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19
Jan 2020

Ep.73 All We Need Is A Stage (Axandre - Musical Theatre)

(Axandre - Musical Theatre)
 
In this episode, I had the honour to have Axandre as my guest. He shared with me his interest in musical theatre as his hobby.
 
Axandre’s links:
Instagram: @thebiggscreen (https://www.instagram.com/thebiggscreen)
Twitter: @TheBiggScreen (https://twitter.com/TheBiggScreen)
Axandre was also a guest on a podcast called Podcavern (here’s their Instagram https://www.instagram.com/podcavern)
  
Time For Your Hobby links:
Website: https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast (click to find Apple, Spotify, Google and more)
 
If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Please find below the show notes if you want to see all the questions asked in the episode.
 
If you want to be on my podcast or have any questions at all, by all means, contact me through any of the platforms above.
So until the next episode... make some time for your hobby.
 
Take care,
Timestamp:
00:28 - Intro
01:26 - Who is Axandre?
02:04 - Do have a social media link or website you would like to share, where can people find you?
02:39 - How did you get introduced to performing musical theatre? 
04:51 - What song suits your style?
06:06 - Which musical theatre show would you want to be on?
11:32 - If you were to create a musical, what would it be about?
13:49 - How is the musical theatre community in Ottawa?
15:11 - What is your style of music that you like to create?
16:47 - Would you create a musical theatre performance about video games?
17:47 - Do you prefer to perform with the same cast or new people?
18:31 - What goes into your training routine?
20:15 - Do you have any musical theatre inspirations?
21:52 - Do you have a ritual before a performance? 
23:49 - What was your best performance?
26:49 - What is the strangest thing that happened to you or you have seen on stage?
30:22 - Have you ever forgotten a line?
33:18 - Do other people’s opinions have an impact on your performance?
35:00 - Have you ever encountered someone who is envious or jealous?
36:07 - What is your big objective with musical theatre?
37:34 - What is the best part of musical theatre?
39:12 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started musical theatre?
40:19 - What is your current biggest challenge?
41:00 - Has musical theatre helped you relax when you’re stressed?
42:29 - Has musical theatre ever stressed you out?
43:39 - What are some misconceptions about people who do musical theatre?
46:12 - What has musical theatre taught you in life?
48:09 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
50:13 - Do have a social media link or website you would like to share, where can people find you?
51:35 - Do you have any questions for me about musical theatre?
52:20 - Outro
12
Jan 2020

Ep.72 You Must Roll Before You Act (Cody - Dungeons & Dragons)

(Cody - Dungeons & Dragons)

In this episode, I had the honour to have Cody as my guest. He shared with me his interest in playing Dungeons & Dragons as his hobby.

This is the second time Cody is on this podcast. If you want to listen to the first episode he was on, you should check out episode Ep.57 Let The Record Spin (Cody - Collecting Vinyl).

Cody’s links:
Cody's podcast (Chess Talk Podcast): https://chesstalk.podbean.com/
Twitter: @Chess_talk (https://twitter.com/Chess_Talk)
  
Time For Your Hobby links:
Website: https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast (click to find Apple, Spotify, Google and more)

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Please find below the show notes if you want to see all the questions asked in the episode.

If you want to be on my podcast or have any questions at all, by all means, contact me through any of the platforms above.

So until the next episode... make some time for your hobby.

Take care,

Timestamp:
00:28 - Intro
00:55 - Who is Cody?
01:51 - Do you have any social media, podcast and websites you would like to share?
02:42 - What is DnD?
04:26 - How did you get introduced to DnD?
05:08 - Did you ever play DnD with your dad?
05:40 - Do you prefer playing D&D with visuals of just orally?
06:40 - Do you go into character when you are DM?
07:25 - Talking about how we are playing the same campaign.
08:44 - Do you prefer being the DM or a player?
10:29 - Are you a brutal DM or a generous one?
12:16 - Do you time every player’s moves?
13:18 - As a DM did you ever play as a character as well during a campaign?
14:08 - How long does it take you to prepare for a new campaign?
15:16 - What was the longest campaign you ever played?
15:43 - How long are your campaign?
15:57 - What are some dos and donts while playing DnD?
18:53 - Would you ever be interested in playing in a campaign placed in a different universe (Star Wars, Lord of Rings, Anime, etc.)?
20:14 - What vinyl does enjoy playing while playing your campaign?
23:09 - What is the best part about playing DnD?
25:47 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started playing DnD?
26:49 - What is your current challenge?
27:24 - Did you ever play DnD online?
28:03 - Has playing D&D helped you relax when you’re stressed?
28:51 - Did you ever make an NPC named after someone that irritates you?
29:31 - Has playing D&D ever stressed you out?
31:49 - Have you ever had an argument while playing DnD?
32:40 - What are some misconceptions about people who play D&D?
35:14 - What has DnD taught you in life?
37:11 - Do you want to present your hobby to the world or use it as your escape from reality?
38:25 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
40:07 - Do you have any social media, podcast and websites you would like to share?
41:00 - Do you have any questions for me about Dnd?
51:03 - Outro

