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Guests Laura Maciver and Nicha Sarkka talk about lifelong friendships, belonging and painting with Bob Ross.

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About our guests

Laura and Nicha
Laura and Nicha

Laura Maciver 

Chosen object: watercolour painting of Bernera

Recording location: Glasgow

Laura is a Reporting Scotland presenter on BBC TV and also presents Good Morning Scotland on BBC Radio Scotland every Friday. Upon graduating from the University of Edinburgh she started her career as a reporter for Radio Forth before joining the BBC.  

Having grown up in Edinburgh and attended Balerno High School, Laura completed her MA in American Studies at the University of Edinburgh followed by a PG Diploma in Journalism Studies at the University of Strathclyde.  

In her spare time, she and her three children enjoy taking their cockapoo Frankie for walks. 

Follow Laura on Twitter @BBCLauraMac  

Nicha Sarkka

Laura's watercolour painting of Bernera and Nicha's line drawing of her group of friends
Laura's watercolour painting of Bernera and Nicha's line drawing of her group of friends

Chosen object: line drawing of her group of friends

Recording location: Edinburgh

Nicha is a first-year student at the University of Edinburgh. Trilingual in English, Finnish and Thai, she is currently working towards her degree in Biological Sciences.  

Alongside her studies, Nicha is particularly interested in science and communicating it in an accessible way. She also has a small collection of Moomin mugs.  

University of Edinburgh BSc Biological Sciences (Biochemistry) 

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Credits

Host: Kate Stewart 

Theme music: Nathan Webb

Producer: Sonia Mullineux