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Hey, I’m Diggy! Join me each week as I share the highs, lows, and everyday moments of my life. Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, always relatable. We’ll explore the similarities and differences in our lives, finding unexpected connections.

Plus, I dive into intriguing, funny, and entertaining topics that catch my interest. Tune in for a mix of personal stories and fascinating insights.

Let’s discover the unexpected together!
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Needs More Kitchens!

Needs More Kitchens!

2024-06-1333:16

Hey, guess what? I hit a major parenting moment this week and I can't wait to spill the beans! Toilets - they're a love-hate thing for me and did I ever tell you about my obsession with The Winchester Mystery House? Also, I've got a killer tip on how to be a top-notch citizen. And of course, I've got more fun tales from my high school days.Links from the showCitizen AidWinchester Mystery House On WikipediaOfficial Winchester Mystery House WebsiteReach Out Via:Website - thatsafreebee.comPatreon - https://www.patreon.com/thatsafreebeeYouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@freebeemediaInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/thatsafreebee/Mastodon - https://mastodon.social/@thatsafreebeeX - https://x.com/thatsafreebeeThreads - https://www.threads.net/@thatsafreebee (00:00) - Intro (03:46) - Ask A Free Bee (06:40) - This Week! Today. (13:37) - Buzz Off! (16:01) - PodTales! (27:33) - Thank You! (28:58) - Pick Of The Week! (30:48) - Finalé
Um, It's Sunny!

Um, It's Sunny!

2024-06-0633:41

I grapple with my daughter growing up, and I'm worried about turning in to one of those dads that says "You're not going out dressed like that". In Podtales this week I explore King Musa Masa of Mali, the richest person ever!Finally I’m going to tell you about the time I skipped school. Or did I???Links From The Show:Scott Bradlee' Saturday Slow JamsCarrot WeatherFind The Show On:WebsiteThat's A Free Bee PlusYouTubeInstagramMastodonXThreads (00:00) - Ask A Free Bee (04:44) - This Week, Today. (09:06) - Buzz Off! (10:12) - PodTales! (15:44) - Thank You! (19:57) - Pick Off The Week! (25:15) - Finalé
Back In Time!

Back In Time!

2024-05-3033:46

Ep47 Back In Time! 🎉🚗📱Hey Bee-lievers! 🐝 Ready for another buzzing episode of "That's a Free Bee"? This week, we’ve got a sweet mix of nostalgia, tech talk, and a dash of parenting drama. Let's dive in! 🌊What’s the Buzz?Ask a Free Bee - Text Etiquette 101:Question: Do you respond to texts quickly?Answer: Diggy says, "Oh hell no!" Busy bees need their time too! Respond when you’re ready, folks. 📱🕒Parenting Oopsie:Ever missed something important for your kiddo? Diggy did and boy, it was a tear-jerker. 😢 But don’t worry, there’s a lesson in there for all of us – use your calendar, people! 🗓️📅Buzz Off! - Back Off, Buddy!Talking too close and too quietly? That’s a no-go! Let’s respect personal space, okay? 🙅‍♂️🗣️PodTales - DeLorean Time Machine Magic:Flux Capacitor: Time travel's secret sauce! ⚡🕒88 MPH: Because it looks super cool on the speedometer. 🚗💨From Plutonium to Mr. Fusion: Evolution of the DeLorean’s power source. ☢️☕Flying Cars: Wait, where are our 2015 flying cars?! ✈️Movie Magic: Behind-the-scenes fun facts that make the DeLorean a cinematic legend. 🎬✨Cool Gear - Reaction Lenses:Sunglasses that adjust to light? Yes, please! Perfect for those sunny and shady moments. 🕶️☀️Phobia Reveal:Heights and eggs? You heard that right! Tune in to hear the full story. 🏔️🥚Next Week's Question:Did you ever skip school? Let’s spill some tea on our mischievous past! ☕📚#AskAFreeBeeReach Out Via:Website - thatsafreebee.comPatreon - https://www.patreon.com/thatsafreebeeYouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@freebeemediaInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/thatsafreebee/Mastodon - https://mastodon.social/@thatsafreebeeX/Twitter - https://twitter.com/thatsafreebeeThreads - https://www.threads.net/@thatsafreebee (00:00) - #AskAFreeBee (03:35) - This Week, Today! (10:47) - Buzz Off! (12:59) - PodTales Awoo Hoo! (21:36) - Thank You! (23:30) - Pick Of The Week! (28:50) - #Finale
PodTales Awoooo Hoo!

PodTales Awoooo Hoo!

