John Hunt’s new novel, ‘You Never Really Know’, has been described as one that is “filled with warm humour and serves up a double shot of pathos as it moves from playful satire to true tragedy, whilst examining the inner workings of power.” He chats to Gareth about how life has been for him over the past year, and shares his writing process with us.

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12.04.21 Pt 2 - Siya explains why it’s a bit of a red flag if you enjoy rewatching the same series. Are you looking for something to add to your reading collection? John Hunt, an advertising legend and author, joins the team to speak about his latest book. Leigh-Ann then shares the age that you’re most likely to be the happiest.

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Timothy Maurice speaks to Dr Ethan Kross about managing and regulating the voice in your head. Dr Kross is one of the world’s leading experts on controlling the conscious mind. An award-winning professor at the University of Michigan and Ross School of Business, he’s a neuroscientist and the director of the Emotion & Self Control Laboratory... as well as the author of an exciting book called ‘Chatter - The Voice in our Head and How to Harness it’. Together they explore why the brain produces the voice in your head, and the tools of calming and regulating that voice in order to have more self control.

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22.02.21 Pt 2 - In his quest for living in the moment, Siya recently got a piercing and is now having trouble sleep. Would you spend R8,000 on a bottle of wine? Author Nicky Rowbotham then shares a few useful tips on how we can deal with stress better.

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It’s one thing being locked down for a virus... but imagine being locked up by Al-Qaeda for six years while travelling through Africa? Gareth Cliff speaks to Al-Qaeda hostage survivor, Stephen McGown.

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Timothy Maurice speaks with international author Kate Emmerson. Kate is the author of 'Clear Your Clutter', and she shares four inspiring tips to help you clear mental and physical clutter to equip you to overcome procrastination, feel more at peace, shift your life in the direction of your heart’s desires and ultimately, to become more focused as you build your personal and professional influence strategy.

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Blind History has spanned centuries of incredible people and events. We’ve marvelled at the heroic efforts of titans, and could scarcely believe the evil of some of history’s villains. But, good or bad, they’ve all helped shape the world in which we live. And someone who helped to bring these stories to life is Simon Sebag Montefiore: an award-winning author, academic and historian whose writings not only provided research material for some of the episodes, but whose love of history is an inspiration to Blind History hosts, Gareth Cliff and Anthony Mederer.

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24.11.20 Pt 2 - Which words are the most offensive? If you breathe on someone in 2020 it could possibly be considered chemical warfare, so be careful. If your father was to be killed by your warlord uncle, who would you ask for help? Author and board game inventor Khethiwe Zulu joins us to talk about how she intends to make history fun for one and all. Blind History returns, featuring a man who brought a Russian dynasty to its knees - Grigori Rasputin.

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With the advent of Covid-19, most of the world has had a sharp response to external factors, but what are the controllable factors which we have ignored for far too long? Though jobs have been lost en masse, is there any hope for the global citizenry as we leave the pandemic behind? What is the difference between complex and complicated modes of economic activity? Should we still have a desire to go back to what we once considered 'normal'? John's new book is called 'FutureNEXT' and is available now.

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14.08.20 Pt 2 - Level 2 is on the way, but it comes with a few creases. If we're going to be out in public, maybe dancing girls in nightclubs have the solution. Is there anything as cold as a whore's heart? Only methheads don't answer calls... put the pipe down and pick up the phone! Irony is when a drunkard bans drinking. 'Sibongile Money' is not smart enough to be a criminal.

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