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Locally based Mary Smith the prize winning poet, writer and freelance journalist has been nominated for the “Peoples Book Prize” for ” Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni” – The real story of Afghan women. “Friday Magazine Show” Presenter, Kath Lord-Green (who is reading the book) interviewed Mary on today’s show (7th Dec) just after Mary heard of […]

This Friday, Kath Lord-Green talks “Earth” with award winning Poet John Hudson. This new collection focuses on the ways in which our lives find meaning in the context of the natural world. This poignant and often brutally real collection will find interest amongst students, academics, nature lovers and those with a fascination for the world […]

Garry Gossip is joining Kath Lord-Green on her Friday Magazine Show to announce exciting new plans for the follow up to the hugely successful “Made in Dumfries” Event in August. There will be the live announcement, fun and chat after 12 noon  as well as great, music, a DVD review, ‘What’s On’  information and the […]

Actor and now turned debut novelist Maggie Reid has produced a teen fiction stunner that will be launched next Saturday in Dumfries. Thanks to BDS Ltd for setting us up with the creator of the feisty Marta Zeigler for this weeks interview. Maggie is on air at 1.30pm…don’t miss it!  

This Friday Kath Lord-Green will be joined on the phone during the Friday Magazine Show by organisers of the popular Tough Mudder competition. The Tough Mudder is an international event which is taking place this weekend at Drumlanrig Castle, the event is an assault course designed by the Special Forces and, as noted on their […]

Get another chance to hear the review with Hugh McMillan, local Poet with a worldwide reputation. Join Cameron Murray for the Friday Magazine show around 1.30pm and hear Hugh talk about his work and why Dumfries and Galloway is a great place for a writer. 

  This month’s edition of “Your Business” with Kath Lord-Green looks at Mumpreneurs.With more and more Mums wanting family and career, you do have both.  There is help out there as Kath finds out.  One of Kath’s guests is Heather Bestel from Wigtown.  Find out more about Heather at If you are a Mum and […]

Many thanks to BDS for a fabulous interview.  Dumfries and Galloway has excellent local authors and Cathy certainly talks to the young generation with a string of very successful novels.  You can check out Cathy’s website at Listen again as Cathy speaks to Alive’s Fiona Blackwood all about her books, what make her begin writing, […]

Do you want to know  what’s in store for tomorrow’s Daytime show with Ali Donowho and Lee Medd? We can tell you that it’s going to be in keeping with the Jubilee Spirit, with music from the best of British – but for more information you can check out this interview that Kevin Rennie did […]

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