Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 4 February 2014
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Seven Year Ache by Rosanne Cash, nominated by Kate Derry of Whangarei
1:25 Critical Mass
TV review - Phil Wallington
Books - Nicky Pellegrino
The Invention Of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.
Music - Nick Atkinson
Artist: Breaks Co-op
Song: The Other Side duration 00.25
Composer: Lowe, Lovegrove, Clark
Radio New Zealand recording
Artist: Marlon Williams and Delaney Davidson
Song: Little Heart duration 2.59
Composer: Delaney Davidson
Album: Sad But True Vol.III Juke-Box B-Sides
Label: Lyttelton Records
Web - Ele Ludemann
Fake signs in the London underground:
There are two kinds of people in the world:
Fifty reasons we're living through the greatest period in history: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/01/29/50-reasons-were-living-through-the-greatest-period.aspx
2:10 Grapes Boom - Mack Pouwhare - Grapevines in Marlborough have produced so much fruit this summer, that vineyards are frantically employing people to cut off - in some cases - half the bunches. Sauvignon Blanc vines which normally have 40 to 50 bunches are producing about 80. While it's good news for backpackers wanting work in Marlborough, grape growers are having to pay people to cut the fruit off, and there's concern about how wineries will cope with the massive crop. Mack Pouwhare is the managing director of a viticulture contracting company - Grapeworx Marlborough.
2:20 NFL Fears - Jonathan Fenton Fisher from BBC Witness - In 2002 the death of a former NFL star, Mike Webster, led to questions about the safety of American football. Hear from Mike's son, Garrett Webster and one of the doctors who treated him.n 2002 the death of a former NFL star, Mike Webster, led to questions about the safety of American football. Hear from Mike's son, Garrett Webster and one of the doctors who treated him.
2:30 Reading - The final episode of 'Under the Huang Jiao Tree: two journeys in China' by Jane Carswell, read by Denise O'Connell.
As the heat of the summer begins to snarl, Jane begins to prepare herself to leave Chongqing. She realises she probably won't really know why she has come back to China until she is back home in New Zealand.
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Barnaby Taylor: 'Descendants of the Dragon' (Taylor) rom the Production Music CD 'Chinese History' [Bruton Music Ltd BR470]
Miao Xiaoyun: 'Moon Birds' (trad) from the Production Music CD 'China, Mongolia and Tibet' [Atmosphere Music Ltd]
2:45 Feature album - Welcome to the Pleasuredome - debut album by Frankie Goes to Hollywood (1984).
3:10 Understanding the teenage brain, which is not all about manifesting raging hormones and immaturity. UCLA clinical psychiatrist Dr Daniel Siegel has written "Brainstorm; An Inside-Out Guide to the Emerging Adolescent Mind, Ages 12-24."
3:30 Campbell Island - Veronika Meduna
We report on a boatload of scientists on Campbell Island - the largest island worldwide to have been cleared of rats.
Background: Campbell Island is New Zealand's southern-most subantarctic island and the largest island worldwide to have been cleared of rats. A boatload of scientists explore the island's flora and fauna during the first leg of the Spirit of Mawson expedition.
Veronika's blog: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ourchangingworld/collections/spirit-of-mawson
4:06 Penny Ashton is on The Panel today with Susan Hornsby-Geluk: America wanting financial information from us about Americans living here, the lack of room at the new Napier museum, Bob Dylan's Superbowl ad, do schools really need ipads and if so why? And who should pay when careless people find themselves in trouble off the coast?