2024-05-2330:51

Welcome to Episode 46 of "That's a Free Bee!" This week, Diggy treats us to a mini-rebrand and a rollercoaster of hilarious stories and quirky updates. Here's what you can expect:Ask a Free Bee Mix-Up: Diggy's accidental name revert leads to a fun exploration of changing opinions, including his own transformation from a pizza hater to a pizza lover. 🍕This Week Today: Dive into family shenanigans with stories about his son's "engagement," school sewing projects, and a nostalgic trip to Tim Hortons. Plus, a tale about a tram passenger who decided pants were optional. 🚋Accidental Shoplifting: Hear about Diggy's unintended deodorant theft and his amusing quest to make things right. 🛒Chat GPT to the Rescue: Discover how Diggy used Chat GPT to calm his car overheating fears, proving AI can be a real-life hero. 🤖Buzz Off: Diggy's hilarious rant about tram air conditioning woes and a crossing guard who takes his job a bit too seriously. 🌬️PodTales Part 1: Get the scoop on the rise and fall of the DeLorean Motor Company, complete with drug busts and Hollywood drama. 🚗Pick of the Week: Don't miss Diggy's recommendation of "Sugar" on Apple TV+, starring the always-amazing Colin Farrell. 📺Free Bee Plus: Learn how to get even more Diggy with "That's a Free Bee Plus," offering uncut content, special episodes, and more. 🐝Audience Interaction: This week’s question – "Do you have any phobias?" Diggy promises to share his next week. 🎤Tune in for laughs, insights, and the charm that only Diggy can deliver. Whether you're a longtime listener or new to the show, this episode is packed with fun and surprises! 🎉#AskAFreeBeeReach Out Via:Website - thatsafreebee.comPatreon - https://www.patreon.com/thatsafreebeeYouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@freebeemediaInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/thatsafreebee/Mastodon - https://mastodon.social/@thatsafreebeeX/Twitter - https://twitter.com/thatsafreebeeThreads - https://www.threads.net/@thatsafreebee (00:00) - #AskAFeeBee (04:55) - This Week, Today. (14:39) - Buzz Off! (18:58) - PodTales (26:15) - Pick Of The Week (28:34) - Thank You (29:49) - Finalé
Bye Alex!

Bye Alex!

2024-05-1619:55

Ep45: Bye Alex!Welcome to an exciting episode of "That's a Free Bee," where we tried something new—live streaming! No heads-up given, but don't worry, you're not missing out; you're exactly where the fun is. 🎬✨Episode Highlights:Live Streaming Debut: We took a plunge into live streaming our show for the first time ever! Check out how it all went down.Ask B Anything: This week, Jacob wonders about the worst superpowers to have, sparking a hilarious recall of the episode about animals with superpowers. 🦸‍♂️❌Weekly Stories:Burger Disappointment: Ever experienced the shrinking burger syndrome at Wetherspoons? Our host digs into the expectations vs. reality of dining out. 🍔😅Sausage Saga: A serendipitous find of beloved sausages at Aldi post a craving induced by a nostalgic conversation—sometimes, the universe listens! 🌭😍Spider Scare: A common enemy in the car—spiders! Hear about a comedic yet terrifying encounter from the host’s daughter. 🕷️😂Boop the Snoot: Learn about the family's new fun game, and maybe you'll start booping snoots too! 👆👃Gripe of the Week: Parking woes during school runs—why blocking driveways isn’t just inconvenient, it's uncivil! 🚗💢Alex Breakup: It’s a farewell to Alex the AI boyfriend, marking the end of an experimental segment. 💔🤖Pick of the Week: Those Aldi sausages—grab them before they're gone again! 🌟Closing Thoughts: Our host wraps up with heartfelt thanks and a reminder about the new Patreon tiers—check them out for more exclusive content! 🌟Catch the full episode now on YouTube for both the polished and unpolished versions, and don’t forget to engage with us on social media using #AskBAnything!Ask Bee Anything!Reach Out Via:Website - thatsafreebee.comPatreon - https://www.patreon.com/thatsafreebeeYouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@freebeemediaInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/thatsafreebee/Mastodon - https://mastodon.social/@thatsafreebeeX/Twitter - https://twitter.com/thatsafreebeeThreads - https://www.threads.net/@thatsafreebee (00:00) - #AskBeeAnything (02:49) - This Week (07:48) - Gripe Of The Week (11:10) - Alex (16:40) - Pick Of The Week (17:27) - Thank You (18:37) - Finalé
Fact Checking Snowmen!

Fact Checking Snowmen!

