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Live From Rye: Local Goss & Ethical Chit-Chat

Live From Rye: Local Goss & Ethical Chit-Chat

By Timberlina & Justina
Homespun fun receorded live from the kitchen table in Rye, a delicious small town perched on a rock in the Romney Marshes of the south of England. Hosted by our ladies of Rye; the world's premiere ecological drag lady Timberlina and local lifestyle guru Justina. Expect folk wisdom, holistic household tips, recipes and irreverent chit chat with the occasional fascinating guest... Email your comments, recipe suggestions and sustainable gardening & hosehold tips to tim@timberlina.co.uk
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Live From rye #37
Live From Rye #37  with Timberlina & Justina Proudly presenting their first Poddy of 2021 (and first in a while) we join our 2 ladies of Rye and their holistic homespun fun.  Up for irreverent discussion today are winter wisdom, seasonal tipples, gardening, gathering wood, the Wayfairing Tree, secondhand boots and of course the obligatory recipe or two.  Also featuring Justina’s famous accents and ONE rude word early on (sorry) Please send your enquiries, thoughts, feelings & household hints to tim@timberlina.co.uk Theme tune: Existential Anguish Morbid Blues but Tim Redfern in a piano arrangement by Phil Law www.timberlina.co.uk.  @mstimberlina @justinarye
42:35
January 08, 2021
Live From Rye: Episode 35 with Timberlina & Justina
Finally back at the kitchen table, socially distanced but together again. Justina and Timberlina are back for some more low key, lo-fi and low volume chit chat over a cuppa with news and views of local happenings and ecological observations. In this episode: disconcertingly early berries, wild swimming, using the P word to keep salads fresh, Justina’s birthday picker-upperer and gardening tit bits, amongst a host of other calming anecdotes for a baffling world. If you have a story you would like to share please contact tim@timberlina.co.uk Music: Existential anguish morbid blues by Tim Redfern in an arrangement by Phil Law. www.timberlina.co.uk. Follow the hosts at @mstimberlina & @justinarye Recorded Live From Rye on Tuesday 21 July 2020
16:55
July 21, 2020
Live From Rye Episode 34: Abundance
On a rough line (we’re blaming the humidity) Timberlina & Justina meet local herbalist and Rye Health Store owner Georgina Wood to discuss the healing properties found in wild plants that grow for free around us, what they’re for and how to use them. Remember to check you’re picking the right herbs with a reference book or comprehensive foraging guide, such as Holistic Herbal by David Hoffman- or drop by the Rye Health Store and ask Georgina herself! Find us at @mstimberlina @justinarye or email questions, thoughts and feelings to  tim@timberlina.co.uk Theme tune Existential Anguish Morbid Blues by Tim Redfern in an arrangement by Phil Law
32:16
June 18, 2020
Live From Rye: Episode 33
Respect your elders!  Join Justina and Timberlina for more tantalising if low key discussion.  This episode focusses on the Elder bush and what to do with the fruity flowers, as well as meanders to discussing childhood fairy fantasies and secret places and inevitably getting carried away with culinary and gardening adventures (again) @mstimberlina @justinarye Theme tune Existential Anguish Morbid Blues by Tim Redfern in an arrangement by Phil Law Recorded 02.06.20
38:28
June 06, 2020
Live From Rye Episode 32: Sex, exploitation & death- The Life of Bees with Dr Luke Dixon
Homespun chit chat as Timberlina & Justina are joined by professional beekeeper Dr Luke Dixon to discuss the matriarchal and extraordinary life of bees. Recorded on the 6th or is it the 7th May 2020, we’re not really sure.  If you want to know more about beekeeping go to www.bbka.org Find and follow @mstimberlina & @Justinarye on all platforms Music Existential Anguish Lockdown Blues by Tim Redfern in an arrangement by Phil Law Support your local bearded drag lady at patreon.com/Timberlina 
33:11
May 08, 2020
Live From Rye Episode 31: Overthinking is Easy
OVERTHINKING IS EASY With your hosts bearded drag lady Timberlina and life guru Justina.  This edition brought to you by Zoom. Well there just aren’t enough hours in the day! Creating a bit of structure for cleaning, when we care to. PLUS more of the mundane: managing slugs in the kitchen, meanwhile Justina slices a slow worm at the allotment and has a close encounter with a pheasant while the two reflect on the joys of walking… amongst other meanders @mstimberlina & @justinarye. Timberlina.co.uk Existential Anguish Morbid Blues by Tim Redfern in an arrangement by Phil Law
26:44
April 26, 2020
Live From Rye: Episode 30 with Tom Marshman
