the airing cupboard's extraordinary stories of ordinary people

the airing cupboard's extraordinary stories of ordinary people

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Because some of us have a thirst for wonder and connection… The airing cupboard podcast is a curation of short true-life stories. Tune in, get comfy, listen, and let Zoé tell you a story and take you into the lives of others; be reminded that the eve?


The Akubra hat
Aug 2 • 25 min
Set in the raw beauty of the Australian outback, this story is about a road trip, the red dirt, a chance encounter, an Akubra hat and is a reminder that we are all the architects of our own destinies…
The white plains of Siberia
Jul 18 • 16 min
Set between London and the white plains of Siberia on the edge of lake Baycal in the 1990’s this is a story about the biting wind, chapkas, a young Russian girl, a traveller from Europe and a name on a billboard in a London street…..
the handshake
Jul 4 • 21 min
Set in a small village in the Ardennes, spanning over two world wars, this story speaks about a man, his belief in humanity and the tacit promise of a handshake…
The red front door
Jun 21 • 21 min
This story is set in the North of England, where Mo’s sense of loss is interrupted by a girl with pink hair and green painted nails…—————Music: Hot October by Wood Spider from Free Music Archives Copyright: Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike…
The cufflinks
Jun 6 • 19 min
Span over six decades, this story speaks of a man, his slow journey from all to nothing, his love for patisseries and the realisation that love is the only currency…
The full circle
May 24 • 21 min
Set in Australia and spanning over 3 decades, this is a story of a man, a life well-lived and the sudden realisation that all goes full circle….
A long way home
May 12 • 27 min
Span over two decades, between London and Suffolk in England, this is a story about the roads a young woman travelled to get home….
The Chinese lanterns
Apr 29 • 22 min
Set in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this is a story about a chance encounter, a night spent drinking beers under the Chinese lanterns of China Town, a three years journey and the convergence of four destinies …
Under the kitchen table
Apr 15 • 20 min
Set in New South Wales, Australia, this is a story about a young family, a jacaranda tree, a kitchen table and learning the importance of letting go…
The blossom of a Japanese cherry tree
Mar 27 • 22 min
Here we go again. Series 2 starts with The blossom of the Japanese cherry tree. This story is personal to me, and it speaks about hope… On iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher …ect and on our website www.theairingcupboard.org————— Music: Hot October by Wood…
Mamma
Dec 23, 2019 • 27 min
A Christmas special…. this story tells of the love of a daughter for her mother, a notebook, Icelandic lullabies and the convergence of lives on a Christmas night.
On the Aegean wind
Nov 12, 2019 • 16 min
Set in the Cyclades Islands of Greece, this is a story about the love of a man for a woman across the continents, the blue seas, the wind and the convergence of their lives …
The tattoo
Oct 29, 2019 • 25 min
A journey into a young woman’s ancestry reveals unexpected tragedy, heart-warming surprises and harrowing secrets …
The girl with the bee earring
Oct 15, 2019 • 18 min
Set in London a few weeks ago, this story tells of a chance encounter on the underground and about those moments when the attention of a stranger makes the whole difference… -
An old man and his dog
Oct 1, 2019 • 16 min
Set in Glasgow in Scotland, this is a story about a friendship across generations between two men, loneliness and the devotion of a dog … -
The pink ribbons
Sep 17, 2019 • 20 min
Set in Tasmania, in the depths of the ancient forests, this is a love story about a chance meeting, the power of respect, and the long journey that brings a man towards a woman…
The three musketeers
Sep 3, 2019 • 17 min
Set in South-West France, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, this is a story about friendship, a pilgrimage route and the convergence of lives…
Ezekiel 5
Aug 20, 2019 • 13 min
A tender story of a man’s journey into discovery of what lies beneath the surface…
The bench under the big lime tree
Aug 6, 2019 • 23 min
Spanning over three decades in Paris, this is a story about mother–daughter relashionships, an affair and of course, love…
Home
Jul 23, 2019 • 16 min
Set in Cairo, Egypt, this is a story depicting the comforting and restorative effects that a home can have on one’s emotional well being…
The engagement ring
Jul 9, 2019 • 18 min
Set in the fifties, in Africa, this story recounts a child’s memory, a mesmerising couple and and engagement ring…
The big white cat
Jun 25, 2019 • 20 min
A short story about love, betrayal and a big white cat…
The painter and the orchestra
Jun 18, 2019 • 27 min
A story about an artist, a painting and an orchestra and about finding friendship in the strangest places when you need it most…
The Tuareg compass
Jun 11, 2019 • 17 min
A short story just and simply about love
The airing cupboard jingle
Jun 4, 2019 • 0 min
Just our podcast jingle
The little orange lady
Jun 4, 2019 • 18 min
A story about a train journey, a book and the convergence of lives.
Why the airing cupboard?
Jun 4, 2019 • 3 min
A short episode about the aim of the airing cupboard