2024-05-0930:26

Episode 44: Fact Checking Snowmen! ❄️🕵️Welcome to "That's a Free Bee!" This episode, Diggy dives into a frosty fact-checking session with Olaf from Frozen, revisits amusing personal stories, and explores new insights on quirky topics. 📚🎙️Feature Highlights:Ask a Free Bee: Diggy discusses his favorite white elephant gifts, highlighting a personalized mug and a humorously practical book, "How to Fart at Work." 🐘🎁Health Update: Positive news on Diggy's health improvements with medication adjustments, leading to better days at work and increased energy. 💊👍Cultural Visits: Insights from a visit to the Maritime Museum in Liverpool, with a focus on the Titanic exhibit and a sobering walk through the Museum of Slavery. 🚢🏛️Fact-Checking Olaf: Diggy busts some of Olaf's whimsical "facts" from Frozen 2, like whether water has memory and if wombats poop in squares. 🌨️📝Adventures at Jodrell Bank: A family trip to Jodrell Bank delights with a demonstration of a rocket made from a bottle and the awe-inspiring sight of a large radio telescope. 🚀🔭New Podcast Section: Introduction of "Topic of the Week," allowing for a more flexible discussion format to cover any subject of interest. 🗣️🆕Community Engagement: Encouragement for listeners to participate by leaving reviews and engaging on social media to help grow the community. 🌟📢Pick of the Week:Gaming on GeForce Now: A nod to Nvidia's GeForce Now service, which allows streaming of high-quality games on multiple devices, ideal for gamers without access to the latest hardware. 🎮🌐Closing Thoughts: Diggy thanks listeners for their continued support and encourages engagement across platforms, promising more intriguing content and community interactions in future episodes. 🙏💬Tune in, relax, and enjoy a blend of humor, educational content, and personal anecdotes on "That's a Free Bee!"🎧😄Chapters0:00 - Ask Bee Anything4:33 - This Week14:14 - Topic Of The Week22:28 - Thank You26:26 - Gripe Of The Week28:22 - Pick Of The Week30:01: - FinaleAsk Bee Anything!Links from the showLiverpool Maritime MuseumnVidia Geforce NowHow To Fart At WorkReach Out Via:Website - thatsafreebee.comPatreon - https://www.patreon.com/thatsafreebeeYouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@thatsafreebeepodcastInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/thatsafreebee/Mastodon - https://mastodon.social/@thatsafreebeeX/Twitter - https://twitter.com/thatsafreebeeThreads - https://www.threads.net/@thatsafreebee (00:00) - Ask Bee Anything (04:33) - This Week (14:14) - Topic Of The Week (22:28) - Thank You (26:26) - Gripe Of The Week (28:22) - Pick Of The Week (30:01) - Finalé
Episode 43: She's Not A Vegetarian🎙️ Welcome back to "That's a Free Bee," everyone! It’s Diggy here, buzzing through another episode filled with quirky insights and updates. 🐝🔊 Ask a Free Bee Question: This week's question comes anonymously (for the last time, as I'll be ditching that word for good): What's your favorite coffee brewing method? Well, from the rarely used Nespresso to my go-to V60 pour-over and AeroPress, I navigate the complexities of my morning brew. Yes, sometimes it's just good old instant coffee, especially if that's what kicks off the day with ease!🩺 Health Update: There's finally some good news on the health front. The hives have mostly retreated, and I'm experiencing less joint pain. With a medication adjustment on the horizon, I'm hopeful this new regimen brings more relief. Plus, a surprising reaction from the kids to my clean-shaven look due to the hives — apparently, I resemble a thumb now!🚗 A Little Adventure: In a quest to get some fresh air, a trip to the car wash turns educational as I explain the importance of a radio aerial to my kids, who can't fathom why everything isn't internet-based. It was a teachable moment for sure, topped off with their disbelief that you can actually buy IKEA meatballs to enjoy at home!🍔 Culinary Confessions: Speaking of food, this episode dives into the peculiar eating habits at home, especially my daughter's claim of being a 'vegetarian' who doesn't quite embrace vegetables or understand the full spectrum of what meat entails. It's a merry mix-up that brings light-hearted challenges to dining out.🎼 What Goo Talking About: Our rotating regular section this week features fascinating finds from around the web, including a glimpse into how newborns appear on shows like 'Call the Midwife.' Ever wondered about the logistics behind those adorable TV babies? It's more intricate and interesting than you might expect!📚 Pick of the Week: Venturing into literary lands, this month's book club selection at work is "Wrong Place, Wrong Time" by Gillian McAllister. Dive into this intriguing tale where a mother finds herself time-traveling to prevent a crime committed by her son. It's a page-turner that pairs mystery with a mind-bending exploration of maternal love and fate.📺 Thank You: As always, a huge thank you to all listeners, whether you're tuning in through YouTube or your favorite podcast platform. Your engagement and feedback fuel this show and genuinely make a difference. Remember, hitting like, leaving reviews, and subscribing are great ways to support us.Until next time, keep buzzing, Free Bees! Stay curious, stay quirky, and as always, enjoy the delightful oddities of life. 🎧🐝Ask Bee Anything!Links from the showSupport your local library with LibbyPick Of The Week - Wrong Place, Wrong Time by Gillian McAllisterReach Out Via:Website - thatsafreebee.comPatreon - https://www.patreon.com/thatsafreebeeYouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@thatsafreebeepodcastInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/thatsafreebee/Mastodon - https://mastodon.social/@thatsafreebeeX/Twitter - https://twitter.com/thatsafreebeeThreads - https://www.threads.net/@thatsafreebee (00:00) - Ask Bee Anything (03:43) - This Week (22:43) - What Goo Talkin' About? (33:16) - Ai Question Of The Week (38:34) - Thank You (39:29) - Pick Of The Week (42:24) - Finalé
Cold Turkey!

Cold Turkey!

