Articles

Call for articles on winter festivals, traditions, and magic!

Meran-Merano Christmas Market, Krampuslauf 2011 The winter season is closely upon us and what better way to celebrate than through the sharing of stories, folklore, and magic. From now until February, the Coffee & Cocktails® Podcast is doing a call for short articles focusing on winter festivals, celebrations, and traditions. If you have a topic… Continue reading Call for articles on winter festivals, traditions, and magic!

Articles

That time they told me I had a stammer in Italian, so I thought I would speak three other languages

By Giada Perini I was about eight years old when the first signs of my stammer started to show. I remember clearly  being able to read out loud in front of all my classmates with no problem at all, and then one day, for no clear reason, things started to become difficult. My reading was… Continue reading That time they told me I had a stammer in Italian, so I thought I would speak three other languages

Workshops

Podcast Production Workshop now available!

Coffee & Cocktails now has it’s first of three workshops available on Podcast Production, focusing on the creative side of podcasting: script writing, networking, how to look for good pitches, and much more. If you’d like to attend our next workshop on the tech side of podcast production on Saturday, December 12th at 2pm GMT… Continue reading Podcast Production Workshop now available!

Articles

‘What else could I possibly do?’ – Careers, Coaching and Values

Dr Julie Scanlon ‘You are a highly skilled professional – you can do anything you want to do’. This was the declaration one of my good friends made to her husband when she got home from work one day, looking him in the eye as she did so. She was repeating a statement I had… Continue reading ‘What else could I possibly do?’ – Careers, Coaching and Values

Guest Lectures

Three-part course on Dante, by Dr Kristin Stasiowski

September's guest lecture on Dante (and self-help) with Dr Kristin Stasiowski has now turned into a three-part series. This is a course separate from Coffee & Cocktails, but one that we strongly encourage those interested in Dante and the Italian Renaissance to attend. Dr Stasiowski's has an incredible gift for speaking and is one of… Continue reading Three-part course on Dante, by Dr Kristin Stasiowski

Articles

Making the most of challenging situations: the story of the Wellness Theatre

Dear reader, I am Giulia Buvoli and I am a performer. My journey started as a theatre lover but evolved into that of a theatre maker in 2007. My passion for teaching led me to find the Wellness Theatre in 2012. Below is the story behind what led to the creation of the Wellness Theatre… Continue reading Making the most of challenging situations: the story of the Wellness Theatre

Episodes

Episode 21: Inspiring Women: Mary McIntyre FRAS

Our new series is up and running! Come have a drink with us as Dr Ann Wand sits down with Mary McIntyre FRAS over a glass of Malbec to discuss the fascinating world of astronomy, astro-photography, and life on other planets. https://soundcloud.com/coffeeandcocktails/episode-21-inspiring-women-mary-mcintyre?fbclid=IwAR0LRFslHVJyrmG8O-K-OT8SyIMqoiHbFuya6FBKrAvOs2-zyPPoyxrC8VM

Guest Lectures

New Podcast Series- Inspiring Women- with Astro-Photographer, Mary McIntyre

We're pleased to announce our new series, 'Inspiring Women' starting this month, and what better way to begin then with incredible astro-photographer, speaker, and writer, Mary McIntyre?  Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, Mary will be giving an additional short talk on 'Shadows in Space & the Stories They Tell' on Saturday, October 24th at… Continue reading New Podcast Series- Inspiring Women- with Astro-Photographer, Mary McIntyre

C&C announcement, education, Guest Lectures

Guest lecture: Discovering your talents during times of crisis

On Saturday I had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr Kristin Stasiowski of Kent State University, who wowed us with her presentation, or what she refers to as a 'Dante self-help' guide for our Patrons of the Coffee & Cocktails® Podcast. This creative approach to exploring the job hunt for academics and industry professionals is… Continue reading Guest lecture: Discovering your talents during times of crisis

C&C announcement, Careers, Guest Lectures

Sign up for Guest Lecture on ‘Discovering talents during times of crisis’

For those who enjoyed last week's episode on 'Turning Negatives into Positives', Dr Kristin Stasiowski will be doing a follow-up guest lecture on Saturday, September 19th at 4pm BST on 'Discovering our talents during times of crisis'. This live online 20 min lecture (followed by a 10 min Q&A) will be a great discussion for those who… Continue reading Sign up for Guest Lecture on ‘Discovering talents during times of crisis’