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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 24 February 2014

1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Graham Sharpe -Wellington nominated 'Sandy' by The Hollies

1:25 Eight Months to Mars - TV newsreader and fitness expert, Suzy Clarkson on 8 Months To Mars

2:10 The Shortbread Trust - When Nelson man Jimmy Griffith left school at sixteen with no qualifications, he knew he wanted to so something with his life, so he went to sea as a commercial fisherman.... but it wasn't until he came ashore after nearly 20 years that he found his true calling. And he found it, would you believe, in a piece of shortbread.
Jimmy Griffith is the founder of The Shortbread Trust - a charity organisation that helps relieve poverty in developing nations by funding community projects such as helping to build wells for clean drinking water.. among other things.
But sometimes even shortbread just isn't enough and Jimmy is about to embark on a two month bike ride around the South Island to gain awareness for his trust..and hopefully raise a few more dollars.

2.20 The Rosanne Cash Story - Matthew Bannister from BBC
Rosanne Cash - daughter of country legend Johnny Cash - tells how her latest album 'The River & The Thread' was inspired by plans to restore her father's childhood home.
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Rosanne Cash: 'The Sunken Lands' (R.Cash) from the Album 'The River & The Thread
Rosanne Cash: 'Black Cadillac' (R.Cash) from the Album 'Black Cadillac'
Rosanne Cash: 'A Feather's Not a Bird' (R.Cash) from the Album 'The River & The Thread'
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LINK: the use

2:30 Reading - 'Fête Accomplie' - Peta Mathias
Peta takes a job catering for river cruise passengers on the 'Lafayette' - a luxury hotel barge on the Loire river.
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The Jean-Pierre-Bernac Musette Ensemble: 'C'est Si Bon' from the album Bon Voyage - France/Holiday in France  [CDM 4001]  Dur:0:45
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Book: Fête Accomplie by Peta Mathias Pub:  Random House (31 Jul 1995) ISBN-978-1869412487

2:45 Feature album - '461 Ocean Boulevard' - the second studio album by Eric Clapton, from July 1974.

3:10 Feature Authors: Jennifer Carlyon and Diana Morrow
Changing Times: New Zealand Since 1945 - a new book by popular historians Jennifer Carlyon and Diana Morrow, chronicling the remarkable transformation of a nation. The events and the people who turned New Zealand from a dull paradise tied to the apron strings of Britain into the vibrant and different nation we have today.

3:30 Voices - The Lantern Festival - Lynda Chanwai-Earle - Humble beginnings with second hand lanterns and dumpling demonstrations to the immensely popular celebration it is today. Lynda Chanwai-Earle is in Auckland to learn about the last 15 years of the Lantern Festival.

4:06 On The Panel are Finlay MacDonald and Jordan Williams: The Lombard settlement; the sad death of Charlotte Dawson, but what can be done to make Instagram and Twitter nicer places? The latest political poll, Ken Ring's earthquake predictions given a tick by the Advertising Standards Authority, why don't we all have water tanks on our houses, and the remarkable research out of Harvard that looks back into centuries past and concludes that social mobility, your ability to get yourself and your family upwardly advanced, is a very slow business indeed; even today.