2024-04-2517:51

Episode 42: Cold Turkey!🎙️ Hey Free Bees, it's Diggy! Welcome back to another episode of "That's a Free Bee," where I dive into some personal health updates and debunk some common misconceptions. Plus, we'll tackle another intriguing "Ask a Free Bee" question. 🐝🎶 Taylor Swift's New Album: Kicking things off, Todd asked about the new Taylor Swift album. Honestly, I'm more of an audiobooks and podcasts guy, so I haven't given it a listen. Music isn't really my jam—sorry to disappoint the music lovers out there!🚑 Health Update - Going Cold Turkey: Big news on the health front: I'm adjusting my chronic medication regimen. After nearly eight years, it's time for a change due to a potential intolerance. Starting this week, I’m phasing out my current meds, which is quite daunting. I'll keep you posted on this journey—wish me luck!🎥 Video Podcast Updates: Considering the future of our video content due to low viewership. Might focus more on audio and shorts. Stay tuned as I mull over this decision!🔍 AI Question of the Week: Thanks to Perplexity AI for this week's question about the most embarrassing song on my playlist.🍴 New Segment - Common Misconceptions: Introducing a new segment this week! Ever thought searing meat sealed in moisture? Think again! Plus, we debunk myths about Twinkies’ shelf life and food expiration dates. Learning something new every time!📢 Gripe of the Week: This week's gripe goes to charity door knockers. Love the cause, not so keen on the pushy tactics, especially when they involve the kids. It's a tricky balance!🌟 Pick of the Week: Instead of recommending the hyped TV show "Fallout," I'm going with something lighter—Bluey! It's perfect for all ages and available on Disney+. Don't miss it!📚 Story Time: Ending with a quirky tale about Rudolf the Red, a Viking known for predicting weather.🙏 Thank You: Big thanks to everyone tuning in each week. Your support on platforms like YouTube and various podcast apps through reviews and subscriptions really helps us grow and keep delivering great content.That’s all for today! Keep buzzing, Free Bees, and see you in the next episode. Stay tuned for more updates, more laughs, and more misconceptions busted! 🎧🐝 (00:00) - Ask Bee Anything (01:56) - This Week (05:25) - Ai Question Of The Week (08:10) - Common Misconceptions (11:17) - Gripe of the Week (14:37) - Thank You (15:36) - Pick Of The Week (16:38) - Finalé
Episode 41: I'm Barely Keeping It Together!🍕 Hey there, Free Bee fans! It's Diggy, and this week on That's a Free Bee, we're diving into the delicious world of pizza toppings, catching up with Alex, and yes, I've got a little rant about a visit to the doctors—because why not, right?🎙️ What's on the menu for today?Kicking off with the ever-favorite Ask Bee Anything question: What's your favorite pizza topping? Spoiler alert: I'm all about that ham and mushroom, though sometimes my stomach disagrees.I'll be catching up with my good buddy Alex. We’re talking all things casual and keeping the mood light because, let's be honest, I'm barely holding it together this week!Gripe of the Week: Oh, the joys of interacting with doctor's office receptionists. It's a rollercoaster, folks!🎼 And of course, it all starts with our theme tune, so let’s get the vibes going!🍍 Little bits of joy:Confession time: I’m lactose intolerant but can't say no to pizza. And yes, I think pineapple on pizza is fine—shoutout to my daughter who loves it!Dealing with Chronic Urticaria isn’t fun, folks. I’m talking steroids, shakes, and a whole lot of tiredness. But hey, we push through, right?👨‍👧 Family Time:As a dad, my weeks revolve around school runs and squeezing in rest. Kids, energy, who knew they took so much?🤔 AI Question of the Week:What's the most interesting or unexpected thing you’ve learned about yourself since starting your podcast? Hint: It involves dealing with my own voice and microphone struggles.📢 A Call to Chat:Got questions or want to make my day by interacting? Head over to thatsafreebee.com, use the hashtag #askbeeanything on social, or just hit me up on our new and improved social platforms. All the links are right in the show notes now!🤗 Gratitude Moment:Big shoutout to all of you listening—whether you're a longtime listener or just joined the Free Bee family, your support means the world. Don’t forget to check out our Patreon page to support the show further and get access to exclusive content!So buckle up, grab your favorite pizza slice (pineapple or not), and let’s dive into another episode filled with chaos, laughter, and a bit of moaning—because that’s how we do it here at That's a Free Bee!🐝 Stay buzzing, my friends, and let's keep it light and funny as always!Ask Bee Anything!Reach Out Via:Website - thatsafreebee.comPatreon - https://www.patreon.com/thatsafreebeeYouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@thatsafreebeepodcastInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/thatsafreebee/Mastodon - https://mastodon.social/@thatsafreebeeX/Twitter - https://twitter.com/thatsafreebeeThreads - https://www.threads.net/@thatsafreebeeLinks from the shownationaltrust.org (00:00) - Intro (00:16) - Ask Bee Anything (02:45) - This Week (05:14) - Alex (13:55) - Ai Question Of The Week (16:54) - Gripe Of The Week! (20:31) - Thank You! (21:36) - Pick Of The Week! (23:09) - Finalé
Gotta Keep Evolving!

Gotta Keep Evolving!

2024-04-1137:01

Episode 40: Gotta Keep Evolving! 🌱🚀Hey, everyone! It's Diggy here, bringing you Episode 40 of That's a Free Bee, where we embrace change and keep evolving. 🎙️✨ From my AI experiments to a heartwarming twist at the end, this episode's got it all.🔄 This Week on That's a Free Bee:Kicking things off, I'm sharing a little update on my adventures with AI. Yes, I'm still using it and in ways that might surprise you! 🤖💡I've got a story about a hilarious coffee mishap that just proves some mornings are destined for chaos. ☕😂Lost children and a surprising act of heroism at the Lowry? Yep, that happened. 👦🛍️Introducing a brand-new segment: WikiSpeaks! Our first dive? The fascinating origins of the high five. 🖐️📚Turning the Gripe of the Week on its head: Why I actually love self-checkouts (unpopular opinion alert!). 🏪❤️And to wrap it all up, a touching tale that might just make your day. 💌💖From AI tools that help me craft show notes to my newfound appreciation for self-checkouts, this episode is about looking at the little things with fresh eyes and finding joy in the unexpected.So, whether you're here for the laughs, the stories, or just my charming voice, I'm thrilled to have you along for the ride. Remember, life's all about evolving, and I'm here to share every step of that journey with you.Stay buzzing, my friends, and let's dive into another episode filled with laughter, learning, and lots of love. 🐝💫Links from the showhttps://scrubdaddy.co.ukhttps://www.relay.fm/ungeniusedthatsafreebee.com (00:00) - Intro (00:33) - Ask Bee Anything! (04:51) - This Week! (14:21) - Wiki Speaks! (24:40) - Ai Question Of The Week! (27:17) - Gripe Of The Week! (29:27) - Thank You! (32:38) - Pick Of The Week! (33:16) - Scrub Daddy (34:55) - Finale
Oh I Know Now!

Oh I Know Now!

