Posts Tagged ‘Foodland’

I didn’t set out to become a famous car salesman when I decided to get into radio but that’s what happened in 1994. My second ever paid job on commercial radio was at 5SE in South Australia. As well as presenting the Breakfast Show, I was also presenting TV commercials for a local supermarket called […]


“The reasonable man adapts himself to the conditions that surround him… The unreasonable man adapts surrounding conditions to himself… All progress depends on the unreasonable man.” – George Bernard Shaw. In 1994, I was the host of the Breakfast Show on 5SE in South Australia. I used to have to read live commercials for a […]


“My cat’s called Elvis, because he’s either dead or just missing”. That was one of the terrible jokes I did while holding a can of cat food next to my cheek as I stared down the barrel of a television camera for an extreme close-up. It was 1994, I’d been presenting the Breakfast Show on […]


As soon as I closed the mike, the studio hotline started to flash. The hotline has a secret phone number that is only known to a select group of people at the radio station. When it rings, it’s usually the boss telling you you’ve messed up. In 1994, I was presenting the Breakfast Show on […]