Navigation for Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan

Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 6 September 2013

1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Simon Noble from Dunedin nominated "You'll Never Walk Alone" - Gerry and The Pacemakers

Link to MCG rendition

1:20 New Zealand Live today with the very talented Tama Waipara who's releasing his second album Fill Up The Silence this very day.

2:10 The Whistle and Hum tour - Anna van Riel - Lake Hawea singer songwriter, Anna van Riel's tour across Canada and America is humming along. You may remember we spoke to Anna in November last year when she was raising money for her Whistle and Hum tour by performing concerts for people in their homes, making dinner, selling earthworm farms: all sorts of  innovative methods.
The plan was to travel to Vancouver and across the Western USA...  performing house concerts in eco-conscious homes in exchange for room and board.  And the plan is working like a charm. She's travelling with her husband and 2 and a half year old daughter Matilda, who was born with a rare condition that  required 3 major surgeries .  
Anna van Riel talks to Jim Mora from a tiny town called Darby Montana south of Missoula.

2:20 Children with Challenges Part 4 -  Lynda Chanwai-Earle - Brandy is Samoan, fourteen and dreams of becoming a Silver Fern. Brandy lives in Porirua, she's also intellectually challenged and will need support her whole life but her disability falls just below the 1% criteria for on-going resource funding. Lynda Chanwai-Earle is in Porirua to hear how students like Brandy, the families  and schools cope with funding cuts to special education  in our low socio-economic areas.

2:30 Reading - the final Episode of 'Dance of the Peacocks' by James McNeish.
Tk 1. Pick Yourself Up - Lew Stone and his Orchestra.  BBC CD 824:  Pennies From Heaven II.  
BBC Enterprises/Polygram 1990.
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BOOK:  Dance of the Peacocks by James McNeish Pub: Random House (1 Aug  1994) ISBN-978-0908877072

2:45 Feature album - Diamond Girl -  Seals and Crofts (1973)

3:08 One Stop Shop - Ideas for your weekend with Sarah McMullan reviewing the new Woody Allen movie, Blue Jasmine and the Harrison Ford thriller, Paranoia. Belinda Jackson with the wine - and emerging 22 year-old  Wellington chef, Samuel North from Muse on Allen on Fresh Fast Food with Asian style pork ribs.

3:40 Model Train Show - Terry Turner - This weekend anyone can take a trip through the New Zealand, British and American countryside and never leave the building. The North Shore Model Railway Club is opening the doors of their clubroom to show off one of the  largest static layouts for model trains in NZ. 

The Pics
4:06  On The Panel today are Joe Bennett and Barry Corbett -  The Americas Cup and the Aussie election. Beauty contestant saves man's life. Well not really. Should you lose your home because your son stashes his drug money in your lounge? And the latest on Syria; word is that the U.S. is gearing up for big strikes with bombers as well as missiles, not President Obama's shot across the bows.