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50 minutes | Dec 26, 2021
Love, Canberra - Episode 32 - Hey big sister
Christina Lee's sister Gayoun motivates and drives Christina - from the biggest decisions she's made, to her day to day existence. Gayoun died when Christina was two years old. Here, Christina tells the story of what happened and why Gayoun has been so influential in her life.
61 minutes | Jul 5, 2021
Love, Canberra - Episode 31 - Horse person
Sue has always liked animals more than people. And horses the most of all animals. Her horses helped her get through a particularly tough year when she was working, studying, and living with her husband after they'd separated. If you love horses, this is definitely the episode for you. And if you don't - well, this might just convert you.
56 minutes | May 2, 2020
Love, Canberra - Episode 30 - In sickness and in health
Chery and Glen were in their 20s and in love. They thought they had their whole life ahead of them and that it would take the trajectory of any other ordinary life. But then illness struck, and it changed all their plans. Chery reflects on the hell of a ride they’ve been on. It’s been a bumpy road, but at least they’ve had each other.
89 minutes | Nov 25, 2019
Love, Canberra - Episode 29 - No place like home
Simon has been in three serious relationships. In all three, he suffered domestic abuse. Here, Simon reflects on what he went through, and talks about the book he wrote inspired by his experiences - for which he interviewed over 200 abusers. CW: This episode contains graphic descriptions of abuse.
49 minutes | Aug 31, 2019
Love, Canberra - Episode 28 - Father's Daughter
Matthew had been dating Sammy for about a year when she abruptly moved back to China. After some months, she admitted she was pregnant - with his child. Matthew has since been going through the visa process to have them live together in Australia as a family.
78 minutes | Jul 18, 2019
Love, Canberra - Episode 27 - Little
UnrulyNerdGirl is 44, Canadian, and a little boy bear. She’s also a domestic service submissive. These identities have, understandably, made dating and relationships rather difficult. Here, UNG helps to demystify age play, and she gives us a peek into her play closet.
89 minutes | Sep 15, 2018
Love, Canberra - Episode 26 - Same same but different
It would not be an overstatement to call the story of Gaby and Kon’s relationship an epic. Theirs is a tale of young love, family conflict, a separation and reunion - and more besides. Cultural difference and similarity are the constants in their story, which they tell here. Show notes: + This is the last episode for the year! Apologies for the late delivery. Take a look here to see why it took so long: http://www.lovecanberrapodcast.com/blog/2018/9/15/behind-the-scenes-episode-twenty-six-same-same-but-different + This episode, as with all episodes, was written, edited, produced by me, Evana Ho. A big thanks goes to my friend Kimmo (KV Productions) for some last minute noise reduction assistance! Music: Intro music is by ProleteR: April Showers Interstitial music - + Björn Skogsberg: Opa Opa 1, Opa Opa 2 + Cacti: Time To Wake Up (Instrumental Version) + airtone: nightRain + Podington Bear: Blue Blanket + Lee Rosevere: Memories + Stefan Netsman: Quentino 5 STEMS INSTRUMENTS + Kevin Macleod: Fresh Air + Jonatan Järpehag: Taste Of Coffee + Håkan Eriksson: Dust Bowl 2 + Teddy Bergström: Small Moments 1 + Emily Rubye: He Made It + Martin Carlberg: Crazy Good STEMS INSTRUMENTS (today’s outro)
87 minutes | Aug 13, 2018
Love, Canberra - Episode 25 - My Valentine
Join me for the auspicious occasion of Ken and Katy's wedding. Stay for the reception and after-party. I meet my friend Ken's parents and truly lovely new partner in life. I talk to his friends about their relationships and views on marriage. Finally, I hear from Ken on life as a newlywed, Show notes: + A HUGE thank you to Ken and Katy for letting me record at their wedding for this episode
53 minutes | Jun 29, 2018
Love, Canberra - Episode 24 - "Ugly"
One day, while browsing Craigslist's 'Personals' section, I came across a post titled 'Ugly female seeking handsome male'. I contacted the author, and this is her story. Show notes: + View Olivia's 'Ugly female seeking handsome male' post on Craigslist, plus the last one of hers I saw, on the podcast blog. + My blog post accompanying this episode, All the Time in the World: https://bit.ly/2JEgyIV + See you in six weeks! Music: Intro and outro music is by ProleteR: April Showers and Don't Mean a Thing Interstitial music - + Stefan Netsman: Sun Records 5 + Johan Hynynen: Speak Low, Walking South + Gunnar Johnsén: Empty Streets, Soft Mood 1 + Gavin Luke: Immersion + Kevin Macleod: Fresh Air + Blue Dot Sessions: In Paler Skies, Fifteen Street + Podington Bear: Blue Blanket, All the Ways + Push N' Glide: Candy Floss STEMS DRUMS, U Cray + Monplaisir - IF + Sven Karlsson: Billyrocka 2 STEMS INSTRUMENTS + Johan Hynynen: Two More
41 minutes | Jun 7, 2018
Love, Canberra - Episode 23 - Girl on fire
Nipuni Wijewickrema is a person who invites strong (positive) adjectives. She is high energy, constantly on the go, and street smart, with an almost unwavering optimism. The young social entrepreneur rose to local celebrity-dom through GG's Flowers, the florist she co-founded with her stepmother when she was just 20 years old. Its premise: to provide meaningful employment opportunities for people with special needs, starting with her sister Gayana, who has Down syndrome. Show notes: + GG's Flowers: www.ggsflowers.com.au + Nip is now 25 years old! We spoke late last year. + Following on from the above, we each got a little confused at times when it came to years and numbers :) + The Office - my blog post accompanying this episode: www.lovecanberrapodcast.com/blog/2018/6/13/the-office Music: Intro and outro music is by ProleteR: April Showers and Don't Mean a Thing Interstitial music - + Monplaisir: AND, Jump ! Oh Hi Mark + Jon Luc Hefferman: Discovery, Curious + Lee Rosevere: Sad Marimba Planet, More On That Later, 4th Ave Walkup + Kai Engel: Scenery + Marisa Anderson: Amazing Grace