5
Jan 2020

Ep.71 Bat-Her Up (Casey - Softball)

(Casey - Softball)

In this episode, I had the honour to have Casey as my guest. She shared with me her interest in softball as her hobby.

Casey’s links:
Instagram: @casemo7
Twitter: @SpaceCase7 (https://twitter.com/SpaceCase7)
  
Time For Your Hobby links:
Website: https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast (click to find Apple, Spotify, Google and more)
Full Transcript: https://otter.ai/s/YqcqXgwBTJG-J9ZTJD5E_Q

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Please find below the show notes if you want to see all the questions asked in the episode.

If you want to be on my podcast or have any questions at all, by all means, contact me through any of the platforms above.

So until the next episode... make some time for your hobby.

Take care,

Timestamp:

00:28 - Intro
01:07 - Who is Casey?
02:12 - What is softball for people you might not know what it is?
03:48 - How did you get introduced to softball?
05:49 - Do you have good hand-eye coordination?
07:01 - Did you ever have a tball card when you were young?
08:46 - What is your preferred way to throw the ball?
10:54 - Talking about properly throwing the ball.
12:31 - Was it hard to curve the ball?
14:16 - Has it ever happened that you couldn’t make a decision and ended up messing up your throw?
18:43 - What is the best thing about softball?
19:41 - Talking about playing softball in snow.
20:54 - What are the benefits for you to play competitively vs recreationally?
27:56 - How often do you play softball?
29:52 - Do you have any inspirations?
30:49 - Do you have any lucky equipment?
33:56 - What is your strongest quality (Speed, strength, etc.)?
35:47 - Did you ever injure yourself while playing softball?
38:15 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started playing softball?
38:33 - What is your current biggest challenge?
39:08 - Has playing softball helped you relax when you’re stressed?
39:47 - Has softball ever stressed you out?
41:22 - What are some misconceptions about people who play softball?
46:17 - What has softball taught you in life?
50:03 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
51:06 - Do have a social media link or website you would like to share, where can people find you?
52:30 - Do you have any questions for me about softball?
58:01 - Outro

29
Dec 2019

Ep.70 Activate The Power (John - Building Gaming Computers)

(John - Building Gaming Computers)

In this episode, I had the honour to have John as my guest. He shared with me his interest in building computers as his hobby.

John’s links:
  
Time For Your Hobby links:
Website: https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast (click to find Apple, Spotify, Google and more)

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Please find below the show notes if you want to see all the questions asked in the episode.

If you want to be on my podcast or have any questions at all, by all means, contact me through any of the platforms above.

So until the next episode... make some time for your hobby.

Take care,

Timestamp:
00:28 - Intro
00:51 - Who is John?
01:26 - John shares his links.
02:16 - When did you get introduced to building gaming computers?
02:46 - Do you still own your first computer?
03:11 - What is the oldest computer you built and still own?
03:58 - How do you build your computers (for gaming, video editing, etc.)
04:45 - How do you go about when it comes to use AMD vs Intel, Nvidia vs AMD, fan vs water cooling?
07:29 - Talking about how when someone learns to build a computer for the first time.
08:12 - What game has pushed your computer to its full capacity?
08:46 - Is there any game that is coming out soon that will push your computer to its limits like The Witcher 3?
09:53 - How many PCs do you have?
10:41 - How many computers have you built in your life?
11:18 - Do you challenge yourself when building a PC?
13:54 - Where do you go to gain information about PC stuff?
15:09 - How long does it take you to build a gaming computer?
15:31 - Did you ever build a PC that didn’t seem to work?
17:35 - What is your biggest pet peeve when it comes to building computers?
19:05 - What would you say is the best part about building computers?
20:28 - What are some do’s and don’ts when it comes to building computers?
21:46 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started building gaming computer?
23:23 - What is your current challenge with building computers?
25:33 - What would you say are some misconceptions about people who build gaming computers?
26:57 - What has building gaming computers taught you in life?
28:03 - Has building gaming computers ever helped you relax when you’re feeling stressed?
28:57 - Has building gaming computers ever stressed you out?
31:11 - Do you want to present your hobby to the world or use it as your escape from reality?
32:36 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
34:04 - What is a good price range to build a good gaming PC?
35:15 - John shares his links
37:43 - Do you have any questions for me about building gaming computers?
41:43 - Outro

22
Dec 2019

Ep.69 From Point A To Point B (Jia - Running)

(Jia - Running)

In this episode, I had the honour to have Jia as my guest. She shared with me her interest in running as her hobby.

