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Richard Jones

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A Natural History of Insects in 100 Limericks with Richard Jones (010)

2 Million Blossoms - The Podcast

Richard Jones, an entomologist and writer who has penned a delightful and ridiculous volume of 100 limericks. A Natural History of Insects in 100 Limericks is illustrated by Richard’s son Calvin and right below the limerick is a wonderful paragraph introducing the subject’s quirky personality and biology. In this podcast, Kirsten talks with Richard about the different insects and their limericks. Richard explains how he uses the comical nature of limericks to help explain some of the quirky behaviors of insects. The book has been deemed “An addictive and jolly read.” Pollination expert Jeff Ollerton, who has also been a guest on this show, called it “Entertaining and educational in equal measure.” Listen today! Learn more about the 2 Million Blossoms and about protecting our pollinators at: https://www.2millionblossoms.com/ ___ We welcome Betterbee as sponsor of today's episode. BetterBee’s mission is to support every beekeeper with excellent customer service, continued education and quality equipment. From their colorful and informative catalog to their support of beekeeper educational activities, including this podcast series, BetterBee truly is Beekeepers Serving Beekeepers. See for yourself at www.betterbee.com ____ Music: Original 2 Million Blossoms Theme, by Oscar Morante / Mooi Studios. Guitar music by Jeffrey Ott 2 Million Blossoms - The Podcast is a joint audio production of Protect Our Pollinators, LLC and  Growing Planet Media, LLC


8 Jul 2021

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Richard Jones - BGT Champion

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From winning Britain’s Got Talent in 2016 to entertaining royalty, magician Richard Jones has performed for celebrities, the monarchy and everyone in-between. However, his favourite shows are a far cry from the Royal Variety Performance. Having joined the military in his teens, Richard continues to support the British Army through his magic act, by touring warzones and performing to troops. The guys talk winning BGT, making a surprise visit to Afghanistan to entertain the troops, falling off a stage, pulling Prince William on stage to help with a trick plus being part of the Queens Birthday Parade.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/stevelegguk)


27 Jun 2021

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EP93- Richard Jones| Magic

Secure The Insecure

Hello and welcome to Secure The Insecure hosted by Johnny Seifert.On Episode 93 you will hear from Britain's Got Talent winner and magician, Lance Corporal Richard Jones who opens up the conversation about happiness when it comes to performing magic and the nostalgic memory that is created from watching magic tricks.If you would like to watch Richard on his tour visit his website: http://www.richardjonesmagic.co.ukIf you want to get in contact with us we are on Instagram @securetheinsecurepodcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


25 Jun 2021

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Talking With Our Father | Richard Jones | 20/06/21 | Online

Living Rock Podcast

We look again at how Jesus taught us to pray. Let’s consider again what we can learn about talking with our Heavenly Father.


21 Jun 2021

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From their Kitchen Disco Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Richard Jones Discuss Combining their Music Careers with Feeding their Five Sons

The Filling with Anna Barnett

EPISODE SYNOPSISMusical husband and wife duo, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Richard Jones, sit down in their London homewith The Filling host Anna Barnett to chat about how they met and Sophie’s chat-up lines, theimportance of music in their lives and how to feed a family of 7 during lockdown. Here’s a clue: lotsof cereal and lots of milk. Also on the table are Sophie on Strictly, falling over on stage, and fallingpregnant 6 weeks into dating.EPISODE NOTES06:30 – 08:30) Ever wondered what breakfast time looks like for a house of 7 including 5boys? Listen here to get the full picture.21:00 – 23:00) Here Sophie and Richard talk about how they met and Sophie’s nowinfamous first chat-up line.25:10 – 28:45) Music played a big role in Sophie’s childhood, but can you guess her first gigat the age of 8? Prog rock anyone?34:40 – 38:00) Here Sophie talks candidly about her first band before going solo, and herbig break. Can Groovejet really be 21 years old?41:30 – 48:00) The Feeling were turned down by many record companies before landingtheir deal. Richard here discusses the origins of the band and how they craft their songs.01:12:30 – 01:15:00) Sophie was a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing in 2013 and here sherecounts her time on the show. Find out if she and Richard continue to waltz around the kitchen.TOP QUOTES“Chicken soup and garlic bread? That’s the worst combination ever.” Sophie requoting one of herchildren.“When we and the 5 kids are all eating the same thing at the same time – that’s success.” Richard“We have children who don’t like jacket potatoes; how annoying is that?” Sophie“We have personality types that are complimentary, not competitive.” Richard“He got worryingly into golf in his 20’s, so I bought him flying lessons.” SophieRESOURCESwww.sophieellisbextor.netwww.thefeeling.comwww.eataly.comABOUT THE GUESTSSophie Ellis-Bextor is an English singer, songwriter and model. She first came to prominence in thelate 1990s, as the lead singer of the indie rock band Theaudience. After the group disbanded, Ellis-Bextor went solo, achieving success in the early 2000s. Richard Jones is a British music producer,songwriter, bass guitar player and founding member of the British rock band The Feeling. Career.Jones attended the BRIT School in Croydon. Richard and Sophie have 5 sons and live in London.Instagram: @sophieellisbextorInstagram: @ richardjonesface

