Blueprint for Living - Separate stories podcast

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Blueprint for Living is a weekly rummage through the essential cultural ingredients - design, food, travel, gardens, fashion - for a good life.

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http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/blueprintforliving/
Description
Blueprint for Living is a weekly rummage through the essential cultural ingredients - design, food, travel, gardens, fashion - for a good life.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-12-15 13:51
last episode published
2018-12-15 10:06
publication frequency
1.14 days
Contributors
ABC Radio National author  
ABC Radio National owner  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
605
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
15.12.2018

Last Half Hour: Christmas

Tis the season! This year-end holiday gets the Blueprint for Living treatment.
ABC Radio National author
15.12.2018

Slow food in Italy

Colin Bissett went to Italy to frolic among Iranian rose buds, Ecuadorian cacao and Nigerian chili pepper.
ABC Radio National author
15.12.2018

The Places we Swim

From ocean pools to lakes, hot springs to gorges, we discover some of Australia's most exquisite swimming spots.
ABC Radio National author
15.12.2018

A history of Australia’s ‘Ideal Home’

Homes can be aspirational, places filled with happiness, but also sadness and frustration, but what makes the 'ideal home'?
ABC Radio National author
15.12.2018

Restaurant Menus and the Art of Persuasion

We all think ordering from a menu is a matter of choice but have you ever wondered how that choice is influenced?
ABC Radio National author
8.12.2018

Last Half Hour: Weather

From the impact of air conditioning on modern architecture, to the resilience of plants and fruit in wild weather, we explore the many ways in which weather shapes our lives.
ABC Radio National author
8.12.2018

Icons of Celebration: Celebration, Florida

The Celebration of Walt Disney World, a town that could be the happiest place on earth.
ABC Radio National author
8.12.2018

Truth, love and clean cutlery

A new kind of food guide to the world’s truly organic, sustainable and ethical restaurants.
ABC Radio National author
8.12.2018

Listening to plants

An exploration of the philosophical, ethical and political questions that emerge when we transcend human assumptions about plant consciousness.
ABC Radio National author
8.12.2018

Sense of Place: Fiona Wright, Cronulla

Fiona Wright takes us to Cronulla - an idyllic, fraught and complex kind of home.
ABC Radio National author
8.12.2018

The world of walls

Walls seem to be a hot topic at the moment. The Americans cannot stop talking about them, but where did these barriers begin?
ABC Radio National author
1.12.2018

Last Half Hour: Tokyo

From the outrageous street-styles of Harajuku to Le Corbusier's concrete legacy, we take you on a journey through the thrilling metropolis of Tokyo.
ABC Radio National author
1.12.2018

Icons of colour: Majorelle Garden

Think artists and gardens and your mind might go to Monet's famous garden at Giverny, but there may be another contender.
ABC Radio National author
1.12.2018

A culinary tour of Hawaii, from Poke to Shave Ice

Annie Hastwell travels to Hawaii and discovers two very different dishes that make Hawaiians feel at home
ABC Radio National author
1.12.2018

Get your head around expiration dates

"Honey, can you sniff this." Understanding expiration dates can keep you healthy and reduce food waste.
ABC Radio National author
1.12.2018

A people's history of architecture

One of the largest undertakings in historic preservation is taking place today - not through any large institution but where you'd least expect it.
ABC Radio National author
1.12.2018

Evolution in the city

Charles Darwin may have had it wrong when it comes to the speed of evolution in cities.
ABC Radio National author
23.11.2018

Last Half Hour: Comfort

Put on your ugg boots and your onesie, wrap yourself up in a cocoon, and cup your mug of insularity tight to the chest while we take you to a very safe space.
ABC Radio National author
23.11.2018

Finding calm in an urban sanctuary

Where do you go to escape the hustle and bustle of your urban existence?
ABC Radio National author
23.11.2018

Exploring the history and wine of the Hunter Valley

The Hunter Valley is not an ideal place to plant a vineyard, so how did this region become one of Australia's best?
ABC Radio National author
23.11.2018

Sense of Place: Jock Serong, Flinders Island

The island off an island, off an island that has a storied history and happy memories for Jock Serong.
ABC Radio National author
23.11.2018

Travels with Freud

What can the founder of psychoanalysis teach us about the relationship between desire, freedom and travel?
ABC Radio National author
23.11.2018

