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Lumberjills, Around the World in 80 Trains, and The Falkirk Wheel

Cat Harvey chats to Jo Foat about her new book Lumberjills: Britain's Forgotten Army. Why were these women, who were so crucial to the war effort, all but forgotten?

A new book has been published this month, looking at the hidden story of the Lumberjills – the women who helped the war effort by felling trees. Cat chats to author Jo Foat about these forgotten women.

If train travel is how you prefer to get around, we’ve got lots of inspiration from Monisha Rajesh, author of Around the World in 80 Trains.

Do you know your Triceratops from your Torosaurus? Dr Ben Garrod brings his hit show “So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs” to Scottish audiences and he chats to Cat all about these historic beasts.

Now that the weather is warmer and the nights are getting lighter, it’s time to dust off the bike if it’s been hiding in the shed since October. We get some top bike maintenance tips from Aberdeen group BeCycle.

We hear from the grandad undertaking a 1000 mile plus bicycle ride, visiting all 42 Scottish Professional Football League Clubs.

And with the Easter holidays just around the corner, Cat visits the newly reopened Falkirk Wheel.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • Herman’s Hermits

    I'm Into Something Good

    • The Hits Of 1964 (Various Artists).
    • MFP.
  • Bonnie Tyler

    It's A Heartache

    • In The Summertime-Sound Of 70's, Part.
    • Old Gold.
  • The Cure

    Friday I'm In Love

    • True Brit (Various Artists).
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Lighthouse Family


    • (CD Single).
    • Polydor.
  • Pulp

    Disco 2000

    • (CD Single).
    • Island.
    • 6.
  • Annie Lennox

    Walking On Broken Glass

    • Now 1992 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
    • 2.
  • Primal Scream


    • Dirty Hits.
    • Columbia.


  • Fri 29 Mar 2019 14:00

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