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Listen to Darrel Bristow-Bovey and Iain Thomas' New Podcast, A Series Of Things

One Midlife Crisis and a SpeedoDarrel Bristow-Bovey, author of One Midlife Crisis and a Speedo, and his friend Iain Thomas, who he describes as a poet of international-but-not-local fame – “the Reverse Rodriguez” – have started a series of podcasts.

The series is called A Series Of Things, and is available to listen to – for free – on YouTube and Soundcloud.

Bristow-Bovey explained the motivation for recording the series on the Rand Daily Mail:

Iain’s a big fellow but gentle, with spooky eyes and a cask-mellowed, resonant voice, and it’s the voice that matters here, because every week I drive to his house and we drink some wine and have a conversation for an hour or so with very few pauses, and we laugh a lot and often I find myself telling him things that I haven’t ever thought about before and haven’t said to anyone else. A conversation is a mysteriously powerful instrument of intimacy, when the people involved trust each other and are willing to connect. That’s what our conversations are, despite or maybe because of the fact that we’re seated several metres apart with microphones between us and every word recorded. Each conversation forms an episode of a podcast series we call A Series of Things. If you aren’t familiar with a podcast, it’s a kind of radio show that’s available entirely free over the internet, so that you can download and listen at your leisure.

Listen to the pilot episode here:

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