BC: North by Northwest

 
 

BC: North by Northwest

Join host Sheryl MacKay to meet creative people from all around the province. Hear about their passions and inspirations. You'll visit artists in their studios, musicians and performers backstage, writers at their keyboards and chefs at the cooktop. There's great conversation and a lot of laughs too waiting for you every weekend on North by Northwest.

Updated: Every weekend
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/nxnw/

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Grant Lawrence's Wild Pick: The Full Story

Over the past few months, Grant Lawrence has been on North By Northwest with his series Wild Pick: the true life story and adventures of Desolation Sound oyster farmer Linda Sims and her partner Wayne. He's been bringing us tales of Linda's adventures sailing across the Pacific Ocean in a dilapidated boat, homesteading from scratch in Desolation Sound, and her lifelong career as an oyster farmer. Here are all 16 chapter's of Grant's story in one place.

Download Grant Lawrence's Wild Pick: The Full Story
[mp3 file: runs 02:37:13]


Shelf Life with Daniel Heath Justice

Daniel Heath Justice is a Cherokee novelist and professor at UBC, where he studies Indigenous literature and expressive culture. He wrote the book "Why Indigenous Literatures Matter," a manifesto about the way Indigenous writing works in the world, and he's the author of the fantasy novel "The Way of Thorn and Thunder." Daniel talked with Sheryl about the books that have shaped his life, including a queer Indigenous love story and the famous tale of a short fellow who lives in a hole in the ground.

Download Shelf Life with Daniel Heath Justice
[mp3 file: runs 00:25:49]


Grant Lawrence's Wild Pick: Chapters 1-14

Over the past few weeks on North by Northwest, Grant Lawrence has been bringing you the true life story and adventures of Desolation Sound oyster farmer Linda Sims and her husband Wayne. The title of Wild Pick is both a reference to oyster farming, and many of Linda's life choices. Here are the first 14 chapters, all in one place.

Download Grant Lawrence's Wild Pick: Chapters 1-14
[mp3 file: runs 02:14:14]


Grant Lawrence's Wild Pick: Chapters 1-11

Here are the first eleven chapters of Grant Lawrence’s latest story-telling podcast, "Wild Pick." This is the true tale of the life and adventures of Linda Syms, oyster farmer of Desolation Sound. It's another of Grant's epic wilderness adventures, chronicling Linda’s wild life. At a very young age, she fell in love with an older man who completely changed her life. She eventually became a modern day homesteader and oyster farmer, which led her on a 40 year love story, which, in Linda’s words, eventually “ended with a BANG.”

Download Grant Lawrence's Wild Pick: Chapters 1-11
[mp3 file: runs 01:45:38]