Professor Roderick "Rory" Watson, Emeritus Professor of English Studies at the University of Stirling and author of the celebrated text "The Literature of Scotland" (1984), talks to his old protégé Dr Thomas A. Christie about the five books which have helped to influence Tom's worldview and shape his understanding of literary studies.
Robert Murray chats about his three-act play "The Spirit of Robbie Burns", which explores the life of Scotland's national bard Robert Burns from his formative years through to his literary fame and later farming life.
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David M. Addison looks back on his epic road trip around the North Highlands of Scotland when writing his book "Exploring the NC500: Travelling Scotland's Route 66".
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Colin M. Barron discusses “Planes on Film”, his guide to the very best of aviation cinema which takes a look at some of the most iconic aviation movies ever to grace the big screen.
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Alby Grainger, proprietor of Dunfermline's legendary Little Shop of Heroes comic store, talks to Thomas A. Christie about "The Spectrum of Adventure", an in-depth guide to the history of text adventure games on the Sinclair ZX Spectrum home computer throughout the 1980s.
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David M. Addison looks back on his time as a high school exchange teacher in 1970s Montana as he discusses his books "An Innocent Abroad" and "Still Innocent Abroad", which detail an eventful period of his life as a fish out of water when he swapped his Scottish classroom for the wide open spaces of the United States of America.
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Colin M. Barron chats about his book "The Craft of Public Speaking", and discusses the skills behind delivering a truly effective public presentation as well as revealing a few handy hints from his many years at the lectern.
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Thomas A. Christie discusses his book "A Righteously Awesome Eighties Christmas", a study of festive cinema throughout the 1980s which covers some long-time movie favourites as well as some decidedly offbeat entries in the genre.
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Ed Dixon talks about his book "Tales from the Western Front", a collection of stories about the people and places that were encountered by the author during more than three decades of visiting the First World War battlefields, graveyards, towns and villages of France and Belgium.
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