Posts by janette

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 29th June.

Posted by on July 6, 2022 at 11:55 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 29th June 2022 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on some “thefts extraordinary”, 100 years ago children’s contests make news, 50 years ago a local identity dons Mayoral robes for the last time, (or not), 25 years […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 22nd June.

Posted by on June 27, 2022 at 6:07 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 22nd June 2022 150 years ago concern about safety at the Gawler Station was making news, 100 years ago Football is featured in the paper, 50 years ago Police publicise a blitz on drinkers, 25 years ago […]

Jacinta Weiss discusses the exciting new exhibition currently on display in the Gawler Heritage Gallery showcasing the vibrancy of Gawler’s theatrical past. With unique photos of nineteenth century Gilbert Sullivan performances, stunning costumes, hands on musical instruments and games there is plenty to see and do at the new exhibition. For more information visit the […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 15th June

Posted by on June 19, 2022 at 10:18 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 15th June 2022 150 years ago an uneventful week in Gawler Police Court is worthy of comment, 100 years ago the butchering of street trees is causing concern, 50 years ago the sale of the Oldfellows Hall […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 8th June 2022 150 years ago a local child is saved from grave danger, 100 years ago local Ironworkers are agitating for better conditions, 50 years ago the weather is once again making news, 25 years ago […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 1st June 2022 150 years ago Goose Island gets a new footbridge, 100 years ago the Oval is getting an upgrade, 50 years ago a local theft is making news, 25 years ago the Gum in Commercial […]

The Moon in June. What does the moon have to do with gardening?  Trevor and Michelle delve into a rather different aspect of gardening this month. Music; Shift of Currents by Blue Dot Sessions http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blue_Dot_Sessions/Aeronaut/Shift_of_Currents

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 25th May

Posted by on June 4, 2022 at 10:56 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 25th May 2022 150 years ago a story about a Variety entertainment reflects how values have changed, 100 years ago illegal booking was keeping the local court busy, 50 years ago mushrooms were making news, 25 years […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 18th May

Posted by on June 2, 2022 at 2:44 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 18th May 2022 150 years ago proposed changes to electoral districts were generating local interest, 100 years ago The Church of Christ had bought land, 50 years ago Mr CW Creedon became Mayor of Gawler, 25 years […]

Two Peas in a Podcast: Sustainability

Posted by on June 1, 2022 at 12:13 am

Sustainable Futures? What does this really mean and how does gardening play a productive part in ensuring that we see sustainability as something we, not only need to look at for future survival economically but emotionally. Trevor and Michelle delve into their favourite aspect of gardening- how it’s the way to a sustainable future.   […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 11th May

Posted by on May 25, 2022 at 11:57 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 11th May 2022 150 years ago the Bunyip reported on a Ball held at the Institute, 100 years ago the weather was making news again, 50 years ago a new quarry was in development, 25 years ago […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 4th May

Posted by on May 18, 2022 at 11:48 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 4th May 2022. 150 years ago, the weather was making news once again, 100 years ago bowler from Glenelg visited Gawler, 50 years ago a historic Locomotive visited, 25 years ago Gawler was honoured with a […]

Two Peas in a Podcast: Autumn

Posted by on May 14, 2022 at 2:02 am

Trevor and Michelle talk about the first signs of Autumn in the garden, and preparation for winter. — Music; Shift of Currents by Blue Dot Sessions http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blue_Dot_Sessions/Aeronaut/Shift_of_Currents

Classic Cult TV Club: Dr Who, Robot

Posted by on May 10, 2022 at 5:10 pm

Monthly Podcast; April Dr Who Series 75; Episode 1 Robot Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie, Alex, Angus, Baylor, Janette and Justin. Anybody like a Jelly Baby? It’s time to settle down with the iconic fourth Doctor played by Tom Baker. The Culters watch the “regeneration” episode which introduced the […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 27th April

Posted by on May 7, 2022 at 5:56 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 27th April 2022. 150 years ago, a dead pig was causing a nuisance in Gawler, 100 years ago the arrangements for Anzac Day were being reviewed, 50 years ago plans were afoot for Willaston Sports Ground, […]

Classic Cult TV Club: Catweazle

Posted by on May 2, 2022 at 10:35 pm

Monthly Podcast; March Catweazle Series 1 Episodes 1 The Sun in a Bottle Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie, Alex, Angus, Baylor, Janette and Justin. “Electrickery?” Does the seventies classic children’s TV series, Catweazle hold up? Mackenzie joins the Culters to provide an expert opinion. Catweazle was created and written […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Thursday 21st April