Jia’s links:
Instagram: @jia5886
  
Time For Your Hobby links:
Website: https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast (click to find Apple, Spotify, Google and more)

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Please find below the show notes if you want to see all the questions asked in the episode.

If you want to be on my podcast or have any questions at all, by all means, contact me through any of the platforms above.

So until the next episode... make some time for your hobby.

Take care,

Timestamp:
00:28 - Intro
01:00 - Who is Jia?
01:30 - Do you have a link or website you would like to share?/ Where can people find you?
01:54 - How did you get introduced to running?
02:39 - What is the best part about running?
04:07 - Do you ever go running during a study break?
04:24 - Do you prefer long-distance running or short distance?
04:53 - Do you prefer to run alone or with company?
05:34 - Have you done anything longer than the 100-mile run?
06:13 - Talking about hydration.
06:55 - What other equipment do you bring with you when you go running?
07:24 - What kind of music do you listen to to get motivated?
08:11 - What is your preferred terrain to run on?
09:32 - Are you the type of person that needs to reach a certain point before you take a break?
10:14 - What kind of shoes do you have?
11:23 - Is there a place on earth that you would like to go for a run?
12:00 - Do you have a smartwatch where you can keep track of your progress?
13:34 - What are some common injuries for people who run?
14:21 - Are you planning to participate in a new marathon any time soon?
15:50 - Do you have any inspiration?
18:19 - What are some misconceptions about people who are runners?
19:35 - Do you have a go too food/diet after a run?
20:24 - How did running had an impact on your perspective on life?
21:03 - Have you ever seen anything weird while running?
21:30 - What time of year and day do you prefer to go running?
22:15 - Do you want to present your hobby to the world or use it as your escape from reality?
23:12 - Has running ever stressed you out?
23:50 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started running?
24:59 - How do you treat a swollen body caused by running?
25:49 - Do you prefer to run early in the morning or mid-day?
26:08 - Do you do leg exercises while you’re sitting on a chair?
26:35 - What is your current biggest challenge?
27:42 - Do you enjoy running in the rain?
28:06 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
29:33 - Would you be interested in filming one of your runs?
30:03 - Do you have a link or website you would like to share?/ Where can people find you?
30:28 - Do you have any questions for me about running?
31:42 - Have you ever tried running in the water?
32:50 - Outro

15
Dec 2019

Ep.68 Hello Out There, We’re On The Air (Ben - Hockey Broadcaster)

(Ben - Hockey Broadcaster)

In this episode, I had the honour to have Ben as my guest. He shared with me his interest in hockey broadcasting as his hobby.

Ben's links:
Twitter:@madd210  
Facebook: Ben Maddigan
  
Time For Your Hobby Links:
Website: https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast (click to find Apple, Spotify, Google and more)
 

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Please find below the show notes if you want to see all the questions asked in the episode.

If you want to be on my podcast or have any questions at all, by all means, contact me through any of the platforms above.

So until the next episode... make some time for your hobby.

Take care,

Timestamp:

00:28 - Intro
01:32 - Who is Ben?
02:26 - How did you get introduced to hockey broadcasting?
04:24 - Do you have a link or website you would like to share?/ Where can people find you?
06:37 - Talking about his experience as a hockey broadcaster.
08:50 - What do you focus on when you do your hockey broadcasting?
11:54 - Did playing hockey play a big role in becoming a hockey broadcaster?
14:45 - What is the best part about being a hockey broadcaster?
16:22 - Do you ever predict hockey plays in your head?
18:20 - What do you do to prepare for a broadcast?
21:07 - How far do you go about a player’s backstory?
22:17 - Do you prefer to broadcast alone or with company?
24:26 - What kind of equipment do you use?
26:21 - Do you save any of your recordings?
27:48 - Do you own or have access to your first recording?
29:05 - How often do you broadcast?
29:56 - Do you have a training ritual to improve your broadcast?
32:54 - What has hockey broadcasting taught you in life?
35:29 - Do you have any inspirations?
39:13 - Has broadcasting ever stressed you out?
41:59 - Do you have a checklist for when you prepare your broadcast?
42:33 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started broadcasting?
45:12 - Is it still the same challenge today?
46:05 - What are some misconceptions about people who broadcast?
47:34 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in hockey broadcasting?
49:50 - Do you have a link or website you would like to share?/ Where can people find you?
50:42 - Do you have any questions for me about hockey broadcasting? 
51:30 - Outro

 

8
Dec 2019

Ep.67 Now You’re Playing With Nintendo! (Eric - Playing Nintendo Video Games)

(Eric - Playing Nintendo Video Games)

In this episode, I had the honour to have Eric as my guest. He shared with me his interest in playing Nintendo video games as his hobby.