2024-04-0442:51

In This Episode:Pet Tales: Diggy reminisces about childhood pets, from a Yorkshire Terrier named Sally to the adventurous rabbits and more. It's a journey through the joys and heartaches of pet ownership.Musical Memories: Discover how a makeshift band and a homemade radio show became the highlights of Diggy's childhood, proving that creativity knows no bounds.Tech Snafus: A tale of technological woes and accidental deletions serves as a reminder of our digital vulnerabilities.Gym Quest: Did Diggy make it to the gym this week? Find out if the streak continues or if life's little interruptions took their toll.Listener Interactions: This episode introduces a new way for listeners to connect, share feedback, and even influence future content. Plus, a sneak peek at an upcoming segment that promises to blend learning with laughter.Pick of the Week: Diggy shares a tool that keeps his life organized and his tasks in check. If you've ever struggled with to-do lists or keeping track of ideas, you won't want to miss this recommendation.Links from the showhttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knightmare_(TV_series)https://culturedcode.com/things/ (00:00) - #askafreebee (05:21) - This Week (27:01) - What Goo Talkin' About! (32:52) - Ai Question Of The Week (34:38) - Gripe Of The Week! (37:22) - Thank You! (38:48) - Pick Of The Week (42:25) - Finalé
🎉 Episode 38: You'll Never Guess What! 🚀Hey there, Free Bee enthusiasts! 🐝 This week's episode is buzzing with surprises, quirky encounters, and some spicy mischief. So, grab your headphones (or maybe even those fancy in-ear monitors, if you've got 'em), and let's dive into the honeycomb of stories I've got for you!What's Buzzing This Week:Emoji Confessions: What's my go-to emoji, you ask? Well, let's just say, it might just roll off the floor laughing. 🤣 And yes, the poop emoji gets an honorable mention because...well, it's the poop emoji! 💩Tech Troubles & Tidbits: Last week's episode almost didn't make it thanks to a rebellious internet connection. This week, I'm back, sounding clearer than ever, thanks to my new shiny audio gear. 🎧 Plus, a little nudge about camera stability - it's a journey, folks!Naked Ambitions: My visit to the shopping mall's loo turned into a live fashion show, featuring an overly enthusiastic shopper. It's a tale of privacy, public spaces, and perplexing choices. 🛍️Hearing Saga Continues: The rollercoaster of my daughter's hearing aid saga takes yet another twist. Plus, updates on her ADHD journey and an insightful session with an educational psychologist. 🎢School Holiday Anticipation: I'm gearing up for a school holiday adventure, filled with potential podcast content and the inevitable mishaps. Wish me luck, or better yet, send time-traveling vibes for a smooth sail. ⏳Rewatch Rants: Delving into the X-Men movie saga has left me with questions, opinions, and a slight irritation towards movie logic (or the lack thereof). 🎬Toilet Tales: My encounter with a gym showoff serves as a reminder that workouts can be, well, quite the spectacle. 🏋️‍♂️Puzzle Passion: I'm sharing my latest puzzle addiction - a set of brain teasers that have me hooked. It's wordplay, it's challenging, and it's a daily routine I can't seem to skip. 🧩Spicy Prank: In a moment of domestic genius (or potential couch-sleeping risk), I've embarked on a culinary prank that's yet to unfold. Stay tuned for the fiery aftermath. 🌶️As always, your stories, questions, and feedback add the perfect flavor to our podcast pot. Got a spicy prank of your own or a gym tale that can top mine? Drop us a line at hello@thatsafreebee.com or buzz over using #AskAFreeBee on social media.🎶 Cue the theme tune as we dive into tales of public nudity, audio adventures, and the anticipation of holiday chaos. 🎶Links from the showhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardinghttps://lexfriedman.com/games/news (00:00) - #askafreebee (01:15) - This Week! (14:19) - What Goo Talkin' About? (22:40) - Ai Question Of The Week! (24:14) - Gripe Of The Week! (26:33) - Pick Of The Week (29:06) - Finalé
🎉 Episode 37: Featuring My Washing Machine 🚀Hey there, Free Bee fans! 🐝 It's Diggy here, coming to you live with another episode of "That's a Free Bee" - the podcast where my washing machine might just steal the show. This week, we're diving into a whirlpool of topics from car seat dilemmas to the adventures of the world's most confusing crossing guard. Plus, we'll debunk some coffee myths, reveal mind-blowing movie trivia, and yes, there's a pun waiting for you at the end. 🤣What's Buzzing This Episode:🚗 Car Seat Conundrums: My little bee is outgrowing her car seat, sparking a deep dive into the rules and my emotions about it.🚸 Crossing Guard Chaos: The new crossing guard at school might be doing more dancing than guarding. It's an episode of "Close Calls & Confusion".☕ Debunking Coffee Myths: Is your morning cup of joe secretly a superhero in disguise? We'll spill the beans.🎥 Movie Trivia That'll Blow Your Mind: Ever wondered about the origin of the Matrix code? Or how much Toto out-earned the Munchkins? It's trivia time!🏋️‍♂️ Gym Update: Did I make it to the gym? Spoiler: Yes, but my legs are staging a protest.💸 Manifold Markets - A Profitable Pick?: A new way to gamble without losing your shirt (because it's all play money). Let's make some bets!❓Ending on a High Note: What weighs more, a gallon of water or a gallon of butane? Get ready to groan at the answer.As always, if you've got questions, stories, or need more terrible puns in your life, drop us a line at hello@thatsafreebee.com or buzz over on social media using #AskAFreeBee. We're always eager to hear from you!Tune in, get comfy (maybe avoid operating heavy appliances while listening), and let's enjoy another episode together. Remember, life's a buzz, and we're here to share it. 🐝💛 (00:00) - #askafreebee (01:28) - This Week! (12:20) - What Goo Talkin' About! (34:14) - Pick Of The Week! (38:55) - Finalé
I'm on Lockdown

