Satisfying the inner geek

Does the idea of being marooned on a desert island appeal to you?

Metaphorically, it appeals to me and so I happily accepted an invitation from Neil Dixon a few weeks ago to be a guest on Desert Island Geek.

The format for this 30-minute podcast is simple according to the invitation document Neil sent me:

Desert Island geek is a new podcast show all about you. Imagine being marooned on a deserted island, with nothing to wile away the long, hot days but a handful of your most precious and cannot-live-without geek items. Choose carefully, you may be stuck there for some time!

If you’ve ever listened to Desert Island Discs on BBC Radio 4, you’ll get a rough idea of the format.

Yesterday we recorded the episode. As Neil is a near-neighbour, I popped over to his place in Maidenhead and we spent a terrific couple of hours talking and doing the show.

What were the items I chose to take to the island? You’ll have to listen to the episode to find out but let me say that I had fun compiling the list!

This episode will be posted after Easter. I gather there’s one featuring a certain Scotsman that will be up before then.

Desert Island Geek is a great idea. Kudos to Neil for the imagination.

Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.

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