Posts Tagged ‘rats’

You can’t buy happiness. In 2001, I’d been at BRMB for three years. In that time, a lot had changed. I’d outlasted two General Managers, a series of Program Directors and on-air lineup re-shuffles that meant every daypart but Breakfast had changed at least once. I’d been moved from a daily mid-morning show to weekends. […]


During the first part of 1993, we were living in a rat and cockroach infested one bedroom flat in Lane Cove, Sydney. I didn’t have a job or a car, we’d never been so broke. We’d also never been so happy. I was studying broadcasting at The Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS). We […]


The Oxford English Dictionary defines the word ‘sacrifice’ as, “an act of surrendering a possession or slaughtering an animal as an offering to a deity”. We sacrificed  a lot in 1993, so that I could study full time at the Australian Film Television and Radio School. I quit my job and without my wages, it […]