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#1942 Patricia – Part I

Sometimes fate brings the right people together, in the right place, at the right time. And then there’s the near-misses. What happens when the stars don’t align?

A scripted drama based on a collection of bugged phone calls – Patricia is the story of two people meeting at a tragically inopportune time, told through overheard phone conversations.

#1941 Pleasure And Pain

One person’s idea of a good time is another person’s idea of torture. Some enjoy waiting in line at the airport, some like to be covered from head to toe in clothes pegs by a woman in a g-string and corset. Whatever floats your boat, right?

#1940 Filling in the Blanks

True stories rarely end with everything tied up in a neat little package. These are stories of people trying to fix their own personal plot holes.

#1939 We Need To Talk

There’s an elephant in the room. It’s lonely and terrified of the knowledge that one day it will die. Let’s talk about it.

#1937 People Readers

This episode is all about reading people—reading their mannerisms, picking up on social cues, trying to glean what a person is really like through observation. We have an expert in reading sexual energy and an artist undertaking an observational experiment which leads them to discover, for the first time, all the strange and unique behaviours of the people closest to them.

#1936 Things I Cannot Change

This week, stories about the ways we deal with loss. Whether it’s suddenly losing your hair, or the death of your beloved pet dog.

#1935 Meet Cute

These days a lot of people are finding love on dating apps. They don’t often find it down the end of a two-way radio, while on a road trip around the country.

In this episode, stories of people finding love where they least expect it.

#1934 Runs in the Family

It’s often not until we look back as adults that we recognise the passions we’ve inherited from our parents.

This week, Gina traces her lifelong love of cars back to the father she lost as a child, and Renee tries her best to nurture the creativity in her own children.

#1931 Featuring: Or It Didn’t Happen

Stories from FBi Radio’s fiction podcast ‘Or It Didn’t Happen’. Some are true, some are false. It’s up to you to figure out which is which.

#1930 Show Me Your Scars

This week, our contributors are sharing the most intimate and vulnerable parts of themselves. The parts we often keep to ourselves, because they feel too sensitive, too embarrasing, or too dark to bring up.

#1929 Disorganised Crime

An innocent mistake can often snowball into a total disaster. For the people in these stories, that snowball rolls them straight into the world of organised crime.

#1921 Oh The Places You’ll Go

#1921 Oh The Places You’ll Go

The philosopher, Dr Seuss, wrote: “step with care and great tact and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act. Just never forget to be dexterous and deft. And never mix up your right foot with your left.” Let’s go for a walk. 

#1920 The Looking Glass

#1920 The Looking Glass

All of us care about how other people see us, in some way. And we worry that there’s a gap between what people think about us and how we see ourselves. Dating is one of those situations where we second guess what someone is thinking. Fever Diagnosis by Bernadette...

#1919 Time Capsule

#1919 Time Capsule

We all know Facebook wants our attention. There's a reason why the notifications are red. This is a story about a Facebook notification. It was a post from someone Stephen once knew -- 27 years ago. 'The only hole in my life' by Carey Scheer Music: Back in Black by...

#1918 What keeps me up

#1918 What keeps me up

There are nightmares about teeth and tricky interpersonal situations. Our first story is about both of these things. Stay up with us, as we toss and turn in the middle of the night. Mouthfeel by Jared Richards It was an accident when Jared first used his housemate’s...

#1917 Force of Habit

#1917 Force of Habit

Yeah, you probably shouldn't bite your fingernails. But other habits have higher stakes. These are the habits that take up our time and our money. Bitcoin or big con by Toby Halligan Toby made a significant investment. He lucked in, when he forgot about it....

#1916 Lost It

#1916 Lost It

Hang out with us in lost property. There's a hoodie with a hole, a pair of headphones that don't work...and a broken heart. Wheels by Sarath Chandra Todd knows what it feels like to lose something. He also knows about starting out as an opera singer, and then pivoting...

#1915 Still Hungry

#1915 Still Hungry

Eating is very good for you, so we're serving a second course of our potluck. Dig in as we feast around the world. Allergies by Danni Stewart The things you love can also hurt you the most. Same goes for Danni and the food she loves. Supervising Producer: Erin Dick...

#1914 Let’s Eat

#1914 Let’s Eat

Come and join our potluck. We hope you like our cooking. For sure, we'll embrace your culinary skills too. Dark Cherry, Limestone and Meat by Eugenia Zoubtchenko Take a seat at the table. Can we offer you a glass of wine? Music: 'Corkscrew' by Oren Ambarchi Avocado by...

#1913 In Two Minds

#1913 In Two Minds

Everyone makes decisions -- whether they be trivial or significant. It would be a very good decision to listen to this episode, friends. Hobby Failures by Megan Whitfield From reading novels to running marathons, everyone has a hobby that they love. But sometimes your...