WildTrekker is a fluid kind of sound art. In this series of regular podcasts, George presents a writer’s notebook: audio chapters from ongoing works, soundscapes, adventures, interviews, reflections, original plays, stories-behind-stories, jam sessions with musicians, and more…

Grenfell of Labrador

Grenfell of Labrador

In this episode, George looks at the mixed legacy of medical missionary Sir Wilfred Grenfell.

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Dreamworld VII

Dreamworld VII

In this last episode of a seven-part series, George explores the largely Latin American genre of magical realism.

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Dreamworld VI

Dreamworld VI

This latest episode of Dreamworld is devoted to John Steinbeck's epic novel The Grapes of Wrath.

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Dreamworld V

Dreamworld V

Part five of Dreamworld is devoted to the USA trilogy by American novelist John Dos Passos.

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Dreamworld IV

Dreamworld IV

Part four of Dreamworld is devoted to writing about Nature, and discovering the wild side within us.

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Dreamworld III

Dreamworld III

This episode of Dreamworld looks at writing as transformation, and writing about transformation.

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Dreamworld II

Dreamworld II

WildTrekker presents episode two of Dreamworld - a seven-part series devoted to writing about dreams.

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Dreamworld I

Dreamworld I

WildTrekker presents episode one of Dreamworld – a seven-part series devoted to writing and the imagination.

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The Making of The Blinding Sea

The Making of The Blinding Sea

George shares what it was like making his feature film about polar explorer Roald Amundsen

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Identity and Control

Identity and Control

George interviews philosopher Charles Taylor about human identity and the challenges of organizational control.

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My Music

My Music

George shares music he has composed. He performs both on his own and with friends.

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The Human Genome

The Human Genome

In this archival interview, George accurately predicts the very day Sir John Sulston wins the Nobel Prize.

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Predictions

Predictions

In this archival interview, George meets author, inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil.

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Across the Sands

Across the Sands

George meets writer, conservationist and explorer John Hare, who crossed the Sahara riding a camel.

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Music of the Wilderness

Music of the Wilderness

Composer Emily Doolittle tells George why blackbird and humpback whale songs fascinate her.

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The Arrow of Time – 3

The Arrow of Time – 3

In this final episode of a three-part series, George explores the Arrow of Time

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The Arrow of Time – 2

The Arrow of Time – 2

In this second episode of a three-part series, George explores the Arrow of Time.

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The Arrow of Time – 1

The Arrow of Time – 1

In this first episode of a three-part series, George explores the Arrow of Time.

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The Secret World of Whales

The Secret World of Whales

Marine biologist Richard Sears shares insights into the whales of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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The Meaning of Compassion

The Meaning of Compassion

Holocaust survivor Nechama Tec has devoted her life to studying the meaning of compassion.

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The Shadow of H. G. Wells

The Shadow of H. G. Wells

The science fiction and prophecies of H. G. Wells bring together the good, the bad and the ugly.

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Beyond the Ends

Beyond the Ends

In the sound poem "Voyage Beyond the Ends of the Earth", an Arctic supply ship plunges into the supernatural.

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Freedom in the Wilderness

Freedom in the Wilderness

Author and former hostage Brian Keenan tells George about his captivity in Lebanon and subsequent healing in Patagonia.

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Welcome To My Time Machine

Welcome To My Time Machine

George invents a hyperspace time machine, to revisit his first years as a journalist.

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A Crazy, Funny Novel

A Crazy, Funny Novel

In this first episode of WildTrekker, George Tombs presents chapter one of the audiobook version of Mind the Gap.

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