Episode 185: Underground

Episode 185: Underground

Now for something completely different! Recently, Paul has been taking podcast guests for ‘walk and talks’ where microphones are strapped on and we head on to the streets. Today’s guest, Denise Pinto, is the Global Director of Jane’s Walk, so a walking interview was...
Episode 184: Diary Kid

Episode 184: Diary Kid

In honour of Remembrance Day, we dipped into our archives and are happy to present excerpts from historian and storyteller Sister Norita. A few years ago, Paul discovered that his great uncle, John Patrick Teahan, fought and died in World War One and left behind a...
Episode 183: Hauntings of High Park

Episode 183: Hauntings of High Park

Go into the woods at night – only if you dare! Every once in a while, Paul organizers a ghost story walking tour focused around a specific area of Toronto. Last Halloween, he staged his most ambitious tour through High Park. Have you ever been in High Park at...
Episode 182: Life In and Out of the Pool

Episode 182: Life In and Out of the Pool

At the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Pj thought that there might be some interesting people to talk to for the Open Kwong Dore podcast; and she was right. Chris Hindmarch-Watson is the Executive Director of the Canadian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association. He has had...
Episode 181: Let’s Get Into It

Episode 181: Let’s Get Into It

On Pj’s recent trip to Rio to work at the 2016 Olympic Games, she got to know some interesting people with whom she might otherwise not have crossed paths. Meet Bianca Jhordao; a Brazilian singer/songwriter/musician who has three albums to her credit and a...
Episode 180: The Magic Forest

Episode 180: The Magic Forest

On a beautiful summer Sunday morning, Paul visited friend of the podcast and previous guest Rob Shirkey at his house for a lovely brunch of banana and Nutella crepes. They then clipped on some microphones and went for a walk and talk through a ravine down the street...