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Episode 21: Pontoon!

Image Details: ‘Russian TU-160 Blackjack’ by defenceimages, via Flickr. Hello and welcome to episode 21 of the podcast. This one has nothing at all to do with card games and everything to do with knitting, along with an interview from a special guest. A warm welcome to all new and returning listeners. Listen here

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Episode 9: The Enemy Within

Listen here Intro Hello and welcome to Episode 9 of the Shinybees Podcast. A bit of a mixed barrel with a slightly odd theme running through it: Star Trek! I am not a secret Trekkie, I don’t even know that much about it, but I have been subjected to The Original Series in the weeks…

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Episode 7: Catch up

Image Details: ‘I’ll Catch Up!’ by flowercat, via Flickr. Listen here

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Episode 5: Poppy Pickers

Image Details: ‘Poppy’ by Mark Bridge, via Flickr. Listen here Welcome Hello and welcome to Episode 5 of the Shinybees podcast. This week, we have a run-down of recent happenings, a re-attack on the C word from Episode 3, we chat about F.E.A.R, Wippin’ Piccadilly is back as well as a trip to Stellenbosch and…

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Episode 1: Send in the Hogs!

Hello and welcome to the shownotes for the first official Shinybees podcast. For those of you coming back after the Pilot Episode, great to see you again, and a warm welcome to any new listeners. Listen here

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Episode 0: The Pilot Episode

> Listen here Intro These are the show notes for the first ever Shinybees podcast episode: The Pilot. In this show I talk about the reasons for starting a podcast, my current works in progress (known as the Wippin’ Piccadilly section), and a little about South Africa before wrapping up. It’s quite amazing how quickly…

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Bunt-o-rama!

Image Details: ‘bunting’ by mrjamie, via Flickr. Bunting was originally a type of fabric, used since the 17th Century, used to make, amongst other things, signal flags for the Royal Navy. The term ‘bunting’ is also used to refer to a collection of flags, particularly those of a ship. In the last couple of years,…

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Getting Your Crafty Ducks in a Row

Image Details: ‘organized threads’ by jenni waterloo, via Flickr. I have an inbuilt hatred of being Too Organised. Despite my military background, which you would think would have forced me into being a bit more regimented after several years of loyal service to Queen and country, I find the whole concept of getting things organised…

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Wippin’ Piccadilly

Image Details: ‘Map of Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway System, Manchester Victoria Station’, by mrrobertwade (wadey), via Flickr. “Once upon a time, not too long go, we took a day out in Manchester, We all fall down, there’s not enough hours in our day.” On 13 April, 1998, Gomez’s ‘Bring it On’ was released. ‘Whippin’ Piccadilly’…

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Project paralysis

Image Details: ‘Tied to a Chair’ by Hanna-, via Flickr. Twitter keeps happily reminding me how many days/hours it is until Christmas. As I have mentioned countless times on here, I love Christmas. Nothing pleases me more than rebelliously putting the Christmas tree up in the last couple of days of November. Any excuse to…

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