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Learn More - Exams (20 May 2015)

Learn More - Exams (20 May 2015)

Learn More

This week Sabine has hints and tips on the best way for kids to revise for their exams. Take breaks - but solid revision won't make up for slacking for two years. For more: www.worldradio.ch/radio...

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Learn More - Discipline (13 May 2015)

Learn More - Discipline (13 May 2015)

Learn More

This week Sabine looks at the issue of discipline. Does punishing a child make them learn better? For more: https://worldradio.ch/radio/shows/learn-more.html

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ART SEEN - Giuseppe Penone at the Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts

ART SEEN - Giuseppe Penone at the Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts

Steph Fonteyn heads to Lausanne to check out the works of Giuseppe Penone which take us on a journey to explore the connection between man and nature. Hear more from Steph Fonteyn at www.worldradio...

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Gadget Guru - iPhone 6s (9 Oct 2015)

Gadget Guru - iPhone 6s (9 Oct 2015)

Gadget Guru

Is it really time for another iPhone already? Apparently so! This week our gadget guru, Paul Bristow, takes a look at the latest iPhone 6s, which has just been released! Hear more from our gadget ...

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ART SEEN - Giuseppe Penone

ART SEEN - Giuseppe Penone

Mid Morning Mix

Regards croisés – Giuseppe Penone

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Laugh it off with the Geneva Laughter Club

Laugh it off with the Geneva Laughter Club

Laugh it off with the Geneva Laughter Club.

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Kids in Mind - Coping mechanisms in teens (1st Sept 2015)

Kids in Mind - Coping mechanisms in teens (1st Sept 2015)

Kids in Mind

17th of September 2015. On this Month’s Kids in Mind programme, Dr Rebecca Weber – child psychologist practicing in Ferney-Voltaire, looks at coping mechanisms. How children and pare...

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Dig It! Questions from the Expat Expo

Dig It! Questions from the Expat Expo

Dig It!

On this week's Dig It!Hester takes questions from keen gardeners at the Expat Expo in Geneva. Covering topics such as conifer pruning, weeds in lawns an invasive climbers.

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McKay Interview: Professor Emeritus Charles Jefford

McKay Interview: Professor Emeritus Charles Jefford

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay talks to Professor Charles Jefford of organic chemistry at Geneva University. Michael asks the professor about how chemistry is central to so many other disciplines.

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Rachel Berman - budding cartoonist - tells us about her inspiration

Rachel Berman - budding cartoonist - tells us about her inspiration

Keep your eye out for Rachel Berman. She's a talented political cartoonist based in the region.

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Kids In Mind - Coping Babies (10th Sept 2015)

Kids In Mind - Coping Babies (10th Sept 2015)

Kids in Mind

On this Month’s Kids in Mind programme, Dr Rebecca Weber – child psychologist practicing in Ferney-Voltaire, looks at coping mechanisms. How children and parents cope with stress, and w...

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Dig It! - High up plants (28 Sep 2015)

Dig It! - High up plants (28 Sep 2015)

Dig It!

Dig It for this week, I spoke to Sandy from the Jardin des Monts about their plant products produced up high at 1600m altitude in the beautiful Pays d'En haut. www.jardindesmonts.ch

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Dig It! - Flowering Perennials (21 Sep 2015)

Dig It! - Flowering Perennials (21 Sep 2015)

Dig It!

Autumn flowering perennials are in garden centres now, perfect to brighten up a pot or a border. Choose from Heleniums, Echinacea and sedums, and look out for the new Helenium "Short and Sassy", co...

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Dig It! - Grasses in Meyrin (14 Sep 2015)

Dig It! - Grasses in Meyrin (14 Sep 2015)

Dig It!

Grasses are great for the garden, the new Carex "Feather Falls" is fully hardy, resists sun scorch and is available soon. Grasses to see in Geneva at Roussillon Fleurs in Meyrin www.leroussillon.ch

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Is it worth the big bucks? Have it valued!

Is it worth the big bucks? Have it valued!

Bonhams auction house will be at the Leman International fair for the first year this year, offering free evaluations for your treasure & trinkets.

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Dig It! - Botanical art (7 Sep 2015)

Dig It! - Botanical art (7 Sep 2015)

Dig It!

This week Hester takes a look at an exhibition of botanical art in Lausanne.

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Dig It! - Hot weather casualties (31 Aug 2015)

Dig It! - Hot weather casualties (31 Aug 2015)

Dig It!

A hot summer can mean some plant casualties, and in Hester Macdonald's garden, it was a pair of box wood cones that didn't survive. What to plant instead?

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Dig It! - Vegetables (6 Jul 2015)

Dig It! - Vegetables (6 Jul 2015)

Dig It!

Tara Lissner is the Director of the Swiss Gardening School and an enthusiastic grower of veggies and fruit. Here are her tips to keep your veggie patch and fruit going through the summer

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Dig It! - Flower advice (29 Jun 2015)

Dig It! - Flower advice (29 Jun 2015)

Dig It!

Tara Lissner, Director of the Swiss Gardening School, has lots of great suggestions for keeping your garden looking lovely this summer

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Dig It! - Listener Questions 2 (22 Jun 2015)

Dig It! - Listener Questions 2 (22 Jun 2015)

Dig It!

Listener questions form the Exapt Expo in Basel, we have a question from Tatiana about soils and composts and one from Esther about how to green her concrete outside space.

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Dig It! - Listener Questions (15 Jun 2015)

Dig It! - Listener Questions (15 Jun 2015)

Dig It!

Dig It for this week, listener questions - one from Leonor from the Basel Expat Expo, and one from a listener called Sue Leonor wanted to know about growing herbs on her terrace, basil, mint, rosem...

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Dig It! - Roses from Lyon (3 Jun 2015)

Dig It! - Roses from Lyon (3 Jun 2015)

Dig It!

Hester looks at the rose heritage that is the French city of Lyon

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Dig It! - Chelsea Jo Thompson (18 May 2015)

Dig It! - Chelsea Jo Thompson (18 May 2015)

Dig It!

On this week's Dig It, Hester talks to Jo Thompson, British garden designer and designer of the lead garden at the Chelsea Flower Show, previewing her garden for the show.

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Dig It - Chelsea and Roses (11 May 2015)

Dig It - Chelsea and Roses (11 May 2015)

Dig It!

Hester gives us a full review of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015 and details of the Chelsea Fringe www.chelseafringe.com which is still running until 7 June. Plus, a fantastic rose event in Lyon f...

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