Audio adventures exploring the lives of books, and the ideas they ignite and illuminate. Each episode is themed and unfurls from a book or books, and features the work of artists, writers, musicians and thinkers. Hosted by Amy Tsilemanis of Tinderbox Radio
Travel with books, music and ideas
In this episode we explore the ways in which we can travel with books, music, and ideas when we might not be able to journey physically. We look at Hugh Kenner’s concept of the elsewhere community, ideas of sonic postcards and the sense of home. Amy...
Booksellers & Storytellers Part Two
Here we check in with Readings Books in Melbourne and look to 20th and 21st century booksellers in Ballarat exploring Ewin’s Booksellers and the newest bookshop in town, Sothis Books and Sartorial for our regular indie book feature. We also enjoy our...
Booksellers & Storytellers Part One: E.W Cole and Coles Book Arcade
Here we explore the wonderful world of bookseller and storyteller E.W Cole, a man both ahead of his times, and of them, and his amazing Book Arcade- opened on Melbourne Cup Day in 1883. But we’ll also explore the books and creative works inspired by the...
Gather Prologue: Meet Minerva's
A quick introduction to your host Amy and to Minerva's Bookshop@minervasbooksandideas @amytinderbox
Gather Podcast Trailer
Gather round and get a taste of this new bookish wonderland from Amy Tsilemanis and Minerva's Books & Ideas, exploring the lives of books and the ideas they ignite and illuminate.Dreamt up and produced in Ballarat, Australia on Wadawurrung...
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Like opening a box of chocolates
This podcast draws you in to another world. The beautiful content and the polished production gently guide you in to a place of wonder as you see the world through other’s eyes. Beautiful!
The perfect combination
Gather is a beautiful new podcast that transports its listeners into a deeper world exploring art, books, history, music and ideas. It’s a delightful combination of fact, fantasy and creative energy and leaves listeners with much to ponder. Looking forward to listening to the evolution of this series.
Thought provoking literary reflections
Thoroughly enjoying this podcast by Amy! Such well-researched & collated stories about some delightful literary characters & local personalities. Book lovers will adore this!