Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 15 August 2014
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - 'Sing' by Ed Sheeran, nominated by Claire Cowles of Christchurch.
1:20 NZ Live - Jody Direen and Dennis Marsh: New Zealand Live today with rising country star, Jody Direen, and our country legend Dennis Marsh.
2:10 Our Loch Lomond Swimmer - David Dawson: Over the last day or so, ex patriate New Zealander, David Dawson has been catching his breath. He's just swum the 40 kilometre length of Loch Lomond in Scotland.
It's the largest inland stretch of water in Great Britain, the first New Zealander to do so. The feat also coincided with his 50th birthday ..but it was about much more than celebrating a birthday.
2:20 Survivor Poetry - Katy Gosset: When verse gets vicious ! Survivor Poetry is a reality TV/poetry slam mash up which will form part of this month's Christchurch Word Writers and Readers Festival. Katy Gosset braves the auditions.
Participants: Ciaran Fox, Doc Drumheller, George Mulligan, Kimberly Holmes, Eric Kennedy Tam Vosper, Toby Hendy, Rachael King
Link: NZ Society
2:30 NZ Reading: Kevin Milne with the final episode adapted from his book 'The Life and Times of a Brown Paper Bag'
CD - MAT 230 Solo Instruments -US Blues and Folk. Tk 30 On My Lonesome by Anders Lewen, Lars-Erik Lidström, Tore Berglund. MATCH Music Ltd.
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BOOK: The Life and Times of a Brown Paper Bag by Kevin Milne Pub: Random House, NZ (2010) ISBN-978-186979-3821
2:45 Feature Album - 'Second Helping' - Lynyrd Skynyrd. (1974)
3:10 Food, Wine and Movies: Award winning food writer, Julie Biuso Fish with a Macadamia Nut Crust - Belinda Jackson the wine - and Sarah McMullan reviews one of this weeks new movie releases, Expendables 3
Yvonne Lorkin's Wine Selections:
Old Coach Road Nelson Pinot Noir 2012 $10-$14
Brancott Estate Special Reserve Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 $19
Te Mata Cape Crest 2013 $29
3:45 Panel Pre-Show - Julie Moffett: Will Robin Williams make it into his beloved role-playing game? At last some good news about salt. Yes i-phones aren't very hackable but there's one way you're at risk. The telegram is not dead, be careful what you say to Siri, and the amazing gaffe in the Downton Abbey publicity pic.