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McKay Interview: Tatiana Valovaya UN DG in Geneva (23 November 2020)

McKay Interview: Tatiana Valovaya UN DG in Geneva (23 November 2020)

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview, Michael talks to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, Tatiana Valovaya. She discusses the future of the UN in Geneva, how the pandemic...

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Dig It - 20 questions and one lonely pear

Dig It - 20 questions and one lonely pear

Dig It!

Today on the show, Ash asked about how to keep his future Christmas tree alive after the festive season, David questions his scaly insect issue, Fiona's pear tree is bearing one singular fruit,...

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Choose a Tune - François (9-13 Nov)

Choose a Tune - François (9-13 Nov)

Mid Morning Mix

François 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...

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McKay Interview: Lorenzo Stoll, DG SWISS for Suisse Romande (10 November 2020)

McKay Interview: Lorenzo Stoll, DG SWISS for Suisse Romande (10 November 2020)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay speaks to Lorenzo Stoll, Director-General of SWISS International Airlines for the Suisse Romande. The pandemic has meant major disruptions to airlines around the world du...

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McKay Interview: Jovan Kurbalija, Director DiploFoundation, Head of Geneva Internet Platform

McKay Interview: Jovan Kurbalija, Director DiploFoundation, Head of Geneva Internet Platform

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay speaks with Professor Jovan Kurbalija. He is prominent in many important circles in Geneva, in Switzerland and internationally. He is the Founding Director of DiploFoundation and the ...

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Dig It - Conkers, conifers and a maybe-dead mint

Dig It - Conkers, conifers and a maybe-dead mint

Dig It!

On today's episode of Dig It! LIVE on the Mid Morning Mix, Hester Macdonald takes a look at Art's stinging nettles, Val's brown conifer and Tay's mint plant that looks a l...

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McKay Interview: Karel Leeflang - what will be the 'new normal'?

McKay Interview: Karel Leeflang - what will be the 'new normal'?

The McKay Interview

Michael's guest is Karel Leeflang. His bread and butter is in leading large-scale transformations, both as a corporate executive and advisor. And in describing what he does, jargon words and...

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McKay Interview: Dr Karin Von Hippel, Director General, RUSI

McKay Interview: Dr Karin Von Hippel, Director General, RUSI

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview: As we are based in Geneva, we are well aware of its long-standing multilateral reputation and its unrivalled position as the city of peace, negotiation and reconcil...

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Choose a Tune - Andrew (28 Sept - 2 Oct)

Choose a Tune - Andrew (28 Sept - 2 Oct)

Mid Morning Mix

Andrew 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: "T...

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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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