Feisty Productions
Podcasts and programmes from Lesley Riddoch and the team at Feisty Productions

Youngsters 'huckled' off trains, Dave gets huckled out of Europe and Johan is a new leader. Lots to get into and catch up on as Lesely gets stuck inrto the week's main happenings.

Direct download: Merry_Christmas_Big_Man.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 6:52 PM

Back in the saddle and full of vim and historical vigour, Lesley has been blown away by historians in unusual settings and the acoustics of awards ceremonies. And she casts an eye over the whole renewable scene.

Direct download: History_Festivals_and_Green_Awards.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 8:07 PM

Sorry for the break in services, but we are back with a corker.  Lesley has been doing stuff with the "Previously ...Scotland's History Festival" and got the opportunity to speak to historian and author; John M MacKenzie. The conversation ranges from the Scots and the British Empire through Rae and Livingstone to independence. 

Direct download: Scots_Empire_Alyth_and_History.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 9:19 PM

Back from a break and with a lot to say; this week's podcast thumps the table at a coupleof points. There is quite a bit of pushing and shoving, especially when it comes to the nation's health.

Direct download: Gaddafi_Health_Strictly.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 3:48 PM

Lesley says everyone can get degrees in three years, credit unions are braw and communities may be the way forward. Or does she? You will need to listen to the podcast to find out.

Direct download: Students_Credit_and_Communities.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 4:02 PM

If you have been checking out Lesley's Facebook pages lately, you will have seen a set of photos of downtown Hammerfest. These included wildlife. Lesley explains how lemmings, owls and Scotland are related. For audiophiles, this is the last Skype based podcast for a week or two. Enjoy.

Direct download: Reindeer_lemmings_and_the_New_York_Times.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 1:51 PM

Lesley has strong words about the Kiwis' ban on bag pipes and is vexed about how we look to the rest of the world with kids cage fighting. Oh, and there's the euro crisis. All good fun at the Lesley Riddoch Podcast.

Direct download: Bag_Pipes_Cage_Fighting_and_the_Euro.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 9:09 AM

In a packed podcast, Lesley backs up her arguments about the opposition, reveals bill paying problems and finds out English is not universal. We meander all over the place but you know that anyway! Enjoy.


It was hard not to talk about the Vickers' Report on Banking. Equally the moves of the Scottish Labour Party seem slightly strange. However, Lesley has a thought or two to share.

Direct download: Vickers_Banks_and_Scotlands_Labour.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:18 PM

Being overweight and getting divorced are terrrible life experiences. Lesley wrote about the latest Lancet warning about obesity and contrasts with what she finds in Oslo. Equally, the Scottish Conservatives seem to be going through a sticky patch. All gist to the mill for this week's Lesley Riddoch Podcast.

Direct download: Fat_and_Tories.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 4:44 PM