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Alice Worsley Show

In this short series, Alice Worsley chats with an international array of authors.  Books and authors make for entertaining listening. Here’s a chance to hear from a handful of favourite storytellers, poets, motivators and autobiographers.

Presenters

  • Interviewer: Alice Worsley

    Alice Worsley has been a broadcaster for decades.  Walking the Titirangi hills with her Labrador keeps Alice fit. She is a lover of animals, keeps chickens, is a celebrant who still appears in a range of media and websites.

Alice Worsley Show

Wednesday, 5 November, 2008

Lisa Blaker - Darfur

The New Zealand nurse whose work in Darfur moved her to tell the world of events in the Sudan, the work of the Red Cross and her work as a nurse in the world's cruelest settings.

Previous podcasts

  • Dr. David Kuhl - Palliative care

    • WEDNESDAY 5/11/2008
    • Health

    Alice speaks with the author of "What Dying People Want - practical wisdom for the end of life." They discuss how to overcome the conspiracy of silence around death and dying, about emotions and communication, about facing death and embracing life.

  • Mark Inglis - Mountaineer

    • WEDNESDAY 5/11/2008
    • Health

    Mountain climber, sportsman, amputee. Mark Inglis lost his legs to Aorangi/Mt. Cook and went on to climb Everest. He talks with Alice about his book "Legs on Everest and his charity work with amputees in Asia.

  • Anthony Horowitz

    • WEDNESDAY 5/11/2008
    • Health

    Prolific children's writer, screen writer and playwright, Horowitz shares some of the fun and horror with Alice.

  • Charles and Elizabeth Handy

    • WEDNESDAY 5/11/2008
    • Health

    A former oil executive and economist Handy - author of the Age of Unreason, Gods of Management, Beyond Certainty, the Age of Paradox and many others, talks about his book the The Elephant and the Flea. He uses his career as a telling example of how the nature of work has changed over the past 20 years and together with wife Elizabeth discusses work in the mature years.

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