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Dig It! Maples, moths and nudey neighbours

Dig It! Maples, moths and nudey neighbours

Dig It!

Garden Doctor Hester Macdonald steps into the studio with Katt Cullen to run through all of your garden questions.

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Choose a Tune - Ramona (21-25 Sept)

Choose a Tune - Ramona (21-25 Sept)

Mid Morning Mix

Ramona is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "...

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McKay Interview: Round Table (21 September 2020)

McKay Interview: Round Table (21 September 2020)

The McKay Interview

Two years ago in Paris, I recorded a roundtable McKay Interview with people whose fingers were very much on the Parisienne pulse. Very recently, in this year of Covid19, I have done something simil...

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Choose a Tune - Guillaume (7-11 September)

Choose a Tune - Guillaume (7-11 September)

Mid Morning Mix

Guillaume is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. He's chosen songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: &quo...

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McKay Interview:  Prof. Bill Durodie - University of Bath.

McKay Interview: Prof. Bill Durodie - University of Bath.

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay speaks to Professor Bill Durodie - chair of Risk and Security in International Relations at the University of Bath in the UK. As Michael discovers, there's a lot more...

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Dig It! Shady spots, ponds, fountains and grasses

Dig It! Shady spots, ponds, fountains and grasses

Dig It!

Garden Doctor Hester Macdonald steps into the studio with Katt Cullen to run through all of your garden questions.

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Choose a Tune - Giji (26-28 August)

Choose a Tune - Giji (26-28 August)

Mid Morning Mix

Giji is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen songs based on the following themes:  - Wednesday: extra energy on a 'hu...

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McKay Interview: Lebanese film maker and cultural producer, Nabil Canaan (24 August 2020)

McKay Interview: Lebanese film maker and cultural producer, Nabil Canaan (24 August 2020)

The McKay Interview

On the return of the McKay Interview after the summer break - no matter where you were on the 4th August, you must surely have been aware of the huge explosion in Beirut. According to Lebanon&rsquo...

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Choose a Tune - Aaron (17-21 August)

Choose a Tune - Aaron (17-21 August)

Mid Morning Mix

Aaron is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. He's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "This ...

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Choose a Tune - Amy (3-7 August)

Choose a Tune - Amy (3-7 August)

Mid Morning Mix

Amy is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "This i...

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Dig It! Chillis, Cherries, Cats & Coriander

Dig It! Chillis, Cherries, Cats & Coriander

Dig It!

Garden Doctor Hester Macdonald steps into the studio with Katt Cullen to run through all of your garden questions.

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Dig It! Magical Swiss Gardens (13 July 2020)

Dig It! Magical Swiss Gardens (13 July 2020)

Dig It!

This is the last Dig It before our summer break, and as many people will be taking their holidays in Switzerland, this is a great opportunity to explore some magical Swiss gardens. Some of the gard...

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Choose a Tune - Daisy (13-17 July)

Choose a Tune - Daisy (13-17 July)

Mid Morning Mix

Daisy is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "This...

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McKay Interview: The Reverend Dr William McComish (13 July 2020)

McKay Interview: The Reverend Dr William McComish (13 July 2020)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael is talking to Bill McComish. He will be well-known to many of you. Whether you are Genevois, Christian, Protestant or just from the UK, you will probably know, or know of, the Re...

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Dig It! New nursery in Fribourg (6 July 2020)

Dig It! New nursery in Fribourg (6 July 2020)

Dig It!

This week on Dig It we are visiting a brand new nursery in the Canton of Fribourg, the Pépinière d'Agnens, run by Ludivine Weber and Alexis Choffat. They started the nursery last autumn and expecte...

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McKay Interview: Didier Pittet, infectious disease expert at the HUG

McKay Interview: Didier Pittet, infectious disease expert at the HUG

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest is Professor Didier Pittet. He is an infectious diseases expert of global reputation and the director of the Infection Control Programme and WHO Collaborating Centre on Pa...

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Dig It: Roses (29 June 2020)

Dig It: Roses (29 June 2020)

Dig It!

Last week saw a world first, in Nyon, in the Canton of Vaud. Unlike any other new rose competition, the Nyon new rose competition, is entirely zero treatment, and the results of this competition we...

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Choose a Tune - Danai (29 June - 3 July)

Choose a Tune - Danai (29 June - 3 July)

Mid Morning Mix

Danai is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. He's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "This ...

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McKay Interview: Jo Hemmings: Behavioural Psychologist and TV Personality

McKay Interview: Jo Hemmings: Behavioural Psychologist and TV Personality

The McKay Interview

Jo Hemmings is Michael's guest this week. She is a celebrated Behavioural Psychologist and a registered member of the British Psychological Society and the Association of Clinical Psychologists...

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Amazing offers on us!

Amazing offers on us!

Mid Morning Mix

  Want to bag yourself a bargain? Here are some great offers from our sponsors...  HEALTH & HYGIENE ​   HOME & GARDEN   FOOD &n...

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Choose a Tune - Aurélie (22-26 June)

Choose a Tune - Aurélie (22-26 June)

Mid Morning Mix

Aurélie is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: &...

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Dig It! Citrus (22 June 2020)

Dig It! Citrus (22 June 2020)

Dig It!

This week's show is all abut bringing a touch of the Mediterranean to your garden or green space in Switzerland with citrus plants. Great plants for beginners include lemons (look out for the 4 Sea...

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McKay Interview: Professor Simon Heffer on media and Covid-19

McKay Interview: Professor Simon Heffer on media and Covid-19

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael speaks to Professor Simon Heffer from the University of Buckingham in the UK on the media's role in covering the Covid-19 crises.

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Dig It! Botanica Week (15 June 2020)

Dig It! Botanica Week (15 June 2020)

Dig It!

Botanic gardens cross Switzerland reopened last week, to the delight of visitors and staff alike. Annick Monod of the Botanical Garden of Fribourg tells us what's going on at the garden and what th...

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