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The Mind Trench

Rob's weekly breakdown of a listener's topic of choice. Be it cryptozoology, astronomy or etomology - Rob's yr China with the Scooby*.

*Sorry Rob.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 27, 2021

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 27, 2021 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 27, 2021, 18.01 MB
Wed 27 Jan 2021

We're diving deep into the underworld of fungi communication. Rob takes us on a journey through natures internet, and wowee, what a trip!

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 20, 2021

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 20, 2021 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 20, 2021, 12.65 MB
Wed 20 Jan 2021

Rob pops in to talk us through some very fascinating nature related topics, plus a poem about creative block and Michael Hurst.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 13, 2021

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 13, 2021 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 13, 2021, 13.53 MB
Wed 13 Jan 2021

Rob has a Dr. Who update for us, an average article about Stonehenge and a rabbit hole journey into wet water.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 6, 2021

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 6, 2021 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 6, 2021, 15.61 MB
Wed 6 Jan 2021

Rob Bollix is back on the 95bFM Breakfast Show with his first Mind Trench for 2021. This week he regails tales of the wonderously talented and defensive lima bean, a 18th century headache remedy, offers up some hot new slang words, and explains why sports stars should get into chocolate milk! Whakarongo mai! 

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: December 16, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: December 16, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: December 16, 2020, 10.85 MB
Wed 16 Dec 2020

Rob runs us through some of the important stories and some of his personal favourites from 2020. Plus, a lovely poem to round off the year.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: December 9, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: December 9, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: December 9, 2020, 14.92 MB
Wed 9 Dec 2020

Rob joins us to talk through his apology from the moose segment last week, our ever-changing tastebuds, and a couple of dubious facts from his QI book.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: December 2, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: December 2, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: December 2, 2020, 14.89 MB
Wed 2 Dec 2020

Rob returns to the studio for a nice cup of coffee while he talks us through the importance of a hot choccy, and the latest news of salt-loving moose. Phew.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 25, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 25, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 25, 2020, 13.75 MB
Wed 25 Nov 2020

Rob dials in to tell us what he's learnt about sun and our skin and hair, plus some interesting notes on artefacts. 

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 18, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 18, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 18, 2020, 14.53 MB
Wed 18 Nov 2020

Rob talks different types of vessels from boats to ships, and even yachts. Plus, a brief overview of Bird of the Year, as the almighty Kākāpō takes out the competition.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 4, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 4, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 4, 2020, 16.06 MB
Wed 4 Nov 2020

Rob pops in for a cup of coffee and a chin-wag about soap opera's and Bird of the Year. Wholesome.