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The Interdisciplinary Work of Lyss England

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Check out my conversation with Holly Barclay!

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We chat about:

  • Why Holly chose to become a librarian and archivist
  • What the process of becoming a librarian and archivist has been like
  • How Ford’s government has impacted libraries in Ontario
  • Working with plants
  • Holly’s favourite bee facts
  • Navigating pregnancy and childbirth as a feminist in a rural area
  • Becoming a mother- and the identity shift associated with it
  • Care work, emotional labour, and asking for what we need
  • How Holly’s work keeps her well
  • and more!

Featured Tunes:
At the Library by Green Day
Lions and Tigers by Sleater Kinney
Prelude No. 7 of Book 1 (Debussy) by Daniel Weirsma
Braille by Regina Spektor

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Check out my interview with an anonymous guest!

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We talk all about psychedelics…

  • the history of psychedelics
  • what psychedelics are
  • microdosing and macrodosing
  • trip reports
  • potential risks and benefits of psychedelics
  • doing psychedelics safely
  • and more!

PLEASE NOTE: We’re not condoning the use or production of psychedelics, this is just a conversation. Please educate yourself on the potential physical, emotional, and legal risks associated with psychedelics.

Featured Tunes by:
Sincere Engineer
Wayne Kennedy
Tool
The Beatles

Checkout my conversation with Susan K.!

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We talk about:

– Working for a union
– Gardening and wellness
Cat facts
– Making art
– Managing physical and emotional intersections when it comes to disability
– Living with OCD and CPTSD
– The journey that is self-care
– What it means to listen to our bodies and to respect their boundaries
– What Susan loves about Sasquatch and conspiracies in general
– What wellness means and how the things Susan does keep her well

Featured Tunes by:
Billie Eilish
Brutal Knights
Kendrick Lamar
Wayne Kennedy

Check out my conversation with David Sheffield!

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We talk about:

“Explore Asset-Based Community Development, a tool for connecting and resourcing those who desire to build healthy and vibrant communities. With 20 years of experience in community development, guest presenter, Jonathan Massimi, Community Centres Supervisor for the City of Kitchener, believes if properly guided people can become architects of their own future.

This free, participatory workshop is presented with the financial support of Northumberland United Way. Thanks to the congregation of Grace Church for sharing their space for this Community 101 presentation.”

  • How David stays well in his line of work
  • How David balances his growing family of adult children and grandkids with his community work

and more!

 

Featured Tunes:

Crush Me by The Muffs
Ordinary Day by Great Big Sea
NDN Kars by A Tribe Called Red
Pimmel by The Muffs

 

Check out my conversation with Maggie Robbins!

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Can’t wait to have a friend I love very much back on tonight to follow up on our conversation (about things like radical inclusivity and rape culture in gynaecology) from episode 46.

At 8pm on Northumberland 89.7 FM Small Town Radio tonight, tune in to join Maggie Robbins and I while we talk about:
– the response from our previous episode (we got stories!)
– an update on Maggie’s battle with cancer
– Trauma as a means of individual and community healing
– parenting through trauma
– leaving space for reaction
– balancing reaction and response
– cannabis as part of a wholistic wellness plan

Featured Tunes:
Let’s Fall in Love by Tiny Stills
Baby I by Amy Millan
Done by Frazey Ford
Dancing in the Dark by The Ruth Moody Band

Check out my interview with Saskia and Dana of Northumberland Parents Empowering Parents!

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We talk all about youth mental health and this new group for parents to talk about how to approach youth mental health from a parenting perspective. Part way through the interview, we’re also joined by Dana’s daughter, Kira, who shares some insight about being a teenager in Northumberland County right now- and she plays a song live, in studio!

Featured Tunes:

Matt’s Song by The Soviettes
10 000 Miles by Clan Hannigan
Angela (Lumineers cover) by The Hannigan Sisters
Eyes Closed (Halsey cover) by Kira Gelineau