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Zoznam odvysielaných relácii:

  • Destination Croatia again vysielané 5.8.2017 -   Since the annual migration to Croatia is now well underway, we probe just why Croatia is so touristy.
  • So many fish vysielané 29.7.2017 - We discuss some fish linked facts including the very latest on the Slovak whale.
  • Music and mud festivals vysielané 22.7.2017 - Two utter festival novices take you into the world of mosh pits, filler acts and interminable toilet queues
  • Stonehenge but why? vysielané 15.7.2017 - What exactly was the  point of dragging huge  rocks around 3,000  years ago to make this  famous monument?
  • Great age differences in  relationships vysielané 1.7.2017 - What happens when  one partner is ....let`s  say post-young
  • Edible insects vysielané 24.6.2017 - They are absolutely everywhere so why don`t people eat them?
  • Robin Hood and Juraj Jánošík vysielané 17.6.2017 - The two swashbuckling  folk heroes and their  merry bands are  compared.
  • James Bond's Gadgets vysielané 10.6.2017 - A quick guide to James Bond`s highly useful and sometimes dangerous gadgets, including rotating car number plates, perfume flame throwers and a wetsuit with a fake duck on it.
  • The other London landmarks vysielané  3.6.2017 - We look at what there is to see in London apart from the usual tourist traps.
  • Real friends vysielané  27.5.2017 -  Just what makes the original, not facebook version, of friend.
  • Becoming a UK citizen vysielané  20.5.2017 - We gamely attempt the UK Citizenship Test.
  • Dogs vysielané 13.5.2017 - Dogs – man`s best friend. Pooch, hound or mutt - we look at mankind`s close relationship with the dog.
  • Water vysielané 6.5.2017 - Water - Its vital, wet and nearly everywhere.
  • Hiking vysielané 29.4.2017 - Hiking – just why do we do it? We examine the massive attraction of hiking. 
  • Rain vysielané 22.4.2017 Rain – does it really rain that much in Britain? Everybody says that it rains an awful lot in the UK - why?
  • Agatha Christie vysielané 15.4.2017 The master of the great British who done it also caused her own real life mystery.
  • First Aid vysielané 8.4.2017 Insects stuck in the ear, jellyfish stings and similar first aid events are examined.
  • Translation vysielané 1.4.2017 We look at the workings of this much underappreciated art.
  • Sherlock Holmes vysielané  25.3.2017 A discussion on the natty dresser and prototype super detective.
  • The art of giving flowers vysielané 18.3.2017 A rich source of faux pas. We look at some dos and don`ts for giving flowers 
  • Business meetings vysielané 11.3.2017 How to survive business meetings. Drawing Venn diagrams or your colleagues are two real possibilities in those long meetings.
  • Retro - is it just pure nostalgia? vysielané  4.3.2017 We are seemingly surrounded by retro fashion, music and objects. Why is it so popular? 
  • Which is the best time to be a kid? vysielané  25.2.2017  In the past we had parks and jigsaws. Now the lucky young ones have got drones and selfie sticks besides. We examine which generation had it or has it best.
  • Valentine's day vysielané 18.2.2017 Is Valentine`s day on the decline? People seem to be paying less attention to cards and presents. So just how does Valentine`s day appear in the 21st century.
  • English and Slovak wine vysielané 11.2.2017 A quick look at winemaking in both countries.
  • Table manners vysielané 4.2.2017 Fork and napkin positioning can be real faux pas material. We try and steer away out of the many  mealtime minefields.
  • Predictions vysielané 28.1.2017 We take a long look at what they say will happen in 2017
  • Beer vysielané 21.1.2017 Is beer healthy? Warm or cold, bubbly or flat, its popular and a little of it may be not such a dreadful thing after all.
  • Jack the Ripper vysielané 14.1.2017 We discuss what is known about the  terrible murderer who carried out horrific crimes in the wretched dark slums of 18th century London 
  • Breakfast vysielané 7.1.2017  Is breakfast the most important meal of the day? Breakfast in its many forms from honest horsey oats to black pudding is scrutinised.
