The Monocle Weekly

Dean Burnett, Will Hawkes and Nancy Campbell

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21 February 2016

Episode 346

53 minutes

Neuroscientist and comedian Dean Burnett explains the brain and beer-writer Will Hawkes stops by for some brews. Plus: poet and artist Nancy Campbell takes us on a verbal tour of Greenland.

21 February 2016

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Chapter 1

Introduction

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Henry Rees-Sheridan joins Monocle’s Robert Bound and Tom Edwards for the News Lookahead.

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

‘The Idiot Brain’

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Dean Burnett, author of new book ‘The Idiot Brain’ stops by to explain the inner workings of the mind and to tell us why it occasionally has moments we’d all rather forget.

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Will Hawkes

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With London Beer Week just around the corner, Will Hawkes brings a bevy of brews to Studio 1 to show us why craft beer-making is enjoying a renaissance and why you don’t need an officially endorsed week to get involved.

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Chapter 4

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Nancy Campbell

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Writer, poet and artist Nancy Campbell has recently been seeking inspiration in colder climes. She tells Robert and Tom why the isolation of Greenland is the perfect inspiration for a writer’s escape.

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