Spun Stories - The Podcast

Sinopsis

SPUN Stories is a live storytelling night in Darwin, the capital city of Australia's Northern Territory, and we've now landed in the world of podcasts! Join us and be transported to the wondrous backyards, communities and lives of Territory locals, where you'll hear illuminating stories that aren't all about crocodiles... Well, we love a good croc story so there's bound to be a few! We'll introduce you to the fascinating and inspiring characters who live in the NT, those who walk quietly amongst us with extraordinary stories, giving you a peek into life in one of the most wild, unexpected and rewarding parts of Australia. SPUN Stories is presented by StoryProjects, with funding support from Darwin International Airport. Host + Producer - Jess OngSound Editor - Rosa EllenExecutive Producer - Johanna BellOnline Producer - Caddie BrainGraphic Designer - Celia Neilson

Episodios

  • Ep37: That time I stabbed a hitman and survived

    Ep37: That time I stabbed a hitman and survived

    14/04/2019 Duración: 11min

    Simon Quilty is a doctor and has learnt a lot about dealing with patients and breaking bad news. He's also realised no one is immune to making a mistake, not even a doctor who finds himself treating a patient who happened to be a former hitman... Storyteller – Simon Quilty Story Producer - Tamara Howie --- SPUN Stories is a live storytelling night based in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. We're all about shining a light on the extraordinary personal stories of everyday Territorians - let us take you to some wild and wondrous places through our podcast! You can find out more about SPUN by visiting our website - www.spunstories.net --- Host + Producer - Jess Ong Sound Production - Gaia Osborne Executive Producer - Johanna Bell Music - Sam Carmody --- Our podcast is presented by StoryProjects, with funding support from Darwin International Airport.

  • Ep36: How I unravelled my life

    Ep36: How I unravelled my life

    14/04/2019 Duración: 12min

    On Alex’s 34th birthday she felt like her life was spiralling out of control. Her career as a filmmaker was hanging by a thread, she was living with her parents and she was questioning her sexuality. Then she received the news that she was facing premature infertility... Storyteller – Alex Edmonson Story Producer - Johanna Bell --- SPUN Stories is a live storytelling night based in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. We're all about shining a light on the extraordinary personal stories of everyday Territorians - let us take you to some wild and wondrous places through our podcast! You can find out more about SPUN by visiting our website - www.spunstories.net --- Host + Producer - Jess Ong Sound Production - Gaia Osborne Executive Producer - Johanna Bell Music - Sam Carmody --- Our podcast is presented by StoryProjects, with funding support from Darwin International Airport.

  • Ep35: Live like a King

    Ep35: Live like a King

    08/04/2019 Duración: 16min

    The parents of iconic sports broadcaster, Charlie King, should never have been together: not when his mother was a proud Gurindji woman who was part of the Stolen Generation and his father from Melbourne. Charlie learnt his rebellious ways from his parents and has since passed this on to his daughter, Emma... Storyteller – Charlie and Emma King Story Producer - Kylie Stevenson --- SPUN Stories is a live storytelling night based in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. We're all about shining a light on the extraordinary personal stories of everyday Territorians - let us take you to some wild and wondrous places through our podcast! You can find out more about SPUN by visiting our website - www.spunstories.net --- Host + Producer - Jess Ong Sound Production - Gaia Osborne Executive Producer - Johanna Bell Music - Sam Carmody --- Our podcast is presented by StoryProjects, with funding support from Darwin International Airport.

  • Ep34: Surviving the dungeon

    Ep34: Surviving the dungeon

    08/04/2019 Duración: 12min

    *CW: domestic violence* Leah Potter runs a kitchen in Darwin to feed the city's most vulnerable. But in a life before this, Leah explored a different sort of vulnerability as a dominatrix... Storyteller – Leah Potter Story Producer - Tamara Howie --- SPUN Stories is a live storytelling night based in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. We're all about shining a light on the extraordinary personal stories of everyday Territorians - let us take you to some wild and wondrous places through our podcast! You can find out more about SPUN by visiting our website - www.spunstories.net --- Host + Producer - Jess Ong Sound Production - Gaia Osborne Executive Producer - Johanna Bell Music - Sam Carmody --- Our podcast is presented by StoryProjects, with funding support from Darwin International Airport.