  • The nativity play vysielané 24.12.2016 It`s been around 2000 years but the wise men still aren`t on time. We discuss this and other aspects of the tradition.
  • Things couples fall out over vysielané 17.12.2016 We take an awkward look at a few of the many things that couples do tend to slightly fall out over: friends behaving like Vikings, rampant relatives, finger marks, crooked towels, insufficient map reading skills......
  • Love for Shopping malls vysielané 10.12.2016  We take a journey among the food courts, catwalks and calm of  the shiny, bright, new shopping malls which are springing up all around us. 
  • University life vysielané 3.12.2016 A blow-by-blow account of student life 
  • Trainspotting vysielané  26.11.2016 We examine a somewhat mysterious hobby that quite simply involves collecting the numbers of train. 
  • Beards vysielané  19.11.2016 It seems that goatees and friendly mutton chops are absolutely everywhere. We lament the fall and rise of the beard 
  • Kidults vysielané 12.11.2016 Things for kids but adults buy them too. The dawning era of the kidadult is explored.
  • Common Cures vysielané 5.11.2016 A look at both home cures and sheer quackery.
  • Mushrooms vysielané 29.10.2016 A source of great mistrust in the UK and much joy in Slovakia. We discuss why.
  • Smells vysielané 22.10.2016 How well do humans in fact smell and our take on those special aromas of the UK and Slovakia.
  • DJs vysielané 15.10.2016 We struggle with the dodgy wedding variety, turntablism, beat juggling and Grandmaster Flash.
  • Bad habits vysielané 8.10. 2016 Hair twirling, lip smacking, checking phones every two seconds – and so on, plus some bad habits in language learning.
  • The Bike vysielané 1.10.2016 We evaluate the sheer brilliance of this the very greatest of inventions
  • Taboos vysielané  24.9.2016 We quietly discuss some taboo topics in a suitably roundabout and indirect fashion
  • Coffee vysielané  17.9.2016 Apparently discovered by a goat,  the pros and cons of this controversial pick-me-up are evaluated.
  • Packing vysielané  10.9.2016 The strange and skilled art of holiday packing is examined.
  • George Orwell vysielané  27.8.2016 A discussion on the great novelist, essayist, critic and life observer.
  • Dating vysielané  20.8.2016 We study the long journey that has taken us from matchmakers and chaperons to the brash era of online and speed dating. 
  • Fair Play vysielané  13.8.2016 Life is a spicy mosaic of fair and rather less fair play. Queuing for the bus, courtship, the boss` desk, football diving  and exams are  considered from both ends of this moral spectrum. 
  • New words vysielané  6.8.2016 Crumping! upskilling, power couples. What other words are brand new  to the language and why, in fact, do we need them? 
  • Clouds vysielané  30.7.2016 Wet with tongue- twisting names, a chat about the clouds in the sky above us.
  • Joy Division - Love Will Tear us Apart vysielané 18.6.2016 A brief look at a profound song from a famously sad band. 
  • Radiohead - The Bends vysielané  11.6.2016 Strange name for a song. We discuss what it might  in fact be about. 
  • The Manic Street Preachers –  Design for Life vysielané  4.6.2016 Libraries give us power. We consider the famous line.
  • The Who - Won`t get Fooled Again vysielané  28.5.2016 Biorhythms in the synthesizer track? A quick look at the classic Who song
  • Death of Languages vysielané 21.5.2016 How are rare languages surviving and should we keep them? We look at why languages die and whether they are being born.
  • Bed and Breakfast vysielané 14.5.2016 A fantastic but suprisingly non-dog friendly British institution. We consider blue bacon, copious tea, pretentious names and raucous toilets.
  • Reasons to be cheerful vysielané 7.5.2016 We firmly concentrate on the glass being half full side of life rather than the half empty version.
  • Coincidence vysielané 30.4.2016 A chat on chance, fate and coincidence. 
