Articles: WRS

Choose a Tune - Irwin (11-15 May)

Choose a Tune - Irwin (11-15 May)

Mid Morning Mix

Irwin 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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Dig It! Garden Masterclass (11 May 2020)

Dig It! Garden Masterclass (11 May 2020)

Dig It!

Want to hear great garden-makers, gardeners and designers talking about their gardens and projects? Then check out the Garden Masterclass's www.gardenmasterclass.org huge selection of talks and rec...

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McKay Interview: Guy Ryder, Director General ILO

McKay Interview: Guy Ryder, Director General ILO

The McKay Interview

Many European countries are now lifting lockdowns. The economic impact of the pandemic has been huge - and is still going on. The Director-General of the Geneva based International Labour Organi...

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Dig It! Asima Pawpaw (4 May 2020)

Dig It! Asima Pawpaw (4 May 2020)

Dig It!

I'm always on the lookout for new fruit varieties that are suitable for gardens in Switzerland, and I was delighted to find this Asimina or Pawpaw at the Groot Groen Plus show last year. Grown succ...

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McKay Interview: Dr Charles Jefford, University of Geneva (4 May 2020)

McKay Interview: Dr Charles Jefford, University of Geneva (4 May 2020)

The McKay Interview

Michael's guest this week is a distinguished academic and scientist with more than half a century’s experience of his discipline behind him. Today is the 30th April 2020 and Dr. Charles Jefford,...

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Choose a Tune - Claire (4-8 May)

Choose a Tune - Claire (4-8 May)

Mid Morning Mix

Claire 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: "Thi...

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What do the new measures from May 11th mean?

What do the new measures from May 11th mean?

The Breakfast Show

Marco Kamber runs the English language Twitter news feed @CoronaEnglish. He's been following all the latest news coming from the federal government. He speaks to Mark Butcher about the new rule...

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Dig It! Listener Questions  (27 April 2020)

Dig It! Listener Questions (27 April 2020)

Dig It!

This week we have a listener question from Dominic, who wants to find some attractive plants for his new office. Here are my Top 3 Office Plants Peace lilies, or Spathiphyllums are great office pl...

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Gadget Guru - coding music with Sonic Pi

Gadget Guru - coding music with Sonic Pi

Gadget Guru

The innovative folks behind Raspberry Pi have now given us a way to make music, from the comfort of our homes. Get coding and get creative with sonic-pi.net... 

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Choose a Tune - Ryan (27 April - 1 May)

Choose a Tune - Ryan (27 April - 1 May)

Mid Morning Mix

Ryan 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 i...

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McKay Interview - Covid-19 special: Mario Possamai (27 April 2020)

McKay Interview - Covid-19 special: Mario Possamai (27 April 2020)

The McKay Interview

This is the second in the mini-series, recorded on the 22nd April, and devoted to a broader and fuller understanding of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic which has beset us all for the past few mon...

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Choose a Tune - Rachel (21-24 April 2020)

Choose a Tune - Rachel (21-24 April 2020)

Mid Morning Mix

Rachel 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: "Thi...

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McKay Interview: Covid 19 special - Bob Bishop (20 April 2020)

McKay Interview: Covid 19 special - Bob Bishop (20 April 2020)

The McKay Interview

In this new COVID-19 series of McKay Interviews, Michael will be asking different experts their views on the pandemic and how it will develop - and ultimately defeated. This week, Michael is speaki...

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Dig It! Gardening reading (20 April 2020)

Dig It! Gardening reading (20 April 2020)

Dig It!

If you're looking for some thoughtful, garden-based reading, then the newly-published "A History of Gardening in 50 Objects" by George Drower, published by The History Press might be ...

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Choose a Tune - Lianne (14-17 April)

Choose a Tune - Lianne (14-17 April)

Mid Morning Mix

Lianne is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 4* songs based on the following themes:  - Tuesday: "This is such a T...

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Dig It! More about heucheras (14 April 2020)

Dig It! More about heucheras (14 April 2020)

Dig It!

Heucheras are one of my favourite plants for low-maintenance, easy-going year round colour. Find out more from expert grower Simon from AllPlants, who was showing a collection of some of the best h...

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Choose a Tune - Denise (6 - 11 April)

Choose a Tune - Denise (6 - 11 April)

Mid Morning Mix

Denise Nickerson 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! Composting

Dig It! Composting

Dig It!

If you've been wondering what to do with all the green waste you've created in the garden, then a Hotbin (www.hotbin.ch) might just be the answer. The Hotbin Mini was voted Product of the Y...

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McKay Interview: James Breiding - author of 'Too Small to Fail' (6 April 2020)

McKay Interview: James Breiding - author of 'Too Small to Fail' (6 April 2020)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay speaks to author and thinker James Breiding. His latest book 'Too Small to Fail - why some small nations outperform bigger ones and how they are reshaping the world'.

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Leave us a voicemail

Leave us a voicemail

Mid Morning Mix

Do you want to let us know about a great initiative in your community or do you just need a good rant? Leave us a voicemail! 

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Choose a Tune - Andrew (30 March - 3 April)

Choose a Tune - Andrew (30 March - 3 April)

Mid Morning Mix

Andrew 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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Dig It! Primroses (30 March 2020)

Dig It! Primroses (30 March 2020)

Dig It!

If you're still able to get out and enjoy local woods, or just have a messy lawn, like me, you'll have noticed the welcome appearance of primroses in the last few weeks. Elizabeth Lawson...

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We're contributing - can you contribute to us?

We're contributing - can you contribute to us?

Mid Morning Mix

WRS has been offering free advertsing to small businesses in these difficult times. We know the economy is built on these firms – and when the crisis is over, we will need all these companies...

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Choose a Tune - Daniel (23-27 March)

Choose a Tune - Daniel (23-27 March)

Mid Morning Mix

Daniel 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: "...

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