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A Drift in Time

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Easy Gardening: Pests - Part 2

In this episode Finn and Simone conclude our audience submitted discussion around managing pests in the garden.

If you have any requests for topics for us to look at, or any questions from this episode, please feel free to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tom at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 0426 933 133.
We’d be happy to hear any requests from you about what you’d like us to show you!

Easy Gardening: Pests - Part 1

In this episode we're back at New Leaf Nursery looking at a user submitted question about plant pests in the garden!

Thank you once again to Simone and New Leaf Nursery for all their assistance in this episode! https://www.newleafnursery.com.au

If you have any requests for topics for us to look at, or any questions from this episode, please feel free to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tom at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 0426 933 133.
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Easy Gardening: Veggie Patch - Part 2

This episode our host, Finn, takes us through the second steps in starting and planning your herb garden or veggie patch. Finn goes planting seeds and offers advice on what to plant and where.

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Easy Gardening: Veggie Patch - Part 1

This episode our host, Finn, takes us through the first steps in starting a herb garden. He goes through preparing cuttings so they take root as well as planting garlic and spring onion.
In the second part next week join us as he goes through planting seeds to complete Finn’s herb garden.

If you have any requests for topics for us to look at, or any questions from this episode, please feel free to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tom at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 0426 933 133.
We’d be happy to hear any requests from you about what you’d like us to show you!

Easy Gardening: Succulents

In this first episode our host, Finn, will take you through the planting and repotting of succulents. From cutting to nursery to pot- Finn will demonstrate for you how easy it is to start growing succulents for your garden.

If you have any requests for topics for us to look at, or any questions from this episode, please feel free to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tom at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We’d be happy to hear what you’d like us to show you!

Community Conversations: Amanda Fuller - Part 2

Join us for the second part of our conversation with Amanda Fuller, an artist based in Sydney's Northern Beaches. Amanda’s work is diverse and reflects the transience of life and passing of time, often depicting themes of pathways, degradation, and nature.

Amanda's website: www.amandafuller.net.au
Instagram.com/amandafullerart
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Community Conversations: Amanda Fuller

In today’s Community Conversation we were joined by Amanda Fuller, an artist based in Sydney's Northern Beaches. Amanda’s work is diverse and reflects the transience of life and passing of time, often depicting themes of pathways, degradation, and nature.

Today we will explore what influences Amanda’s work, how her life’s journey provides inspiration and the process and techniques that she uses to create her work.

Amanda's website: www.amandafuller.net.au
Instagram.com/amandafullerart
and email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Celts Are Coming Concert: Finale

This week we draw our Celtic Concert Series to a close with a final hoorah from everyone who performed on the evening. Thank you so much for watching this wonderful night unfold with us and be sure to revisit this series any time on Vimeo, Youtube or Facebook.

The Celts Are Coming Concert: Part 5

This episode we have the pleasure of presenting the immense talent of Kejafi. This Scottish Trad trio play a variety of tunes from uplifting Ceilidh tunes to haunting war songs.

Be Sure to stay tuned for our final instalment of The Celts Are Coming! Next fortnight on the 30th of November.

The Celts Are Coming Concert: Part 4

Join us as James makes his final solo appearance for the night and Debbie perform two Scottish classics – ‘The Dark Isle’ and ‘Caledonia’.

Be sure to stay tuned next fortnight as well as we release Part 5 of the Celts are Coming!

The Celts Are Coming Concert: Part 3

This episode, we have a special treat featuring our two biggest acts from the night. We have the Cantorion Sydney Choir performing songs from the Welsh tradition and Vivienne Remedios welcomes in the awesome Manly Warringah Pipe Band for their set from the night.

Be sure to stay tuned next fortnight as well as we release Part 4 of the Celts are Coming!

The Celts Are Coming Concert: Part 2

In this episode we see the first set of the amazing solo talent of vocalist James Fletcher, as he sings of his originally written songs as well as a cover of ‘You Raise Me Up’.

