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Jan De Cock

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Listen to this very intriguing story.  Jan De Cock. A Belgium with a mission to help. To help those who need help behind bars.  Jan De Cock has spent many years around the world.  His story is fascinating. And, very often from the inside out. Jan De Cock - A passion for prisons. Click here to listen to Jan De Cock.   

Manfred GEIGER

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Hören Sie Manfred Geiger zu, wenn er über seine Leidenschaft für die Berge spricht.  Von den Höhen und Tiefen.  Von den Gipfeln, die es zu erreichen gilt.  Von den Tälern, in die er zurückkehrt.  Die Gefahren.  Über Disziplin.  Gute Bergkameraden, und mehr.  Eine sehr interessante kurze Diskussion.  Ein Leben mit Höhen und Tiefen. Klick hier für Interview. Listen to Manfred Geiger talking about his passion for the mountains.  The highs and the lows.  The summits to reach.  The valleys to come home to.  The dangers.  Discipline.  Good mountain comrades, and more.  An very interesting short discussion.  An up  and down life.

A Shimmering Guest

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  Listen to this very unusual true bedtime story.  It will make you want to change your mind about all you have ever thought about spirits and ghosts!  This story is a WOW!  This is a story you will want to share with your friends.  Listen and believe!  Click here to listen

A Little Girl Who lives in a Dustbin

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  Listen to this unbelievably true story.  A little girl who lives in a rusty old dustbin.  In the middle of London!  A story that will make your heart want to cry.  A story that may even change your life. Listen if you dare! Click here to listen to this true story!

Lisl Fischer from Vienna

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  Zwei beste Freundinnen.  Lisl Fischer und Susi Müller.  Urlaub auf Reisen. Ein Campingbus mit allen Annehmlichkeiten.  Die beste Art, die Welt zu erkunden und zu sehen.  Aber natürlich ist die Organisation wichtig. Susi ist das Hirn und Lisl die Köchin. Hören Sie zu, wenn Lisl das Geheimnis von Essen auf Rädern verrät.  Es ist verblüffend einfach. Dieses interessante Gespräch auf Deutsch verrät aber noch viel mehr.  Rechtsfahren in Großbritannien und Friedhöfe. Sie sind gar nicht so tot, wie Sie vielleicht denken. Sie sind sogar sehr gute Nachtnachbarn.  Viel Spaß beim Zuhören. Klicken Sie hier für Interview - Click here to listen   Two best friends.  Lisl Fischer and Susi Müller.  Holidays on the move. A camping bus with all comforts.  The best way of exploring and seeing the world.  But, of course, organization's important. Susi's the brains and Lisl's the cook. Listen as Lisl reveals the secret of meals on wheels.  It's amazingly simple. This interesting discussion

Katja from Nikolai in The Ukraine - Interview in English

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Katja is still very young.  She grew up in Nikolai in the Ukraine. She arrived in Innsbruck in Tirol in Austria in March 2022. Listen as she talks about feelings, fears, hopes and wishes, and more.  A moving very short interview in English. Click hear to listen to interview. Katja ist noch sehr jung. Sie kommt aus Nikolai in der Ukraine. Sie ist im März 2022 in Innsbruck in Tirol in Österreich angekommen. Hören Sie, wie sie über Gefühle, Ängste, Hoffnungen und Wünsche und mehr spricht.  Ein bewegendes, sehr kurzes Interview auf Englisch.

Paula Korpi - Interview in English

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Listen to Paula Korpi of Helsinki as she talks about very Finnish life. Connections to Sweden, Coming out of lockdown, kindergardens and schools, climate, NATO, and very real fears.  Finland has a very big neighbour.   Listen to Paula Korpi  Hören Sie Paula Korpi aus Helsinki, wie sie über das finnische Leben spricht. Verbindungen zu Schweden, Aufhebung der Lockdown, Kindergärten und Schulen, Klima, NATO und sehr reale Ängste.  Finnland hat einen sehr großen Nachbarn. 

Albert Gunther - An Amazing Story

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London - It was Just before Christmas 1952.  Listen to this amazing story.  A London double decker bus was just approaching tower bridge. Suddenly the bridge started opening.  It was too late to stop.  The bus had to go on!  Albert Gunter, the driver, knew what to do. Real life drama! Click here to listen to Albert Gunter London - Es war kurz vor Weihnachten 1952.  Hören Sie sich diese erstaunliche Geschichte an.  Ein Londoner Doppeldeckerbus fuhr gerade auf die Tower Bridge zu. Plötzlich begann sich die Brücke zu öffnen.  Es war zu spät, um anzuhalten.  Der Bus musste weiterfahren!  Albert Gunter, der Fahrer, wusste, was zu tun war. Ein echtes Drama aus dem Leben!

Hristina Lazarova - Interview in Deutsch

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Hristina Lazorova ist jung in Wien.  Sie ist Bulgarin und macht ihren Weg in der großen Welt der Oper. Hristina Lazorova singt nicht nur, sie schauspielert und unterrichtet auch.  Hören Sie sich ihre interessante Geschichte an.  Hristina Lazorova ist eine junge Frau mit einer sehr großen Zukunft! Click hier für Interview Hristina Lazorova is young in Vienna.  She's Bulgarian and making her way in the big world of opera. Hristina Lazorova not only sings, she's acting and teaching as well.  Listen to her interesting story.  Hristina Lazorova is a young lady with a very big future!