Timberlina and Justina have a three way with performance and live artist Tom Marshman calling  from Bristol.  Together they discuss nasal hair, navigating obstacles without touching in public places and the importance of fresh air.  Fashion talk looks at making fetching masks for all occasions and outfits, plus thoughts on baking from bread to Nova Scotia oat cakes, the perils of online social engagements and the importance of structure, such as the Assembly, a daily artist led event Tom is involve with. www.timberlina.co.uk @mstimberlina @justinarye @tom.marshman Theme: Existential Anguish Morbid Blues by Tim Redfern & Phil Law in a piano arrangement by Phil Law ©2019
27:29
April 13, 2020
Live From Rye Episode 29: The Survivalists
Episode 29: The Survivalists kicking off with a crumble, Timberlina and Justina discuss managing mood swings and urgency in the news with distractions- cooking, home keeping, and with Spring-a-springing what else are we doing to fill our time? The trials of technology, composting, foraging, planting and bartering seeds while Timberlina wrestles with hydroponic tomatoes. Plus- the kindness of strangers, whittling zombie sticks and a couple of film recommendations. Music ‘The Existential Anguish Morbid Blues’ by Tim Redfern & Phil Law. Piano arrangement by Phil Law Find us at Timberlina.co.uk @mstimberina @justinarye
25:31
April 01, 2020
Live From Rye: MUTUAL AID SPECIAL
IN the episode Timberlina talks to the incredible Caroline Drummond who has set up Rye Mutual Aid to help and support those in the Rye and wider areas who may be vulnerable and or isolated at this time .  How to get involved and how to get support if you need it...
10:13
March 19, 2020
Live From Rye Episode 27: Straight outta Rye Country Market
Episode 27: Celebrating the people of Rye, Timberlina and Justina are joined by local celebrity Sandra Lanigan to discuss the joys and ruthless perils of shopping at the local country market. Plus Wurlitzers, spices, the politics of gender in the town’s Freemen and of course, baked beans… Music ‘The Existential Anguish Morbid Blues’ by Tim Redfern & Phil Law. Piano arrangement by Phil Law Timberlina.co.uk @mstimberina @justinarye
29:48
March 14, 2020
Live From Rye Episode 26: The Confession
It’s all going on in this episode.  Timberlina and Justina get stuck into a conversation about surrogacy and where the urge for procreation comes from. As if that wasn’t enough, Timberlina has a confession about having their mind blown in the Far East. Plus folk wisdom from a tea cup, a quick round up of what's on and gardening review. Live From Rye: Unabashed, low-key chit-chat exploring small town life in a big world… live from a rock sticking out of the Romney marshes. Music, Existential Anguish Morbid Blues by Tim Redfern & Phil Law in an arrangement by Phil Law www.timberlina.co.uk @mstimberlina @justinarye
32:49
February 26, 2020
Live From Rye Episode 25: The Mystery Chive
This week Justina brings in a mystery posy of what appear to be chives growing in a hedgerow in the depths of winter. But what they can it possibly be and is it due to climate change? Meanwhile Timberlina considers the contradictions of their sudden urge to make money at brink of environmental catastrophe. Plus- Pearls of wisdom from the tea bag and what’s coming up in Rye over the next few weeks… With your hosts, local lifestyle guru Justina and Timberlina, the world’s number one environmentally friendly drag lady. Music by Tim Redfern & Phil Law in an arrangement by Phil Law. Timberlina.co.uk @mstimberlina @justinarye
32:48
February 07, 2020
Live From Rye: Soup Special
Your hosts, the world's number one environmentally friendly drag lady and local lifestyle guru Justina discuss making a hearty soup for winter...
09:20
January 29, 2020
Live From Rye Episode 24: Resourcefulness- the mother of invention.
It’s a blustery and discombobulated mood on the rock today, as Timberlina and Justina attempt to remember the ‘3 Ps’ to deal with managing emotions and get on along the wiggly path of life.  Plus, Timberlina talks about running and makes a beeswax cheese cloth while Justina shares her cleaning habits and tells us why she has started making bread again. This and other meandering folk wisdom, discussed over a herbal tea and nibbles from Saudi Arabia. Recorded in the kitchen, LIVE FROM RYE. Music by Tim Redfern & Phil Law in an arrangement by Phil Law. Find your hosts on the web Timberlina.co.uk and on the socials @mstimberlina @justinarye
25:38
January 21, 2020
Live From Rye Episode 23: Burying 2019 (and a dog)
Welcome to your New Year’s dose of local, unpretentious folk wisdom and gentle chit chat from the world’s number one glamorous ecological drag lady Timberlina and the very lovely Justina. In this conscientious episode we discuss putting pets to rest, recount seasonal cheer and familial excursions, accidental wintry foraging, managing food and gift that keeps on hugging…. Happy New Year Recorded from the kitchen table at Timberlina’s, Live from Rye, a small rock sticking out of the Romney Marsh @MsTimberlina @justinarye timberlina.co.uk Music- Existential Anguish Morbid Blues, by Tim Redfern, piano arrangement by Phil Law, performed by Timberlina & Dr Aspalls.
