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1 hour, 27 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 29 February 2012

Strap yourselves in! Teenage party disasters & Motorhead alert, plus Word Of The Day and the latest installment of Gardening Guilt. E-mail the show: vfeltz@bbc.co.uk.

Music Played

18 items
  • Image for The Bluebells

    The Bluebells Young At Heart

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for David Bowie

    David Bowie Starman

    David Bowie - Best Of Bowie, EMI

  • Image for The Show Stoppers

    The Show Stoppers Ain't Nothin' But A House Party

    This Is The Modern World (Various Artists), Universal

  • Image for Jodie Marie

    Jodie Marie I Got You

    Mountain Echo, Decca, 1

  • Image for Creedence Clearwater Revival

    Creedence Clearwater Revival Bad Moon Rising

    Green River, Fantasy, 1

  • Image for The Band Perry

    The Band Perry If I Die Young

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for The Turtles

    The Turtles Elenore

    Sunny Afternoon - Sound Of The 60's,V, Old Gold

  • Image for Shalamar

    Shalamar A Night To Remember

    Friends - Deluxe Edition, Big Break Records, 5

  • Image for Beth Hart & Slash

    Beth Hart & Slash Sister

    (CD Single), Mascot Records, 1

  • Pause For Thought

  • Image for Nickelback

    Nickelback Lullaby

    Here & Now, Roadrunner, 1

  • Image for Texas

    Texas I Don't Want A Lover

    Texas - The Greatest Hits, Mercury

  • Image for Godley & Creme

    Godley & Creme Wedding Bells

    The Very Best Of 10cc, Mercury

  • Image for Blondie

    Blondie Call Me

    Atomic: The Very Best Of Blondie, EMI

  • Image for Emeli Sandé

    Emeli Sandé Next To Me

    (CD Single), Virgin, 1

  • I want To Wake Up For You, chosen by Belfast's Maureen Robinson

    • Image for Motörhead

      Motörhead Ace Of Spades

      Rock Anthems Volume 2 (Various), Dino

  • Image for The Musgraves

    The Musgraves Last Of Me

    (CD Single), Redhouse, 1

  • Image for Tom Jones

    Tom Jones What's New Pussycat

    Magic Moments: The Definitive Burt Bacharach Collection, Rhino

  • Pause For Thought: Dr Sarah Goldingay

    Holiness is a complicated idea. The philosopher and theorist W B Gallie came up with a helpful way to explain how we use and understand words when describing complex things. He proposed the idea of the ‘essentially contested term’ as way of grappling with those words that we all pretty much understand in the same way in broad terms, but that become less certain when we begin to think about them in detail.

    In this way, we might think about holiness as an essentially contested term. Broadly, it seems to be straight forward, a state of absolute purity, a state of perfection. But if we begin to think about holiness on a case by case basis, and how it works in the everyday world, it becomes less clear cut.

    Perhaps it’s not just simply a fixed, single state of being. Instead, it might be helpful to think about holiness as something more fluid; a process, or even a journey. We might, for example, recognise holiness in another: where their life and works are the inspiration for our daily journey through life. Or perhaps their experience can be a guide and comfort for those on a spiritual quest. Or even their example can encourage to us to become a better person, their lives can be a pointer towards to the best people we can be.

    Even in all its rich complexity, perhaps holiness is simple; it is that which inspires us to live better and more fulfilling lives.

  • Vanessa's Word Of The Day

    Today's word is "tine" - the prong of a fork!


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