Distraction Therapy Podcast 015 – Leicester Soundwalk New Walk

25 January 2021 Rob Watson 0

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | TuneIn | RSS | MoreToday I braved the snow and the ice to record this week’s soundwalk. I wandered up New Walk, which runs from the centre of the city to Victoria Park. On the way I visited Leicester Museum, […]

Distraction Therapy Podcast 014 – Catherine Flick

19 January 2021 Rob Watson 0

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | TuneIn | RSS | MoreIt was really nice to catch up with Catherine Flick today, and talk about the things that have been distracting her through the lockdown. We talked about Zoom meetings, children, pets, Instagram perfectionism, doom scrolling and […]

Distraction Therapy Podcast 013 – Leicester Soundwalk

17 January 2021 Rob Watson 0

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | TuneIn | RSS | MoreToday I had a walk along the River Soar and the Grand Union Canal here in Leicester. I started off at Leicester Castle, and made my way up along the canal through to Abbey Park and […]

Distraction Therapy Podcast 012 – Cat Thompson

13 January 2021 Rob Watson 0

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | TuneIn | RSS | MoreWe need to make time in our lives for creativity and growing things if we are to balance the stresses of the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown. That was what emerged from my conversation with Cat Thompson today. […]

Distraction Therapy Podcast 011 – Scott Choucino

11 January 2021 Rob Watson 0

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | TuneIn | RSS | MoreIt was really nice to catch up with Scott Choucino and chat about how he’s been managing through the lockdown, what kind of coffee he’s drinking, how his cat is becoming more famous than him, and […]

Distraction Therapy Podcast 010 – Leicester Sound Walk

11 January 2021 Rob Watson 0

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | TuneIn | RSS | MoreThis week I had a stroll along the River Soar in Leicester, up to Aylstone Meadows. As lockdown permits I’m looking to find some guests to take part in a stroll around Leicester, where we can […]

Distraction Therapy Podcast 009 – Leicester Soundwalk January

2 January 2021 Rob Watson 0

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | TuneIn | RSS | MoreI’m starting a new project for 2020. I’m developing a series of podcasts and radio programmes that will be based on soundwalks around Leicester. The idea is to meet up with a guest and to go […]

Distraction Therapy Podcast 008 – John Coster

12 August 2020 Rob Watson 0

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | TuneIn | RSS | MoreIt might be a combination of the heat and the lockdown, but getting my brain working and focussed seems to take more effort as the pandemic continues. Trying to make sense of this I met for […]

Distraction Therapy Podcast 007 – Jon Prest aka Brandmaster Flash

12 May 2020 Rob Watson 0

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | TuneIn | RSS | MoreIt was great to catch up with Jon Prest, aka Brand Master Flash, this evening, and chat about how we are coping under lockdown, and what we are doing to keep our routines going, while also […]

Distraction Therapy Podcast 006 – John Halker Psychotherapist and App Developer

2 May 2020 Rob Watson 0

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | TuneIn | RSS | MoreThis afternoon I’ve been chatting with John Halker, who is a psychotherapist and app developer. We chatted about how we are keeping busy during the lockdown, and what media and music we are distracting ourselves with. […]

Distraction Therapy Podcast 005 – Jay Sykes on Cats, Haircuts and Finding Time to Write

1 May 2020 Rob Watson 0

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | TuneIn | RSS | MoreI’ve been chatting with my friend Jay Sykes, who is an audio drama producer and writer, who is based in Sunderland. We chatted about how he is coping with the lockdown, what he’s been watching on […]

Distraction Therapy Podcast 004 – Jackie Crawfords Beatles Selection

23 April 2020 Rob Watson 0

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | TuneIn | RSS | MoreThere are many different ways for us to cope with the lockdown. I wanted to find out how my sister, Jackie Crawford has been coping. It’s a mixture of Beatles songs, Carry On movies and gardening […]

Distraction Therapy Podcast 003 – Leon Barton in Innsbruck and Russell Todd in Cardiff

15 April 2020 Rob Watson 0

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | TuneIn | RSS | MoreThis evening I’ve been chatting with Leon Barton and Russell Todd about how they have been managing during the lockdown, and what they have been doing to keep themselves occupied while they are based at home. […]

Distraction Therapy Podcast 002 – Jurgis Masilionis in Vilnius

4 April 2020 Rob Watson 0

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | TuneIn | RSS | MoreThe lockdown is affecting all countries across Europe, and to get a sense of what the mood is like in Lithuania I spoke with Jurgis Masilonis, who is an audio engineer based in Vilnius. We chatted […]

Distraction Therapy Podcast 001 – Dr Eric Chowanietz Resilience Sustainability and Risk

3 April 2020 Rob Watson 0

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | TuneIn | RSS | MoreThis is the first Distraction Therapy Podcast. I wanted the chance to do something more persona and to connect with people who have something valuable to share about how they are coping with the coronavirus lockdown. […]