The Rissington Podcast

The Rissington Podcast

www.rissingtonpodcast.co.uk
Gardeners’ question time for the web


21 - Housekeeping & warming up after a 10 year break
Sep 23 • 45 min
10 years of housekeeping is discussed, whilst John OK fails to concentrate on anything but the recording process and practicing his heavy breathing routine. Fortunately Mr. Hicks holds it all together, consummate professional that he is. That is right…
2019 - Preflight checks
Sep 11 • 1 min
Jon Hicks and John Oxton-King, broadcasting from deep inside the Cotswolds, UK. Think of this as a web-geek version of Gardeners Question Time. We also have regular(ish) spots such as typeface of the 'week', UX techniques we like and any geek/technology…
20
Feb 25, 2009 • 63 min
Stupidly, we recorded this one when we were both knackered, and it shows. It’s the longest we’ve done yet, and we’ve had to edit it to within an inch of it’s life to make it vaguely listenable! Anyway, for better or for worse, here’s episode 20!…
19 - The Xmas Special
Dec 21, 2008 • 79 min
We wish you a merry festive period and a satisfactorily refreshing New Year. Can you spot all 3 subtle earworms in this podcast? Linky-poos Letter from the Welsh Space Agency The Shorty Awards John’s somewhat ancient photo gallery template Clientcopia Mr…
18
Dec 11, 2008 • 61 min
After the 3rd recording attempt, we’ve sorted out our recording problems, and we’re back with a backlog-clearing, hour long marathon! Loads of links below, first however, we need to post the information from Steve Marshall regarding location of servers:…
17
Sep 18, 2008 • 30 min
Recorded on the 7th July, and finally edited and released! Hopefully, we’ll record a new one next week… Housekeeping Linkage Ben Ward, now residing in our office The Kate Bolin The Daily Chegwin DropBox which we absolutely adore! Questions Linkage Shorpy,…
16
Sep 1, 2008 • 42 min
“Earworms” Summer break is over and we’ve finally had a chance to edit a show recorded back in June! We were blessed with plenty of flying aircraft noise in this episode, so it all sounds nice and authentic. Also I forgot to do the levels on this one, but…
15
Jul 4, 2008 • 42 min
The one where we meet “The One They Call Fido Gesiwuj” Link Poos Comics we read: Eagle. Domain registars mentioned: 123 Reg The Star Wars Lego walkthrough The brilliant Alarm will sound covering the Aphex Twin Our Last.FM accounts: Hicksdesign John…
14
Jun 17, 2008 • 35 min
Comin’ atch from the ‘wolds! This episodes Linky Poos Not many linkys this week – there more abstract concepts than usual. asv_tumblog plugin for Textpattern Chryp, the lightweight blogging engine. We use Levelator and put together in Garageband. Stinking…
13
Jun 9, 2008 • 41 min
The episode in which we give you space for reflection. This episode’s linky-poos: Sender of the stickers The Fawcett Inn Tea Cosy, Teamrooms Tony Hart Take Hart The amazing adventures of Morph (youTube) Upper Rissington RAF Little Rissington DOM scripting…
12
May 29, 2008 • 41 min
Being the episode where all 4 of us in Team Rissington share 2 mics. We also implement a swear-box, with donations going to our breakfast baps and Quake Aid Casserole. The Linky-Poos! Finding the central meeting point of several addresses on a map…
11
May 21, 2008 • 34 min
The Texpattern appreciation episode or, if you prefer, the diss Paul Boag episode. Link-Poos: Bite Size Standards Elbow Textpattern Hicksmade.com Unlimited Custom Fields plugin for Textpatterm Unlimited Categories plugin for Textpattern TextCommerce…
10
May 15, 2008 • 36 min
The outtakes are in episode. In an attempt to streamline the process and get more episodes out more often we are experimenting with no editing. We’ve also ditched the .m4a version for the time being, hurrah! This episode’s linky-poos: The ever useful…
9
May 9, 2008 • 35 min
Recorded weeks ago, but finally edited! This episodes link-poos: Made by Elephant Hicksmade made the felt tingy tings. Sam Brown is this Sam Brown. Firefox Crop Circle on Google Maps Death Star Canteen by Eddie Izzard, animated in Lego. Subversion Cheat…
8
Apr 1, 2008 • 42 min
This show was recorded back in February, but only now have we had the chance to edit it and get it out. This one features Mr Clayson more, which is a joy to behold. Shout Outs Alun Rowe, Mayor of Thame, for the lovely RAF books Cross stitch instructions…
7
Feb 14, 2008 • 41 min
The links for this week’s show include an interesting Gelaskins one of which is now stuck to John Oxton’s MacBook. Episode 8 will be a little while coming; we’re going to do it properly this time!
6
Jan 29, 2008 • 43 min
Relax, we’re still podcasting! Just because we don’t knock them out in our sleep like Mr Boag, doesn’t mean we’ve stopped. Quality not quantity folks! Anyway, herewith another broadcast from the Rissington HQ. This shows questions include: How do you…
5
Nov 30, 2007 • 38 min
Back at you with another questions-only episode. Also we have a new website n’shit, replete with desktop and iphone wallpaper of the 1940’s poster style site design. Questions answered this time around include “Lord of the Rings or Star Wars”,…
4
Nov 8, 2007 • 22 min
A quicker, slimmer, episode this month – no extras, just the questions! We’re busy working on a ‘proper’ Rissington Podcast site (as well as all the stuff that pays of course), so we’ll keep this post short. In the edit, we managed to remove the actual…
Three - The Radiohead (I wish I was) Special
Oct 19, 2007 • 33 min
With the imminent release tomorrow of ‘In Rainbows’, the new album by Radiohead, the Rissingtion Podcast hosts are too excited for words. Well, OK, we mananged a few of them – we ask just one question this week: “Discbox or Download?”. We recorded this…
2, the ‘difficult episode’
Oct 2, 2007 • 44 min
After a suprisingly successful week, reaching #3 in the iTunes Technology podcast chart, and #82 in the overall podcast chart, it’s safe to say the pressure is bloody on! Then there were the plaudits from that Mr Boag on his Podcast! So, here is the…
1
Sep 20, 2007 • 30 min
After the lovely warm reception to the Pilot Episode, we present the first ‘proper’ episode! It looks like we’re now committing ourselves to doing this! As well as the usual round of listeners questions (including The Rissington ‘underground hospital’ and…
2007 - The Pilot Episode
Sep 14, 2007 • 15 min
In the inaugural podcast, listeners questions come courtesy of members of a secret society founded in the 1920s, we attempt our first joke provided by the RAF, and the featured typeface is the elegant Mostra. It’s the first go, so be easy on us! If we…