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18th of February, 2024, Andrea Nemeth - Petra Novak - Lucy Abel - A Shimmering Guest

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  Andrea  Nemeth  talks to Nigel A. JAMES .   An interesting discussion from Australia.  Great Barrier Reef, life, and more Novak Petra Petra Novak has a society in Vienna. "Wegather"  It's all about bringing people together on an intellectual level. Listen to Petra.   ABEL, Lucy  - The Perfect Christmas present that involved the entire family! True Christmas tale - English A Shimmering Guest - A late night very true story.  Listen if you dare! Saying from Ireland -  Everyone who passes through this door brings happiness.  Some by entering, some by leaving! More Listening Pleasure - Talk49 Podcasts Next issue of Talk 49 -  Sunday 25th of February 2024

2024/3 - Ingrid Reifingerhütte - Jordanke Neidenova - Emily Clark - Michael and Judith Basch - Pocket Thinking

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Pocket Thinking - In this edition of  Pocket Thinking,  Nigel A JAMES thinks out loud about Christmas cards. Interesting thoughts.  Ingrid Reifingerhütte   Interview in English.  An interesting visit to Schloss Ambras in Tirol.  A schloss with surprises. It's well worth a visit. Jordanke Neidenova and Martin Schlamberger.   Interview in English.  A chance encounter at a bus stop.  A spontaneous discussion.  Multi-directional.  Two very interesting people. Changes and developments. Little Emily Clark  - Short story in English - Little Emily's twin brother said the right thing at the right time.  He saved his sister's life!   Michael and Judith Basch - Short story in English - Michael and Judith went to Mongolia. They got a very big surprise.    Saying from Wales - It's good to count sheep in the day, your afternoon naps will be better. More Listening Pleasure - Talk49 Podcasts Talk 49 World - Next edition - Sunday 18th of February

Edition 3, February, 2024. February Words - Susanne Kannenberg - Carlos Mazario - Christian Rinder - Palace of Glass

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February Words - February is the shortest month of the year.  It's still very cold and everyone's had enough of the winter.   But, February's the most important month of the year.  February is power and energy.  It's the real start of the year.  And, February's  power and strength lies in its lengthening days. First a whisper then a shout.  February sees the return of the light.  A great awakening.  Life begins once again. - - - - Susanne Kannenberg - Interview in English - Listen to this interesting interview.  A wonderful East German communist childhood that ended with a painful western bang!  No happy end! - - - - - Carlos Mazario - Interview in English - Carlos is a Spanish pigeon fancier. A man of pigeon history, too.  Listen as Carlos tells us all about pigeon racing and other pigeon surprises as well. - - - - - - Christian Rinder  - A short story in English - Coming homes  can be the sweetest of all. Especiallyif no one knows you're coming.  Listen to t

Edition 2, 2024 - Pawel Kaminsky - Johanna Malfer - Paris Maderna - Willi Noelli

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    Welcome to Talk 49 World.  Edition Number 2, 2024. In this edition we're going to the mountains, we're looking in on a choir, we're saying hello to a reinventor of bikes, and we're looking danger right in the eye!  Pawel Kaminsky    I nterview in English . A working holiday on a sheep farm in the mountains of Austria. A great learning experience.   Johanna Malf er   Interview Deutsch.  Hören Sie sich dieses sehr interessante Interview an.  Einen Kirchenchor zu leiten ist mehr, als man sich vorstellen kann. Verschiedene Stimmen, verschiedene Menschen. Listen to this very intersting interview.  Leading a church choir is more than one can imagine. Different voices different people. Paris Maderna - Short Story English - An amazing true story. Bikes are bikes. A very big crash and a wall.  A beer.  Moving on and never giving up.  Willi Noelli -     Short Story English - A camera man on a mission to a war torn country. Going after a story.  A very famous man. Danger al

January 2024

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Our January Programme   January Words conclude, please scroll down!  - - - - - - -- Pocket Thinking - This month we're dealing with planning the future. The future - a very much misunderstood concept.  Listen and enjoy.  In English. - - - - - - - - Interview Deutsch - Lisl Fischer - Eine ungewöhnliche Gartenüberraschung am frühen Morgen! Und es geschah in Wien.  Lisl Fisher - An unusual visitor was waiting for Lisl. A True garden story that happened in Vienna.  German. 2018 - - - - - - - - - Alexandra Lanz - A true story of lost very black years.  Suffering and miracles and a very happy end.  Listen and believe. English Alexandra Lanz - Eine wahre Geschichte über verlorene, sehr schwarze Jahre.  Leid und Wunder und ein sehr glückliches Ende.  Hören Sie zu und glauben Sie.     Englisch - - - - - -  - -  YIANNOUDES, Constantinous - An opera company that was thought up at an airport! Now, on the move - USA, Austria, Cyprus .  An unusual story.  Interview in English. 2022 YIANNOUDES,

