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Time For Your Hobby

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

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