Eric's Links:
Instagram: @pereira1215
 
Time For Your Hobby Links:
Website: https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast (click to find Apple, Spotify, Google and more)
 

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Please find below the show notes if you want to see all the questions asked in the episode.

If you want to be on my podcast or have any questions at all, by all means, contact me through any of the platforms above.

So until the next episode... make some time for your hobby.

Take care,

Timestamp:

00:28 - Intro
01:03 - Who is Eric?
01:33 - How did you get introduced to playing Nintendo video games?
03:04 - Do have a social media link or website you would like to share, where can people find you?
03:38 - How many consoles have you gone through?
04:33 - In your opinion, does a switch could as a handheld?
04:50 - What was the best console?
05:42 - What are your top 3 favourite games?
07:29 - Do you have a favourite type of controller?
09:04 - Talking about the switch controller drifting?
10:04 - What is the best part about playing Nintendo video games?
11:03 - What are some strong qualities of Nintendo compared to other consoles?
12:20 - Talking about Nintendo and the Olympics.
12:52 - Do you prefer to play Nintendo games alone or with friends?
13:32 - Talking about Super Smash Bors.
14:33 - Who is your favourite smash bros character?
15:10 - Do you like how Nintendo does a lot more indie games?
16:25 - What other franchises would work well in Nintendo?
17:06 - Do you think Nintendo should focus on more cross-platforms or more exclusives?
18:01 - What are some of your pet peeves when it comes to Nintendo as a whole?
21:05 - What could Nintendo do to improve their consols?
22:31 - Do you prefer digital or hard copies of Nintendo games?
23:39 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started playing Nintendo games?
25:12 - What is your current biggest challenge?
26:59 - What are some misconceptions about people who play Nintendo games?
28:19 - What is the balance for you between story and graphics?
30:01 - Do you want to present your hobby to the world or use it as your escape from reality?
31:39 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
32:26 - Do have a social media link or website you would like to share, where can people find you?
32:49 - Do you have any questions for me about Nintendo?
35:10 - Outro

1
Dec 2019

Ep.66 We Shall Wait For The Bakes (Awa - Home Baking)

(Awa - Home Baking)

On this episode, I had the honour to have Awa as my guest. She shared with me her interest in home baking as her hobby.

Awa's links:
Instagram: @awasomelyyum and @athioye
 
Time For Your Hobby Links:
Website: https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast (click to find Apple, Spotify, Google and more)

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Please find below the show notes if you want to see all the questions asked in the episode.

If you want to be on my podcast or have any questions at all, by all means, contact me through any of the platforms above.

So until the next episode... make some time for your hobby.

Take care,

Timestamp:
00:28 - Intro
01:12 - Who is Awa?
01:41 - Do have a social media link or website you would like to share, where can people find you?
02:20 - Introducing the hobby.
02:39 - How did you get introduced to baking?
03:44 - Does your mom have a recipe book that you use?
05:01 - do you prefer using ML or teaspoons and cups?
05:34 - What would you say is the best part about baking?
06:07 - Do you have preferred things you like to bake?
06:48 - What is your favourite cupcake flavour?
07:30 - Do you like to dance or listen to music while you’re baking?
08:22 - Do you make a big mess in your kitchen or stay pretty tidy?
08:59 - What are your preferred tools you like to use?
09:46 - Is there a machine that doesn't exist yet but you wish you had (for baking)?
11:15 - Where do you go to learn more about baking?
15:01 - Do you have a secret ingredient that you like to use?
17:15 - Are there any baking trends that are coming back?
18:19 - Out of 10 times, how many times would you fail?
20:37 - Has it ever happened that you messed up a recipe but it turned out great?
22:00 - Do you prefer to bake alone or with company?
23:44 - Do you test your own bakes or someone else tests it for you?
24:42 - Does other people’s opinion have an impact on your baking?
26:33 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started?
29:34 - Do you have different challenges today?
30:49 - What was your biggest accomplishment?
33:40 - Do you have different things you like to bake through the year?
35:59 - What are some misconceptions about people who do baking?
39:11 - Do you want to present this hobby to the world or keep it for yourself?
41:04 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
43:43 - How is the baking community in Ottawa?
45:46 - Do have a social media link or website you would like to share, where can people find you?
46:31 - Do you have any questions for me about baking?
48:40 - What would be a good easy recipe to start with?
49:47 - Outro
24
Nov 2019

Ep.65 The Sharp Beer Palate (Matt - Craft Beer Enthousiast)

(Matt - Craft Beer Enthousiast)

In this episode, I had the honour to have Matt as my guest. He shared with me his interest in being a craft beer enthousiast.

