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What The Hills?!

Aug 31, 2020

Ray Marin has long had an interest in local history and architecture.  When he was gifted research notes from another local academic and author Ray took the opportunity to create a book which explores the early history of the Adelaide Hills and Barossa Valley.
The result is an easy to read book covering many Hills and...

Aug 24, 2020

We've all heard of guide dogs for the blind, but have you ever met a hearing dog?
I talk to David, Mary & Darren at Australian Lions Hearing Dogs about they work they do, and the amazing benefits that can come to the recipient of a hearing dog.
The team at AHLD are a great bunch of people.  It was fascinating to catch...

Aug 17, 2020

Matt Hawkins spent years travelling the world learning musical styles from dozens of different cultures.  
After returning home and settling in the Adelaide Hills Matt searched for work, only to find it right on his doorstep.  This led to him arranging a fantastic fundraiser to help people affected by last summer's...

Aug 10, 2020

Sustainable living is different for everyone, but what does it really look like?

This week I talk to Cristel from Climate Ready Communities and Jackson from Enduro builders about how they're helping us to create a sustainable lifestyle.

Cristal tells us about everyday, practical steps we can all take to live in a...

Aug 3, 2020

It's a complex chemistry that goes back hundreds of years, but distilling some of our favourite alcoholic drinks is reasonably new to the Adelaide Hills.
I talk to two of our local distillers about the huge growth in the local industry and how they're using their skills in an evolving art.
Along the way we take a quick...