The music concept for this week is cool sounds for hot water or smooth tunes for soaking or whatever most makes you think of host Charles Adrian singing along to soul singers like Aretha Franklin and Otis Redding in his warm winter-time bath. The books, meanwhile, are a glorious mixed bag, taking us from 1980’s childcare back to 1930’s housekeeping via Cathar history and ancient Arabic teaching on lesbianism.
The Glory Of The Perfumed Garden by Shaykh Nafwazi is also discussed in Page One 147.
Diary Of A Provincial Lady by E.M. Delafield is also discussed in Page One 126.
This episode was recorded at the Wilton Way Café for London Fields Radio, which you can find out more about here.
You can listen to this episode on Mixcloud here.
Episode released: 29th January, 2013.
You And Your New Baby by Dr Miriam Stoppard
The Perfect Heresy by Stephen O’Shea
The Glory Of The Perfumed Garden by Shaykh Nafwazi (trans. H.E.J.)
Diary Of A Provincial Lady by E.M. Delafield