Matt suggested that if you are interested in learning about craft beer, you should check out your local brewery.

Time For Your Hobby Links:
Website: https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast (click to find Apple, Spotify, Google and more)

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Please find below the show notes if you want to see all the questions asked in the episode.

If you want to be on my podcast or have any questions at all, by all means, contact me through any of the platforms above.

So until the next episode... make some time for your hobby.

Take care,

Timestamp:

00:28 - Intro
01:12 - Who is Matt?
01:43 - What is your hobby?
02:01 - Would you consider yourself a craft beer enthousiast?
02:08 - How did you get introduced to craft beer?
02:35 - Do you remember the first craft beer?
02:48 - Did you have that beer recently?
03:29 - What would you say is the best part about being a craft beer enthousiast?
04:10 - Did craft beer become popular in your hometown?
04:23 - Do you have a favourite craft beer from your hometown?
04:47 - Do you have a spreadsheet of the beers you had?
05:15 - Are you a fan of imported craft beer?
05:32 - Have you travelled anywhere (internationally) to try craft beer?
06:02 - Do you go to beer festivals in Ottawa?
06:45 - What are some key things you look for when you try a new craft beer?
07:35 - Do you collect the bottle caps, the bottles, the stickers?
08:01 - Does the art on the beer can or bottles play a role when you are selecting a craft beer?
08:18 - If you had the chance to create a design on a beer bottle or can, what would you make?
09:13 - Was there a beer can or bottle design that really stood out?
09:25 - What are your top 3 favourite craft beers?
10:36 - Did you ever do a brewery tour?
11:02 - What is the most interesting beer you ever tasted?
12:27 - Have you ever considered making your own beer?
15:02 - Are you currently working on any beers right now?
15:58 - Would you ever consider making craft beer as a side job?
16:48 - What are some misconceptions about people who are craft beer enthousiasts?
17:33 - Do you also like other types of alcohol?
18:00 - Have you ever considered making wine (Matt grows grapes in his backyard)?
18:31 - What has craft beer enthousiasm taught you in life?
19:09 - How is the beer craft community in Ottawa?
20:02 - Where do you go to get new information about craft beer?
21:15 - Do you want to present your hobby to the world or use it as your escape from reality?
21:35 - Has learning about craft beer ever stressed you out?
22:13 - Has being a craft beer enthousiast ever help you relax?
22:53 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started your hobby?
23:22 - Is there a better season for craft beer?
23:57 - Do you prefer cans or bottles?
24:19 - What is your current biggest challenge?
25:00 - Have you convinced your dad to drink any kind of craft beer?
25:27 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
27:22 - Do you have any questions for me about craft beer?
30:18 - Outro

17
Nov 2019

Ep.64 Holding Water From A Rainy Day (Ami - Succulent Plant Grower)

(Ami - Succulent Plant Grower)

In this episode, I had the honour to have Ami as my guest. She shared with me her interest in growing succulent plants as her hobby.

Ami’s links
Instagram: @echielady
Garden Tags: https://www.gardentags.com/profile/ecoami 
Instagram: @echeveriasstolemyheart (Ami’s friend)

Time For Your Hobby Links:
Website: https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast (click to find Apple, Spotify, Google and more)

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Please find below the show notes if you want to see all the questions asked in the episode.

If you want to be on my podcast or have any questions at all, by all means, contact me through any of the platforms above.

So until the next episode... make some time for your hobby.

