Welcome to episode 72 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and Le Petite Chocolat. This conversation is me chatting with former Greens MP, book reviewer, mother, blogger, occasional podcaster and the author of The Whole Intimate Mess (a mini memoir), Holly Walker. You can keep up to […]
Welcome to episode 66 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and Le Petite Chocolat. This conversation is me chatting with the actor, writer, director Danny Mulheron. I hadn’t met Danny until he bounded in through the doorway, found the piano in our house and started hitting the […]
Welcome to episode 65 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and Le Petite Chocolat. This conversation is me chatting with the Artistic Director of the NZ Festival and Wellington Jazz Festival, Shelagh Magadza.
Simon, Katy and Oscar made me very welcome in their home – like family It can be very difficult to hear oneself back When you listen to yourself on tape I mean My singing voice is part of what I do and I have no bones with it It took a lot of years But […]
Requiem For The American Dream Directors: Peter D. Hutchison/Kelly Nyks/Jared P. Scott Naked City Pictures/PF Pictures/Gravitas Ventures Released last year (and – it has to be said, already available on Netflix) this film couldn’t feel more relevant than right now if it tried, in the build-up to the American election, with the news that Trump […]
It’s the return of the Auckland Writers Festival and what a line-up, see the full list of events here. Over 100 events across a handful of days and featuring “the mother of feminism” Gloria Steinem, author Jeanette Winterson, comedian, writer and bird-watcher, Bill Oddie, and ex-politician, former Midnight Oil frontperson and environmentalist, Peter Garrett. Well, […]
For the 15th episode of Sweetman Podcast I got to talk to Leila Adu. Leila’s a friend, I’ve known her for a while, always been proud of her achievements – singing her own commissioned composition for Orchestra Wellington, her solo albums, and knowing she’s out there in the world making music across so many different […]
It’s the final post of the year regarding the podcast – the final episode for 2015, here we have episode eleven – a chat with Alan Stuart. I met Alan years ago when I worked in music retail. He was a regular customer, we’d chat about blues and British bands from the 60s. We still […]