Venus Frequency - Annemarie - Interview in English

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Venus Frequency is Annemarie's brain child.  It's Yoga in a fascinating way.  Listen to how Annemarie adopted yoga and  made it her life.  How Annemarie found yoga.  And, how yoga helped save her life after a terrible accident. Hear how yoga can help you! This is a very interesting, if not thrilling,  discussion. Click here to listen to interview +  + + +  

Captains Otto Herald and Manfred Pollack - Destination Unknown

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Listen to this exciting story.  It was just coming up to Christmas.  December 1972.  Vienna was covered with snow. A true Christmas spirit. Happiness.  Then came the terror!  Christmas stood still. Hostages and shooting. The living and the dead. A plane to destination unknown.  2 very brave pilots. The world stopped breathing and waited.    Click here to listen to Captains Otto Herald and Manfred Pollack

Hansi PAIGL - Interview Deutsch

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  Die Kunst, Menschen bei Laune zu halten.  Die Kunst der musikalischen Begrüßung!  Hansi Paigl ist ein Experte. In diesem interessanten Interview können Sie die Geschichte von Hansi Paigl hören.  Wie er das Klavierspielen lernte, seinen Beruf und vor allem seine musikalischen Abende in Wien. Momente, die Menschen zusammenbringen. Klicken Sie hier für Interview.  Click Here -  PAIGL,  Hansi - Musik ist mein Leben.  September 2021 - Deutsch. The art of keeping people happy.  The art of musical welcomes!  Hansi Paigl is an expert. In this interesting interview you can listen to Hansi Paigl's story.  His learning the piano, his profession, and, most importantly of all, his musical evenings in Vienna. Moments of bringing people together.

Rebecca Hughes

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In this short discussion, Rebecca Hughes of Eastoft in Yorkshire in England talks about country life.  About bees, Corona and lockdown, and about how the isolation of lockdown brought people together in a very close way!  Teddy bears in windows and the swapping of books.  Silver linings in very dark clouds.   Click here to listen to Rebecca Hughes.

Emil Kaschka - Dichter aus Tirol - Interview Deutsch

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In diesem interessanten Gespräch spricht Emil Kuschka über seinen neuesten Roman "Grünholz". Emil Kuschka spricht auch über die Gefühle und Strömungen im Tirol seiner Geschichte. Emil Kuschka schreibt nicht nur Bücher. Er ist auch ein vielfach preisgekrönter Dichter, und wenn es nach ihm geht, sind auch ein Theaterstück und Filme in Planung. Sehr interessant. Listen to / für interview - CLICK HERE In this interesting conversation, Emil Kuschka talks about his latest novel, Grünholz. Emil Kuschka also discusses the feelings and currents of the Tirol of his story. Emil Kuschka not only writes books. He is also a poet with many prizes to his name, and, if all goes to plan, a theatre play and films are on their way, too. Very interesting

Lucia ROMERA - Interview English - Spanish Eyes - Everyday Spain -

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Dr. Kathryn FERRY - British Historian - A new book - The Old Convent East Grinstead - Interview in English

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  Listen to Dr. Kathryn Ferry talking about her new book. "The Old Convent East Grinstead"  An interesting study of times that have gone, and, some very interesting surprises about  doors that were opened for women.  An eye opening work.   Click here to listen to Dr. Kathryn Ferry in interview + + + +   Click here for Dr. Kathryn Ferry's book site

Willi Noelle - An exciting 3 days in Beirut. A war time story!

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Johanna Malfer - Running a Choir is more than one thinks - German Interview

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Einen Kirchenchor zu leiten ist viel mehr als nur zu stehen und mit dem Taktstock zu winken!  Es ist Hingabe und sehr, sehr harte Arbeit.  Es ist ein Verständnis für Menschen. Und natürlich eine tiefe Liebe zur Musik. Hören Sie die Stimme die Gefühle der Erfahrung.   Click / Klick hier für  Johanna Malfer   Running a church choir is very much more than standing and waving a baton!   It's dedication and very much very hard work.  It's an understanding of people. And, of course, a deep love of music. Listen to the voice and feelings of experience.   Click / Klick hier für  Johanna Malfer   

Alma Mahler - The Very Same Sadness - An anecdote.