Take care,

Timestamp:

00:28 - Intro
00:53 - Who is Ami?
01:35 - Introducing the hobby of succulent plants. What is a succulent plant?
02:24 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share with everyone?
03:27 - How did you get introduced to succulent plants?
04:36 - How big is your collection now?
05:19 - How do you organize your plants in your house?
06:54 - Are you going to move more of your plants outside next summer?
07:16 - What are some of your favourite plants?
07:59 - What is the biggest plant you own?
08:38 - Do you still own your first succulent plant?
09:15 - What are some common diseases for your plants?
13:02 - Where do you usually go to learn more about succulent plants?
13:53 - Talking about the succulent plant community.
15:23 - Is there a plant that you really want but haven’t had the chance to get yet?
17:05 - Do your children show interest in succulent plants?
17:58 - What would you say is the best part about growing succulent plants?
18:47 - Did you ever try using hyperlapse on your succulent plant growth?
19:52 - What is your current biggest challenge when you first started growing succulent plants?
21:37 - What type of equipment do you have?
25:04 - What is your current biggest challenge?
28:46 - What is a great starter plant?
29:46 - Has growing succulent plants helped you relax when you’re stressed?
31:48 - Has growing succulent plants ever stressed you out?
35:08 - What are some misconceptions about people who grow succulent plants?
37:06 - What has growing succulent plants taught you in life?
37:52 - Do you want to present your hobby to the world or use it as your escape from reality?
39:25 - Would you ever write a book on how to properly grow a plant?
41:11 - Is there any plant from any country you really want?
44:08 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
46:48 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share with everyone?
47:52 - Do you have any questions for me about succulent plants?
50:13 - Outro

10
Nov 2019

Ep.63 Run Virtual, Run! (Griffin - Filming Virtual Running Videos)

(Griffin - Filming Virtual Running Videos)

On this episode I had the honour to have Griffin as my guest. He shared with me his interest in filming virtual running videos as his hobby.

Griffin’s link:
Youtube: (Love The Treadmill) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCd1GuXRERb2oil7fAbDzpYQ 
Email: Lovethetreadmill@gmail.com

Time For Your Hobby Links:
Website: https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast (click to find Apple, Spotify, Google and more)

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Please find below the show notes if you want to see all the questions asked in the episode.

If you want to be on my podcast or have any questions at all, by all means, contact me through any of the platforms above.

So until the next episode... make some time for your hobby.

Take care,

Timestamp:
00:28 - Intro
00:59 - Who is Griffin?
01:33 - What is your hobby?
03:19 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share?
04:58 - How did you get introduced to filming virtual running videos?
06:30 - Did you ever put a go pro on your children and let them run free to see their adventures?
07:05 - What kind of equipment do you have?
10:00 - What is your video editing process?
10:53 - How long does it take you to edit one video?
11:20 - Have you ever considered using a 360 go pro camera setup?
12:43 - How often do you create these videos?
13:35 - Talking about the areas Griffin likes to film?
14:33 - Did you ever have to fix a video where you fell?
18:31 - Are you planning on using a fisheye for upcoming videos?
18:49 - Do your videos have a mixture of walking and running?
19:25 - Is there anywhere around the world you would like to film a virtual running video?
20:28 - Have you ever considered filming a snorkelling virtual video?
21:10 - Do you have any inspiration?
22:36 - Do you like to run with other people or alone when you are filming your virtual running videos?
24:12 - Did you ever injured yourself while running?
24:34 - What would you say is the best part about making virtual running videos?
26:14 - Do you listen to music while you run?
26:39 - Do you add music in your videos?
27:19 - What was the biggest challenge you had when you first started making virtual running videos?
28:52 - What is your current biggest challenge?
31:12 - Has making virtual running videos helped you relax when you’re stressed?
32:52 - Has making virtual running videos and printing ever stressed you out?
33:56 - Do you have any big objectives with your virtual running videos?
36:45 - What are some misconceptions about people who create virtual running videos?
39:25 - What has making virtual running videos taught you in life?
41:35 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
43:26 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share?
44:18 - Do you have any questions for me about virtual running videos?
46:26 - Outro
3
Nov 2019

Ep.62 Wall To Wall To Avoid The Fall (Raiden- Parkour)

(Raiden - Parkour)

In this episode I had the honour to have Raiden as my guest. He shared with me his interest in doing parkour as his hobby.

Raiden’s links
Twitch: (theleafsan) https://www.twitch.tv/theleafsan/ 
Instagram: (@raiiden) https://www.instagram.com/raiiden/

Time For Your Hobby Links:
Website: https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast (click to find Apple, Spotify, Google and more)
Full Transcript: https://otter.ai/s/9ulwpdSGQU-jUPtyOAniQg

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Please find below the show notes if you want to see all the questions asked in the episode.

If you want to be on my podcast or have any questions at all, by all means, contact me through any of the platforms above.

So until the next episode... make some time for your hobby.

