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Hansen's Corner

Hansen's Corner

By Matthew Hansen
A podcast for the website and blog of Matthew Hansen with audio versions of musings blog posts and other content from Matthew and his projects.
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Podcast picks (January 2020)

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Podcast Picks (September 2020)
Podcast picks returns as Matthew suggests two podcasts you should give a try during September. Links to the two podcasts can be found here:
September 17, 2020
Why should I prep for my radio show or podcast?
In this post and podcast, based upon his experiences of presenting radio shows and podcasts, Matthew explains the importance of preparation. You can read the original post here:
September 16, 2020
It'll be alright on the night (I certainly hope so)
In this short musings podcast, Matthew shares some of his thoughts ahead of The Feelgood Lounge going live for the first time this Thursday (23rd of July). Blog post:'ll-be-alright-on-the-night-(i-certainly-hope-so)/
July 22, 2020
Hansen's Corner: Presenting from home during lockdown (16/07/2020)
In this blog post and podcast, Matthew explains how he was able to continue presenting during lockdown. Partly thanks to technology he possesses. You can read the blog post here:
July 16, 2020
Podcast Picks (July 2020)
Hansen's Corner returned yesterday and today Podcast Picks also returns. Listen to the podcast to find out which three podcasts Matthew recommends you give a try during July. Links to the podcasts can be found at:
July 11, 2020
Pause, reflect and what next (10/07/2020)
Hansen's Corner returns with some important changes.
July 10, 2020
Podcast picks (January 2020)
What a better to start listening to podcasts or finding new podcasts in 2020, than Matthew helping you with 3 recommendations to start off with. Links to the recommended podcasts and how to subscribe to the Hansen's Corner podcast:
January 2, 2020
New year, new decade (01/01/2020)
A few words to start 2020 with, happy new year!
January 1, 2020
A different kind of Christmas message (25/12/2019)
Matthew shares his Christmas message. Merry Christmas! You can read the original blog post here:
December 25, 2019
Offline Sundays (18/12/2019)
Matthew has developed a new feature in his life which provides a regular and brief antidote to his busy life. Read the original post here:
December 18, 2019
Podcast Picks (December 2019)
A new feature for Hansen's Corner. Each month, Matthew - who is an avid podcast listener - will give you some recommendations of which podcasts you could check out. Speaking from both listener and podcaster perspectives. Listen to the podcast and you can find the notes and links to the podcasts shared here:
December 12, 2019
Optimism and outlook on life (11/12/2019)
"They say there's two outlooks on life..." Matthew discovers what those two outlooks are and why the obvious choice isn't as easy as you may think. You can read the original post here:
December 11, 2019
I'm back - blog, podcast and new radio show (17/11/2019)
A quick announcement about Hansen's Corner returning and my new radio show. Listen for more details.
November 17, 2019
Happy Rain Day! (29/07/2019)
Today is Rain Day in the US but definitely not in the UK (for obvious reasons) as Matthew explains further on this curious discovery. You can read the original post here:!/
July 29, 2019
What can Formula 1 and Formula E learn from each other? (22/07/2019)
Formula 1 and Formula E are two top motorsports vying for the attention of petrolheads and casual viewers alike. Despite their rivalry, what can they learn from each other? Read the original post here:
July 22, 2019
Getting back into something and going for it (15/07/2019)
Recent times have been interesting, emotional and of rediscovery. Especially in relation to serious hobbies. Getting back into something is a great feeling as Matthew explains in the latest blog post and podcast. You can read the original post here:
July 15, 2019
Oyez oyez oyez! Calling the world's town criers. (08/07/2019)
8th of July is International Town Crier's Day. Did you know that? Don't worry, Matthew didn't until he started preparing this week's blog and podcast. You can read the original post here:!-calling-the-world's-town-criers/
July 8, 2019
Welcome to part 2 of 2019. Remember those New Year resolutions? (01/07/2019)
Monday 1st of July 2019 is second half of the year day (apparently). Now it's time to go over the hump and on the downward sprint. How are you getting on with your New Year resolutions you set months ago? Don't remember? Well, Matthew has a few words for you about this. You can read the original blog post here:
July 1, 2019
My honey soothed my throat (24/06/2019)
In this podcast Matthew shares how a homemade remedy was his saviour. You can read the original blog post here:
June 24, 2019
Reconnect and relax with nature (13/05/2019)
In the last few weeks the UK has had brilliant sunny weather; in this podcast/blog post Matthew shares one way to bask in the rare sunshine and it's attached perks. Especially during mental health awareness week in the UK. You can read the blog post here:!
May 13, 2019
50 Years of Schumacher (08/02/2019)
While Hansen's Corner was away, 7 time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher turned 50 in January. Matthew reflects on the F1 legend and how he is an inspirational influence. You can read the blog post here:
February 8, 2019
Rediscovering the old, discovering the new (01/01/2019)
2019 starts and Matthew takes one last look at 2018 with all the old interests he has rediscovered as well as the new ones too. Hoping to develop them during 2019.
January 1, 2019
An unintended social media detox (31/12/2018)
In his last blog post for 2018 Matthew reflects on not posting anything on his personal social media accounts for four months. Much longer than planned. You can read the blog post at: 
December 31, 2018
Tis' the end of advent (26/12/2018)
Matthew Hansen ponders about advent calendars. Are they an example of commercialisation or a fun way to count down the days to Christmas? Read the blog post here:'-the-end-of-advent.
December 26, 2018
Merry Xmas from Hansen's Corner!
Merry Christmas! Hansen's Corner starts up on Boxing Day (26/12/2018) - keep your eyes on that date. Over The Mic Xmas/New Year special also available to listen at
December 25, 2018