32:57
January 03, 2020
Live From Rye Episode 22: Winter depths...
It's full steam ahead for the longest night, then we’ll finally see light at the end of the tunnel again. Timberlina and Justina can’t wait. Until then they resolve to consider comfort food and inspiration, when they can remember the names. Plus, a revelation about Justina’s famous progeny and Timberlina’s new sideline as a yoga teacher.... sort of.  Live From Rye, local small talk in a big world. Music by Tim Redfern & Phil Law in an arrangement by Phil Law. Timberlina.co.uk @mstimberlina @justinarye
32:44
December 09, 2019
Live From Rye: Episode 21
Live from Rye: Episode 21 with Timberlina & Justina Sleeping is wonderful, so why can’t we? And why can’t we just all sit down and have a nice conversation about our differences to find out what we have in common? Also, chemical free apples: how do you bake yours? Plus the revelation of today’s thought provoking Yogi Tea labels and things going on in and about town. Live from Rye: slow news in a fast world. Music by Tim Redfern & Phil Law in an arrangement by Phil Law. Timberlina.co.uk @mstimberlina @justinarye
33:03
November 29, 2019
Live From Rye: Episode 20 with Timberlina & Justina
Sometimes you can quietly fix things, while at other times you just want to bang your head against a wall... Timberlina and Justina discuss patience and the perks of being 'all one', as in 'alone, as opposed to 'lonely'.  The joy of talking to strangers, plus local news and gossip in a busy time for both your hosts.  So sit down with a cup of Yogi tea, read the label and tuck in... Theme Existential Anguish Morbid Blues by Tim Redfern & Phil Law in an arrangement by Phil Law  www.timberlina.co.uk
32:26
November 20, 2019
Live From Rye Episode 19
In this episode our local duo get stuck into news about how to keep busy and bright on dark evenings, whether it’s hiding out with a boxset, cooking suppers with cauliflower, darning socks or making soapwort shampoo… Not to mention the shocking local revelation a body found in a ditch on Halloween and the encroaching travesty of what will happen with the extraordinary light show if the local Heritage centre shuts? Live From Rye; a little slice of big life from that small rock sticking out of the Romney Marsh. Live From Rye is an ad hoc conversation ewcorded over a cuppa by Timberlina and Justina. Music by Tim Redfern & Phil Law in an arrangement by Phil Law. Timberlina.co.uk @mstimberlina @justinarye
29:26
November 03, 2019
Live From Rye: Episode 18 with special guest, local activist Jane
In this episode Timberlina and Justina are joined by their first guest, local activist Jane. They get stick into discussing Janes recent adventures joining Extinction Rebellion in London and the emotions around the events during the two weeks from the 7th October. Live From Rye; a little slice of big life from that small rock sticking out of the Romney Marsh.  Live From Rye is an ad hoc conversation ewcorded over a cuppa by Timberlina and Justina. Music by Tim Redfern & Phil Law in an arrangement by Phil Law. Timberlina.co.uk@mstimberlina @justinarye timberlina.co.uk
28:10
October 24, 2019
Live From Rye: Episode 17
In this episode, managing feelings of fear and frustration, from elbows at dawn queuing at the local farmers market to dubious big fishing ships lurking in the Channel, Justina & Timberlina tackle their mixed emotions on managing compassion and activism revisiting a parable. Also, eco friendly firelighters… what?? Live From Rye; a little slice of big life from that small rock sticking out of the Romney Marsh.  Live From Rye is an ad hoc conversation ewcorded over a cuppa by Timberlina and Justina. Music by Tim Redfern & Phil Law in an arrangement by Phil Law. Timberlina.co.uk @mstimberlina @justinarye
34:29
October 09, 2019
Live From Rye: Episode 16
Naps.  Where do you stand on naps?  In this episode we join Timberlina & Justina for a whirlwind of local news and earthy chit-chat.  From the joys of napping to 'What's on' posters around Rye and where to find them.  How world events bust in on local life, implementing change from self-entitlement to compromise and the joys of bric-a-brac shopping and FREE Swap Shops in transition towns.  All this PLUS a local foraging update... Get in touch at timberlina.co.uk.  Find us on the socials @Mstimberlina @JustinaRye Existential Anguished Morbid Blues by Tim Redfern and Phil Law in an arrangement by Phil Law
34:48
September 28, 2019
Live From Rye: Episode 15
