins 54 secs

Music: Stephen Smith – you, me and the revolution- 31 mins 10 secs

Debra 35mins 24 secs

Music: Marshal Chipped -Light the Fuse and Run - 36mins 31

Nelly Neal - 39mins 06

Music: Faber whitehouse – highway man- 45 20

Liz Castro on Catalonia - 48.53

Music: Mighty Ur: 1.12.09

Em Dehaney 1.17.47

Music: Derek music –The first time ever I saw your face -  1.19.05

Raiph 1.23.02

Music: Andrea Heins – One Hard Frost - 1.25.03

Chuck - Easter - 1.29.55



(more detailed post plus timings in next 24 hours).


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March 11, 2018

Wonder Women!

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We have a whole heap of goodies coming up for you on this International Women's Day special episode of Ungagged.

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On this episode, introduced by Victoria Pearson, first time Ungagger Jessica Maybury is coming on to talk about the repeal the 8th movement, Sandra Webster will be discussing carers and nurses, the backbone of our health service, and Debra Torrance will be talking about the plight of the showman who are being forced from their homes because their land can be more profitable for the council without them on it. You can read Debra's piece here.

We have a bit of a women travelling theme this episode with first time Ungagger Seanna Fallon sharing her personal experiences as a solo female traveller, Teresa Durran, who managed to record despite jet lag and being full of cold, talking about her recent trip to new Zealand, and Thomas Morris talking about some of the remarkable female travellers he has met as a backpacker.

No Ungagged episode would be complete without Red Raiph, so he'll be along to share his thoughts on International Women's Day,  Chuck Hamilton will be talking about women who are his heroes, and another first time Ungagger, Nelly Neal, will be talking about the reality of teaching for women.

Em Dehaney will be sharing a fabulously furious feminist rant, Brian Quail will be talking about his incarceration following his disruption of the trident nuclear convoy, Derek Stewart Macpherson will be asking who holds the (literal) power, and George Collins will be talking Brazilian jujitsu and Kenyan politics.

We'll have all of that plus Neil Anderson and friends performing the winner of our winter short story competition - A Lefty Winters Tale, by Anthony Franksand music from Steve McAuliffe & The Mighty Ur, The Wimmins Institute, Petrol Girls, Dream Nails, Madame So, Grace Petrie, The Kara Sea, Ethical Debating Society, Desperate Journalist, The Tuts, Sharon Martin and Gallows Circus.

With thanks to  Neil Scott, for pulling the whole thing together.

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