This American Life – The Movie

Today I went to see a preview of the movie version of the “This American Life” radio program. A radio show as a movie? It’s not too surprising, in some ways, because the program has a strong visual element to the story-telling. In some ways, the movie was like a snapshot of the program. There …

Sunday Night

The views from the ninth floor of St Vincent’s Public Hospital in Sydney are pretty damn good. “Imagine what they must be like in the private wing”, I joked with my friend I visited there late this afternoon. After a tough couple of weeks, he’s doing well, and looking forward to moving out tomorrow. It …

Middle Cove Architecture Walk

“It smells nicer over here”, I thought to myself as I made my way to the Harold Reid Reserve. Harold, by the way was the Town Clerk of Willoughby Council from the mid 50s to the mid 60s. A few weeks ago I booked myself on a walking tour of Middle Cove run by the …

Life On Stage

Having previously blogged about “my life on stage” during my time living in Renmark, another reminder has surfaced this week. While living there, I also hosted both a fashion parade at the Berri Hotel, and the Riverland Dance Showcase at the Chaffey Theatre. My friend, Jacqui was the person behind both events, and this week, …

Family History

I was looking tonight at a photograph of me and my dad. By the look of things I’m less than twelve months old, so it was probably taken sometimes towards the end of 1966. Dad’s wearing a cardigan, so it was probably the winter of that year. As I looked at the photograph, I suddenly …

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