My South Australian Life

Aug 5, 2022
People & Places

‘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
My South Australian Life

‘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
My South Australian Life

‘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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Feb 17, 2022
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‘I’m inspired to meet anything head on’

Having founded a cancer care centre in Darwin, Dr Michael Penniment AM has now set his sights on opening Australia's first state-of-the-art proton therapy centre here in Adelaide.

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Feb 10, 2022
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‘Connection sculpts how we think, feel and live’

Adelaide cognitive scientist Dr Fiona Kerr says we are all “electrochemical bags” beautifully designed to connect. Her immersive experience, Hippocampus, opens soon at Adelaide Fringe.

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Jan 21, 2022
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‘Fundamentally there is a restlessness in me’

He’s chaired the Fringe, started a record label and is a legend of Adelaide’s advertising industry. David Minear chats about the paths he’s taken in life and what continues to drive him.

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Jan 14, 2022
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‘I love what I do. It’s as simple as that.’

Chris Dittmar, aka Ditts, grew up hard in Alberton, played squash for Australia, then carved out a successful media career. He says his goal these days is to be a better person.

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