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Episode 52 - Using Visualisations

February 15th, 2019

Episode 52 – Using Visualisations

 

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

 

“Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow” from Macbeth. Here’s Sir Patrick Stewart: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZnaXDRwu84 and here’s Sir Ian McKellen ( in 1976 looking a little younger) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LDdyafsR7g

“Babble babble...” Marilyn Manson ‘This is the New Shit’. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kQMDSw3Aqo

“Would you like us to lay on a turkey?” Julian and Sandy from Around the Horne. Two camp characters which openly used phrases in Polari in a radio sketch show. http://www.users.zetnet.co.uk/fabulosa/page6.htm

“How bona to varda your dolly old eeks.” Polari - ‘how good to see you all.’ (lit: ‘how good to see your faces’. Polari is a heavy dialect used primarily by gay men in the UK when being LGBT+ was illegal. It was a way to talk to each other without being understood by straight people – and thus avoiding being arrested and imprisoned. See here for a short film showing two men talking in Polari: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8yEH8TZUsk

Milkdrop on Winamp: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MilkDrop

Fylgja in Northern spiritual practice – a personal guardian spirit which may take the shape of an animal. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fylgja

Familiar – in Western witchcraft traditions, is an animal with which a witch or warlock shares energy or traits to help augment their own abilities. https://exemplore.com/wicca-witchcraft/Witches-Familiars

‘Step three: profit’ – Underpants Gnomes from South Park https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gnomes_(South_Park)

“Be mindful of the living force my young Padawan” Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace. https://tzbarry.com/2016/12/15/phantom-menace/

“No sacrifice, no victory.” from the Transformers Soundtrack https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xrQ8wzGiQM

Two short visualisations that Suzanne has written – you are welcome to use these as they are, change them if you want to, create your own – have a play and see what works for you.

Meditations – Marcus Aurelius http://classics.mit.edu/Antoninus/meditations.html

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Episode 51 - Pagan and/or Heathen

February 1st, 2019

Episode 51 – Pagan and or Heathen

Big shout out to Rachel Frigot, who reminded us that we needed to come back and talk about this (after mentioning it in an early episode and then getting all excited about talking shop...)

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

 

The Mothman https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mothman

Dyatlov Pass Incident https://allthatsinteresting.com/dyatlov-pass-incident-photos

‘Ragged idiot / a man with a military bearing… / you’re horrible, arent’ you?/ written down on a piece of paper.’ it’s all The Goon Show. Here you go: http://www.thegoonshow.net/

“Not now, Kato!” A running gag from the Pink Panther Films – Peter Sellers at his finest. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IA8QrOAghZ0

“Ich bin ein Berliner...” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ich_bin_ein_Berliner

“It’s velour” Zapp Brannigan from Futureama https://youtu.be/PfCyctzyi_8

Preconscious brain – Freudian concept of information which you can recall easily with the correct mental prod, but that isn’t continuously conscious. For instance, your first telephone number, the colour of your current car, name of your first pet.

Schrodingers heathen… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schr%C3%B6dinger%27s_cat

“I would like, if I may…. heavy, black and pendulous” paraphrased from Rocky Horror Picture Show (stage 1973, film 1975) part of a traditional narrator/audience exchange in performances of the Rocky Horror Show: https://www.quotes.net/mquote/1058644

The Wicker Man: (indirect reference via the Botanic Gardens used as the setting): https://www.findingthewickerman.co.uk/logan-botanic-gardens

‘sleekit’ Scottish Dorric slang for slippery, evasive. "Wee, sleekit, cowrin, tim'rous beastie" - Robert Burns, "To a Mouse"

Chaucer, naked in A Knights Tale: https://youtu.be/sCG8EaaaQeI

“Covered in Bees!” Eddie Izzard on Beekeepers: https://youtu.be/2aFJCfoi8FU

Well Dressings https://www.visitpeakdistrict.com/whats-on/well-dressings

“Tottenham Court Road is the Midlands” - Lola, Kinky Boots https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Film/KinkyBoots

Kemetic – faith in and the reconstruction of Egyptian classical religion http://www.kemet.org/

Filthy Basker, filthy trucker – both references to Elite Dangerous, being a supporter of the fictional Empire, and belonging to the Hutton Truckers guild.

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

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