Take care,

Timestamp:
00:28 - Intro
01:07 - Who is Raiden?
02:10 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share?
02:57 - What is parkour?
04:31 - Talking about the word parkour and its french origins
06:17 - How did you get introduced to parkour?
08:08 - Do you analyze your terrain and plan your moves before doing parkour?
09:25 - What is your preferred material to do parkour on?
10:39 - Have you ever done parkour on the sand?
11:31 - Did it ever happen to you that you expected to land on a specific material but it was not what you expected?
12:04 - What would you say is the best part about parkour?
13:21 - Did you ever land a move that you didn’t expect to land?
13:45 - How often do you do parkour?
14:41 - Is there a perfect area in Ottawa for parkour?
15:40 - Do you have any inspiration?
16:28 - Would you like to see the parkour in the Olympics?
18:19 - What do you wear when you do parkour?
19:21 - What is your favourite season to do parkour?
20:09 - Would you like to see a parkour park in the city?
22:13 - For people starting off, do you recommend to wear safety gear?
25:35 - Do you prefer to do parkour with other people or alone?
27:07 - What is your strongest quality (speed, strength, agility, technique, etc.)?
27:48 - Have you ever created a parkour move?
29:09 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started parkour?
30:11 - What is your current challenge?
31:29 - Has parkour helped you relax when you’re stressed?
32:53 - Has parkour ever stressed you out?
34:43 - What other injuries have you had while doing parkour?
36:35 - Talking about how to properly fall while doing parkour.
37:22 - Are there any other misconceptions about people who do parkour?
40:22 - What has parkour taught you in life?
41:19 - Do you want to present your hobby to the world or use it as your escape from reality?
42:09 - Do you want to do parkour for many years to come?
43:59 - Did you have a superman complete when you were younger (the mindset of never getting hurt when you did parkour)?
46:03 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share?
46:43 - Do you have any questions for me about parkour?
49:05 - Would you like to see parkour in the X games?
50:42 - Outro
27
Oct 2019

Ep.61 Over and Under, Comfort Awaits (Melissa - Sewing)

(Melissa - Sewing)

In this episode, I had the honour to have Melissa as my guest. She shared with me her interest in sewing as her hobby.

Melissa's links:
 
Time For Your Hobby Links:
Website: https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast (click to find Apple, Spotify, Google and more)

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Please find below the show notes if you want to see all the questions asked in the episode.

If you want to be on my podcast or have any questions at all, by all means, contact me through any of the platforms above.

So until the next episode... make some time for your hobby.

Take care,

Timestamp:
00:28 - Intro
00:53 - Who is Melissa?
01:39 - How did you get introduced to sewing?
05:52 - Did you teach your mother anything about sewing?
06:47 - Have you ever worked on a project with your mother?
08:15 - Do you still own the first thing you created?
10:13 - Where do you get the ideas to create these projects?
12:04 - Do you prefer to do things out of necessity or more out of creativity?
14:17 - Do you ever do emotional sewing (story about Melissa’s grandmother)?
21:48 - On a personal level, what is the best thing about sewing?
25:09 - Talking about repairing a backpack with tooth floss.
25:46 - Do you prefer to sew by hand or by machine?
27:07 - What is the current machine you’re using?
30:10 - Are there any features that you wished a sewing machine had?
31:55 - How is an old-world craft like sewing still relevant to our 21st-century?
36:55 - Do you have any inspiration?
41:57 - What has sewing taught you in life?
44:17 - Did you ever hurt yourself while sewing?
46:40 - How often do you tend to sew?
48:14 - Has sewing ever stressed you out?
49:23 - Do you have any tricks when it comes to getting the thread through the needle?
51:05 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started sewing?
53:48 - Do you still have challenges today?
57:15 - Do you have a picture of all your projects?
58:04 - What are some misconceptions of people who sew?
01:00:00 - Would you ever make a costume for a convention?
01:01:16 - Do you want to share this hobby with the world or keep it more for yourself?
01:03:45 - Did you ever teach anyone about sewing?
01:06:50 - Do you have a link or website you would like to share?/ Where can people find you?
01:08:44 - Do you have any questions for me about (Melissa gives me a tote bag as a gift, you hear my reaction)?
01:12:49 - Outro

 

20
Oct 2019

Ep.60 When The End Is Near (Angela - Learning About Death)

(Angela - Learning About Death)

In this episode, I had the honour to have Angela as my guest. She shared with me her interest in learning about death her hobby.

Angela’s link:
Podcast: (People Keep Dying) http://peoplekeepdying.com/  it can be found anywhere you listen to podcasts.
Instagram: (@peoplekeepdying) https://www.instagram.com/peoplekeepdying/ 
Twitter: (@Peoplekeepdying) https://twitter.com/Peoplekeepdying 
Email: peoplekeepdying@gmail.com 

Time For Your Hobby Links:
Website: https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast (click to find Apple, Spotify, Google and more)

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Please find below the show notes if you want to see all the questions asked in the episode.

