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A Tuesday Triple-Decker!

Duration:
2 hours, 59 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 24 September 2013

We're facing fog, daddy long legs, and bumper crops with the advent of autumn, so we welcome a trio of experts to the show.

They talk jam, fog and insect invasions and that's before we even find out what Chief Scout Bear Grylls can teach Vassos about REAL camping!

Luke Abrey reports back on his World War II evacuation experience at school. Plus the Rev Ruth Scott delivers today's Pause for Thought.

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  • Image for Ian Dury

    Ian Dury and The Blockheads Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick

    Fantastic 70's (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for John Newman

    John Newman Cheating

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Edison Lighthouse

    Edison Lighthouse Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)

    70's Number Ones Vol 3, Old Gold

  • Image for U2

    U2 I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

    Rock The Planet (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Oasis

    Oasis Songbird

    (CD Single), Big Brother Records

  • Image for The Banana Splits

    The Banana Splits The Tra La La Song (One Banana, Two Banana)

    Television's Greatest Hits Vol. 5: In Living Color (Various Artists), TVT Records

  • Image for Soul Asylum

    Soul Asylum Runaway Train

    Drivin' With Johnnie Walker (Various), Eastwest Records

  • Image for Jamie Cullum

    Jamie Cullum You're Not The Only One

    (CD Single), Island

  • Image for DJ Jazzy Jeff

    DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince Boom! Shake the Room

    Code Red, Jive

  • Image for Steve Miller Band

    Steve Miller Band Abracadabra

    The Very Best Of The Steve Miller Ban, Arcade Records

  • Image for Carpenters

    Carpenters Yesterday Once More

    The Carpenters - Yesterday Once More, A&M

  • Image for Passenger

    Passenger Holes

    (CD Single), Nettwerk Music Group, 1

  • Image for Scissor Sisters

    Scissor Sisters I Don't Feel Like Dancin'

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for The Supremes

    The Supremes You Keep Me Hanging On

    Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Amy Macdonald

    Amy Macdonald This Is The Life

    (CD Single), Vertigo

  • Image for Dean Martin

    Dean Martin and Helen O'Connell How D'Ya Like Your Eggs In The Morning?

    Cool Couples (Various Artists), Sanctuary

  • Image for Daft Punk

    Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams Lose Yourself To Dance

    Random Access Memories, Columbia, 1

  • Image for The Move

    The Move Blackberry Way

    Fifty Number Ones Of The 60's (Variou, Global Television

  • Image for Lindisfarne

    Lindisfarne Fog On The Tyne

    Lindisfarne - On Tap, Essential

  • Image for ZZ Top

    ZZ Top Legs

    Driving Rock (Various Artists), Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for Sparks

    Sparks This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us

    Fantastic 70's (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Stephen Stills

    Stephen Stills Love The One You're With

    The All Time Greatest Rock Songs ..., Columbia

  • Image for Josh Groban

    Josh Groban Below The Line

    All That Echoes, Reprise, 1

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (Live)

  • Image for Lily Allen

    Lily Allen Smile

    (CD Single), Regal

  • Image for Texas

    Texas I Don't Want A Lover

    Texas - The Greatest Hits, Mercury

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones It's Only Rock 'n' Roll

    The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks, Abkco

  • Image for Rubylux

    Rubylux I Don't Want Paradise

    (CD Single), Luxury-B Records, 1

  • Image for Joan Jett

    Joan Jett and The Blackhearts I Love Rock 'n' Roll

    Joan Jett - I Love Rock 'n' Roll, Blackheart

  • Image for Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin Respect

    Aretha Franklin - Queen Of Soul, Atlantic

  • Pause for Thought

    From Rev Ruth Scott, an Anglican vicar in Richmond.

    For the last couple of years on Sunday mornings I’ve had the opportunity to experience communal silence with the local Quakers. On a wall in the Meeting House is a poster. Fittingly, it’s largely white space with the following few words: ‘Thou shalt decide for yourself. No one telling you what to believe, just the peace and quiet to work it out for yourself.’ This is a rare gift in today’s world. Whether it’s Western powers imposing what they think is right on other nations’ conflicts, or Islamist fighters weighing in to someone else’s war, or terror groups literally exploding into the lives of innocent people with the purpose of destroying opposition, or even our own unwillingness to understand and make room for other points of view, we seem to be losing sight of the value of respect. In the workshops I help facilitate ‘respect’ usually comes up when the group is discussing what needs to be on their working agreement. Because these groups are made up of people who have seen, and may still see each other as the enemy, they’re not agreeing to respect the views of members whose actions may have caused them deep trauma. It would be wrong, for example, to ask someone to respect a person whose organisation was responsible for the murder of their loved one. Respect here is about accepting that another person has as much right as you do to share their story and to give them the space to think through their experience. When people hear the life histories of those they’ve hated, and when they feel their own story has been heard, their understanding often changes. It’s interesting to note that those who resort to violence frequently do so precisely because their pain has never been taken seriously. Giving other people respectful space to work out what’s going on in their lives may be a gift, Chris, but it’s not a luxury. If we’re to live in peace with one another, it’s an absolute necessity.

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