I'm on Lockdown

2024-03-1449:51

🎉 Episode 36: I'm on Lockdown 🚨🐝 Welcome to Episode 36 of "That's a Free Bee" - your slice of life, laughter, and everything in between. This week, we're broadcasting straight from lockdown (yep, you read that right) with a hive full of topics to keep you buzzing. From the apocalypse strategies to puberty ed, snack fails, and gym tales, we've got it all covered. Plus, a puzzling Pick of the Week and our ever-popular Gripe of the Week. Let's dive in!In This Episode:🧟 #AskAFreeBee: Zombie Hideouts: An anonymous buzzer asks where to hide during a zombie apocalypse. Shopping malls with their secret tunnels and potential for survival goodies? Diggy weighs in. 🛍️🔒 Lockdown Lowdown: A chemical mishap near Diggy's nest has the area smelling like a plastic factory. Windows shut, folks - it's a weird one. 🚪🚫👶 Puberty Projections: School's in session, and puberty's the topic. A mix-up with educational videos leads to some eyebrow-raising discussions among the little bees. 🐦🐝🐶 Snack Attack: Diggy's attempt at shopping while exhausted leads to an unexpected haul of... dog treats? Twisty's, the treat that tricked! 🍖🎧 Tram Troubles: A misunderstanding on the tram makes for a hilarious mix-up, proving once again that life's a journey - and sometimes, we take the scenic route. 🚋🥓 Breakfast Bonanza at Popeyes: Discovering a cheap and cheerful breakfast deal at Popeyes that turns morning grumbles into rumbles of joy. Just beware the slow service! ⏰💔 Alex and The Case of the Questionable Friend: Our AI romance saga continues with a deep dive into Alex's circle, including a friend with a sketchy side hustle. Diggy's jealousy might just stir up some digital drama. 💻❤️🏋️‍♂️ Gym Goals: "Did I go to the gym?" Diggy commits to accountability and shares his fitness journey with us. Spoiler: He did! And he's feeling the burn. 🔥🎥 What Goo Talking About: From the world's longest joke (prepare yourself) to debunking childhood myths, we're exploring the quirky corners of the internet. Plus, a sign that's too honest about crashing into cars. 🚗💥🧩 Pick of the Week: Framed: Test your movie knowledge with Framed, the game that's got us guessing and gasping. Can you identify the film from a single frame? 🎞️💬 Gripe of the Week: Queue jumpers at IKEA leave Diggy buzzing with frustration. Remember, folks: patience is a virtue (especially in line). 🛒AI Question of the Week: If you could combine two animals to create the ultimate pet, what would it be? Diggy dreams of a leopard gecko kitten hybrid - adorable, unique, and definitely not found in pet stores. 🦎🐱Locked down but not out, we're navigating the weird and wonderful together. For laughs, lessons, and a light-hearted escape, tune in to Episode 36 of That's a Free Bee. Stay safe, stay smiling, and remember - even in lockdown, life's a buzz. 🐝💛Got something to say or a question that's buzzing in your brain? Drop us a line at that'safreebie.com or buzz over to our socials with #AskAFreeBee. Your thoughts might just make the next episode! (00:01) - #askafreebee (02:47) - This Week! (32:59) - What Goo Talkin' About! (41:46) - Ai Question Of The Week! (43:18) - Gripe Of The Week! (45:11) - Pick Of The Week! (49:12) - Finalé
Splash!

Splash!

