TSP134 – The Undefinable Spirit: Simran Bhamu – From India with love.

 
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From Delhi to Canada, Simran Bhamu’s journey has taken her through poverty, immigration, racism, politics, and ultimately a fulfilling life in a country she now calls home. Simran Bhamu is the definition of a very capable, compassionate and enlightened soul. Simran Bhamu: simran.bhamu@gmail.com

Duration – 42:32

TSP126 – The Undefinable Spirit: Dr. Claudia Six returns to talk about relationships and sex during COVID-19.

 
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In our second interview with Dr. Six we explore changes to relationships in the face of a global pandemic. Surprisingly, when it comes to the world of our primal instincts, our sexual life has remained for the most part remained unchanged during this period of personal and social upheaval. Claudia Six: http://www.drsix.net

Duration – 27:12

TSP124 – The Undefinable Spirit: Sandy Brown, citizen first, Mayor second.

 
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A down to earth conversation with the Mayor of Orangeville, a small town in Southern Ontario Canada, as the community responds to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. From Zoom coffee chats to encouraging support for small business, Mayor Sandy Brown offers a very candid and grounded perspective. Sandy Brown: Orangeville Mayor

Duration – 34:22

VoxBox: YouTube segment – ‘My Corona’ by Chris Mann

TSP108 – The Undefinable Spirit: Stefan Wiesen – Painting the world green.

 
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Dufferin – Caledon federal Green Party candidate Stefan Wiesen says, quote, “We must take a holistic approach to build a modern state that leaves nobody behind.” His obvious passion and commitment for the environment and people is evident in his clear-headed and grounded approach to the issues we all face.

Duration – 35:21

VoxBox: On YouTube, 2 clips from ‘This Hour Has 22 minutes’

Music Credit: Louie Armstrong – Wonderful World

TSP106 – The Undefinable Spirit: Michael McCreary – Punching up, never down.

 
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Brampton born and Orangeville raised Michael McCreary is an ‘aspie’ of a different colour. With a mind as agile as a whippet, Michael navigates his life with humour and humility, bestowing on us a deeper understanding of what it means to be autistic. Michael McCreary: https://www.aspiecomic.com

Duration – 35:48

VoxBox: Compilation of Michael McCreary bits and clips

Music Credit: Isley Brothers – It’s Your Thing

TSP101 – The Undefinable Spirit: Andrea Bird – Dancing on the curve of life.

 
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Accomplished Artist Andrea Bird connects art to love and death. Her theme of ‘holding loosely’ infuses Andrea’s work and positive world view. Andrea Bird: http://andreabird.com

Duration – 30:22

VoxBox: William Shatner – from the CD ‘Has Been’

Music Credit: Belle Starr – This Must Be The Place

TSP091 – The Undefinable Spirit: Donna McCaw, Elora’s creative dynamo.

 
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Teacher, actor, traveler, activist Donna McCaw shares her passion for creativity, community, and the simple joys of having fun. From poetry to saving our water, she demonstrates compassion and a love for life. Donna McCaw: http://donnamccaw.com

Duration –24:56

VoxBox: Audio segments from YouTube – Fry and Laurie sketches

Music Credit: George Jones – Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair

TSP069 – The Undefinable Spirit: Celebrating the spoken word with Valentino Assenza.

 
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As host of the popular radio program Howl, Valentino Assenza has interviewed the likes of Nino Ricci and Margaret Atwood among other literary lights. A veteran of the Toronto spoken word scene, Valentino shares his love of language and other word-based art forms.

Note: Our phone interview with Valentino was intermittently compromised by the quality of our connection.

Duration – 25:54

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube video – Insider’s view of the 1930s radio studio showing the production of dramatic sound effects

Music Credits: Beatles – The Word

TSP065 – The Undefinable Spirit: Globetrotting with The Pattons.

 
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Have you ever thought about pulling up roots and heading out into the great wide open? Chantal Patton and her family have and did.                                                                                 Growing Up Without Borders: https://www.growingupwithoutborders.com

Duration – 29:48

VoxBox: Steve Martin – Comedy excerpt

TSP064 – The Undefinable Spirit: Dr. Claudia Six on her book, Erotic Integrity.

 
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A frank and open discussion about one of the most problematic aspects of human life – sexuality. Dr. Claudia Six offers pathways to recognizing, repairing and recovering our sexual soul.

Dr. Claudia Six: http://www.drsix.net

Explicit Content

Duration – 44:24

VoxBox: Liz Miele – Feminist sex positions

Music Credits: Salt-N-Pepa – Let’s Talk About Sex & Right Said Fred – I’m Too Sexy

TSP057 – The Undefinable Spirit: Nanci Malek, not afraid to ask.

 
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Interning at MuchMusic, CityTV, YTV, Nanci Malek has spent the last 38 joyful years producing and directing music and film, as well as promoting the Canadian entertainment industry.

Duration – 20:37

VoxBox: MP for Wellington-Halton Hills, Michael Chong, opposes Melanchthon Mega-Quarry & The song about the Melanchthon Quarry, by Mr Hobo Wally – Walk With Me, Stop The Quarry.

Music Credits: Gordon Lightfoot – Seven Island Suite and Andy Kim – This Is The Girl

TSP055 – The Undefinable Spirit: Readin’ & rollin’ with Lindsay Shaw.

 
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From books to reeling on the track and back we talk with Lindsay Shaw, a ‘genetically predisposed’ Librarian, as she recalls her roller derby days and the skills it helped her hone.

Duration – 29:54

VoxBox: Women Try Roller Derby For 30 Days – on YouTube

Music Credit: Jimmy Buffet – Life In The Library

TSP051 – The Undefinable Spirit: The greening of hope with Laura Campbell.

 
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Mother of two, restauranteur and Dufferin-Caledon Green Party candidate Laura Campbell shares her youthful enthusiasm for all things and her hope for the future.

Duration – 27:11

VoxBox: Jane Goodall on YouTube: To Children on the Environment

Music Credit: Natasha Bedingfield – Hope

TSP049 – The Undefinable Spirit: Snapshots from the edge, with Pete Paterson.

 
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One photographer’s graphic journey, from city to country and analogue to digital.

Duration – 28:26

VoxBox: Norm McDonald comedy snippet from YouTube

Music Credit: Paul Simon – Kodachrome

TSP047 – The Undefinable Spirit: Fearless in the face of misfortune, with Michelle Fruendt.

 
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One person’s story about surrendering our demons in the quest for serenity.

Duration – 24:56

VoxBox: Big Daddy Tazz – The Bi Polar Buddha Set

Music Credit: Tracy Chapman – It’s Ok