Julie Leitch suffered from OCD for 18+ years. Her Doctor and Psychiatrist did not pick it up even after her telling them about her obsessive behaviors. A fascinating interview about something we just starting to learn about. A bit thank you to Julie for being so brave and sharing this.
Joh Bailey – Celebrity Hairdresser
Joh is possibly Australia’s best know hair stylist. He has horses in the Macarthur region. He has styled hair for the world’s rich and famous including the late Lady Dianna.
Horse Whisperer – Sandra Ragazzi
A fascinating journey with Sandra and her horses. Sandra is from the Macarthur area west of Sydney.
Quinton – Living with Cystic Fibrosis
Quinton has been living with Cystic Fibrosis and gives an open and honest interview.
James Pitts – Odyssey House – Drug and Alcohol addiction
James, originally from Detroit came to Australia in the 80’s to work with Odyssey House in Melbourne. A few years later he moved to Sydney and has been running the Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation program since then. The interview was recorded at c91.3 fm in Campbelltown in 2010.
David’s Gambling Addiction
David from Australia is interviewed about his gambling addiction. And the importance of Gambler’s Anonymous to his life.
Gale Collins – Black Queen, Lightning Ridge
Cobbity resident Gale Collins bought a dilapidated house in Lightning Ridge ten years ago, it was handmade by a breast cancer survivor Joan Andrews. Joan was sixty at the time and built the house from sandstone and 14,000 bottles – the house is called “The Black Queen”. Then at 85 Joan sold to Gale – another breast cancer survivor. The house was leaking and ridden with white ants. But it had a wonderful history. Gale and her husband Roger brought the house back to life and now run evening theatre through the house six months of the year. Gale’s three act play takes visitors on Joan’s journey – some say Joan (now deceased) speaks though Gale. The final act is about a magnificent lamp collection – some over 4,000 years old. This interview on c91.3 is about two women – Joan and Gale – both with incredible determination. Gale Collins is a zig in a sea of zags.
Author Fiona Archer – Raunchy Books
Author, Fiona Archer shares her writing journey with Captain Pat in an interview on c91.3. Fiona has written five books with another due shortly. Romance fiction for the ladies – Fiona’s work is much more heart pounding than Mills and Boon – and by an author who just loves her craft.
Fairley Family – Country Valley Milk
Bob, John and Tom are the 5th, 6th and 7th generations of the Fariley family in Australia. In 1885 John Fairley migrated from Ireland and settled in Picton NSW. Each tell their story – but how can you fit many lifetimes into 40 minutes. But it gives you an idea of the strengths of this family and their love of the earth. Today their thriving business is Country Valley Milk. Interviewed by Captain Pat on c91.3 on Sunday 23rd March, 2014.