We also hear back from The Stringers playing more fun tunes about journeys with ‘The Irish Rover’, ‘There’s Whiskey in the Jar’ and ‘Home from the Sea’.

Be sure to stay tuned next fortnight as well as we release Part 3 of the Celts are Coming!

The Celts Are Coming Concert: Part 1

This week’s episode features both the fun and story filled music of The Stringers, a local guitar and music group they play ‘The Road to Dundee’, ‘The Galway Girl’ and ‘A Place in the Choir’.

Their set is followed by a phenomenal performance from Vivienne Remedios and Sarah Clark as they sing ‘Skye Boat Song’ and a spectacular rendition of ‘The Fields of Athenry’.

Part 2 will be released on October 5th

Community Conversations: Fiona Chandler

Not only do we hear about Fiona’s beautiful painting style but also how she turned a 3-month pop-up art gallery idea into now, 5 years later, the well-established Sydney Road Art Gallery, Balgowlah. One of Fiona’s passions is to make art accessible to all. With this in mind, the episode hopes to encourage people to take a trip into a local art gallery to see what may or may not take their fancy.

A Great Balancing Act, Sept 8 – 25, Sydney Road Gallery

https://fionakate.com.au/
https://www.instagram.com/fionakatesimplegorgeous/
https://sydneyroadgallery.com/

Community Conversations: Matt Woodward

Matt is a talented and passionate musician. He recently used his music to alleviate a challenging period where he faced several major physical and mental health issues. He shares his story in the hope it will encourage others to take notice of their physical and mental health, and find ways to openly seek help and build greater resilience.

Community Conversations: Jo Wakeman

Jo Wakeman has been involved in commercial and community radio since the 1990’s. She is currently a volunteer presenter on local community radio station, Radio Northern Beaches. Jo talks about Jo’s program ‘Pump up the ‘80’s’ airs on Radio Northern Beaches 88.7 & 90.3FM on Friday’s at 5pm.

Radio Northern Beaches Website: https://www.rnb.org.au/

Community Conversations: Anton Buchner

Anton Buchner is a man of many talents and behind all of his endeavours is a passion to connect people. We talk with Anton about his book ‘Imagine What Happens Next…’. This unique book includes inspirational story themes and beautiful illustrations by artist Sophie Scahill which form the starting point for creating imaginative stories together and connecting generations.

Imagine What Happens Next...
frontfootconsulting.com.au/store/

Sophie Scahill design and illustration
loveandchaos.com.au/

Colourful Characters podcast:
soundcloud.com/anton-buchner-211543796

Story Room Aus
facebook.com/storyroomaus/

Conversations: Jessie Jan

Jessie Jan has seen many changes in her 91 years. Jessie spent her childhood on the family market garden in Granville and enjoyed going to dances in the city as a young woman. Jessie and husband Gilbert built their first home at Curl Curl in the 1950’s where they raised their family.

Stories: Neil Evers and his Ancestor Bungaree

Neil Evers, Chairperson of the Aboriginal Support Group Manly Warringah Pittwater talks about his Aboriginal heritage.

Conversations: Greg Stigter

In this conversation we get to know Greg Stigter who grew up on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Greg grew up enjoying the outdoors and appreciating the world around him. He has worked in the community for over 20 years as a minister. Greg is a qualified engineer, a singer, songwriter and inventor.

Conversations: Rachel Carroll

We invite you to join us again as one of our regular interviewers, Sophie speaks with talented local artist, Rachel Carroll.

Artist Rachel Carroll grew up on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. Rachel has been working for over 20 years as an artist, held many exhibitions, curates, teaches and has been awarded numerous art prizes.  Although Rachel now focuses her artwork on the natural environment this hasn’t always been the case.  Join Sophie and Rachel as they discuss Rachel’s artistic growth from childhood to present and share some of Rachel’s story as we find out what inspires her to continue her artistic journey.

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