  • Kings and Queens vysielané 23.4.2016 A rapid review of our monarchs including, of course,  Ethelred the unready
  • Ancient Britons vysielané 16.4.2016 A look at  the Ancient Briton: cloaks, early hair arrangements, stone circles and issues with aloof Romans.
  • Secrets vysielané 9.4.2016 They say its better to share your secrets than bottle it all up inside. We tell all. Maybe.
  • Street food vysielané 2.4.2016 Its getting slightly trendy. The explosion of takeaway food from its lardy fish and chip creation towards the illustrious peaks of hard shell tacos
  • The Great Fire of London vysielané 26.3.2016 The fire of 1666 started in Pudding Lane and burnt for about three days
  • The Romans in Britain vysielané 19.3.2016 From  sewers to  rabbits  how the Romans have changed Britain.
  • Green vysielané 12.3.2016 We celebrate the relaxing glories of the colour green and its worthy use on ticks, dragon skin,  medieval merchant fashion, the House of Commons seats and dollars.
  • Numbers vysielané 5.3.2016 Our life is just a pile of numbers. We unmathematically discuss the magic number, numerology, early accounting and  a dozen.
  • Zoos vysielané 27.2.2016 As the wild rapidly disappears for wild animals, we reflect on the role of the zoo.
  • Hunting and Fishing vysielané 20.2.2016 A discussion on these increasingly regulated rural pursuits.
  • St Valentine´s Day vysielané 13.2.2016 We explore issues concerning the Valentine`s ecard as well as other highlights of the amorously, anonymous day.
  • Oscar Wilde vysielané 6.2.2016 The life, rise, times fall and legacy of the witty and flamboyant  writer.
  • Utopia vysielané 30.1.2016 Is when everybody has everything they want all of the time. We discuss why this rarely happens!
  • Beauty! vysielané 23.1.2016 We tackle the intriguing history of blonde hair dye, corsets and beauty in the eye of the caveman.
  • Margaret Thatcher vysielané 16.1.2016 What she did and why it is still so talked about, including her undervalued contribution to the development of soft ice cream.
  • Eccentrics! vysielané 9.1.2016 Dinner parties for fashionably dressed dogs, eating jaguars, striking hair styles. We examine the glorious tradition of the great British eccentric.
  • Winter Sports vysielané 2.1.2016 The British did, apparently, actually  invent ice hockey. This aside, we look at some other bracing aspects of winter sports. 
  • Charles Dickens vysielané 26.12.2015 Something on the background, times and work of  the great British writer.
  • The Christmas Tree vysielané 19.12.2015 As well as a nice pine smell,  a pile of needles and some nice memories the Christmas tree has an intriguing story. 
  • Money vysielané 12.12.2015 Money in its many forms. Are we really nearing  the end of the piggie bank?
  • The Days of the Week vysielané 5.12.2015 We examine the names of the days of the week  and statistically what happens on which day. Mobiles are most often stolen on Mondays while wars are usually declared on Fridays! 
  • Shakespeare vysielané 28.11.2015 Shakespeare gave English over 2000 new words. Decades after leaving school, confused, we finally discover what the The Taming of the Shrew is actually about...
  • Halloween vysielané 21.11.2015 We examine one mixed-up festival involving ghosts, bobbing for apples, pumpkins, horror wellness events and bloody drinks. 
  • Alastair Bassett vysielané 14.11.2015 We ask a top British Council employee to answer questions as to what he would do if  he were, by some misfortune, shipwrecked on a tropical desert Island...
  • The Moon vysielané 7.11.2015 We scrutinize moonlighting, moonshine, over the moon and moony as well as a variety of slightly odd things associated with the moon.
  • Getting Used to Life in Slovakia and the UK vysielané 31.10.2015  We examine somethings which new arrivals sometimes find  hard to get used to in both countries.
  • The Sun vysielané 24.10.2015 It´s dreadfully hot and awfully useful. The ins and outs of the celestial body are discussed.
  • British and American English vysielané 17.10.2015 We consider pavement or sidewalk, restroom or toilet,  math or maths and a long list of others.
