Conversations

Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.

http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/conversations/

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Outposts — what Dan found at the ends of the Earth


Dan Richards follows his curiosity to some of the most remote habitable places in the world including an Icelandic cabin and a monastery high in the mountains of Japan


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   51m
 
 

Vika and Linda Bull — on song and in harmony


Hearing their Tongan mother’s powerful voice rise above the congregation in church, primed Vika and Linda for a life in song. Their distinctive harmonies and dazzling energy have seen them grace stages and studios for thirty five years 


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   47m
 
 

The girl from Kilkivan


In the midst of Lisa Millar's brilliant career as a journalist, she found herself in the grip of aviophobia, a crippling fear of flying (R)


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   53m
 
 

Opium everywhere — on the trail of the 'Milk of Paradise'


Historian Lucy Inglis on humankind's greatest painkiller and how its trade and cultivation are threaded through the story of civilisation, and the lives of every one of us


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 2020-06-10  1h0m
 
 

The comic genius of Jennifer Saunders


The co-creator of Absolutely Fabulous says her success rests on a series of happy accidents and calls herself an extreme procrastinator (R)


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 2020-06-09  52m
 
 

Conspiracy theories and me


When Danna Young's husband Mike received a terrible diagnosis, she found herself drawn to conspiracy theories in the search to find someone, or something to blame


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 2020-06-08  46m
 
 

Hannah Gadsby and the point of no return


The Australian comedian on Nanette, her 'farewell' to stand up comedy; being diagnosed with high-functioning autism as an adult; and on Douglas, the show and the dog


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 2020-06-05  1h0m
 
 

Pasi Sahlberg — making school the happiest place to be


When Pasi was a boy he would sneak into his father's empty schoolroom in northern Finland and pretend to be a teacher. Now he's one of the world's leading voices in education, encouraging schools to help kids find their passion in life, and to follow it


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 2020-06-04  50m
 
 

Talking magpies, grieving tawny frogmouths and canny galahs


Gisela Kaplan fell under the spell of birds when she hand-reared a magpie nestling. When it learned to speak, she was so intrigued she switched careers to study avian behaviour. Her books on Australian native birds have been ground-breaking (R)


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 2020-06-03  52m
 
 

Voicing velociraptors and capturing the dawn chorus — the soundscapes of Douglas Quin


Meet a sound designer and naturalist who makes making field recordings all over the Earth. He then puts them to use in soundscapes for film and television, galleries, museums and apps (R)


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 2020-06-02  1h0m