If you want to be on my podcast or have any questions at all, by all means, contact me through any of the platforms above.

So until the next episode... make some time for your hobby.

Take care,

Timestamp:
00:28 - Intro
01:21 - Who is Angela?
02:01 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share?
04:48 - How did you get introduced to the principal of death?
07:38 - What types of death are you interested in (murder, accidental, old age, disease)?
08:29 - How much does the mystery aspect play a role in your interest in death?
09:15 - Is there a specific region in the world that you prefer to focus on?
11:15 - What is your preferred source to learn about the deceased?
12:12 - Do you do a lot of cross-referencing when learning about a death (sometimes some stories can have the wrong facts)?
12:48 - Are you interested in the death of other living creatures (animals, plants, microorganisms)?
15:53 - Do you think society has become more desensitized about death?
16:34 - For a kid to start listening to true crime podcasts?
18:45 - What would you say is the best thing about learning about death?
19:47 - Do you like researching similar topics or new ones?
20:31 - Would you ever be interested in interviewing someone was a witness to a murder or a murderer?
22:38 - Talking about my near-death experience.
25:16 - What was the biggest challenge you had when you first started learning about death?
25:43 - What is your current biggest challenge?
27:50 - How did structure your podcast around the principal of death?
30:24 - Has studying deaths ever stressed you out?
31:18 - What are some misconceptions about people who are interested in the concept of death?
32:29 - What has learning about death taught you in life?
33:56 - Talking about how ‘’everything causes cancer’’ and might kill you.
37:04 - If you had the possibility to live forever, would you do it?
38:32 - Do you want to present your hobby to the world or use it as your escape from reality?
40:07 - Do you think because there's so much death on social media and the news that it encourages people to murder?
42:10 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
43:14 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share?
46:16 - Do you have any questions for me about death?
47:55 - Outro
13
Oct 2019

Ep.59 Imagination To Reality (Dan - 3D Printing & Modelling)

(Dan - 3D Printing & Modelling)

On this episode I had the honour to have Dan as my guest. He shared with me his interest in 3D printing and modelling his hobby.

Links:
3D printing sub reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/3Dprinting/ 
Thingiverse (a place to find 3D print files): https://www.thingiverse.com/ 

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Furthermore if you want to listen to short previews of upcoming and old episodes you can check out my following social media links:

Instagram @timeforyourhobby (https://www.instagram.com/timeforyourhobby/?hl=en).

Twitter @tfyhpodcast (https://twitter.com/tfyhpodcast)

If you would like to be on the show or have any questions, you can send me an email at timeforyourhobby@gmail.com

Here's my website so you can listen to it on the platform of your choice (Podbean, Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Play Music, Castbox, TuneIn, Pocket Cast, Overcast, Stitcher, Google Podcast): https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast 

Thank you,

Time stamp
00:28 - Intro
01:06 - Who is Dan?
01:42 - How did you get introduced to 3D printing and modelling?
02:56 - When did you get your first 3D printer?
04:18 - Are you finished up upgrading your printer?
04:43 - What is your current printer?
05:46 - How long do you expect your printer to last?
06:21 - Where do you go to learn about modelling?
07:16 - Do you prefer to print for practical reasons or more none practical reasons?
07:49 - What was the first thing you printed?
08:09 - How many times out of 10 your printer messed up a project?
09:02 - How often do you use your 3D printer?
09:29 - What is the most complex and simplest thing you ever printed?
11:21 - Talking about printing a storm trooper outfit.
12:26 - What is the coolest thing you seen on that 3d modeling website?
13:18 - Where do you go to get inspiration to make a new model?
15:05 - Talking about how 3D printers can help make prosthetic limbs.
16:00 - What are some pros and cons about using a 3D printer?
19:05 - Is there anything you wanted to print but you haven’t been able to print yet?
19:31 - Is there an adhesive that helps bind individual printed pieces together?
20:07 - What would you say is the best part about 3D printing and modeling?
21:23 - What is your current biggest challenge?
22:03 - Do you still have the same challenge today?
25:26 - What has 3D taught you in life?
27:44 - Has 3D printing and modelling helped you relax when you are feeling stressed?
28:47 - Has 3D printing and modelling ever stressed you out?
29:36 - What are some misconceptions about people who do 3D printing or modelling?
31:02 - What are some good starter 3D printers?
31:54 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in 3D printing or modelling?
32:42 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share?
34:24 - Do you have any questions for me about 3D printing or modelling?
36:46 - Outro