  • American and British Culture vysielané 10.10.2015 A respectful gaze at those small cultural differences between the two countries that do somehow set us apart.
  • Change in Bratislava vysielané 3.10.2015 Changes to the capital, its places and people, for better or otherwise over the last few years.
  • 1989 vysielané 26.9.2015 What was happening in the UK and the events of that year in Slovakia.
  • Names vysielané 19.9.2015 We have a look at where our names come from, trendy names, stage names, and nicknames.
  • Vegetarians and the planet vysielané 1.8.2015 We discuss curious Slovak  vegetarian  menus,  famous vegetarians, just how many there are and why they are planet friendly. 
  • Teaching in the UK and Slovakia vysielané  25.7.2015 A look at this topic from the viewpoint of  both those being taught and those teaching.
  • What is early? vysielané  18.7.2015 A weary discussion on early birds and why they do in fact get up so dreadfully early.
  • Going to the doctors vysielané  4.7.2015 We look at the issues of doctor`s challenging writing, waiting in waiting rooms and alternative medicine in both the UK and Slovakia, and decide just where it is better to be ill.
  • The village vysielané  27.6..2015 How have villages changed in the UK, what`s in them and our  impressions of Slovak villages.
  • Train Trips vysielané  20.6.2015 A chat about train journeys in the UK and Slovakia. And, why there are so many songs about trains. 
  • Balconies vysielané  13.6.2015 Some a miniature oasis and others are a  bike shed. We look at the wind-blown smokers last refuge.
  • Storms vysielané 6.6.2015 We try and suggest why, “any port in a storm,“actually makes some sense in a country without a sea.
  • The Expat vysielané 30.5.2015 A look at the habits of that unusual being the UK expat in Slovakia, and his Slovak counterpart in the UK.
  • Countries of Contrast vysielané  16.5.2015  A chat about some contrasts existing in people`s lives  both here and in the UK. 
  • Taxis vysielané  9.5.2015 We look at that oldest of trades - the taxi service in the UK and Slovakia.
  • The great English picnic vysielané   2.5.2015  A blow-by-blow account of picnics  ̶  what to take, where to go, who to take and possible problems with ants.
  • Parents vysielané  18.4.2015 Victorian or helicopter parents. We discuss the different styles of parenting.
  • Social networks vysielané   11.4.2015  A rapid look at the internet and social online networks. 
  • Art vysielané   4.4.2015 A discussion about some of the art around us.
  • Robots vysielané  28.3.2015  The metal guys are on the way. A discussion about man`s best friend of the future
  • Colours vysielané 21.3.2015  We colour our language with colours. A chat about  red herrings, black sheep, golden boys, blue moons, green fingers..
  • The average British man and woman vysielané 14.3.2015 We discuss crucial features of the average Brit such as number of phone contacts, foot size, cooking repertoire, and romantic things.... 
  • Spring vysielané 7.3.2015  A chat on spring. In particular, the worst spring birdsong,  butterflies and nesting storks.
  • The red British phone box vysielané 28.2.2015 We used to use these to phone people. A nostalgic glimpse at the time before even smartphones existed... 
  • Corporate Jargon vysielané 21.2.2015 Why, oh why is business talk full of words like cascading, H2H, best practice, future-proof, bleeding edge and core competencies. What do these things actually mean anyway?
  • Job Interviews vysielané  14.2.2015 An analysis of the more unusual and usual questions that we meet on these occasions.
  • Phrasal verbs vysielané  7.2.2015 A discussion about a confusing  and slightly illogical aspect of English.
  • Ages vysielané  31.1.2015 How life changes as we go through it. We concentrate on those best, rather exciting, bits.
  • Image vysielané  24.1.2015 Just what creates somebody`s image  ̶ clothes, music, accent, hobbies, race of doggie…their attitude to Dire Straits ? And, of course, something about Hipsters!
