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.
Wil Paterson aka Mr Ordinary — Not Quite What I Had Planned
Wil Patterson was a suburban dad who wanted all the good things in life for his family. Then he made a decision which upended everything
Helen Elliott — Not Quite What I Had Planned
Helen was working as a psychologist when she became so ill she was held in a locked psychiatric ward. There she was given ECT, one of the most extreme treatments for depression (R)
Zenith Virago — Not Quite What I Had Planned
Zenith Virago married at seventeen, and had two children. Then she left her young family to create a life of her own on the other side of the world (R)
Akmal Saleh — Not Quite What I Had Planned
When Akmal and his wife decided to have a treechange by moving to Byron Bay, almost immediately a comedy of errors ensued, involving a python in the roof, a half-finished home and rats in the wall (R)
James Earl Jones — Not Quite What I Had Planned
How the man who voiced Darth Vader and Mufasa overcame a childhood stutter to build a career on his rich, resonant voice (R)
Dave Graney — a musician's take on the art of the bludge
Dave looks back on the many forms of employment and unemployment to have sustained him as a hard working musician (R)
Customer ReviewsSee All
Don’t miss The Apartment on Memorial Drive
Excellent deep interview with a treasure of an American poet.
Unique stories told with the help or warm engaging hosts in a similar vein to “Australian Story”.
5 Stars for Richard but Sarah?
Richard is engaged, and engaging. Sarah K, however, is like toast without butter. She needs to understand that a 45 minute + interview needs spirit . The ABC should warn when Sarah K is at the helm.