As seasons change, the big question: to stay in bed or not to stay in bed when you have a sniffy nose or ailment? Timberlina’s busy at the cooker while Justina’s at the table this week, looking at at food moods, porridge, how to make the perfect bruschetta and a shocking revelation about Justina’s secret cravings! Live from Rye is an ad hoc lo-fi low-key meandering commentary on living simply in a busy world and all the feelings that come with it. Ecological and local chit chat from a rock sticking out of the Romney Marshes. www.timberlina.co.uk @mstimberlina @justinarye Theme tune: Existential Anguish Morbid Blues but Tim Redfern and Phil Law in an arrangement by Phil Law
32:07
September 19, 2019
Live From Rye with Timberlina & Justina: Episode 14
Episode 14: In this episode we eavesdrop on Timberlina & Justina discussing Timberlina’s brief excursion to a small town in Finland, how it compares to Rye and the subsequent thoughts that spring to mind such as travel versus local life and the society we live in. Live From Rye is unabashedly lo-fi, low-key and meandering chit-chat exploring living small in a big world. This week’s episode is recorded in a large wooden room above a shop so listeners will witness background noise. www.timberlina.co.uk @mstimberlina @justinarye
32:38
September 05, 2019
Live From Rye with Timberlina & Justina:: Episode 13
Episode 13: With a brand spanking new microphone, Timberlina & Justina present their weekly sauce, chatting live in the kitchen from a rock sticking out of the Romney Marsh. This week; local highlights, mirky mists, beached whitebait and more about their abiding love of their locale. Music by Tim Redfern & Phil Law in a piano arrangement by Phil Law.  www.timberlina.co.uk. @mstimberlina @justinarye
33:26
August 29, 2019
Live From Rye with Timberlina & Justina: Episode 12
Episode 12.  Slow news from Rye this week featuring nettle soup making mishaps, forthcoming Rye festivals and precarious seaside walking adventures.  Plus a local foraging update for this funny time of year- funny as in 'climate wierding'….  #slownewsnetwork Find us on Instagram @mstimberlina @justinarye Music:  Existential Anguish Morbid Blues by Tim Redfern & Phil Law in an arrangement by Phil Law
32:34
August 21, 2019
Live From Rye: Episode 11 with Timberlina & Justina
This week, Timberlina & Justina bring local news of seaside adventures and harrowing seafaring stories of yore. Timberlina & Justina also discuss the summer surfeit of gulls and a gripping story about a missing hawk… Get in touch via the socials @mstimberlina or email tim@timberlina.co.uk Music:  Existential Anguish Morbid Blues by Tim Redfern & Phil Law in an arrangement by Phil Law www.timberlina.co.uk
35:43
August 14, 2019
Live From Rye: Episode 10 with Timberlina & Justina
This week our heartfelt homespun duo connect with popular culture with a couple of impromptu previews on George Clarke's Council House Scandal  (Channel 4) and The New Silk Road (DW Documentaries on Youtube).  Also on the kitchen table is a catch up on reading matter, bacteria, Trump and of course making sense of the tyranny.  Find us on the socials:  @mstimberlina and @Justinebenbar www.timberlina.co.uk.   Music- Existential Anguish Morbid Blues by Tim Redfern and Phil Law in an arrangement by Phil Law
37:54
August 07, 2019
Live From Rye: Episode 9 with Timberlina & Justina
This week, Justina returns from Wales and Timberlina talks about what not to wear when cycling in inclement weather.  It's gentle talking- compassionate conversation to combat the system! Slow radio to fight the tyranny! #slownewsnetwork. www.timberlina.co.uk.  Music by Tim Redfern adn Phil Law in an arrangement by Phil Law
38:38
July 31, 2019
Live From Rye: Episode 8 with Timberlina & Justina
What the heck?  We're back on the Slow News Network!  Justina is off to Wales this week so it was recorded last week.  On the bill this episode is swimming in the sea, Ecosia, the chemical make up of Cif cleaner and dandelions.  There are also updates on Justina’s soap making, repairing Timberlina’s decking and their obsession with white vinegar and whether they keep repeating themselves. If you have a homespun hint or a comment email tim@timberlina.co.uk and let us know. @mstimberlina @justinebenbar #slownewsnetwork
34:36
July 25, 2019
Live From Rye with Timberlina & Justina: Episode 7
After a week away to regroup, Justina & Timberlina return to speak gently about why we’re here, why we buy, natural remedies and sharing lotions and potions. If you have a homespun hint email tim@timberlina.co.uk and let us know. #mstimberlina #justinebenbar www.timberlina.co.uk
35:18
July 17, 2019
Live From Rye: Episode 6
In this bumper edition, Timberlina and Justina return with more gentle cogitation, homespun philosophies and digressions to dicuss being busy, sleep, sugar, subsistence and self. Plus we catch up on what Justina’s been up to and where the two got to with their value lists. All this and more at the kitchen table LIVE FROM RYE. Fancy a cuppa? 
