DiscoverConversations
Conversations
Claim Ownership

Conversations

Author: ABC Radio

Subscribed: 90,695Played: 2,653,532
Share

Description

Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.
855 Episodes
Reverse
Inside the dictator's mind

Inside the dictator's mind

2019-11-1200:50:36

Frank Dikotter on the common personality traits of Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, Mao and other twentieth century dictators
Armistice: The Good Friends

Armistice: The Good Friends

2019-11-1100:53:231

The story of two men who fought for different sides on the western front, and an unexpected friendship between their descendants (R)
Gisela Kaplan fell under the spell of birds when hand-rearing a magpie nestling. After it learned to speak, she was so intrigued she switched careers and began her research into avian behaviour. Her many books on Australian native birds have been ground-breaking
Finding new ways to grow old

Finding new ways to grow old

2019-11-0700:51:051

After both her parents died young, Charlotte Wood grew up believing she would never grow old. When she reached her 50s, she began to ask some big questions about aging
Physiotherapist Sky Fosbrooke’s stint as a volunteer health worker led to a deep attachment to the people of a small South Santo village
When David McAllister began ballet lessons in Perth in the 1970s, being a 'ballet boy' was a kind of social death. But his school bullies helped spur him on to become one of the world's best dancers
The outrageous story of a group of financiers from a poor and damp island on the outer rim of Europe, who created a private company that became the biggest military and political power in all of India
Archie tells of writing Took the Children Away and playing it in public for the first time, of his belated reunion with his siblings, and his love story with Ruby Hunter
Di Morrissey grew up in a tiny village only accessible by rowboat, with film star Chips Rafferty and poet Dorothea Mackellar as her neighbours. In 1954, a terrible accident on Lovett Bay changed everything
The writer and the Prince

The writer and the Prince

2019-10-3000:49:545

While fleeing the aftermath of a failed marriage, Hilary McPhee accepted a job in Jordan to write the autobiography of a Hashemite Prince. Living alone for the first time, she was plunged into extreme loneliness
loading
Comments (82)

Rosemary Grubb

I loved listening to this and now I've read the book. wonderful story

Nov 8th
Reply

David Han

so beautiful.

Nov 6th
Reply

Charles Matthew Miller

A very fine description of K I must say.

Oct 26th
Reply

William H Bailey

Amazing, amazing story. We might think 7 months is not that long compared to other similar stories but the reality is a day against your will, can scar you till the rest of your life. Incredible woman.

Oct 24th
Reply

Harry Heard

The sound engineer should get fired for this episode, the levels are terrible and extremely distorted.

Oct 21st
Reply

Phil Warrick

o

Oct 16th
Reply

Phil Warrick

chromecast . chromecast connect , but k , . kkkkI 'll

Oct 16th
Reply

onemanworldwide crimewave

hi

Oct 14th
Reply

onemanworldwide crimewave

slightly confusing

Oct 14th
Reply

J Coker

Wonderful story. my wife is cz and our 5 children understand the lingo.

Oct 9th
Reply

Miga Mitchell

Having seen the Opera House in the flesh and been on the tour, this was a fascinating insight into the emotional difficulties suffered by some of the key players. This aspect of it is not something I remember from having been there.

Oct 4th
Reply

Drew Wakemgoodwinnu

lucfar download

Oct 4th
Reply

Maria Jerez

great episode

Sep 24th
Reply

Julie-Ann Paton

Amazing! I hope she gets her message out to as many dentists as possible - they all need to know.

Aug 17th
Reply

Lisa Burnette

Thank you for sharing your stories. My nursing career has moved to non clinical realms so it's great to hear about different sides of nursing.

Jul 18th
Reply

E J

Great guest

Jul 7th
Reply

Diana Hunt

imagine at hospital with a new baby.. and bank account gambled .. extreme.. but we work it. Live it

Jul 7th
Reply

E J

"Skin-in-the-game!!" HA HA HA.......! She's awesome 😂

Jul 6th
Reply

E J

Holy cow! Hell of an episode

Jun 22nd
Reply (1)

E J

Wish I could afford to go to this dentist! Wow

Jun 16th
Reply
loading
Download from Google Play
Download from App Store