Se02 Ep001 Nikhil Joy, Fawkner

January 26, 2018

"One of the amazing things that happen out of getting that job was my self-discovery that food and coffee ... I love that."

Season 02 Episode 001 Nikhil Joy from Fawkner

In this first episode of season 2, we meet Nikhil Joy in his café. Nikhil tells me that the hum in the background is from four refrigerators.

For this show’s podcast notes and photos of Nikhil, visit http://thisisusaustralia.com/2018/01/25/nikhil-joy-fawkner

Next episode: Rosa Cucinotta, Preston

For Season 1 (2017) interview transcripts and photos, Season 2 (2018) podcast notes and photos (see Blog), and information about how to take part in the project (see Project Description), and how to contact us (see Contact), see http://thisisusaustralia.com.

Listeners can also follow This Is Us Australia and be in contact on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/thisisusaustralia and Twitter at https://twitter.com/thisisusaus.

Special thanks to Rambo2100 via Flickr for the photograph ‘Flinders Street’ used in the artwork and to Podington Bear for the theme music from ‘Forces’.

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Se02 Ep002 Rosa Cucinotta, Preston

February 5, 2018

'From the moment I stepped foot in this country, on this land, I fell in love'.

In this episode Sharon meets Rosa and Lori Cucinotta, in Rosa's kitchen in Preston. Lori interprets as Rosa tells her story.

For photos of Rosa, visit thisisusaustralia.com.

Next episode: Lori Cucinotta, Preston.

For Season 1 (2017) interview transcripts and photos, Season 2 (2018) podcast notes and photos (see Blog), and information about how to take part in the project (see Project Description), and how to contact us (see Contact) visit http://thisisusaustralia.com. You are welcome to leave comments or feedback there or on the Podbean Ap.

Listeners can also follow This Is Us Australia and be in contact on Facebook and Twitter.

Special thanks to Rambo2100 via Flickr for the photograph ‘Flinders Street’ used in the artwork and to Podington Bear for the theme music from ‘Forces’.

 

 

 

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Se02 Ep03 Lori Cucinotta, Preston

February 16, 2018

‘Going to Japan helped me come out of my shell’.

In this episode Sharon interviews Lori Cucinotta from Preston. If you haven’t heard Sharon’s interview with Lori’s mother, Rosa Cucinotta, listen to that interview first.

For photos of Lori, visit thisisusaustralia.com.

Next episode: Jocelyn, Brunswick

For Season 1 (2017) interview transcripts and photos, Season 2 (2018) podcast notes and photos (see Blog), and information about how to take part in the project (see Project Description), and how to contact us (see Contact), visit http://thisisusaustralia.com. You are welcome to leave comments or feedback there or on the Podbean Ap.

Listeners can also follow This Is Us Australia and be in contact on Facebook at  and Twitter.

Special thanks to Rambo2100 via Flickr for the photograph ‘Flinders Street’ used in the artwork and to Podington Bear for the theme music from ‘Forces’.

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Se02 Ep04 Jocelyn, Brunswick

March 3, 2018

'He decided to improve his English by reading Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan.'

In this episode we meet Jocelyn from Brunswick, whose father migrated with his family from The Netherlands.

For photos of Jocelyn and her father, visit thisisusaustralia.com.

Next episode: We meet Spring from Brunswick.

For Season 1 (2017) interview transcripts and photos, Season 2 (2018) podcast notes and photos (see Blog), and information about how to take part in the project (see Project Description), and how to contact us (see Contact), visit the project website. You are welcome to leave comments or feedback there or on the Podbean Ap.

Listeners can also follow This Is Us Australia and be in contact on Facebook at and Twitter.

Special thanks to Rambo2100 via Flickr for the photograph ‘Flinders Street’ used in the artwork and to Podington Bear for the theme music from ‘Forces’.

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Se02 Ep05 Spring Sia, Brunswick

March 18, 2018

“I’ve been a professional Muay Thai fighter for three years now”.

In this episode we meet Spring Sia from Brunswick, who migrated from Malaysia, at her business Martial Spirit, on busy Dawson Street in Brunswick.

For our photo of Spring in action, visit thisisusaustralia.com.

To see more of Spring in action, visit the Martial Spirit website and Facebook page.

Next episode: You could be our next guest.

For Season 1 (2017) interview transcripts and photos, Season 2 (2018) podcast notes and photos (see Blog), and information about how to take part in the project (see Project Description), and how to contact us (see Contact), visit the project website: http://thisisusaustralia.com. You are welcome to leave comments or feedback there or on the Podbean Ap.

Listeners can also follow This Is Us Australia and be in contact on Facebook at and Twitter.

Special thanks to Rambo2100 via Flickr for the photograph ‘Flinders Street’ used in the artwork and to Podington Bear for the theme music from ‘Forces’.

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