43 minutes | May 18, 2018
Love, Canberra - Episode 22 - A Separation
Paul and Louise married on Halloween in 2009. Three years later, they called it quits. Paul reflects on their relationship, their separation, and jointly parenting their twin boys, who have Autism Spectrum Disorder. Show notes: + Mother! - my blog post accompanying this episode: http://www.lovecanberrapodcast.com/blog/2018/5/18/mother Music: Intro and outro music is by ProleteR: April Showers and Don't Mean a Thing Interstitial music - + Blue Dot Sessions: Heliotrope + Jon Luc Hefferman: Discovery + Podington Bear: Peas Corps, Floating in Space, Box canyon + Lee Rosevere: Memories, Looking back + Kevin Macleod: Immersed + Kai Engel: Harbor, Cold War Echo
31 minutes | Apr 26, 2018
Love, Canberra - Episode 21 - Seventeen
The mind of a teenager can seem at times wholly unknowable and yet - we've all been there, haven't we? Lachie and I discuss photography, he and his peers' process of finding themselves, and his most important relationships. Show notes: + A big thanks to Robert at PhotoAccess for putting me in touch with Lachie. The PhotoAccess exhibition, 'Muse', which Lachie exhibited Dad, 2017 in: bit.ly/2HRktoz + Time - my blog post accompanying this episode: https://bit.ly/2HuHIS3 Music: Intro and outro music is by ProleteR: April Showers and Don't Mean a Thing Interstitial music - + MSFX: Merrow loopable + Reno Project: Little cookie + Podington Bear: Pretty melody, Dust in sunlight + Kevin Macleod: There is romance
64 minutes | Apr 5, 2018
Love, Canberra - Episode 20 - Refuge
In Kaleen, a group of friends have been meeting every weekend for the past 30 years. Their commonality: they're Vietnamese refugees who immigrated to Australia in the wake of the Vietnam War. In this episode, I spend time with the remaining two couples of the group. We eat, walk, laugh, and share stories about the past and present. Show notes: An accompanying blog post to this episode is forthcoming! Watch this space. Music: Intro and outro music is by ProleteR: April Showers and Don't Mean a Thing Interstitial music - + Blue Dot Sessions: Fifteen street, In paler skies, Temporal slip, Heliotrope + Jamie Evans: Opening doors + Lee Rosevere: 10 4th avenue walkup, As I was saying, Dream colours, Expectations, Sad marimba planet, More on that later, I thought of pills + MSFX: Sad kingdom loopable + Jon Luc Hefferman: Curious, Departures + Kai Engel: Passages, Cold war echo, Scenery, + Airtone: Departures, Night rain + Podington Bear: Aim is true + Kevin Macleod: Danse Morialta
76 minutes | Sep 13, 2017
Love, Canberra - Episode 19 - 40 years
Forty years ago, Steve's father didn't show up to take Sylvia to her own wedding. Forty years later, Sylvia and Steve are still married. *** This is the last episode for 2017! Feel free to drop me a line during my break at email@example.com or through Twitter @loveCBRpodcast.
49 minutes | Aug 23, 2017
Love, Canberra - Episode 18 - The gift
Andrew always wanted to have children. And now he has James. The one catch: James belongs to his mothers, Natasha and Katrina. Here, Andrew talks about how life hasn't quite gone as planned, and the joys of his relationship with James. NOTE: Some parts of the episode will sound a bit strange. At the request of Andrew after we recorded our conversation, I replaced the names of some of the people referenced.
87 minutes | Aug 2, 2017
Love, Canberra - Episode 17 - Purity
Korske Ara is one righteous dude. He believes in having a good time, doing good deeds, and spreading the good word about Jesus. After six years travelling around Australia in his old Nissan Patrol, he's back in Canberra. He's working to take World Photo Day - which he founded - to the next level. Here we talk about his adventures in becoming true blue, World Photo Day, his faith, and his views on sex before marriage.
95 minutes | Jul 12, 2017
Love, Canberra - Episode 16 - Adam and Eve
What happens after dark at Canberra's largest adult store? Who might you find at such a place? I shadowed Adam & Eve employee Chandra for the last three and a half hours of her shift one Sunday night to find out. I learn not only answers to these questions, but about the change that is happening across the adult toy industry more broadly. With thanks also to fellow A&E employee Kat, who appears in this episode. If you like what you hear, please leave me a review on Apple Podcasts to help others find the show. To get in touch, drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org
43 minutes | May 31, 2017
Love, Canberra - Episode 15 - Funny Farm
He has laughed and made others laugh. Been in dark places. Loved, and lost. Always look on the bright side: that's what comedy has made Ross do.
59 minutes | May 10, 2017
Love, Canberra - Episode 14 - Room
George is a regular 27 year old guy in all but one aspect. For almost ten years, he was, as the Japanese call it, a Hikikomori. He didn't go to school. He didn't interact with people outside of his home. He stayed in his room and played video games. This is George today.
57 minutes | Apr 19, 2017
Love, Canberra - Episode 13 - At First Sight
Maria and Simon want you to know that love at first sight exists. They know, because it happened to them.
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