December 2023

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Programme December 2023 - - - - - - - December Words conclude - Please scroll down   - - - - - - Pocket Thinking 20 minutes maximum concentration just isn't true!  Listen to these words. We can do better.  4 minutes - - - - - - - - Interview in English  -   Dr Kathryn Ferry -- Interview in English - Her latest book - The Old Convent East Grinstead .  English convents were not only praying and reading the Bible. For many women, convents were a door to a much better and totally rewarding life as well.  Listen to this very intersting inerview. 18 minutes . - - - - - - - Interview in English -  Dr. Susanne   KANNENBERG,  Guinea pigs. Stop being a monster.   Dogs maybe man's best friend. But, guinea pigs hate us with passion.  Especially children.   25 minutes. - - - - - - - Interview in Deutsch -  Manfred   GEIGER  - Berge und Abenteuer.  Mountains and adventures.    Leben am Seil. Hängen  im nichts.  Große Gefahr und Spaß.   Life on a rope. Hanging in space.  Great danger and f

November 2023

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November Words November is a sandwich,  A sandwich of dark and black with a thin slither of light as a filling.  November touches eternity.  November reaches out to the extremes of our understanding.  November is bigger than the whole and as powerful as the whole. Darkness to darkness.  But, remember, when it gets dark the morning always comes.   November Programme HUGHES, Rebecca  - Village life in Eastoft in Yorkshire in England.  Silver linings in even the darkest of clouds.  2022 °°° PAIGL,  Hansi - Musik ist mein Leben.  September 2021 - Deutsch. °°° SIWY, Marty -     Cemeteries and Thoughts   (2020)  Englishr °°° BREUER, Heide - Creative pure.  Pottery, writing,  painting,  and more. Very interesting. °°° Heinrich Thaler  Interview in Deutsch  -  His latest book, Irgendwohin und Zurück.  German. °°° KLOUCEK, Rainhard - Secretary General Pan Europa, Wien. Interview Deutsch °°° Ferry, Dr Kathryn - Interview - Her latest book - The Old Convent East Grinstead    2022 English  °°° Hav

October 2023

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  October Issue 2023,   -  Alexandra Lanz  -  Hansi Paigl  -  Carlos Mazaria  -  Rosy Evans -  Andrea Klar  -   Emil Kashka  - Bruce Duncan - - - October Words - - - -  -   October is the month of the year that marks the coming of darkness.  The two sides of darkness.  The natural darkness and the supernatural darkness.  The darkness of the ongoing year and the darkness of   spirits.  Neither can be without each other.  Shorter days mean longer nights for the great sleep of nature, and, longer nights for the spirits to freely rome.  Halloween is just one example.  October is the month of the spirits.  October quickly goes.  The spirits go home.  Nature carries on with its sleep.   Our October Programme Listen and Read - Alexander Lanz -  A story of miracles, firsts, pain and survival! - - - - - - -- - - - PAIGL,  Hansi - Musik ist mein Leben.  September 2021 - Deutsch. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  MAZARIA, Carlos   - A Spanish pigeon fancier.  Not just a flight of fancy. Intervie

September 2023

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September Words    September.  The end of summer dreams. Back to reality.  The start of  routine. Stretching far into the future.  Monotony.  September is the new, too.  A new class.  New friends.  September is the time for moving on. Adventure. An unknown future.  Expectations.  Hopes.  September is, in its own special way, the real sart of our years. Listen and Read - Listen to this short sketch about Jan de Cock.   His life behind bars. In and out of prisons.  All over the world.  Friends he has made.  The good he has done, and the time he was arrested in China, beaten up, and thrown into prison. This is an interesting listen and read. Christian Harford - A Trucker's Life - Listen to this interview about life on the road.  More to it than many can imagine . - - - Sayings  of High Wisdom - Number 1 - Sayings from Tyrol -  From my collection of sayings - - - - - - - - RAINER, Wolfgang -     A boy scout castle that was not a castle in the air!   (2019) Interview English - - - - -

August Edition 2023

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August Words We've reached August again.  It was waiting all the time.  And now, having climbed this slippery hill, we have come to the top of the year.  The days are drawing in, the nights getting longer, and the smell of the north is high up on the wind. There is a chill in the air.  Summer is losing its strength.  All that is left is our annual slide downhill  to the end of the year and Christmas.  We can't escape Christmas. It will always be with us wherever we go.  A certaintity.  But, next August is a certainty, too.  Enjoy the coming months.  They  will come and go whatever we do! Our August Programme Listen to Heide Breuer . A very rich life of creating.  Many different but very close directions.  Pottery.  Writing - a new book is on its way.  Music -especially piano. Travelling and living in countries near and far.  Backpacking in Africa! + + + +  Hören Sie Heide Brauer zu. Ein sehr reiches Leben des Schaffens.  Viele verschiedene, aber sehr enge Richtungen.  Töpfern. 

