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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 9 February 2011

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Empty Rooms by Gary Moore as chosen by Simon Kennedy from Dunedin.

1:15 Link 3 - music game

2:10 Feature stories

Author Elizabeth Wynhausen and her new book, The Short Goodbye : A Skewed History Of The Last Boom And The Next Bust about her own experience and that of countless other workers who lost their jobs and have not been able to get new ones.

Construction has stopped on a new water ride at one of Britain's biggest theme parks because workers reported seeing ghosts and objects moving on their own. Jim Arnold, of South West London Paranormal has been asked to check the site.

2:30 Reading

In My Father's Den from the book by Maurice Gee.

2:45 Feature Album

Ghost in the Machine by The Police released in 1981.

3:12 Virtual World

With Hamish MacEwen

Five emotions invented by the internet

Gadget turns iPhone into 80s 'brick'

Top 10 paid iPhone apps

Site of the week

3:33 Auckland story

Obesity and diabetes are just two of the epidemics facing western society today and most concerning, increasingly amongst our children.

The Garden to Table Trust was set up recently to encourage school children into gardens, growing their vegetables and learning how to cook them. Three Auckland schools have just finished a one year pilot programme.

4:06 The Panel

John Barnett and Neill Miller on the Panel.