There goes our neighbourhood

When politicians and property developers threaten to transform Sydney's Waterloo, locals fight back with an ambitious artwork.
ABC Radio National author
16.11.2018

Last Half Hour: Pellegrini's

'A home away from home' - the story of an iconic cafe at the heart of a city.
ABC Radio National author
16.11.2018

Icons of colour: Sonia Delaunay

Sonia Delaunay's love of colour was so strong she founded an art movement.
ABC Radio National author
16.11.2018

The creativity of cooking for one

There's more to cooking for one than scoffing half a tub of ice cream under a duvet, bingeing season seventeen of trash TV.
ABC Radio National author
16.11.2018

Unsettling food politics

What would a more just, resolved and sustainable food future look like?
ABC Radio National author
16.11.2018

Last Meal: Anne Summers

Meal time: it's a time for passionate conversation and hearty debate - perhaps even more so if it's your last.
ABC Radio National author
16.11.2018

Fewer, Better Things

People are trained to want the things, but what would happen to our mindsets if we opted for less?
ABC Radio National author
9.11.2018

Last Half Hour: Blades

Explore the everyday blades, from the kitchen to the bathroom all the way to the MCG.
ABC Radio National author
9.11.2018

Icons of colour: tartan

A powerful symbol of colour and an enduring icon of rebellion.
ABC Radio National author
9.11.2018

Reinventing Burgundy’s 177-year-old crème de cassis

A journey into the heart of France’s Burgundy region to discover the essence of crème de cassis and a few modern cocktail reinterpretations as well.
ABC Radio National author
9.11.2018

The getting of garlic

The history of the transformative effect of garlic on global food culture.
ABC Radio National author
9.11.2018

En Route

A counter-cultural defence of meandering, digressing and getting lost.
ABC Radio National author
9.11.2018

Sinking cities

The threat to cities from rising sea levels is increasing so how prepared are our urban centres for the impending floods?
ABC Radio National author
2.11.2018

Last Half Hour: Fame

From starchitects to celebrity chefs to global fashion designers, we explore how fame has shaped our world.
ABC Radio National author
2.11.2018

Iconic designs: Moka espresso maker

Along with the Ferrari and Vespa, the Bialetti Moka stovetop espresso maker is instantly identifiable as an Italian design classic.
ABC Radio National author
2.11.2018

For the love of tomatoes

Everything you ever wanted to know about tomatoes – from how to grow your own heirlooms to how to make the best panzanella.
ABC Radio National author
2.11.2018

Finding wanderlust on the world’s hidden tracks

Grab your pack and go, Cam Honan has some thoughts on where in the world you should go and how much you should pack.
ABC Radio National author
2.11.2018

Canberra: design mecca?

We take an architectural tour of Canberra and pay homage to Enrico Taglietti.
ABC Radio National author
2.11.2018

Riffing in the kitchen: cooking the lateral way

Author Niki Segnit wants to free you from the chains of recipes and arm you with the tools and base recipes to laterally cook your way to taste sensations.
ABC Radio National author
26.10.2018

Last Half Hour: Veins

Veins are everywhere, helping the world have functional transport, healthy plants, and stinky cheese.
ABC Radio National author
26.10.2018

Burning Love

From a mass gathering of roast beast lovers to a small family Argentinian asado (that's barbeque).
ABC Radio National author
26.10.2018

Last Meal: Robyn Williams

Our last meal series continues with veteran broadcaster Robyn Williams, who opts for a three-course feast.
ABC Radio National author
26.10.2018

The Dark Origins of the Aperol Spritz

A history lesson in the creation of a favourite summer beverage.
ABC Radio National author
26.10.2018

Palaces for the People

Could social infrastructure be key to bridging social divides, rehabilitating communities and safeguarding democracy?
ABC Radio National author
19.10.2018

Last Half Hour: Naples

In Napoli beside the sea, under the dormant eye of Mt. Vesuvius, a bustling hub of culture awaits.
ABC Radio National author
19.10.2018

Icons of Duality: Kaidan Tansu

The Japanese step-chest: multifunctional and aesthetically pleasing.
ABC Radio National author
19.10.2018

The fish wars are coming

Something fishy is happening with the world's finite resources.
ABC Radio National author
19.10.2018

Sense of Place: Ben Shewry, New Zealand

The renowned chef and restaurateur takes us back to his childhood home.
ABC Radio National author