2023 July Edition ° Martin Schlamberger and Yordanka Naydenova ° Alexandra Lanz ° Vanessa Mdluli and Pavitra Tottokara ° Lisl Fischer ° Michael and Judith BASCH ° Marty SIWY ° Petra Novak ° Dr. Kathryn Ferry ° July Speaking °

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  Martin Schlamberger and Yordanka Naydenova  discuss their stories.  Highly interesting.  Everything from bars to yoga to travel.  This is a story of brilliant action that takes in the world.    Interview in English.  Radio Orange, 28. July 2023   - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  - - - Alexandra Lanz - Life is the sweetest of all.  A true story of lost years, suffering and miracles.  Listen and read. English - - - - - - - - - - - - - Vanessa Mdluli and Pavitre Tottokara   A moving interview about the struggle to help prevent the ultimate irreversable tragedy.  Femicide. - - - - - - - - -- - - Lisl Fischer im Gespräch mit Nigel A. JAMES.   Ihr Garten und alles, was dazugehört.  Ein sehr überraschender Cocktail aus allem, was man sich vorstellen kann, und noch viel mehr.  Interessantes Gespräch.   Deutsch Lisl Fischer in discussion with Nigel A.  JAMES.  Her garden and all it involves.  A very surprising cocktail of all one can imagine, and much more as well.  Interesting listening. - -

June 2023

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Scroll down for June Words Christian Rinder.   Listen and read.  This is a  very interesting story. An end of war cominghome. Christian Rinder was not the only one happy. Others as well.  A very moving story. Michi Wrizal An interesting discussion with Michi Wrizal and Nigel A. JAMES. Life  in the Austrian small country town of Retz. An interesting A to Z.  In English.  Rebroadcast on Radio Orange, Vienna, on Friday the 23rd of  June 2023.  Listen and enjoy. - - - - - -  - PAIGL, Hansi - Musik ist mein Leben.  September 2021 - Deutsch Hören Sie sich dieses interessante Interview an.  Hansi Paigl.  Ein Entertainer mit einer bunten Vergangenheit und einer dazu passenden Gegenwart.  Er hält uns bei Laune. Listen to this interesting interview.  Hansi Paigl.  An entertainer with a colourful past and a present to match.  Keeping us happy.  - - - - - - - - - A. J.  Cronin Listen to this short interesing article about A. J. Cronin.  He was one of Britain's most popular postwar writers. But

May 2023

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Fast Food - by Nigel A.  JAMES May!   May is here again.  The door way to summer.  Hot summer days are just round the corner.  May is a month for poets; A fine May day! A silent May day!  A beautiful May day.  Birds, flowers, and so on.  A call for help.  Mayday  Mayday! SOS!  We are sinking.  August day  August day, Help us!  This just doesn't work.  May is a May day party. A celebration. A Maypole is somethig to dance round.  A May Pole is a baby born in Warsaw in May.   Why celebrate work?  A marching day.  A month of asking.  May I do this, that, or, whatever?  Come what may.  May is here again. May it be hot, may it be cold.   May May be just as it pleases!  May I buy you a drink?   A May or May not Meeting- by Nigel A.  JAMES - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  Listen to Jan de Cock A Life Behind Bars Jan de Cock has spent his life in and out of prison!  And, when he's free he can't wait to get back. But getting back behind bars isn't always easy. Jan has done very much

April 2023

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April.  April is different.   April is the month that bridges the gap between the long haul of winter and the fine downward slope towards summer.  April is the sweetest of all.  April is the energy we need.  April is life.  So, put out your hand and touch the hand of April.  Feel it and breath it,  April is here!  - - - - - - - - - - - - Listen and Read!  The True story of Paris Maderna.  He reinvented the bike and fell on his head.  An amusing short story. - - - - - - - - - - - - Vanessa Mdluli and Pavitre Tottokara Listen to this amazing discussion.  Femicide - A nightmare conclusion of suffering and despair. Listen to the efforts being made to prevent this ultimate irreversable tragedy.  A very moving discussion. Edgar Edgar.  A young Viennese singer, guitarist, and song writer. Listen as Edgar talks to us about his work.  Tracks, too.  A musical treat. Edgar.  Ein junger Wiener Sänger, Gitarrist und Songschreiber . Hören Sie, wie Edgar mit uns über seine Arbeit spricht.  Auch Tra