Malcolm Duffield spins a wonderful story connecting his first political act with Brexit, a 6 month trip lasting 30 years, and a bridge to nowhere.
Preeti Helena gives away her Swiss origins with her accent, and takes us on a journey through her relationship to place and to wandering, ending back on the slopes of a postcard Switzerland.
Sue Yardley regales us with evocative descriptions of growing up in the coal-choked Morwell of the late 60’s. Her story centres on the centrality in summer, with its characters and drama, of the local pool.
In the first of the stories from the Story Wise Woodend night where the theme was place, Russell Yardley takes us back to his country Victorian childhood in Ellinsford in the 50’s and 60's, a time of ferrets, travelling salesmen and thruppence for third in the school races.
Kate Lawrence shares a story of the pain of finding yourself inexplicably on the wrong side of the line of ones own integrity.
Peter Fernon tells a story of the boundaries between neighbours in a small country town in Victoria, and the tensions and characters it reveals.
In this 3rd episode in the 3rd season of Story Wise Woodend Podcast, we hear a story from June 2016, where the theme of the night was Boundaries. Jackie Kerin shares a moving story of being drawn to assist a young man in crisis, and the shared humanity she experienced.
Kate Lawrence, host of Story Wise Woodend, shares the tale of an epic journey across three states, with her dad and his not ‘normal’ approach to life.
Teena Hartnett tells an awkward tale of way too familiar family tension in the unbidden yet unbreakable connection to relatives.
Russell Yardley shares a story of family intrigue and serendipitous discoveries spanning the globe.
This week, Nicole Jacks, a Woodend resident tells a rolling, high stakes story of the epic family holiday on Fraser Island.
This is the first episode from the stories told at the May 2016 Story Wise Woodend where the theme of the night was Family. Christine Hardiman, a Story Wise Woodend regular tells a moving story of love, set in the stately homes of England during the war, and the tragedy of a heartbroken unknown soldier.
In this weeks episode Melvyn Cann shares recollections and reflections from the orchestra pit where the violinists are tricking everyone it seems.
In this episode Kate Lawrence shares the story of a long car ride with little children, made more interesting by an April Fools trick.
Another great story from local storyteller Peter Fernon, told in Woodend in April 2016, where the theme of the night was 'Tricks'.
This is a wonderful story from Milly, a yoga teacher from Kyneton and the episode is another step towards paring down the podcast, with less talk and more story!
This episode's story is the first story from the storytelling night in march 2016, where the theme was 'Missing'. It is a story from Nellie Mollina, who travelled a long way, in more ways then one, to share her story.
Finally, the second season of Story Wise Woodend. Now in smaller, one story episodes, easier to listen to on the go. The first story in this season is from the Story Wise Woodend event in February 2016, where the theme of the night was Eclipse of the Heart. We hear a wonderful story from Cassis Lumb, about the agony of unrequited love.
In this tenth episode of Story Wise Woodend we hear stories from two experienced storytellers, from Melbourne, who travel to Woodend to support the event. In serendipitously related stories, Teena Hartnett remembers her Dad and Jackie Kerin her grandmother, both told in February 2016 where the theme of the night was Eclipse of the Heart.