A New Life in Mosquito City – part 35 – At Work

Mark and his boss, Frank, have a nice little chat at work. Do you ever chat with your boss at work? Read more »

A New Life in Mosquito City – Part 19 – The Richest Man in Mosquito City

On his first day of work as a newspaper journalist with the Mosquito Herald, Mark decides to interview the richest man in town: Peter Bestluck. Read more »

Have you been to Cuba?

The island of Cuba has a high literacy, an excellent medical system, and the people live a long time. Hear some Brits and an Australian talk about Cuba and their leader, Fidel Castro. Read more »

The Argentine Economy

Download audio file (argentine.mp3) at lu6fpj Australian Guy: How is the Argentinian economy now, like there was a crash a few years ago wasn’t there? Argentine Guy: The crash was in 2001 and after that I don’t know if you remember we had five presidents in three weeks. Australian Guy: […] Read more »

People and Places – The Swami 4 – The Same Thing

Download audio file (swami4.mp3) at Irp Swami: So you have the five senses. Mark: Mm. Mm.What is the relationship between Atman and Brahman? Swami: Brahman and Atman are the same thing. Mark: Mm. Swami: Brahman is the lingua franca… is the terminology for “the formless infinite” as described in the […] Read more »

Kirsten from Tasmania

Download audio file (kirsten.mp3) at Jonathon Ah Kit Mark: So Kirsten what part of Tasmania do you come from? Kirsten: I come from a place called Launceston in the north of the state. It is the second biggest city in Tasmania. Mark: Is it on the coast? Kirsten: No, it […] Read more »

People and Places – The Swami 3 – The Five Elements

Download audio file (swami3.mp3) at Irp Mark: What are the five elements? Swami: The first is earth. Mark: Earth. Swami: The most solid. Rough is the earth. Mark: Matter. Swami: Matter. Matter. Subtler than that is water. Mark: Water. Swami: Subtler than water is fire. Mark: Earth, water, fire. Swami: […] Read more »

Miyako’s Education – Part 13

Download audio file (miyako13.mp3) at Crowe Lee John: Do you smoke, Miyako? Miyako: Usually I don’t smoke but I am smoking now. John: Why are you smoking? Miyako: I feel sad. I feel depressed. John: Why are you sad? Miyako: My boyfriend doesn’t like me any more. I like him […] Read more »

The Story of the Bhagavad-Gita

Download audio file (bhagavad-gita.mp3) at novanglus3 Mark and Pedro and Kenni and Be are talking about the Bhagavad-Gita after dinner. Mark: Hello everybody. I am just sitting here with Pedro. We have just had dinner and we are having a glass of red wine. Pedro, you are from Chile. Pedro: […] Read more »