Join Amanda Danells-Bewley and Ian Smith as they take an irreverent look at the plethora of odd, interesting, and occasionally ridiculous celebration days from around the globe.
Mole Day - 23rd October 2020
Ian & Amanda talk to Dr Anna Watson of CHEM Trust about chemistry and chemicals. Moles are occasionally mentioned.
World Postcard Day – 1st October 2020
Episode for World Postcard Day with guest John Sheehan from Ghost Postcards.
International Talk Like A Pirate Day - 19th September 2020
Arrrr me hearties, it's International Talk Like A Pirate Day with very special guest Alex Barker from Be More Pirate.
Roald Dahl Day - 13th September 2020
It’s Roald Dahl Day, and Ian and Amanda are celebrating in the Grove Bookshop in Ilkley, with manager Mike Sansbury. Amanda shows off her vintage book collection, Ian explains why he spends so much time in the loo, and Mike tells us which Charlie and the Chocolate Factory film is the best.
International Bacon Day - 5th September 2020
Ian & Amanda celebrate International Bacon Day, and are joined once again by Farmer Jan from Muckleton Meats who schools them in how to cook a full English breakfast.
National Banana Split Day - 25th August 2020
In this mini-episode, Ian and Amanda's banana splits are judged and found wanting.
Entertaining, informative and educational, in the best way. A simple idea but very well done and a great listen - cool interviewing too