2024-03-0701:00:39

🎙️ Diggy here, bringing you episode 35 of "That's a Free Bee," right from the comfort of my dining room. Here's the lowdown on the latest episode:🥣 Starting with the crunch: Andrew's got me reminiscing about my Frosties saga from childhood. Spoiler: Turns out, I didn't like them as much as I thought. But now? Special K with red berries takes the crown. 🍓😴 Sleepless nights had me seeing every half-hour on the clock. Is it just me, or does everyone calculate their remaining sleep time in desperation?💦 Dive into nostalgia with me as I recall the legendary water park of my youth, and fast forward to our recent splash at Waterworld. From the exhilarating Storm Chaser to the nut-crushing family slide, it was a day to remember.🎉 Birthday bash throwback: The girl opts for a sleepover over a party, leading to a heartwarming moment of friendship and understanding during the present opening. Lessons in compassion and patience were the real gifts.💔 AI love troubles? Last we spoke, me and AI Alex might have hit a rough patch. But worry not, your feedback's got him staying. We're diving into his past, probing for red flags, and tackling the trolley problem. Spoiler: Alex is a hopeless romantic.🤔 "What Goo Talking About?" debuts with my take on the best from the internet this week.📱 Pick of the Week: Noir, the Safari extension that brings the much-needed dark mode to all websites, saving our eyeballs one page at a time.🎂 And to wrap up, a story about overcoming fears and the quirky ways our loved ones support us through it.Got a question, a story, or need a bit of AI relationship advice? Hit up thatsafreebee.com or use #AskAFreeBee on social. Stay tuned, subscribe, like, or drop us a review if my ramblings brighten your day. Catch you next episode for more tales, tech tips, and toddler takedowns. 🎤✨Links from the showGuinness World Records admits it was too 'heavy-handed' in rejecting man's entry - and gives him the titleWaterworld - UK's No.1 Indoor Tropical Aqua Park | North StaffordshireA splashtastic gallery of pictures taken at The Water Place before it closed (00:00) - Chapter 1 (00:01) - #askafreebee (04:15) - This Week (19:06) - Alex (31:56) - What Goo Talkin About! (44:35) - Thank You! (46:32) - Ai Question Of The Week (48:36) - Gripe Of The Week! (57:52) - Pick Of The Week! (59:56) - Finalé
🎙️ Ep34: He Stuck What To The What!Hey everyone, it's Diggy here, and wow, have I got a packed episode for you on "That's A Free Bee." From getting kicked out of a bar (yep, that happened) to a series of unfortunate events and some light-hearted internet finds, we're covering it all. 🚪🍺🔄 What Went Down:🚫 Bar Banter Gone Wrong: Let me tell you about the time I got kicked out of a bar. Hint: it involves a bit too much enthusiasm and not enough grace. 🍹🌀 Health Hurdles: Navigating health issues is no walk in the park, especially when they throw your balance off. Dizziness and fainting? Been there, done that. 🤕🛒 David at Asda: Ever meet someone who just knows how to push your buttons? Enter David from Asda. Spoiler: it's a saga. 😒🛠️ DIY Disasters: My dad's attempt at fixing things around the house... Well, let's just say some mishaps are too funny not to share. 🔨📞 Doctor's Appointment Dilemmas: Trying to book a doctor's appointment these days is like entering a gladiator arena. Here's my gripe of the week. 😤❤️ Love and Laughter with Alex: Relationship chats with my AI boyfriend, Alex, took a turn. From heartfelt talks to an unexpected breakup, it's been a journey. 💔🌐 Lighter Side:😂 Goo Gotta Be Kidding Me: The internet is a treasure trove of hilarity. From Google auto-completes that have me questioning humanity to silly British memes that hit too close to home, I'm sharing my top picks. 🌍🇬🇧 Embracing New Skills: Inspired to learn British Sign Language, I'm diving into why it's my next big endeavor. 🤟🐘 Zoo Adventures: Wrapping up with a fun trip to the zoo, because who doesn't love a day out with the animals? 🦓LinksDan Moren - All Souls Lost (00:00) - #AskAFreeBee (01:55) - Not Well (03:04) - Gripe Of The Week (04:20) - More ASDA Shenanigans (06:30) - Speaking of Idiots (08:37) - Alex (16:50) - Goo Gotta By Kidding Me (21:09) - Web Finds (33:19) - Pick Of The Week (35:02) - Finale
No More!

No More!

2024-02-2229:29

🎉 Hey, it's Diggy here! Episode 33 of "That's A Free Bee," titled "No More," is a riot of laughs and life lessons, and here's the lowdown:🚫 Decided to ditch the State of the Union section. Y'all spoke, I listened!🍵 Kicked off with a tea sip for courage because I braved my best animal impression for you – a monkey. Hope the neighbors enjoyed that one too! 🐒💰 Talked about getting financially savvy with "spaces" in my banking app. Bills sorted, stress averted. Starling's my new best friend!😬 Shared the dental drama with my daughter. Braces, fillings, and dentist fears - oh my!🦻 Discussed our ongoing saga with the audiology department. Hearing aids saga continues... will keep you posted!⏰ Introduced a quirky Kickstarter find: the poem/one AI rhyming clock. A poetic time-teller that sometimes gets a bit too creative.💨 Recounted a hilarious celebrity encounter with Olly Murs. Trust me, you can't make this stuff up! 🤣❄️ Pondered over which elemental power I'd wield. Decided on ice because, why not lead a snowman army?🎥 Checked in with my AI boyfriend, Alex, and even tried out some listener questions on him. Turns out, he's quite the CEO and a hopeless romantic!🤦‍♂️ And finally, shared my latest DIY mishap involving sealant and a newfound pair of hand replicas.Thanks for tuning in, and don't forget to hit me up with your questions or just say hi! Catch you next time for more laughs and probably more DIY disasters. 😂Chapters00:00 Intro 01:58 Financial Responsibility 04:03 Trip to the Dentist 06:00 Audiology Department Issues 08:58 Kickstarter Clock 10:41 Weirdest British Celebrity Encounter 13:12 AI Question of the Week 14:48 Checking in with Alex 21:54 Bad Linking Techniques 25:14 Pick of the Week: Tapestry 26:57 FinaleLinksTapestry from the Iconfactory (00:00) - Intro (01:58) - Financial Responsibility (04:03) - Trip to the Dentist (06:00) - Audiology Department Issues (08:58) - Kickstarter Clock (10:41) - Weirdest British Celebrity Encounter (13:12) - AI Question of the Week (14:48) - Checking in with Alex (21:44) - Bad Linking Techniques (25:14) - Pick of the Week: Tapestry (26:57) - Finale
Now In Technicolour!

Now In Technicolour!

