Sticks & String

A podcast by an Australian bloke who knits.

Show 168 – The main road

Hi all, back from the school retreat, and I’ve even had time to mow the lawn.

This week, why the Internet is becoming like suburban estates.

We catch up with the cats. Audible isn’t a sponsor this week, but you can take advantage of their special offer here.

I’m brushing up on my Italian using Rosetta Stone, you can get it from Amazon.

The music this week is The road back played by Rob Costlow on his album Woods of chaos from Magnatune.

A direct link to the show is here, so you can play it on your computer.

30 October 2011 Posted by | knitting, Podcasting | 1 Comment

Show 167 – And we’re back

Hi all, the show’s back after a few months away. Mum’s doing well and doesn’t need as much help as she has been needing, so I’m back for more shows.

This week, why electricity is such an important thing (especially when you’re without it).

We catch up with the cats. Audible is back as a show sponsor and you can take advantage of their special offer here. The book I’m recommending this show is Reamde by Neil Stephenson.

I’ve switched to drinking coffee and am using an Aeropress that I for from here, they’re also available from Amazon.

The music this week is Prelude (Raindrop) op28 by Fredrick Chopin played by Daniel Estrem on his album Collage from Magnatune.

A direct link to the show is here, so you can play it on your computer.

23 October 2011 Posted by | knitting | 14 Comments