Posts Tagged ‘Tape recorder’

It’s funny how things that used to be impressive aren’t any more but things that used to be normal are now regarded as amazing. In 1993, my fellow students and I at the Australian Film Television and Radio School were gob smacked when we were shown a digital four-track audio recorder and editor. We could […]

If You Can’t Beat Them, Join them It was late 1992, I was still earning my living  from cold air, not hot air. I’d sent demo tapes to every commercial radio station in Australia and I was presenting a weekly show on a community radio station but wasn’t being paid. I heard about The Australian […]

Father Figure


I don’t think my dad ever understood why I didn’t want to be like him. He was a hard hat construction worker most of his life. He worked as a piping supervisor on petro-chemical plants all over the world, a real man’s man. He used to describe anyone who stood on a stage, in front […]