Comment #1 posted on 2022-04-14T20:49:01Z by Windigo
Thank you for the episode! I was completely unaware of these services, and found them highly interesting.
Comment #2 posted on 2022-04-14T23:56:49Z by brian-in-ohio
I really liked this episode, good insight into how audio production is done on an expert level. I'd love to hear how Lee is connected to the project and maybe a how you got into audii stuff. I bet you Lee is a Forth guy!
Comment #3 posted on 2022-04-24T15:59:45Z by elmussol
elderly relatives et al
The Talking Newspaper arriving weekly was a highlight for a couple of my Great Aunts when I was growing up in the '70s in the UK. I know that groups of both sighted and not folks organized "Listening Coffee Mornings" through church at that time.
It's interesting to think that then, Talking Books were a thing primarily for visually-impared people only, whereas now, audio books are a thing for everyone. Audible (and the rest) owe their existence to standing on the shoulders of giants.
A great episode that reminded me that people do good stuff for other people for reasons other than financial reward.
Comment #4 posted on 2022-04-24T16:09:26Z by elmussol
Forgot to mention that it should be said that the local paper in question was the (still extant) Clitheroe Advertiser & Times.
Comment #5 posted on 2022-05-09T16:15:14Z by elmussol
@davemorris: To correct your comment on the Community News -- Clitheroe is in Lancashire not Yorkshire.
Comment #6 posted on 2022-05-09T18:49:06Z by Dave Morriss
Thanks for the correction.
I'm embarrassed to admit that I was a student in Manchester for about 5 years and then worked at Lancaster University another 5 or so (both in Lancashire, for the benefit of the non-English), and wasn't sure about the location of Clitheroe.
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