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Personal stories, told live in Woodend, a small community 70km north of Melbourne, Australia. It is an open hearted, supportive space to be touched, amused, entertained and allowed to share what it means to be human. Ears are open, themes are loose and times are forgiving. Seasons of roughly12 episodes, delivered weekly.

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Personal stories, told live in Woodend, a small community 70km north of Melbourne, Australia. It is an open hearted, supportive space to be touched, amused, entertained and allowed to share what it means to be human. Ears are open, themes are loose and times are forgiving. Seasons of roughly12 episodes, delivered weekly.

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Story Wise Woodend

Latest release on Sep 22, 2017

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Personal stories, told live in Woodend, a small community 70km north of Melbourne, Australia. It is an open hearted, supportive space to be touched, amused, entertained and allowed to share what it means to be human. Ears are open, themes are loose and times are forgiving. Seasons of roughly12 episodes, delivered weekly.

4.9 Sue Yardley - Fire

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Recorded at Story Wise Woodend on August 2016.  One story per episode for easy on the go listening. This seasons theme is fire and your host is Dez Rock. 
Sue's brilliant and hilarious "long bow" story of fire that takes place in a girls catholic school.

Sep 22 2017

13mins

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4.8 Russell Yardley - Fire

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Recorded at Story Wise Woodend on August 2016.  One story per episode for easy on the go listening. This seasons theme is fire and your host is Dez Rock. 
Russell Yardley's story of kiln fire.

Sep 22 2017

8mins

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4.7 Peter Fernon - Fire

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Recorded at Story Wise Woodend on August 2016.  One story per episode for easy on the go listening. This seasons theme is fire and your host is Dez Rock. 
Peter Fernon tells a gripping story about an Australian bushfire, make sure you stick around for the end where you get a deeper understanding of the trauma of what bushfires can cause.

Sep 22 2017

9mins

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4.6 Nicole Jacks - Fire

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Recorded at Story Wise Woodend on August 2016.  One story per episode for easy on the go listening. This seasons theme is fire and your host is Dez Rock. 
Nicole Jacks tells an amusing tale of having to fire someone, several times.. to make sure they are fired.

Sep 22 2017

10mins

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4.5 Kate Lawrence - Fire

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Recorded at Story Wise Woodend on August 2016.  One story per episode for easy on the go listening. This seasons theme is fire and your host is Dez Rock. 
Kate Lawrence story on youth, smoking, fire, never admitting fault and forever wanting to grow up fast.

Sep 21 2017

8mins

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4.4 Frances Palmer - Fire

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Recorded at Story Wise Woodend on August 2016.  One story per episode for easy on the go listening. This seasons theme is fire and your host is Dez Rock. 
France Palmers compelling story not quite about bushfires, but about fires non the less.

Sep 21 2017

9mins

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4.3 Christine Hardiman - Fire

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Third episode of season four, recorded at Story Wise Woodend on August 2016.  One story per episode for easy on the go listening. This seasons theme is fire and your host is Dez Rock. Christine Hardiman's fantastically told story from her youth of one particular incident of her seven year old sister dangerous playing with their dads fire arm in one memorable car ride.

Sep 21 2017

9mins

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4.2 Barbara Crljen - Fire

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Second episode of season four, recorded at Story Wise Woodend on August 2016.  One story per episode for easy on the go listening. This seasons theme is fire and your host is Dez Rock. 
Barbara Crljen tells a brilliant story of fire on her property.

Sep 21 2017

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4.1 Anna Redenbach - Fire

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First episode of season four, recorded at Story Wise Woodend on August 2016.  One story per episode for easy on the go listening. This seasons theme is fire and your host is Dez Rock. Anna Redenbach's story is one of a metaphorical fire within.

Sep 21 2017

7mins

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3.5.1 Tania Christiano - Place

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In this first story from Tania Christiano, she shares a touching tale with a different spin on the notion of place, a place at the Christmas table.

Jul 21 2017

9mins

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3.10 Kate Lawrence - Place

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Kate Lawrence shares a heart felt story of place, the place she lives in the Macedon Ranges and her exploration of the original inhabitants of the land.

Jun 29 2017

13mins

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3.9 Malcolm Duffield - Place

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Malcolm Duffield spins a wonderful story connecting his first political act with Brexit, a 6 month trip lasting 30 years, and a bridge to nowhere.

Jun 22 2017

11mins

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3.8 Preeti Helena - Place

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Preeti Helena gives away her Swiss origins with her accent, and takes us on a journey through her relationship to place and to wandering, ending back on the slopes of a postcard Switzerland.

Jun 15 2017

15mins

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3.7 Sue Yardley - Place

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Sue Yardley regales us with evocative descriptions of growing up in the coal-choked Morwell of the late 60’s.  Her story centres on the centrality in summer,  with its characters and drama, of the local pool.

Jun 08 2017

13mins

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3.6 Russell Yardley - Place

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In the first of the stories from the Story Wise Woodend night where the theme was place, Russell Yardley takes us back to his country Victorian childhood in Ellinsford in the 50’s and 60's, a time of ferrets, travelling salesmen and thruppence for third in the school races.

Jun 01 2017

13mins

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3.5 Kate Lawrence - Boundaries

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Kate Lawrence shares a story of the pain of finding yourself inexplicably on the wrong side of the line of ones own integrity.

May 25 2017

8mins

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3.4 Peter Fernon - Boundaries

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Peter Fernon tells a story of land boundaries in a small country town in Victoria, and the tensions and characters it reveals.

May 18 2017

10mins

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3.3 Jackie Kerin - Boundaries

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In this 3rd episode in the 3rd season of Story Wise Woodend Podcast, we hear a story from June 2016, where the theme of the night was Boundaries.   Jackie Kerin shares a moving story of being drawn to assist a young man in crisis, and the shared humanity she experienced.

May 15 2017

16mins

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3.2 Kate Lawrence - Family

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Kate Lawrence, host of Story Wise Woodend, shares the tale of an epic journey across three states, with her dad and his not ‘normal’ approach to life.

May 04 2017

11mins

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3.1 Teena Hartnett - Family

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Teena Hartnett tells an awkward tale of way too familiar family tension in the unbidden yet unbreakable connection to relatives.

Apr 27 2017

12mins

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