Nine To Noon for Monday 9 February 2009
09:05 Victoria fires
Arwin Taylor, resident of Kinglake who had to flee her home as fires razed the town.
09:20 Victoria fires
Brett Wood, builder in Healesville
09:30 Foster children - their experience
Maree Hansen, 18-year-old living in Rangiora.
09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney
10:05 Typography design
Christian Schwartz, New York based typography consultant who designed the Guardian typeface, as well as ones for the NY Times, Rolling Stone magazine among others. A look at how typography has changed and why everyone has a favourite font.
10:30 Book Review with Catriona Ferguson
Tea Time for the Traditionally Built by Alexander McCall Smith
Published by Little, Brown
ISBN 978 140 8701034
10:45 Reading -The Kindness of Strangers by Shonagh Koea
A series of moving vignettes in which writer Shonagh Koea recalls her past, looking back on a range of roles including daughter, wife, mother, journalist and novelist, with a few favourite recipes along the way.
Episode (1 of 10)
11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Laila Harre
11:30 Guest Chef Kate Fraser
Kate Fraser, author of Cooking Times (HarperCollins Publishers) and Zest food editor, The Press food and fashion feature section; with wine matches from John Hawkesby
11:45 A Modest Proposal or Two from David Slack