  • Ep33: Rebel without a wok

    Ep33: Rebel without a wok

    02/04/2019 Duración: 13min

    Ange Wu grew up in a household where fire drills were a regular occurrence and the kitchen was off limits but she never really understood why... Storyteller – Ange Wu Story Producer - Johanna Bell --- SPUN Stories is a live storytelling night based in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. We're all about shining a light on the extraordinary personal stories of everyday Territorians - let us take you to some wild and wondrous places through our podcast! You can find out more about SPUN by visiting our website - www.spunstories.net --- Host + Producer - Jess Ong Sound Production - Gaia Osborne Executive Producer - Johanna Bell Music - Sam Carmody --- Our podcast is presented by StoryProjects, with funding support from Darwin International Airport.

  • Ep32: The shape of sadness

    Ep32: The shape of sadness

    02/04/2019 Duración: 16min

    *CW: suicide* As a journalist, Bridget Judd lives in a world of language: surveying world events and giving them shape through words. When she lost her beloved father, Bridget suddenly found herself in silence... Storyteller – Bridget Judd Story Producer - Sam Carmody --- SPUN Stories is a live storytelling night based in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. We're all about shining a light on the extraordinary personal stories of everyday Territorians - let us take you to some wild and wondrous places through our podcast! You can find out more about SPUN by visiting our website - www.spunstories.net --- Host + Producer - Jess Ong Sound Production - Gaia Osborne Executive Producer - Johanna Bell Music - Sam Carmody --- Our podcast is presented by StoryProjects, with funding support from Darwin International Airport.

  • Ep31: When Crocs Attack

    Ep31: When Crocs Attack

    29/11/2018 Duración: 10min

    Chris Keeping was born and bred in Darwin. A few years ago, Chris encountered one of nature's most aggressive animals while kite-surfing off the Darwin coast line... Storyteller – Chris Keeping Story Producer - Tamara Howie Told at our second-ever SPUN event in 2015, where the theme was 'Going Troppo' --- SPUN Stories is a live storytelling night based in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. We're all about shining a light on the extraordinary personal stories of everyday Territorians - let us take you to some wild and wondrous places through our podcast! You can find out more about SPUN by visiting our website - www.spunstories.net --- Host + Producer - Jess Ong Sound Editor - Rosa Ellen Sound Production - Gaia Osborne Executive Producer - Johanna Bell --- Our podcast is presented by StoryProjects, with funding support from Darwin International Airport. Music used in this podcast episode is 'The Tiki Bar' by Laszlo Harsanyi. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives licens

  • Ep30: Drawing A Line

    Ep30: Drawing A Line

    29/11/2018 Duración: 14min

    A very personal story shared by Jacinta Mooney about falling in love, and the heartache and lines you have to draw when it comes to dealing with addiction... Storyteller – Jacinta Mooney Story Producer - Johanna Bell Told at a SPUN event in Katherine, NT in 2016 --- SPUN Stories is a live storytelling night based in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. We're all about shining a light on the extraordinary personal stories of everyday Territorians - let us take you to some wild and wondrous places through our podcast! You can find out more about SPUN by visiting our website - www.spunstories.net --- Host + Producer - Jess Ong Sound Editor - Rosa Ellen Sound Production - Gaia Osborne Executive Producer - Johanna Bell --- Our podcast is presented by StoryProjects, with funding support from Darwin International Airport. Music used in this podcast episode is 'The Tiki Bar' by Laszlo Harsanyi. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. For more: freemusicarchive.org/music

  • Ep29: Bosnia and the disco

    Ep29: Bosnia and the disco

    26/11/2018 Duración: 14min

    The 90s was a decade overflowing with good music, and Lari Gadza spent her teenage years soaking it all up. Lari grew up in Darwin among the mango trees, surrounded by tales of her dad’s croc catching days… And occasionally, stories from the old country, Bosnia, made their way in… Storyteller – Lari Gadza Story Producer - Rosa Ellen Told at a SPUN event in 2017, where the theme was 'Rewind' --- SPUN Stories is a live storytelling night based in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. We're all about shining a light on the extraordinary personal stories of everyday Territorians - let us take you to some wild and wondrous places through our podcast! You can find out more about SPUN by visiting our website - www.spunstories.net --- Host + Producer - Jess Ong Sound Editor - Rosa Ellen Sound Production - Gaia Osborne Executive Producer - Johanna Bell --- Our podcast is presented by StoryProjects, with funding support from Darwin International Airport. Music used in this podcast episode is 'The Tiki Bar' by Laszl