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  Alma Mahler was very well known in Vienna.  Not only a colourful life, but very deep lows and incredible highs, too.  One day, she had an uncanny experience with Oskar Kokoshka whilst visiting the Prater, Vienna's funfair.  It came back to haunt her many years later.   Click here to listen with full text on YouTube

A Surprise Christmas Pulli

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  This story started life as a brilliant idea!  It was was carried out in a very clever and organized way.  And, it worked like dream.  It looked great.  This is a true Christmas story with an unusual end.  Sweet and sour, happy and sad! Click here to read and listen to this story

A Christmas Story - Vienna 1975 - Otto Herald and Manfred Pollak

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  This all happened a long time ago.  Just before Christmas, 1975.  OPEC was coming to the end of its meeting of ministers.  All of a sudden terrorists struck. Carlos and his gang.  OPEC was taken over and hostages taken.  The oil ministers of OPEC. The world was shocked.  A real-life story filled with suspense. Two men played an important role.  Both airline pilots. Otto Herald and Manfred Pollak. This is a story from life. Click here to listen to Otto Herald and Manfred Pollak

Maximillian ACS - Thoughts about Water

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In this interesting discussion, Maximilian Acs shares his watery thoughts about desalinisation. There is actually no shortage of water at all.  Only a need for good planning and management.  We are sitting in water.  All we have to do is use it! Click here to listen to Maximillian ACS

The Heilsarmee Wien - Salvation Army, Vienna

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The Salvation Army - Heilsarmee - has been active in Vienna for more than 90 years.  They play a very important role in the lives of very many people. The Salvation Army's  motto is soup, soap, and salvation.  Suppe, Seife, Seelenheil.  In this short German interview, I spoke to Andreas Schmaranzer  and Rita Leber.  This short interview is a picture of the valuable work of the Heilsarmee in Vienna. Please enjoy it. Please click here to Listen to interview.    

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Alexandra LANZ - A story of courage, hope, and miracles.

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  Alexandra Lanz.  One can lose many things in life, but, losing one's youth is one of the hardest there is. When Alexandra Lanz was only 14  her liver stopped working.  She was taken to hospital.  She stayed there for more than 5 year. She recovered. A liver transplant and 2 other miracles as well.  An interesting story of courage, hope, and strength.  Click here to listen to Alexandra Lanz's story.

Maria Schöneswetter - An Artist. Interview in English with an interesting sprinkle of German

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  Maria Schöneswetter is an interesting Viennese artist who recycles to produce comfort and pleasure.  Maria specialises in dolls.  Dolls for and with souls. Dolls that make people happy. A unique idea.  She also does very much more. This interview was broadcast on Radio Orange on the 19. November 2021. Please enjoy it. Click here to listen to Maria Schöneswetter.

Dr. Kathryn Ferry

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  Dr Kathryn Ferry is an historian.  Her subject is history.  In particular The Victorian era and sea side architecture. Dr. Kathryn Ferry has written many interesting books.  In this interview she talks about beaches and the seaside.  This is a very interesting interview that provides us with a wonderful new perspective of  something we already  know very well. + + + + Click here to listen -    Dr. Kathryn  FERRY - Beaches and history. Interesting discussion.  

Traudi Mooshammer - Interview in German

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I recorded this interview in 2017.  It is, in its way, an historic document. Thousands of refugees had arrived in Vienna.  Traudi Mooshammer helped in a very big way. What she did made an enormous difference to the lives of many in a very positive way.  Listen to her story. Click here to listen to Traudi Mooshammer

Marty Siwy - An interesting interview - Graveyards and Cementeries

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Radio - Tram 49 on Radio Orange

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Pawel KAMINSKI - 2 Weeks with Sheep and very much Fun!

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Herbert HAARER - Full Steam Ahead in a Miniature Way

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Hansi PAIGL - Musik ist mein Leben - Gespräch - Deutsch

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Robert Streibl - Exile - Journey - Ulysses

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A Lucky Escape - Marty Siwy went into the woods. Almost the end!

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Young in Vienna - A Policeman came Calling! A true late night story. A party and noise.

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Rosy Evans - Young in Vienna and a Calling - A long way to go!

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Sabina Naber - Detectives, criminals, and more - Interview Deutsch

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Lucia Romera - In Discussion - Films, sun, sand, cold, ice, and very clear thinking!

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Willi Noelle - Shooting Star - Revised edition -

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Patrick CURRAN - The Chaplin of Christ Church, Vienna talks to Nigel A JAMES

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Annemarie of Venus Frequency.

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Albert Gunter - A True "Just before Christmas" story

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London - It was Just before Christmas 1952.  Listen to this amazing story.  A London double decker bus was just approaching tower bridge. Suddenly the bridge started opening.  It was too late to stop.  The bus had to go on!  Albert Gunter, the driver, knew what to do. Real life drama! Click here to listen to Albert Gunter London - Es war kurz vor Weihnachten 1952.  Hören Sie sich diese erstaunliche Geschichte an.  Ein Londoner Doppeldeckerbus fuhr gerade auf die Tower Bridge zu. Plötzlich begann sich die Brücke zu öffnen.  Es war zu spät, um anzuhalten.  Der Bus musste weiterfahren!  Albert Gunter, der Fahrer, wusste, was zu tun war. Ein echtes Drama aus dem Leben!

Budapest Blues - A true story from long ago!

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Innocent Rescue - A true story from many years ago

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Poetry - If by Rudyard Kipling

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Sayings 49 - Gems from Life - Listen and enjoy (only 1 min)

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Herbert Schweiger - Director General of the VHS in Wien

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Emil Kaschka - A poet from Tirol speaks to Nigel A. JAMES. Poetry, writing, feelings, books and more.

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Doors - Open and closed - A story from Hungary.

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