  • Interview vysielané  17.1.2015 A brief chat with a real radio person, namely Daniel Baláž
  • Games aired on 10.1.2015 Why a game isn`t a sport and the special joys of board games. 
  • Dentists vysielané 3.1.2015 An end user´s view on drilling, saying no to anesthetic, the waiting room and of course wisdom teeth.
  • British Rock vysielané  27.12.2014 With measured admiration we look at what it is, what it looks like, the ways it`s changed,  and why its always so good. 
  • Alternative Christmas vysielané 20.12.2014 A little look at our biggest holiday and spending it differently.
  • Football vysielané 13.12.2014 Why we like it, the moves it involves and the horrors of school football.
  • Men and women vysielané 6.12.2014 Definitely not the same. A tiny contribution to the never-ending discussion on this  heated topic. We investigate  housework, shopping, children`s shoelaces, the washing, tumbleweed dust balls...
  • Crime vysielané 29.11.2014 Shop lifting and shop fittings. A quick discussion on breaking the law. 
  • Flying vysielané 22.11.2014 Love it or hate it, but most of us do it. We explore some of the thorny issues associated with air travel –  queuing, completely lost luggage, seating and flying food.
  • Cardiff vysielané 15.11.2014 The Welsh and apparently exceptionally flat capital explored.
  • Bristol vysielané 1.11.2014 A discussion on why there are some many hotels called Bristol. Also, attractive graffiti and some music from the large west country city.
  • London to Brighton vysielané 25.10.2014 Great Britain`s version of route 66 is explored.
  • Landscapes vysielané 18.10.2014  A bird`s eye view of Britain`s varied topography
  • Chavs vysielané 11.10.2014 Two great songs and a discussion on a strange word  describing a  British stereotype
  • Second hand cars vysielané 4.10.2015  A hands-off chat about that strange, unpredictable animal – the second hand car.
  • Divorce vysielané  20.9.2014 Two brilliant tunes and an eccentric sideways look at the whirlpool that is divorce. 
  • Marriage  vysielané 13.9.2014  the traditional day and its slightly more odd traditions
  • What to do in summer vysielané 6.9.2014 A chat about the summer time way of life in this neck of the woods
  • Pets  vysielané  30.08.2014 Cats or Dogs? A discussion on this and other hot pet-related issues.
  • DIY  vysielané  23.08.2014  We share some thought on drill bits, flat packs, power tools and swearing, and whether walking around enormous DIY shops on Sundays is really a great morning out
  • Things that raise a smile vysielané  16.08.2014 Some things that raise a smile, with us anyway, in Slovakia
  • Being Polite and Queuing vysielané  09.08.2014 Two, sadly, non-olympic features of the British character are explored.
  • British Foods vysielané  02.08.2014 A brief chat regarding a fraught subject
  • Afternoon Tea vysielané  26.7.2014  The truth behind this unshakeable event.
  • Euphemism vysielané  19.7.2014 Do we ever say exactly what we mean, or do we put it another way. Some wonderful euphemisms explored
  • The Smiths vysielané 5.7.2014 Jangly guitars, the ever popular sixth form favourites.
  • The Jam vysielané 28.6.2014 A theory regarding their name, plus a little bit more about the powerful three piece!
  • David Bowie vysielané 21.6.2014 Challenging lyrics and an ever changing image.
  • Oasis vysielané 14.6.2014 Some conversation about the Brit pop pioneers. The staggering truth about their name.
  • The Who vysielané 7.6.2014 Power chords and a sometimes frictious relationship.
  • Newspapers in the UK vysielané  31.5.2014, People’s reading habits in Britain. The ambiguous language of newspaper headlines.
  • Music media vysielané 24.5.2014 The evolution of music recording from the vinyl era up to MP3. The impact of this on how  music sounds, and how our listening habits have changed.
  • Learnig Slovak vysielané 17.5.2014 Our experiences of learning the language – common problems encountered and what we (don’t) recommend that learners try.
  • French Words vysielané 3.5.2014 The are a lot of French words which are used and misused in the English language. Why do we use so many of them?