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Former ambassador and writer Leigh Turner reads his books and explores the art of writing.

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Former ambassador and writer Leigh Turner reads his books and explores the art of writing.

    5. The Three-Body Problem

    5. The Three-Body Problem

    "The Three-Body Problem" is out on Netflix. Some Chinese critics are reportedly angered by the series' depiction of China. I can see why. Let's look at the book, and how the Netflix version compares.



    You can read the blog post on which this podcast is based on my rleighturner.com website.

    • 29 min
    4. The Welsh Secret Service

    4. The Welsh Secret Service

    I don’t usually reveal top secret information in these podcasts. But here, exclusively, I want to talk about the Welsh Secret Service.

    • 9 min
    3. Does Duolingo work? How to learn languages

    3. Does Duolingo work? How to learn languages

    "Yes, but." A professional diplomat assesses Duolingo against other methods.

    • 16 min
    2. Cocktails for Women

    2. Cocktails for Women

    How women handle cocktails - and men. Stand by for fireworks in this interview with Ms N, hotel manager extraordinary, alongside the narrator of the "Hotel Stories" Tatiana, and bartender Amanda.

    • 11 min
    1. Ukraine Fatigue

    1. Ukraine Fatigue

    Is the world suffering from "Ukraine fatigue"? It is, and it matters immensely. The security of all of us is at stake - wherever in the world you live.

    You can read the post on which this podcast is based, and related material about Russia's war against Ukraine, on my website at: https://rleighturner.com/ukraine-fatigue/

    • 13 min
    7. How to Write 10 Books

    7. How to Write 10 Books

    How do you get started writing a book - or 10? Here are a few tips. You can read the post on which this podcast is based here: https://rleighturner.com/writing-a-book/

    • 7 min

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