The Sound Kitchen takes a mid-winter break

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Susan Owensby is out shopping for fresh ingredients for the 2012 Sound Kitchen, as the show takes a mid-winter break.


Hello everyone!

Won’t you help me with some Sound Kitchen shopping? You can send the perfect ingredients … your essays! Sit down and write up an essay for us all …

Tell us about your most memorable moment, or about your unsung hero – who in your community is doing good things, and trying to make the world a better place? Spend some quiet time reflecting on what you believe … what are the principles that guide your life? What have you found to be true from your very own personal experience?

Write it down … the “This I Believe” essay contest is going strong! Send in your mini book reviews, your musical requests, your secret “guilty” pleasure (mine’s chocolate!), your tricks for remembering things, your favourite quotations and proverbs … describe your local festivals, or your radio club’s activities … or whatever you happen to be thinking about and want to share.

The Sound Kitchen is only fun if you are a part of it. Be sure to include a phone number where I can reach you, so you can share your thoughts with other Sound Kitchen listeners around the world.


Send your ideas to:

Susan Owensby
RFI – The Sound Kitchen
BP 9516
75016 Paris


Happy Holidays to you all, and talk to you in early January, when the Sound Kitchen takes up right where it left off, with the winners of the question about the Greek prime minister’s surprise. Rendez-vous Saturday 7 January, at 5:16 universal time for the quiz winners and on Sunday 8 January at 4:22, 5:52, and 7:22 universal time for the quiz question.

All the best,



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