  • Ep28: The Journey Home

    Ep28: The Journey Home

    21/11/2018 Duración: 09min

    Jose Da Costa was born during the violent occupation of East Timor and spent his first years in the jungle, hiding from the Indonesian army with his family. It wasn’t until he found himself the target of the military, that Jose was forced to take the biggest risk of his life... Storyteller – Jose Da Costa Story Producer - Rosa Ellen Told at Darwin Festival in 2017, where the theme was 'Home' --- SPUN Stories is a live storytelling night based in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. We're all about shining a light on the extraordinary personal stories of everyday Territorians - let us take you to some wild and wondrous places through our podcast! You can find out more about SPUN by visiting our website - www.spunstories.net --- Host + Producer - Jess Ong Sound Editor - Rosa Ellen Sound Production - Gaia Osborne Executive Producer - Johanna Bell --- Our podcast is presented by StoryProjects, with funding support from Darwin International Airport. Music used in this podcast episode is 'The Tiki Bar' by Laszl

  • Ep27: A Chicken in My Bed

    Ep27: A Chicken in My Bed

    21/11/2018 Duración: 11min

    Kelly Hosking has spent most of her adult live working overseas in public health and disaster management. She's used to mishaps and strange revelations but on a mission in Fiji, she came across a superstitious surprise... Storyteller – Kelly Hosking Story Producer - Johanna Bell Told at Brown's Mart Theatre in 2016 where the theme was 'Chemistry' --- SPUN Stories is a live storytelling night based in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. We're all about shining a light on the extraordinary personal stories of everyday Territorians - let us take you to some wild and wondrous places through our podcast! You can find out more about SPUN by visiting our website - www.spunstories.net --- Host + Producer - Jess Ong Sound Editor - Rosa Ellen Sound Production - Gaia Osborne Executive Producer - Johanna Bell --- Our podcast is presented by StoryProjects, with funding support from Darwin International Airport. Music used in this podcast episode is 'The Tiki Bar' by Laszlo Harsanyi. Licensed under a Creative Commons

  • Ep26: In The Deep

    Ep26: In The Deep

    19/11/2018 Duración: 17min

    Gus Fitzgerald has spent life a life in the ocean; a surfer and swimmer and commercial diver who was introduced to the water by his late father. Lots of life lessons were learnt in the deep, but how do you stay afloat when you lose the people you love the most? Storyteller – Gus Fitzgerald Story Producer - Sam Carmody Told at Darwin Entertainment Centre in 2018 at Garrmalang Festival --- SPUN Stories is a live storytelling night based in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. We're all about shining a light on the extraordinary personal stories of everyday Territorians - let us take you to some wild and wondrous places through our podcast! You can find out more about SPUN by visiting our website - www.spunstories.net --- Host + Producer - Jess Ong Sound Editor - Rosa Ellen Sound Production - Gaia Osborne Executive Producer - Johanna Bell --- Our podcast is presented by StoryProjects, with funding support from Darwin International Airport. Music used in this podcast episode is 'The Tiki Bar' by Laszlo Harsan

  • Ep25: Growling In The Dark

    Ep25: Growling In The Dark

    31/05/2018 Duración: 13min

    Carl shares his journey from Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory to rural New South Wales and back in this tale of unrequited love from the turbulent teenage years... Storyteller – Carl Joswig Story producer - Johanna Bell Told at Brown's Mart Theatre in 2016, at an event themed 'Chemistry'. --- SPUN Stories is a live storytelling night based in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. We're all about shining a light on the extraordinary personal stories of everyday Territorians - let us take you to some wild and wondrous places through our podcast! You can find out more about SPUN by visiting our website - www.spunstories.net --- Podcast Host + Producer - Jess Ong Co-Producer + Sound Editor - Rosa Ellen Executive Producer - Johanna Bell Online Producer - Caddie Brain --- SPUN Stories' podcast is presented by StoryProjects, with funding support from Darwin International Airport. Music used in this podcast episode is 'The Tiki Bar' by Laszlo Harsanyi. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommer

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