My South Australian Life

Jun 14, 2024
People & Places

Ciao, Enzo

Beloved Adelaide restaurant Enzo's has now closed. But as the humble and hardworking family man behind the long-standing culinary institution - Enzo Fazzari - was preparing to hang up his apron last month, SALIFE sat down for a bowl of spaghetti and a long chat with maestro chef.

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Apr 6, 2023
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Ian Steel’s best life

Having experienced just how precious and fragile life can be, KickStart for Kids founder Ian Steel lives by his grandfather’s advice to leave people in a happier place than when he arrived.

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Mar 3, 2023
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Hayley Leake’s best life

Survivor star Hayley Leake tells us about the things that make her heart sing - including her bike, her fiancé and her late Nonna Vali.

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Feb 16, 2023
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Roz Hervey’s best life

Roz Hervey, creative producer of Restless Dance Theatre, gives us some insights into her life including her family's "24-hour rule".

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Feb 1, 2023
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Yazeed Daher’s best life

Actor Yazeed Daher, who stars in State Theatre Company SA's The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? this month, shares some insights into his favourite things including Wallaroo, the Hilltop Hoods and some heartfelt advice from his mother Sandy.

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Oct 28, 2022
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‘Pageant day for me starts at 2am’

John Barone has worked on the Christmas Pageant for 40 years. Now, as the man in charge of Stardust Castle, John reflects on the magic and mayhem that has gone into creating this cherished SA event since 1933.

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Oct 7, 2022
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‘I am still so proud to be her mum’

When their baby Phoebe was stillborn, Kelly and Tony Robinson grappled with heartbreaking grief. Now, through their experience, the couple has helped develop new resources for other families navigating the devastating path of baby loss.

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Sep 16, 2022
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‘Convicted ex-cop doesn’t look good on your resume’

Matt Newlands was a star police recruit until trauma sparked a mental health crisis, ending in his own arrest. Here's how Matt turned his life around and is now helping frontline workers cope with the stress of the job.

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Aug 5, 2022
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‘I never had a Plan B’

Julia Robinson realised early on that art was a passion she would pursue at all costs ­– it’s also how she met her husband, fellow artist Roy Ananda. Julia finds inspiration in folklore and folk horror, and is a keen folk dancer.

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Jul 21, 2022
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‘Pubs are churches for some people’

With the Wheatsheaf Hotel celebrating its centenary this year, we celebrate by talking to publican Jade Flavell about her life in pubs and why she decided early on that customers should get the hospitality they deserve.

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Jul 15, 2022
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‘It was love at first sight’

At age 13 James Muller fell in love with his first electric guitar, but it was listening to Led Zeppelin that really ignited the fire, setting this unique musician on a path to international success.

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Jun 24, 2022
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‘This is the culmination of all my life’s experiences’

From peacekeeping in the Gaza Strip to high-level roles in mental health and defence, Chris Burns says all his life's work has led him to his latest challenge: helping Adelaide's homeless as CEO of the Hutt St Centre.

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