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Swiss-based good reads

Swiss-based good reads

Want to read some books based in Switzerland? We've compiled the ultimate list for your pleasure.

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Dig It! - Unconnected Thoughts on Gardening, by William Shenstone (16 July 2018)

Dig It! - Unconnected Thoughts on Gardening, by William Shenstone (16 July 2018)

Dig It!

Following on from last week's show about Chinese gardens, this week we are looking at the English Landscape garden and the writer, William Shenstone, who could be said to have first described i...

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Secrets of a Dancing Girl - book reading with author Cecily Riley

Secrets of a Dancing Girl - book reading with author Cecily Riley

Mid Morning Mix

Cecily Riley writes sexy novellas about dancing, murder and fun in London in the 1930s. 

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ART SEEN - Roads Of Translation at the Fondation Martin Bodmer

ART SEEN - Roads Of Translation at the Fondation Martin Bodmer

ART SEEN

Sian Sibley went to see the latest exhibition from the Fondation Martin Bodmer in Geneva. 

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The 3 essential requirements for writing

The 3 essential requirements for writing

When I worked full time in international business, I dreamed of writing. But I also travelled about  260 days a year to far away places and experienced a lot of jetlag. 

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Stuck! Why can't I write? (And what to do about it)

Stuck! Why can't I write? (And what to do about it)

I love writing and I write almost every day. But sometimes I get stuck. Or is it really being stuck? I have a few theories on this and why it happens.

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A glance at BuchBasel with authors David Constantine and Lizzie Doron

A glance at BuchBasel with authors David Constantine and Lizzie Doron

Mid Morning Mix

BuchBasel takes place 10-12 November. Featured events in this podcast are Saturday's reading and conversation with Lizzie Doron: Sweet Occupation and Sunday's reading and discussion with...

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Alisia Dale introduces Sela Blue

Alisia Dale introduces Sela Blue

Mid Morning Mix

  Children's author Alicia Dale explains why she wrote the beautiful story of Sela Blue, who grows up in the beautiful town of Chateauguay, where are all the streets are named afte...

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