Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 25 February 2014
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - 'Don't Know Much' - Aaron Neville and Linda Ronstadt, nominated by
1:25 Critical Mass
TV - Irene Gardiner - Step Dave - TV2, Tuesday nights at 8.30pm .. and House of Cards - TV3, Sunday nights at 10.30pm.
Books - Vanda Symon - The Goldfinch - Donna Tartt
Music - Nick Atkinson
Composer: Georgina Nott, Caleb Nott, Joel Little
Song: Freddy Bardot
Composer: Stephanie Brown
Album: Ghosts and Demons
Web - Ben Gracewood
2:10 Otago's African Chief - Tony Binns - Otago University isn't the first place that springs to mind if you are looking to find an African Chief.. but hidden away in the hallowed halls of the Geography department is Chief Manjawah of Sandor - otherwise known as Professor Tony Binns. Professor Binns, who is a Geography Professor at Otago Univesrity, was given the honorary chieftainship in the town of Kayima - in the Northwest of Sierra Leone. After a forty-year relationship with the country, Professor Binns travelled back to the town last month where a three-day ceremony took place.
2:20 End of an Aviation Era - Aviation commentator. Peter Clark - A chapter of aviation history closed this weekend as the last passenger flight aboard a DC Ten took off from Dhaka in Bangladesh en route Birmingham in the UK. The scenic flight took enthusaists of this once common aircraft for a final journey in the sky before the aircraft travels to the United States to be preserved in an aviation museum.The DC Ten was a common sight in the air back in the seventies and eighties.. and was instantly recognisable with its heavy tail and three engines.
2:30 Reading - Peta Mathias recalls her enjoyment of a period working as the chef for tourists on Loire river cruises, and how a shy man from Burgundy became her lover. And in today's instalment of her book 'Fête Accomplie' she describes the end of the cruising season when she became a Burgundian land-lubber.
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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 - Little Criminals - Randy Newman (1977)
3:10 Feature Author - Chris Sebelski - What we can learn from the Olympic athletes in sochi.. University of Saint Louis Professor Chris Sebelski on how we can all train like an Olympic athlete no matter what our level of athletic ability.
3:30 Obese Mothers - Veronika Meduna - With conditions such as obesity and diabetes on the rise, researchers are investigating what health implications these disorders may have on future generations. Neuroscientists at the University of Otago are studying the impact maternal obesity has on baby's brain development.
Stories from Our Changing World.
4:07 The Panel - Jeremy Hansen and Rosemary McLeod.