Bookmarks

The web is for exploring, for surfing, so I collect web pages that I find interesting or handy here on my own web site. Have a browse and get lost in the World Wide Web.

Gary Barlow's Desert Island Discs

I thought these two quotes from Gary Barlow seemed quite relevant to how I feel about the process of learning. "Give me the rules of music, because once I knew the rules of music as a writer then I knew how to break them". "For me having those years of being in a bedroom and being able to make mistakes and not being judged, it was crucial for me"

The Doctor's Kitchen Podcast

This podcast is a fascinating exploration of health, lifestyle and food from a very scientific and medical approach. Each episode has very qualified people talking about their area of expertise.

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

I've recently been listening to Harry Potter and the Sacred Text, it's a podcast that uses a chapter each week from Harry Potter to explore a theme (such as loyalty, grief, friendship) in quite a lot of depth from various viewpoints. They use religious and spiritual approaches, but in such a way that even as an atheist I enjoy all of the Jewish and Christian bible reading techniques that they use.