Posted by on April 29, 2022 at 3:33 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Thursday 21st April 2022. (one day late due to Easter public holidays) 150 years ago, a boiler en-route to the Blinman made news, 100 years ago community singing was reported on, 50 years ago dust was causing […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 13th April

Posted by on April 21, 2022 at 3:01 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 13th April 2022 150 years ago, The Bunyip reported on the Barossa Goldfields, 100 years ago a local church was dedicated, 50 years ago Lyndoch Meals on Wheels was threatened with cancellation, 25 years ago the […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 6th April

Posted by on April 16, 2022 at 9:25 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 6th April 2022 150 years ago, The Bunyip reported on a cart accident, 100 years ago the paper ran a story about the welcome autumn rains, 50 years ago a thief was caught out, 25 years […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 30th March

Posted by on April 6, 2022 at 10:22 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 30th March 2022 150 years ago, The Bunyip reported on a violent incident involving children and guns, 100 years ago the remarkable service of a local “Financial Secretary” was honoured, 50 years ago the new student […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 23rd March

Posted by on April 5, 2022 at 10:45 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 23rd March 2022 150 years ago a local court case was reported on 100 years ago St Patrick’s Day celebrations were making news, 50 years ago Dr Eastick stepped down as Mayor, 25 years ago a […]

Two Peas in a Podcast: March 18th

Posted by on April 3, 2022 at 6:07 pm

This month Trevor and Michelle talk about their love of spiders, soil and seeds for Autumn. Michelle is a complete convert to electrical tools that make gardening easier but Trevor is still a stalwart for only the traditional tools of olde times.  — Music; Shift of Currents by Blue Dot Sessions http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blue_Dot_Sessions/Aeronaut/Shift_of_Currents

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 16th March

Posted by on March 24, 2022 at 2:05 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 16th March 2022 150 years ago a local man was found severely injured 100 years ago Freeling councillors were calling for a better water supply, 50 years ago soccer was coming to Gawler, 25 years ago […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 9th March

Posted by on March 17, 2022 at 11:29 am

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 9th March 2022 150 years ago the state of the wheat crops was generating interest, 100 years ago the a new record was set for attendance at Gawler High, 50 years ago a lack of air […]

Classic Cult TV Club: Ren and Stimpy

Posted by on March 16, 2022 at 5:50 pm

Monthly Podcast; February Ren and Stimpy Episodes 12 Black Hole & 13 Stimpy’s Invention. Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Alex, Angus, Baylor, Janette and Justin. “Ren you ideeOt”. The Culters watch/are subjected to a sample of the nineties controversial animation, Ren and Stimpy. Does it hold its appeal or has […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 2nd March

Posted by on March 15, 2022 at 1:53 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 2nd March 2022 150 years ago The Bunyip featured a story about the dissolution of a business partnership, 100 years ago the residents of Cockatoo Valley were about to be connected to the local telephone exchange, […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 23rd February 2022 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on a fatal accident involving a horse, 100 years ago local punters were gathering for the Catholic Races, 50 years ago Muno Para council were requesting city […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip:Wednesday 16th February

Posted by on February 25, 2022 at 5:11 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 16th February 2022 150 years ago a story about an extraordinary recovery from snakebite was featured , 100 years ago a spate of bushfires was raising concern, 50 years ago the demolition of a history premises […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 9th February

Posted by on February 20, 2022 at 6:04 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 9th February 2022 150 years ago the Bunyip featured a local Hoax, 100 years ago the Bunyip reported on the construction of a locomotive engine, 50 years ago there was concern about footballers’ homework, 25 years […]

Classic Cult TV Club: The Muppet Show

Posted by on February 15, 2022 at 5:58 pm

Monthly Podcast; January The Muppet Show Episodes 1:24 and 4:17. Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. And It’s Muppet Party Time. The Culters sit down to watch the first series Muppets episode featuring Vincent Price and then slip up and accidentally also watch the […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 2nd February

Posted by on February 12, 2022 at 5:14 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 2nd February 2022 150 years ago the Bunyip reported on a missing person, 100 years ago lost boy scouts made news, 50 years ago the danger of bee stings was featured, 25 years ago a local […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip:Wednesday 26th January

Posted by on February 8, 2022 at 6:59 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 26th January 2022 150 years ago Dr Schomburgk received a well-deserved honour, 100 years ago the paper reported on a new threshing machine, 50 years ago concerns about bushfire danger were in the news 25 years […]

Two Peas in a Podcast: January 2022

Posted by on January 29, 2022 at 4:26 pm

Trevor and Michelle enter the 2022 new year with a healthy mix of excitement and trepidation. This month’s podcast revisits the importance of when to plant and how, now is the time to gird your loins for a decent winter harvest.  This year also heralds a new foray into gardening as both Michelle and Trevor […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 19th January 2022 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on a case of fraudulent possession, 100 years ago the funeral of a local resident was covered 50 years ago the death of a stunt driver make […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 12th January

