Mud Between Your Toes podcasts

Mud Between Your Toes podcasts


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EPISODE 17 -HUNTING, SHOOTING, FISHING (PART 3 of 3 - HIPPOS)- MUD BETWEEN YOUR TOES
October 30, 2019

EPISODE 17 (Part 3 of 3 – Hippos!) Between 1960 and 1970, we often joined our parents at these rough and ready hunting camps along the Zambezi river. Here are a few stories about encounters with hippos, crocs — and a few other critters. Photo: My dad, ...

EPISODE 17 - HUNTING, SHOOTING, FISHING (PART 2 - ZAMBEZI VALLEY!) - MUD BETWEEN YOUR TOES
October 30, 2019

EPISODE 17 (Part 2 of 3 – The Zambezi valley) Between 1960 and 1970 we often joined our parents at these rough and ready hunting camps along the Zambezi river. They were exciting adventures, with the children often left to their own devices — despite the.

EPISODE 17 - HUNTING, SHOOTING, FISHING (PART 1) - BEIRA!
October 22, 2019

EPISODE 17 (Part 1) . Hunting, shooting, fishing – our holidays, be they on the Mozambique coast or along the Zambezi river were nothing if not exciting. In this episode (1 of 3) I talk about BEIRA!Voice of Beira prostitute thanks to my cousin, Lindie H..

EPISODE 16. CONVERSATIONS - David Fox speaks to Peter Wood about his early life in London - MUD BETWEEN YOUR TOES - 16 October 2019
October 16, 2019

EPISODE 16. At last the tables are turned and, in this episode, my good friend David Fox interviews yours truly. Somehow, I think David will be back to grill me more on our past escapades in future episodes.Photo: David Fox, M’sitwe farm, circa 1975.So...

EPISODE 15 (PART 3 of 3) BACK TO SCHOOL - WAR AND PEACE - 09 October 2019
October 09, 2019

EPISODE 15: BACK TO SCHOOL (PART 3 of 3), WAR AND PEACEThe final section on my school days at Prince Edward. The war comes to town and testosterone levels are on the rise. My own private rebellion finally leads me to the headmaster’s office and the end ..

EPISODE 15 - BACK TO SCHOOL (PART 2) - CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
October 02, 2019

Episode 15 (part 2 of 3) charts my high school days at Prince Edward. Drama, elocution, art, bullying and bunking out.Boarding is hard at the best of times, but throw in the anxiety of a bush war, a boys only school and teenage hormones and you inevitabl.

EPISODE 15 - BACK TO SCHOOL (PART 1) - THE EARLY YEARS
September 25, 2019

Episode 1 (of 3) charts my schools days from Umvukwes junior school aged 6, through to Prince Edward high school.Boarding is hard at the best of times, but throw in the anxiety of a bush war, a boys only school and teenage hormones and you inevitably pro.

EPISODE 14 - "CONVERSATIONS" with Spike Cockburn
September 04, 2019

In this episode, I chat via Skype with my old school friend, Spike (Andrew) Cockburn in Lombok, Indonesia.We discuss our time at Prince Edward school in Harare in the 1970s and a few other topics of interest.Photo © Andrew CockburnSound effects © Audi...

EPISODE 13 - DOGS, DOGS, DOGS - MUD BETWEEN YOUR TOES
August 30, 2019

Typical of any farm anywhere in the word, we always had dogs. Dogs of every breed imaginable. Some pedigree, others of the more Heinz 57 variety. We seemed to go through so many hounds over a couple of decades, it was like a Plantagenet family tree for p.

EPISODE 12 - "CONVERSATIONS" with Libby Wood -MUD BETWEEN YOUR TOES
August 25, 2019

In this 2nd episode of CONVERSATIONS, I’m delighted to introduce my mother, Libby Wood. Following my previous chapter on the Rhodesian garden, my mum discusses her garden on Msitwe farm. Photo: Libby Wood, Mkushi, Zambia. ©Peter Wood