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Wireless Books - 27-02-2021 - Flying Solo( 0:26:53)       
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Flying Solo - Beth had a previous appointment so its just Christine this episode with new books to review and some funny happenings from a 100 years ago. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 2/27/2021 12:30:00 PM
Wireless Books - 13-02-2021 - Wellington Calling( 0:30:7)       
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Wellington Calling - Beth is off gadding around Wellington but the wonders of technology mean that she is able to participate in the show. Also we have some new book reviews. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 2/13/2021 12:30:00 PM
Wireless Books - 30-01-2021 - Bits and Bobs( 0:26:38)       
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Bits and Bobs - It is the first week back for the Athenaeum so Christine outlines her holiday reading and discusses some of the history of Chicks Hotel in Port Chalmers. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 2/1/2021 11:43:29 AM
Wireless Books - 16-01-2021 - Fiona speaks( 0:26:14)       
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Fiona speaks - Author Fiona Farrell repeats her moving talk on the power of words. It had the room spellbound at our 150th Celebration so we begged her to come in and record it for our listeners. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 1/16/2021 1:00:00 PM
Wireless Books - 02-01-2021 - Cheerful Music for 2021( 0:28:14)       
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Cheerful Music for 2021 - We always do a musical show for New Years and normally Christine picks depressing cowboy music so Beth was astonished that for 2021 Christine decided to try and go cheerful. We hope that after listening to this you will have a Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah in your step. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 1/2/2021 1:00:00 PM
Wireless Books - 19-12-2020 - Funky Christmas Music( 0:28:17)       
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Funky Christmas Music - The Blind Boys of Alabama inspired Christine to choose a funky Christmas theme, Beth wanted Snoopy's Christmas - maybe next year. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 12/19/2020 1:00:00 PM
Wireless Books - 05-12-2020 - Pre-Christmas Books( 0:26:23)       
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Pre-Christmas Books - We have started the big Christmas countdown with only two and a half weeks left to get your Christmas books - but fear not the Athenaeum has plenty of new books to tide you over. Christine gives reviews of some of them. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 12/7/2020 11:04:30 AM
Wireless Books - 21-11-2020 - 150 Years and Still Going Strong( 0:26:44)       
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On Sunday the 29th of November we will be celebrating 150 years in the Athenaeum Building. All are welcome to join us at 3pm for bubbly and cake. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 11/21/2020 1:00:00 PM
Wireless Books - 07-11-2020 - 150 Years in the Athenaeum Building( 0:26:47)       
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The Athenaeum Library & Mechanics Institute moved into the Octagon 150 years ago and we are going to celebrate with cake and bubbly on Sunday the 29th of November. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 11/9/2020 9:00:00 AM
Wireless Books - 24-10-2020 - Yes we have no sugar( 0:25:10)       
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Yes we have no sugar - This episode its books, books, books but we find time to remember way back when, when there was a sugar famine in Dunedin. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 10/28/2020 2:43:01 PM
Wireless Books - 10-10-2020 - Whacko, More Books( 0:26:18)       
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Whacko, More Books - Even more great books to talk about and a discussion of the wild and wacky conspiracy theories that people have believed over the years Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 10/13/2020 10:43:44 AM
Wireless Books - 26-09-2020 - A Simple Guide to Good Health( 0:26:15)       
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A Simple Guide to Good Health - When cleaning out her office Christine found a hand written guide to good health that Rosalie had copied out - it tells you as much about the mysterious Rosalie as any of the other memories we have shared on past episodes and goes a long way to explaining why she was sometimes short tempered. Plus we have new books to talk about. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 9/28/2020 11:38:05 AM
Wireless Books - 12-09-2020 - Shark Attack( 0:28:37)       
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Shark Attack - A 100 years ago soldiers in hospital were being given cigarettes that were too strong for weak-chested patients, mice were eating through pianoia's and women were going to the races and leaving their husbands to mind the children. The Athenaeum has some very good new thrillers just in. But the most frightening thing is the story Beth had to tell about sitting down with a nice cup of coffee to watch a movie. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 9/12/2020 12:30:00 PM

Christine and Beth explore our city's rich literary heritage, with people who are passionate about the printed word. Thanks to Dunedin Athenaeum Library and Mechanics Institute


Host: Christine Powley and Beth Sizemore
Produced By: Otago Access Radio
Language: English
Category: Arts and Literature
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