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Scottish politics dissected from a left, pro-independence stance. Each week, award-winning broadcaster and journalist, Lesley Riddoch chews over the week’s news with former media lecturer and Dundee United fan, Pat Joyce. If you like intelligent, quirky chat about Scottish society and culture, and Scottish, UK and international politics analysed from a Scottish perspective; this podcast is for you.

Oct 28, 2009

Lesley cycles off to Scalpay, home of sea captains and posh houses, but starts with sheep.


Oct 21, 2009

In this extra episode of On the Bike recorded in October 2009, Lesley talks through how the series was originally commissioned and her reflections to this stage in the journey.


Oct 14, 2009

Lesley meets weavers,tourists and incomers in this week's repeat of 'On the Bike'. This programme was recorded in 2006 but it feels like it could have been recorded only last week.


Oct 7, 2009

In this episode, Lesley ventures out from Lochmaddy. Norman MacLeod explains Lochmaddy, Neil Nicholson explains designer thatching and the MacKillops discourse on the Brahan Seer, geese and seal oil.