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Episode 34 – Three Little Norns Part II

May 16th, 2018

Things we talk about in this episode:

 

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

 

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

 

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

 

“Pink and white mellows” - marshmallows in the UK, may be known as other things elsewhere. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshmallow

 

Girl Guides https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/

 

“It’s goodnight from me and goodnight from her” Paraphrased from The Two Ronnie’s as one of their classic sign offs

 

Kate does all the introductions

 

chips and scraps https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scraps_(batter)

 

The Norn’s have a rock garden

 

The relative size of stars (just in case you want to have a watch) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoW8Tf7hTGA

 

“The thing about the Yggdrassil, is that it’s really, really big...” Parphrased from the Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy http://hitchhikersguidequotes.tumblr.com/post/13945214509/space-is-big-really-big-you-just-wont-believe

 

Parcae (the Roman equivalent)  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parcae

 

Spinning with a drop spindle https://www.interweave.com/article/spinning/about-drop-spindle-spinning/

 

“Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey” Dr Who ‘Blink’ 2007 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2nNzNo_Xps

 

“Covered in Bees” Eddie Izzard – from his Glorious DVD https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xs-tl6GBOBo

 

The International Astronomical Union https://www.iau.org/ 

 

Bolas https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolas

 

“You don’t look like your average...” Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WW_6WkbwyKA

 

Nidhogg https://norse-mythology.org/gods-and-creatures/giants/nidhogg/

 

Skyrim  - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Elder_Scrolls_V:_Skyrim

 

How to find us online

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Episode 33 – Three Little Norns from School are We

May 1st, 2018

Episode 33 – Three Little Norns from School are We

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

 

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

 

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

 

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

 

‘Four Candles/ If yon’s a meat pie...’ Two sketches from The Two Ronnies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VkjDSxBVqwand https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpUY7n7ds9g

 

Three Little Maids from School Are We – From The Mikado, Gilbert and Sullivan. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXWkIZUPmDY

 

 Arthur Dent – The Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Dent

 

‘A very good place to start’ - Do, Ray, Me, The Sound of Music https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RW3nDRmu6k

 

Gandalf rolling his ‘rrrrr’s’ in pronouncing ‘Mordor’ – From ‘The Lord of the Rings’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waGogciXcJA

 

Oxo cubes – gravy granules in cube form… first created in 1910…http://www.oxo.co.uk/our-range/stock-cubes

 

Life as a thread within the tapestry

 

The Death of Baldur and Frigga’s spellsong

 

The Mirror of Galadriel - http://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/The_Mirror_of_Galadriel

 

The Roman Parkai – the equivalent in Roman cosmology and the Greek Moirai– the equivalent in Greek cosmology. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fates

 

The synchronicity between the Greek and Roman deities https://www.oneonta.edu/faculty/farberas/arth/ARTH209/gods_greek_roman.html 

 

The Stygian Witches – from The Clash of the Titans (1981) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clash_of_the_Titans_(1981_film)

 

“Don’t you roll that crystal eye at me...” Parodied from ‘Don’t Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes at Me.’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xR_A4Su-TrI

 

Fatalism in the Havamal – verse 23

 

Que Sera Sera - https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=que%20sera%20sera

 

Alia iacta est – Julius Caesar https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alea_iacta_est

 

The Allfather asks for a sacrifice – (Suzanne can’t remember which dratted Saga this comes from. She’ll do her best to hunt it out before the deadline for this episode to go up on time. Any hints greatly accepted, answers on a piece of batter puddling to the usual address...)

 

 

“Hanged, Mr Holmes” - (Sherlock Season 1, ‘The Great Game’ 2010) https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Sherlock_(TV_series)

 

“No, but his spear is...” - From the Saga of Burnt Njal Thorgrím climbed up on the roof. Gunnar saw a red coat appear at the window and lunged at Thorgrím with his spear. Thorgrím’s feet slipped from under him and he tumbled from the roof. He then walked over to Gizur who asked: “Well, is Gunnar home?” Thorgrím answered:“All I know is that his spear is!” and fell dead to the ground.”

 

Stage magic and the Magicians Choice - http://www.mrmagician.co.uk/magicians-choice.htmland https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equivocation_(magic)

 

Dr Who – fixed points in history http://tardis.wikia.com/wiki/Fixed_point_in_time

 

A side topic – Christianity and the concept of free will https://www.desiringgod.org/articles/a-beginner-s-guide-to-free-will

 

The Multiverse Theory https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVvcOQk6G0Q

 

Suzanne and Kate sing Skyfall (sung much better by Adele) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HKoqNJtMTQ

 

Casino Royale is waiting...https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casino_Royale_(2006_film

 

How to find us online

 

 

A little more exploration into the concept of free will in philosophy: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/freewill/

 

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