A podcast dedicated to all things politics, media, civic society and everything in between. We take a look at the issues from the perspective of interesting guests.
04: Celebrating Scotland's Larder with Fiona Richmond (Scotland Food and Drink) and David Hay (Compass Scotland)
We marked Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight by inviting special guests Fiona Richmond (Head of Regional Food at Scotland Food and Drink) and David Hay (Managing Director of Compass Scotland) to discuss what makes the Scottish larder exceptional. From Fiona and David's interesting routes into the industry to shining a light on some of Scotland's unique producers, this podcast champions one of Scotland's best industries and the people who make it possible.
03: A minute with Michael MacLeod of The Edinburgh Guardian
This week, we speak with journalist Michael MacLeod who recently started a local daily digest called The Edinburgh Minute. Michael gives hosts Angela Casey and Giselle Dye the lowdown on his new venture, journalism, his career and, of course, Edinburgh.
02: Celebrating International Women's Day with Women in Public Affairs Scotland
In celebration of International Women’s Day, this episode of the Pagoda Perspective speaks to Lucy Miller, Chair of Women in Public Affairs (WiPA) Scotland and Kimberley Somerside, Co-Secretary of WiPA Scotland about the theme of International Women’s Day and what this means to us, career paths into public affairs and the challenges faced by women in society, the workplace and in politics.
01: Stephen Gethins
We speak to Stephen Gethins - a former Scottish Government Special Adviser, MP and now Professor of International Relations at St. Andrew's University - about post Brexit Britain, Ukraine, Scotland's place in the world and the SNP's strained relationship with Westminster.