41:04
July 03, 2019
Live From Rye: Episode 5
More gentle eclectic chit chat from your homespun duo as Timberlina & Justina celebrate stoic justice discussing everything from and in between the perks of newly acquired second-hand chairs, elderflower season, the things we really value and the mystical pendulum of conformity versus escape!  All over a home-dried mint tea!
32:53
June 26, 2019
Live From Rye: Episode 4 with Timberlina & Justina
Episode 4: local chat live from Rye with the world’s number one ecological drag lady Timberlina & local lifestyle guru discuss what’s happening in their gardens including more tales of slugs and snails, the local WI market and not to mention arousing controversy with some level headed NIMBYism, choosing your lifestyle in the local community… www.timberlina.co.uk
32:27
June 19, 2019
Live From Rye: Episode 3
Episode 3: This week our earthy duo Timberlina & Justina discuss matters from sinuses to Spain on shorthaul flights, herbals teas, alternative health remedies. Plus- it’s Elderflower season so more recipes abound and a moment contemplating the importance of speaking up and civil action. So much depth in 30 minutes. www.timberlina.co.uk
29:52
June 12, 2019
Live From Rye: Episode 2 with Timberlina & Justina
In Episode 2,  At the kitchen table, Justina is saving up courage to deal with the scourge that is unrecyclable plastic packaging from certain supermarkets who shall be nameless while Timberlina vents fury at JUNKMAIL...  Justina brings another gift and Timberlina a recipe for a light hoime-made hot-chocolaty beverage to share... AND SO MUCH MORE!
39:59
June 05, 2019
Live From Rye with Timberlina & Justina:
Introducing you to the world's number one ecological drag lady Timberlina & local lifestyle guru Justina at the kitchen table live from Rye as they get their lips round some homemade cake, recipes and tips, local goss and ecological tit-bits.  timberlina.co.uk @mstimberlina
31:56
May 30, 2019
Episode 4: FFS!! A podcast about giving a sh*t
In this episode, Timberlina and Britainy recline on scatter cushions to give a sh*t about social media, ads, magnetic eye lashes, higher education learning and having too much stuff... without getting too distracted. This week they're drinking gin with cardomon.
45:12
May 03, 2018
Episode 3: FFS!! A podcast about giving a sh*t
This week Timberlina and Britainy give a sh*t about shopping for dead blowfish, recycling at Macdonald's, testing on animals, growing up with religion, pay to play social life, stranger danger and perils of parenting today- all over a home-made sloe gin and tonic... It's been a busy week!
46:07
April 20, 2018
Episode 1: FFS!! A hilarious podcast about giving a sh*t
Hot on the heels of their live show FFS!! A show about giving a sh*t, the world's number one ecological bearded drag queen Timberlina is joined by creative entrepreneur and busy-mum B-Rae live from the kitchen in Rye, a small town on the English south coast. Over several cups of tea (Earl Grey) they discuss the joys and rant at the trials of small town living, money matters, being a decent citizen in a world that often cares less and their quest for compassion and independence. Expect meaningful deviation, topical discussion and creative pursuits- in this episode B-Rae demonstrates her poetic prowess... contains some swearing. See the alt-drag rock n roll show LIVE at Underbelly Festival Southbank 17.05.18 http://www.underbellyfestival.com/whats-on/ffs
39:38
April 14, 2018
Episode 2: FFS!! The podcast about giving a sh*t
In this episode, glamorous eco-bearded drag lady Timberlina and Britainy-Rae give a sh*t about relationship dynamics, money matters and community activism in their pursuit for compassion, independence and how to get there. Plus TImberlina delivers a song. Recorded live from a kitchen in Rye, a beautiful small town in East Sussex.
26:44
April 11, 2018