I was busy working on another song when this irreverent little songling arrived in my mind and refused to be ignored. I had no choice, I had to write it down in the margins. And so, Thinking of a Starfish was born… Please enjoy this week’s episode of Getting Naked With Nate and, if you […]
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Imagine if all the graves were trees… Then all the graveyards would be forests. Have you ever thought that the body, once left, is probably best used to feed the earth it came from, feed the new, feed what comes after? There are many layers to today’s episode (you’re not surprised, are you). Yes, it’s […]
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I didn’t have sex for three and a half years, which led to me writing the song this episode is based on. Ok, listen, that first line is totally true but it is -at most- an itty bitty tiny little fraction of the story…I just needed a great headline to grab your attention (welcome to clickbait, […]
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I left this was just a little too late this week, but I’m actually really happy with what ended up coming out. Here is a brief exploration of whether it’s better to win or to communicate, to hear and be heard, to really connect… Show Notes: Amazing TED talk by John Francis about his 17 […]
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Let’s talk about sex! But seriously, have you noticed that there is this weird paradox in our society, where violence in the media and our lives seems accepted, even celebrated, while at the same time sex and nakedness are demonised? In today’s podcast I share some of my thoughts around this hot topic, as well […]
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Today’s episode of Getting Naked With Nate dives into the question of whether or not social media is real life. Also, is social media helping or hurting us? As you know, everything I say is my own opinion, which I am totes open to changing, so feel free to send new ideas, info and perspectives […]
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In this week’s episode of Getting Naked With Nate, I do my best to shed some light on the question of whether life really IS supposed to be so darn difficult!?! I quote some far wiser folk than I, talk about what we DO have control over and share some peaceful music to ease the […]
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Welcome to number six, oh yeah! Now’s the time for a little explanation on the whole troubadour story, from my highly subjective point of view. Dear reader, I am most highly excited to share with you my inspiration for being a ‘modern’ troubadour and what this whole podcast thang is all about for me! I […]
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Our shadows are always right beside us, and today I discuss some of the things I’ve learned in my attempts at escaping from them. Also, some lovely music for your aural pleasure, plus a book recommendation and some good news to remind you that there IS good news! Enjoy, and do comment with your thoughts […]
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You asked and I answered! If you’re active on the Nateives-only facebook group (really, it’s amazing, you should totally be there), you’ll have seen the poll I shared recently! Thanks to all those who put forward your ideas and voted on the ones you liked 👍! Also in the podcast, you will find some tasty […]
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