Last Build Date: Sun, 08 May 2016 13:18:04 +0000Copyright: Copyright Richard Vobes 2010
Sun, 08 May 2016 13:18:04 +0000On 19th July 2005 the Richard Vobes Radio Show, a podcast started at the beginning of that reached it’s 180th show. (It went on to make 2000 shows) In a special show I was invited to visit the BBC at broadcasting house and take a tour with journalist Darren Waters, including a visit to the […]
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 18:27:05 +0000This is a re-run of a visit to Ironbridge in Shropshire with Harriet, originally podcast in November 2010. I thought you might like to hear it.
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:38:58 +0000Splidge the Cragflinger – The Royal Tournament: Book 1 Chapter 3 Splidge ran home and told his mother that he had a job and was required to work for the King of Gud straightaway. He stuffed some clothes and the few home comforts he could find into a bag and explained that he needed to […]
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:03:10 +0000Splidge the Cragflinger – The Royal Tournament by Richard Vobes – Chapter 2 Splidge had never been to the Palace before, but he could see it from his village. It wasn’t always visible. The City was often shrouded in a thick layer of smog. Rain made everything damp, so people stoked their fires to keep […]
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:38:23 +0000Splidge the Cragflinger – The Royal Tournament – Chapter 1 It was always raining in the land of Gud. It never stopped, so umbrellas were essential. One boy who didn’t have an umbrella was Splidge. He was dripping wet and soaked to the skin, and surprised the City hadn’t flooded long ago. Seeking shelter, the […]
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:32:46 +0000Splidge the Cragflinger – The Royal Tournament – Prologue The door creaked open and the Clockmaker looked up. A tall thin man dressed in black stood in the doorway, a hood hiding his face. The cold February chill blew into the room. The old hunched Clockmaker hated interruptions when he was working. It was early […]
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 20:17:23 +0000Juliet Barker is the author of the extremely well researched book Agincourt about the famous battle of that name. I interviewed her a while a go. Enjoy! http://files.vobes.com/media/agincourt/juliet-barker-full.mp3
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 20:03:17 +0000Some of our houses in the UK are very old and we are lucky to have such a long history. I popped out to the West Hoathly Priest House to discover how life is like in 600 year old timber-framed building in East Sussex: http://files.vobes.com/media/priesthouse/Priest%20House%201.mp3 http://files.vobes.com/media/priesthouse/Priest%20House%202.mp3 http://files.vobes.com/media/priesthouse/Priest%20House%203.mp3
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:51:56 +0000If you like walking, why not get out with the ramblers? The Rambling association is nationwide. I popped out one evening with the Brighton and Hove Ramblers to find out what it is all about: Have a listen: Part 1 http://files.vobes.com/media/ramblers/ramblers1.mp3 Part 2 http://files.vobes.com/media/ramblers/ramblers2.mp3 Part 3 http://files.vobes.com/media/ramblers/ramblers3.mp3
Mon, 24 Jun 2013 11:17:34 +0000Be warned hackers might call you and try to get you to change your machine so they can manipulate your machine – listen how convincing they can be – but don’t fall for it. Windows technical department called – no – it was a hacker!!! Have a listen:
Sun, 05 May 2013 07:32:45 +0000This is a reading from my book, Splidge, the Cragflinger, a children’s book aimed at the 9-12 age range. It is a 20 minute except as an introduction to the more full audio book that will be available later in the year. The book started life as a book for young children, but encouraged to […]
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 10:47:28 +0000This is a mix of the best bits from the first 500 shows I recorded with all the team in 2008, Georgie and Jimmy and all the various listeners. Of course I have done over 1800 shows, plus another 1300 naked Englishman episodes. Had to put this up as a trip now memory lane. Enjoy […]
Fri, 08 Mar 2013 08:04:40 +0000I cannot seem to up date the Naked Englishman feed, so until further notice I am posting the NE audio journals on this feed instead. In this episode I am talking about writing Children’s books and a meal I went with my children.
Thu, 31 Jan 2013 11:30:06 +0000A few years ago I took my family to the 17th Century living museum and village Little Woodham, near Gosport in Hampshire. I met there James Hodgeson, or master John from the village as he prefers to be known. In the April of 1642 the King of England, Charles Stuart and his Parliament stood on […]
Fri, 18 Jan 2013 21:20:41 +0000A beer show with some book talk too.
Thu, 03 Jan 2013 07:28:38 +0000A free style podcast with Phil Clark and Jimmy Hastel, tasting beers from America.
Tue, 25 Dec 2012 08:12:17 +0000Merry Christmas! A Christmas day extra show with my friend down under, Lloyd Bayley, recorded on Christmas morning. It’s all very silly.
Sat, 22 Dec 2012 07:30:50 +0000It is the Christmas Beer Show with Jimmy and Richard in a Beach Hut in Worthing sampling more local ales, this time donated by one of our lovely listeners. Will they make it through the evening or fall about into a pile of laughing nitwits. Have a listen to find out.
Sun, 02 Dec 2012 09:14:42 +0000I am back from filming in my coracle for the Bald Explorer programme and thinking about what the next one will be about. Have you got a friend with benefits and are you resisting change to your countries traditions?