Category Archives: Podcasts

OzPod 2016 review: 5 thoughts on Australia’s first podcast conference

I started listening to podcasts in 2012 and the ones I’ve listened to most are all American. They include Stuff You Should Know, 99% Invisible and Death, Sex & Money. For the longest time, I didn’t know any Australians who … Continue reading

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Lessons from producing my first audio story for podcast

They say that embarrassment over past work is a sign you’ve developed. Tick. I always had to start somewhere though and I learned so, so much from making my first story for audio. Continue reading

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Language goals for 2016 + multiple podcast references

“Your ego isn’t really that interested in what’s really inside of you. Your ego is very much interested in presenting an idealised version of yourself to the world and vulnerability only cracks through that by accident – unintentionally. When your … Continue reading

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Jane Fonda and Sir Ian McKellen (both 76) on what makes them tick

Having grown up without the constant presence of my grandparents, I feel I’ve missed out on a number of life lessons. As I start making inroads into adult life I find myself wondering where I might end up one day. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a long week + a podcast recommendation

I’m developing a bit of a reputation of being a know-it-all at work. What is the difference between written Cantonese and Mandarin? Where is Ciudad Juárez? What does the word ‘toffee’ have to do with football? These are apparently questions … Continue reading

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John Cleese on personal growth and creativity

On one of my long-haul bus rides in Mexico, I listened to John Cleese’s interview with Jesse Thorn on MaximumFun.org’s Bullseye Podcast. It was terribly enlightening to listen to a master like him (someone I’ve always admired, anyway) reflect on life, his … Continue reading

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