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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.

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    • Cultura e società
    • 4.2 • 5 valutazioni

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.

    A Renaissance scholar on love, power, Florence and folly

    A Renaissance scholar on love, power, Florence and folly

    Dale Kent is a Professor of Italian history who grew up in Australia. Rejecting her Christian Science upbringing, Dale forged an unapologetic life of her own design. She lived and worked in Europe and then in the US where she taught at the University of California for 25 years

    • 52 min
    The family and the jail sentence — the ripple effect of losing a parent to prison

    The family and the jail sentence — the ripple effect of losing a parent to prison

    Dennis Van Someren works as a transport volunteer with young people going to visit a parent in the prison system. Dennis does the work because he's been in their shoes (R)

    • 44 min
    Knuckles, ruffles, flesh-bags and fences: the story of Australia's first dictionary

    Knuckles, ruffles, flesh-bags and fences: the story of Australia's first dictionary

    Kel Richards with the story of the gentleman thief James Hardy Vaux, who wrote Australia's first dictionary of convict slang

    • 1h
    Inside the world of Australian camel vet Margie Bale

    Inside the world of Australian camel vet Margie Bale

    Margie's car is loaded with ultrasounds, milk crates and angle grinders: all things needed when tending to seven ft camels in the middle of nowhere (R)

    • 52 min
    Love and letting go — Sarah, Eric, and Coco

    Love and letting go — Sarah, Eric, and Coco

    When Sarah Sentilles became a foster parent she gave herself wholeheartedly to caring for baby Coco. A year later her understanding of love, motherhood and herself were utterly transformed (CW: Adoption)

    • 52 min
    Enron, schizophrenia, the Bowls Club and me - the life of Glenn Jarvis

    Enron, schizophrenia, the Bowls Club and me - the life of Glenn Jarvis

    Glenn was working at Enron in London when his mental health began to unravel. He was diagnosed with schizophrenia, and lost nearly everything. Then a Bowls Club in Queanbeyan helped him begin again

    • 46 min

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