1hr 28mins

23 May 2021

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Numbers: Strength in Numbers | Richard Jones | 09/05/21 | Online

Living Rock Podcast

We look back over our time in the book of Numbers and consider what God has been speaking to us around: His plan and purpose for us, His process of purification in us, and His perfect provision for us. We look at how this propels us forward together with strength in numbers!


10 May 2021

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Sour & SaaS - Season 3 Episode 9 - with CMO at Cheetah Digital, Richard Jones

Sour & SaaS

It's time to break down real SaaS marketing problems - with a sour twist. Garrett Mehrguth interviews marketing leaders from around the world while they're challenged to get their words out - puckering with sour candy/food they consume throughout their conversation.Guest: CMO at Cheetah Digital, Richard Jones!

1hr 10mins

29 Apr 2021

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Richard Jones live @ the Resilience & Regeneration Roadshow

The Overview Effect with James Perrin

This conversation was recorded live, in Bangalow, as the third of five live interviews as part of Resilient Byron and Renew Fest's ‘Resilience & Regeneration Roadshow’ These are community forums in villages around the Byron Shire bringing people together to discuss and action how we can create resilient communities. I was so grateful to have had the chance to sit in live conversation with Richard Jones who, back in the 70s wanted to make and sell ceramics at the markets but, by his own admission “kept getting side-tracked” Those side-tracks included supporting major environmental campaigns, helping to establish Friends of the Earth Australia and Greenpeace Australia, and THEN serving in the NSW parliament for 15 years, often holding the balance of power on the cross bench and using it to negotiate to save old growth forests, create new marine parks, and protect Aboriginal rights. Some side track! Richard is an absolute joy to speak with, and you can’t help but smile listening to his bubbly enthusiasm. But his quirky nature has meant that during his time in politics he was often chastised as a 'pot smoking nudist'… (I don’t know about you but a pot smoking nudist seems way more relatable than most politicians we see these days!) Richard and I talk about his trips to inner space (literally, his acid trips), his reflections on politics and using his position of influence for good, and what he wants to see to create resilient communities in our local regions. Importantly, he talks about how we need to change our expectations… for example how is it that one person can own a huge block of land and do nothing with it, or expect to rent it out at a massive price? What if we use our land resources for appropriate housing or small scale agriculture, creating opportunities for agricultural jobs for young people and local food production, whilst also helping to address the issues of housing security and isolation? Richard’s zest for life is infectious, and I think you’ll really enjoy hearing his perspectives and reflections on life. You’ll also be pleased to know that Richard now has come full circle and makes and sells ceramics at the markets, under the banner Rainforest Ceramics, with a portion of all sales going to rainforest conservation. Please enjoy this conversation from the Bangalow leg of the Resilience & Regeneration Roadshow, with Richard Jones.


31 Mar 2021

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Numbers: Distinct, Blessed, Powerful...That's US! | Richard Jones | 21/02/21 | Online

Living Rock Podcast

We turn to Numbers 22-24 and read from the prophecy of Balaam the glory and wonder of the church of Jesus Christ…that’s US!


21 Feb 2021

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18:Winning BGT as a Military Illusionist - Richard Jones

The Mystery Behind Magic

Richard Jones, the winner of BGT, came on our podcast today to talk about his experiences performing to his military colleagues, and then eventually going on to BGT. He shares his amazing stories with us, but also really helpful pieces of advice on how to get on BGT! Richard's story is quite amazing as most people start magic when they are little, however, he only started when he was 20 years old and won Britains got talent 16 years later! Before that, however, he was performing magic in the military!  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Email: hello@the.mystery.behind.magic.co.uk Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.mystery.behind.magic/ ------------------------------------------------------------------   ------------------------------------------------------------------ Personal Instagram’s Csanád: https://www.instagram.com/csanad.kiss/ Robbie: https://www.instagram.com/robbie_stevens_/ Robbie’s YouTube Robbie Stevens


7 Feb 2021