Distraction Therapy Podcast 007 – Jon Prest aka Brandmaster Flash

12th May 2020 Rob Watson 0

It 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 thinking about adapting. Jon introduced me to the concept of ikigai, and how we can use it to manage […]

Lockdown Sounds – Doorstep Sounds Sunday 3rd May 2020

3rd May 2020 Rob Watson 0

While I didn’t get up this morning to listen to the dawn chorus, because that would have meant dragging myself out of bed at 5am, I did spend some time sitting on my doorstep listening to the sounds of my street. It’s amazing how the birds have really gained space to be heard during the […]

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

1st May 2020 Rob Watson 0

I’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 Netflix, how he’s getting on with his cats, and how he’s managed to find some time to get some […]

Distraction Therapy Podcast 004 – Jackie Crawfords Beatles Selection

23rd April 2020 Rob Watson 0

There 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 apparently. https://robwatsonmedia.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Distraction-Therapy-Podcast-004-2020-04-18-Mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | TuneIn | RSS […]

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

15th April 2020 Rob Watson 0

This 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. Leon is based in Innsbruck in Austria, and Russell is in Cardiff, Wales. We chatted about our coping strategies, […]

Rob Watson Media Podcast 006 – December in Leicester

15th December 2019 Rob Watson 0

I’ve spent more time this week wandering around Leicester city centre, watching people and looking for sounds and images. I’ve put together a music playlist from the tracks that I’ve been hearing while I’ve been out and about. The weather has been cold, and the short days make everything look gloomy. I’m not a winter […]

Rob Watson Media Podcast 005 – Wandering Around Leicester in December

6th December 2019 Rob Watson 0

I’ve put together a podcast with some sounds I’ve collected in Leicester, and a mix of some music I’ve been listening to over the last couple of day. Tracklist: The Chemical Brothers – Born in the Echoes Harold Budd & Robin Guthrie – Turn Off the Sun The Chemical Brothers – Snow Stereolab – The […]

Rob Watson Media Podcast 004 – Impressions and Sounds Bangkok

17th November 2019 Rob Watson 0

I’ve just been mooching around the centre of Bangkok for the last couple of days, and while I walk about I’m wearing noise cancelling headphones and listening to music. The constant rumble of traffic is very difficult to escape from, and occasionally I’ve been able to find a location or a route that is away […]

Rob Watson Media Podcast 003 – Mooching Around Bangkok

12th November 2019 Rob Watson 0

I’ve been in Bangkok for over a week now, and I’m starting to feel that I am making sense of the place to a limited degree. I’ve put together some tracks and some rambling observations on my time here so far. Penelope Isles – Round Pink Floyd – The Dogs of War John Lennon – […]

Rob Watson Media Podcast 002 – Arriving in Thailand

5th November 2019 Rob Watson 0

I’ve been in Bangkok for a couple of days now, and I wanted to stay out of the heat in the afternoon, so I’ve put together a podcast with some thoughts and a few tracks. I’ve recorded it in the apartment I’m staying in, so the audio quality isn’t great. I actually used my phone […]

Rob Watson Podcast 001 – Test, Testing, Testing…

27th October 2019 Rob Watson 0

It’s a while since I’ve done a music podcast, and I’m banging this out just to test the new and upgraded website. The hardest thing is to get all of the subsiduary links and connections working, and iTunes Podcast Conneect is not the easiest thing to use. That said, the music in this podcast includes […]