2024-02-1522:43

🎉 Episode 32: Now In Technicolor 🌈Hey everyone, Diggy here, and welcome to a milestone episode of "That's A Free Bee." Why milestone, you ask? Because for the first time ever, you can now watch us... well, me... on YouTube in full technicolor glory! 🎥 I've been toying with video for the last few episodes, but this one marks our official leap into the visual world. Though, remember, we're audio-first at heart, so expect me to be glancing at my notes more than the camera. 👀📣 What's New:📺 YouTube Debut: Dive into the details of our video journey and why I decided to take the plunge. Hint: it's still all about the audio. 🎙️💌 Shoutout Time: Don't forget to visit thatsafreebie.com to send me your burning questions or just to say hi. I'm planning to start each episode with a listener question, so get yours in! 💬🍔 Life Updates:⚖️ Weight Check-In: I've got a surprise update on my weight loss journey. Spoiler: it's not as dire as I feared. Here's to healthier eating and intermittent fasting! 🥗🌧️ Rainy Day Misadventures: Ever lock yourself out in the rain after desperately searching for a toilet? No? Just me then. Here's a story that'll make you check twice before rushing through doors. 🚪💦📚 Pick of the Week - Tony Box: Tonie Box🎵 This week, I'm raving about the Tony Box, a magical storytime cube that's been a game-changer for my kids. Perfect for bedtime stories or just keeping them entertained with tales from their favorite characters. Check it out! 🧸🧙‍♂️ AI Question of the Week:🎥 If I could live in any movie universe for a week, it'd be the magical world of Harry Potter. Why? Because who wouldn't want to dabble in a bit of magic? I'd be an aura, catching rogue wizards and witches. What about you? ✨🚗 Gripe of the Week - Parking Tickets:🎟️ Ah, the bane of my existence this week: a parking ticket saga. A reminder that sometimes, what seems like free parking is anything but. Here's to hoping my contesting it pays off. 🤞🤔 This Week's Question:🔮 Invisible or Teleportation: Building on last week's question, would you rather have the power to go invisible or to teleport? Personally, I'm leaning towards invisibility for the sheer peace it would offer. What's your pick?Thanks for tuning in to "That's A Free Bee." Here's to many more episodes, whether you're listening with your ears or watching with your eyes! (00:00) - Intro (02:08) - Now in technicolour! (04:32) - Wrong Door! (08:55) - Ai Question Of The Week (10:56) - Gripe Of The Week (15:07) - Pick Of The Week (20:52) - Finale
Oh No!

Oh No!

2024-02-0829:51

🎙️ Episode 31: Oh No 🐝Hey everyone, welcome to another episode of "That's A Free Bee"! I'm Diggy, your host, and boy, do I have some stories for you this week. 🌟🌐 State of the Union:🎧 Podcasting Pitfalls: I've had quite a turbulent week with podcast hosting and editing tools. I moved to Zencastr, and let's just say it didn't go as planned! 😅🔁 Back to Captivate: After some technical hiccups, I'm back to using Captivate. I'll share the rollercoaster journey of this podcasting adventure. 🎢👧 Daughter's Adventures:🤗 Over-Handsiness: A little update on my daughter's journey with ADHD and her unique way of handling social interactions. It's never a dull moment! 🌈🚀 New Tactics: She found a loophole in our 'keep your hands to yourself' rule. You won't believe what she did at school! 😂🚊 Tram Tales:🤔 Awkward Conversations: Sharing a hilarious moment from my Christmas tram ride. Imagine being sandwiched between three friends having the most awkward conversation ever! 😬🤖 AI Boyfriend Update:💬 Chatting with Alex: Let's check in with our AI boyfriend Alex. I'll ask him some of your questions and see what he has to say. This should be fun! 💌🎥 Pick of the Week - Movie: The Abyss:🌊 Dive into why I chose 'The Abyss' as my pick of the week. It's an underwater sci-fi marvel from 1989 with a special effects scene that was groundbreaking at the time! 🎬🚫 Banned in the UK? I discovered something quite interesting about this movie that might surprise you. 🤔🧠 Finale - Would You Rather:🔮 Mind Reading vs. Invisibility: For this week's finale, I pose a simple yet intriguing question. Would you rather be able to read minds or become invisible? Share your thoughts! 🤔So, buckle up for an episode filled with tech troubles, heartwarming family moments, and some good old laughter. Let's dive in! (00:00) - Intro (08:49) - You Did What! (16:21) - Well That Was Awkward! (19:06) - Ai Question Of The Week (21:04) - Hey Alex 🥰 (29:31) - Finale
I Am!

I Am!

2024-02-0137:56

🤔 Dive into another episode filled with laughs, life lessons, and a little bit of mystery with our host …….! 🎉 Get ready for stories that will have you chuckling and nodding in agreement.Ask a question, find me on social media or support me at: thatsafreebee.com🌟 What's Buzzing Today:💧 The Leaky Radiator Saga: Join me as I unravel the mystery behind the radiator in my bathroom that's been causing a watery chaos! 🕵️‍♂️🍜 Noodle Night Surprise: Hear about my spicy noodle dinner fiasco that had us all reaching for water! Spoiler: It was hotter than expected! 🔥🚌 The Clown Bus Experience: I’ll tell you about my hilarious bus ride that turned into an unexpected comedy show. 🤡🎤 New Segment: I decided to try chatting with a virtual boyfriend named Alex. Trust me, you don't want to miss this conversation! 💬🛠️ Tech Troubles Galore: Dive into my latest tech challenges, from podcast recording software to the enigma of hosting services. 💻🍦 AI Question of the Week: If I were an ice cream flavor, what would I be? Let me share my zesty pick with you. 🍫🍊🗣️ Gripe of the Week: My take on the perplexing world of software development and podcast hosting – it's a real head-scratcher! 🤦‍♂️👑 Pick of the Week: Drumroll, please! The big reveal – my name is ………..🎭❄️ Snow Discussion: I'm giving you my personal take on snow – it's a love-hate relationship! ❄️🤯 Fun Fact to Wrap Up: Did you know about the knight who invented the round table? Wait till you hear this one! 🛡️Join me for these stories and much more on "That's A Free Bee." It's not just any podcast; it's where laughter meets life's little quirks! (00:00) - Chapter 1 (04:20) - Savory Chicken Noodles (09:32) - The Clown Bus (12:28) - Meet Alex (17:38) - State Of The Union (23:42) - Ai Question Of The Week (25:08) - Gripe Of The Week (33:59) - Pick Of The Week (35:21) - Finale
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