Program 366b: Correspondent in India; World of Madhur Jaffrey; Chaos, Italian Style

Release Date: 08-12-2023


BBC reporter Nick Bryant gives us a personal look at India as he discusses what he learned about its society while he was stationed in New Delhi. Then Indian-born actress Madhur Jaffrey shares childhood memories from the last days of British colonialism. Plus, friends from Italy tell Rick how they cope with their country's everyday chaos and offer tips for handling surprises you may encounter on your Italian travels.


  • Journalist Nick Bryant, author of "Confessions from Correspondentland: The Dangers and Delights of Life as a Foreign Correspondent" (Oneworld)
  • Actress Madhur Jaffrey, author of "Climbing the Mango Trees" (Vintage), "Madhur Jaffrey's Curry Nation" (Ebury Press) and "Seasons of Splendour" (Puffin)
  • Ann Long, tour guide based near Sorrento, Italy
  • Cecilia Bottai, vintner and tour guide, based in Orvieto, Italy

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Haiku Awards

Pgm 366 Haiku awards

Among redwood trees
in Armstrong Grove. We look up
and keep looking up.
— Claire J Baker, Pinole, California


La Alberca's pig
who bums around for morsels
in the Spanish square
— Roy Barnes, Cheyenne, Wyoming 


Outside Alhambra
Is the one time I wanted
some reservations
— Shelly DeLeon, Astoria, Oregon 


Up above the world
Puddles of colors below
If I could just jump
— Cecilia Mazanec, Winter Park, Florida  


"How you're old?," he asks.
Wonder how sound I to him?
Language gap is vast.
— Michael Venn, Mokpo, South Korea.