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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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  Click here to listen to interview with Marty Siwy

Radio - Tram 49 on Radio Orange

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   Please click here for latest edition of Tram 49 presented by Nigel A. JAMES.

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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                                        Click here to listen  to story                       This Week's Saying of the Week    This Week's Saying of the Week -  Please click here!

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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Click here to listen to Doors Click here for Talk 49 programme and Index New - Sayings 49 Vienna - A very short "just right" for your day!

Dr. Kathryn Ferry - An English historian with a very sharp eye for the coast and the shore. Repeat from last September.

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James HOUSTON - A man with a calling. A Funeral Reader . In discussion.

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Captains Otto Herald and Manfred Pollack - A touch and go flight to destination unknown - Danger!

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Ernst SCHMIEDERER - A collector of stories

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The Natural Chain - A Short Essay -We have not come to the end of the chain.

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Canon Bruce Duncan of Salisbury in England talks about Sermons. Interview English

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OPPOSITES - A short essay proving that all you have ever believed is the opposite of everything you have ever believed in! ESSAY

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Rebecca Hughes - A Bee Keeper's World

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Lisl FISCHER - One Morning a Jackal Came Calling. Interview - German

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