Category: Blogging

  • Are podcasts “dying”?

    Are podcasts “dying”?

    “Are podcasts dying? Have they peaked?” I wondered to myself when I saw some of the research presented at “Podcast Day 24” in Sydney. In relation to podcasts, the United States has always been a little ahead of the game.… Read the rest

  • Sydney Streets in Surry Hills

    Sydney Streets in Surry Hills

    “I wish there was more live music”, someone said over lunch today. A group of us were at the Carrington Hotel, a pub on Bourke Street, Surry Hills. I had the prawn linguine and it was excellent, by the way, though there was maybe a little too much chilli.… Read the rest

  • Back in my ‘hood

    Back in my ‘hood

    Though they made me cry, there are some wonderful photographs of Lismore in the current “Australian Life” exhibition in Sydney’s Hyde Park.

    I’ve been going to this annual exhibition for as long as I can remember.… Read the rest

  • Eyes glaze over when you talk about the floods

    Eyes glaze over when you talk about the floods

    “We’ll miss you when you go back”, Pat said to me last night. I’ve been home in Lismore for the last couple of weeks, and have really enjoyed being here. I’ll be back for Christmas, and maybe another trip before then.… Read the rest

  • AAO at Coraki

    AAO at Coraki

    “Thanks for coming and keeping the story alive”, I said to Ian and Lee at the end of their broadcast of ABC Radio’s “Australia All Over” from Coraki. “By and large people in Sydney have forgotten about the floods, and their eyes glaze over when I mention them”, I added.… Read the rest

  • The Queen

    The Queen

    “So that’s what you do for a living?”, a family member commented yesterday. Aside from presenting radio programs, she finally understood my role as an editorial manager. Well, kinda.

    I have a job title that is often misunderstood, “Manager, Planning for Regional and Local”.… Read the rest