Posted by on January 21, 2022 at 4:20 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 12th January 2022 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on a shocking death, 100 years ago the council was discussing the purchase of a street sweeper 50 years ago the Bunyip featured a story about a […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 6th January

Posted by on January 14, 2022 at 3:20 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 6th January 2022 150 years ago Gawler’s court house was again making news, 100 years ago the Bunyip reported on the effect of the traditional Christmas holiday break in Gawler 50 years ago a local farmer […]

Classic Cult TV Club; Wiggly Wiggly Christmas

Posted by on January 12, 2022 at 12:08 am

Monthly Podcast; December The Wiggles, Wiggly Wiggly Christmas. Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. The Culters are celebrating the “silly season” with the perfect seasonal entertainment, or is it? Maybe they are stretching the definition of a Cult Classic but the Wiggles are such […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 22nd December 2021

Posted by on January 5, 2022 at 11:22 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 22nd December 2021. 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on a unruly court case 100 years ago Christmas shopping hours were generating discussion 50 years ago council boundaries were making news 25 years ago a new […]

Special Podcast; 2021: A Retrospective Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie Alex, Angus, Baylor, Janette, and Justin. The “Culters” discuss the best and worst shows that they watched in 2021 and look forward to the classics or otherwise that they will watch in 2022. Podcast recorded 29-12-2021 at Gawler South. […]

Classic Cult TV Club: Dr Who. The Daemons.

Posted by on December 24, 2021 at 12:31 pm

Monthly Podcast; November Dr Who, Series 8, 5th story, The Daemons. Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. November is Dr Who month at the Cult TV Club and this year they are following the adventures of the third Doctor, played by Jon Pertwee. So what […]

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded 21/11/21, Evanston. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Marie and Janette. It is nearly Christmas and the writers at Chapter and Verse are in celebratory mode. To all our listeners a very happy Festive Season and best wishes for 2022. Keep safe and keep well. […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 15th December 2021

Posted by on December 23, 2021 at 11:38 am

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 15th December 2021. 150 years ago Snakes were making news again 100 years ago grasshoppers were the big story 50 years the Bunyip was reporting on new pensioner flats in Gawler 25 years ago Church Hill […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 8th December

Posted by on December 15, 2021 at 11:18 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 8th December 2021. 150 years ago a Barossa Council meeting was making news 100 years ago the paper reported on a case of larceny involving diamonds, 50 years a story about a fundraising carnival featured 25 […]

Classic Cult TV Club: Futurama

Posted by on December 8, 2021 at 11:50 pm

Futurama, Series 1, episode 4, Love’s Labours Lost in Space. Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. Lisa challenges the group with a cult favourite, Futurama. Will they all be impressed? Warning. Spoilers. The discussion is laced with spoilers so if you have not yet […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 1st December 2021

Posted by on December 6, 2021 at 10:24 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 1st December 2021. 150 years ago The Bunyip featured as story about a new school at Roseworthy 100 years ago a new church was making news, 50 years municipal boundaries were being discussed 25 years ago […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 24th November 2021

Posted by on November 29, 2021 at 11:01 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 24th November 2021. 150 years ago the Bunyip was outraged by “rascally conduct” 100 years ago a final notice from the taxation department raised sniggers of amusement in the Gawler Corporation 50 years ago concerns were […]

Looking Back with The Bunyip: Wednesday 17th November

Posted by on November 22, 2021 at 11:01 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 17th November 2021. 150 years ago John Martin’s expanding foundry business was in the news 100 years ago the Bunyip was reporting on a temperance rally, 50 years ago concerns were expressed about fires in Gawler, […]

Classic Cult TV Club: Labyrinth

Posted by on November 15, 2021 at 10:48 pm

Special Podcast Labyrinth, 1986 Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. Bowie fans beware! There is a muppet party in the air. The Culters watch the iconic movie Labyrinth. Does it stand the test of time? The Culter’s were so enthuiastic that the podcast had […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 10th November

Posted by on November 14, 2021 at 7:12 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 10th November 2021. 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on a late Picnic, 100 years ago a dramatic electrical storm was making news 50 years ago a local landmark was being sold, 25 years ago the […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 3rd November

Posted by on November 4, 2021 at 10:42 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 3rd November 2021. 150 years ago there was a story about fraud, 100 years ago the opening of a new church is featured, 50 years ago saw the end of a Gawler Christmas Tradition, 25 years […]