Tagged: Graeme Hill

Skeptical Thoughts – Bigfoot, MMS, deja vu & ‘vagacials’ - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Jan 26, 2015

For anyone interested, you can hear my latest Skeptical Thoughts slot with Graeme Hill on his RadioLive Weekend Variety Wireless show here. We cover an eclectic mix of stories, from Bigfoot, using MMS to ‘treat’ autism and deja vu. My favourite story was the appearance of ‘dating guru’ Lisa Palmer on UK breakfast TV show … Read More

Skeptical Thoughts – acupuncture, Dr Oz & ‘aboriginal’ medicine - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Nov 26, 2014

I now have a regular radio slot, called Skeptical Thoughts, with Graeme Hill on his RadioLive Weekend Variety Wireless show. Here are links to a few of my recent editions: Here, I do my bit for Acupuncture Awareness Week (revealing my own sordid history with acupuncture), talked about Dr Oz’s bad week on Twitter and was … Read More

Monday Micro: Ebola update and NZ preparedness - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Nov 24, 2014

With Ebola now moving into Mali, I thought it was time for a quick update and some links. According to the CDC and WHO, as of the 16th November 2014 there have been an estimated 15145 cases, including 5420 deaths. Since the end of October there have been 6 cases in neighbouring Mali; all cases have died. American … Read More

Skeptical Thoughts – gendered marketing - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Sep 22, 2014

I’ve started a new radio slot called ‘Skeptical Thoughts’ on Sunday evenings on Graeme Hill’s Weekend Variety Show on Radio Live. A couple of weeks ago we talked about what a scam gendered marketing is – when companies repackage the same product and market it specifically for men or women, often charging different amounts. Australian show The Check … Read More

Working with Stone, Connecting with the Past - Digging the Dirt

Brigid Gallagher May 05, 2011

I love rocks.  The different planes of fracture, colours, inclusions, textures, strength…and sometimes fragility…optical properties, the way they feel in your hands…. What I also love about rocks is that they can be made into the most fantastic  stone tools, or as Simon Holdaway insists in his recent interview with Graeme Hill, artefacts.  One of the beauties of … Read More

Stone Tool Artefacts & Simon Holdaway on Graeme Hill Show, May 1 - Digging the Dirt

Brigid Gallagher May 01, 2011

I just wanted to get this out there before Graeme Hills Radio Live  show tomorrow/today, May 1.  At 11.30 am Graeme is going to be speaking with Professor Holdaway of Auckland Universities Anthropology Dept.  They will be talking stone tools, and the segment is titled ‘Rare and Ancient Trades’. I don’t know where the conversation is going to lead, … Read More