Posts by janette

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 11th January

Posted by on January 26, 2023 at 12:18 am

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 11th January 2023 150 years ago the arrival of a “hairless horse” in Gawler was cause for excitement, 100 years ago there was speculation about the Prince’s potential bride, 50 years ago changes were planned for a […]

Classic Cult TV Club: What we watched in 2022

Posted by on January 25, 2023 at 10:40 pm

Special Podcast: 2022 What the “Culters” have been watching Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie, Alex, Angus, Baylor, Janette and Justin. And now it is time, time for what? For the “culters” to talk about all the other shows they watched in 2022, and can they talk about their favourite […]

Classic Cult TV Club: 2022 An Overview

Posted by on January 24, 2023 at 10:06 pm

Special Podcast: 2022 An Overview Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie, Alex, Angus, Baylor, Janette and Justin. So what did the “culters” look at in 2022? What where everyone’s personal highs and lows, and what makes a memorable viewing anyway? Podcast recorded 29-12-2022 in Gawler South Opening and closing music […]

Monthly Podcast; December South Park: Series 1 Episode 9 Mr Hankey, the Christmas Poo Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie, Alex, Angus, Baylor, Janette and Justin. Episode first aired in the U.S. on 17th of December 1997. Directed by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, written by Trey Parker and starring, […]

It’s a new year and Trevor and Michelle are brimming with new ideas and inspiration. 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 5th January

Posted by on January 13, 2023 at 3:25 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 5th January 2023 150 years ago Gawler was mourning the loss of local celebrity, John McKinley, 100 years ago locals were concerned about the citrus crop, 50 years ago the Bunyip heralded Dr Bruce EAstick as “The […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 21st December

Posted by on December 24, 2022 at 12:44 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 21st December 2022 150 years ago Christmas was making news, 100 years ago seasonal spending was remarked upon, 50 years ago the quest for “Miss Chickorama” was being launched, 25 years ago thousands were expected to attend […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 14th December 2022 150 years ago there was a drama involving runaway traffic on Murray ST, 100 years ago traffic congestion on Murray St was causing concern, 50 years ago the paper reported on carol singing in […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 7th December

Posted by on December 14, 2022 at 11:53 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 7th December 2022 150 years ago a serious accident befell the unfortunate Mr Emslie, 100 years ago an entertaining thief was up before the local magistrate, 50 years ago a local student was crowned Miss Gawler, 25 […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 30th November

Posted by on December 9, 2022 at 4:26 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 30th November 2022 150 years ago the Bunyip reported on an outbreak of Pleuro-Pneumonia, 100 years ago changes were afoot for Gawler’s sanitary system, 50 years ago a Tanzanian school received an electric fence from Gawler, 25 […]

Classic Cult TV Club: Dr Who, City of Death

Posted by on December 6, 2022 at 12:14 am

Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie, Angus, Janette and Justin. The episode was first broadcast on the 19th October 1979. Directed by Michael Hayes & written by David Agnew, Script Editor Douglas Adams. Staring Tom Baker as The Doctor, (“the definitive article you might say”), Lalla Ward as Romana, Julian […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 23rd November

Posted by on December 4, 2022 at 11:54 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 23rd November 2022 150 years ago the Bunyip reported on the lavish subscription ball, 100 years ago snakes were making a nuisance of themselves at Mallala, 50 years ago Gawler and District was experiencing a land boom, […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 16th

Posted by on November 26, 2022 at 10:41 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 16th November 2022 150 years ago the Bunyip reported on the purchase of the Institute piano, 100 years ago Labor leaders spoke in Gawler, 50 years ago “Miss Gawler” performed her first task, 25 years ago a […]

Two Peas in a Podcast: November

Posted by on at 10:39 pm

The pandemic seems to have created more gardeners than ever before. Trevor and Michelle explore how the younger generation have embraced urban gardening and where permaculture principles fit into this model. 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 9th November

Posted by on November 19, 2022 at 6:20 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 9th November 2022 150 years ago Bird the Pedestrian visited Gawler, 100 years ago fruit prices were raising concern, 50 years ago Gawler River School hosted its last reunion, 25 years ago a notable local motorist turned […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 2nd November

Posted by on November 10, 2022 at 2:09 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 2nd November 2022 150 years ago the Paper featured another story about snakes, 100 years ago country newspapers were being examined, 50 years ago an initiative to promote local businesses was being proposed, 25 years ago a […]

Two Peas in a Podcast: October

Posted by on November 6, 2022 at 10:28 pm

October is the month where we hear how Trevor has gone potty over pots. A long wet winter has inspired his household to pot up, pot out and just generally pot around with pots to create an abundance of greenery inside and out.  The Two Peas also ponder on the importance of learning to let […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 26th October 2022 150 years ago the Paper featured a story about snakes in a cemetery, 100 years ago Gawler’s drought was damaging crops, 50 years ago Gawler council had its first woman nominee, 25 years ago […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 19th October

Posted by on October 27, 2022 at 3:12 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 19th October 2022 150 years ago engine accidents were making news,100 years ago Gawler’s residents were rallying to help alleviate starvation in Armenia, 50 years ago the death of a shopping centre scheme is reported on, 25 […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 12th October

Posted by on October 20, 2022 at 11:24 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 12th October 2022 150 years ago the paper reported on “an Awkward Ejectment,100 years ago a coal strike made news, 50 years ago song signatures are sought, 25 years ago Kapunda School was celebrating an anniversary, and […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 5th October

Posted by on October 14, 2022 at 6:46 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 5th October 2022 150 years ago the dangers of throwing stones and bones were highlighted,100 years ago Gawler was in need of a new town band, 50 years ago a new post office was in the works, […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 28th September

Posted by on October 7, 2022 at 6:26 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 28th September 2022 150 years ago rail passengers were complaining about the transportation of prisoners,100 years ago Gawler’s foundry celebrated another engineering triumph, 50 years ago a recreational park was planned for Williamstown 25 years the construction […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 21st September 2022 150 years ago the passing of a local resident is remarked upon,100 years ago rain is wanted 50 years ago a local regional school is about to close, 25 years the Trinity Campus at […]

Two Peas in a Podcast: September/October

Posted by on October 6, 2022 at 2:25 pm

Spring usually sees us racing out to the garden, girding our loins and working with all the sunlight hours we have been craving during Winter,but Trevor wants us to stop. Stop , take time and enjoy – you will get as much done racing around as you will taking your time – and not pull […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 14th September

Posted by on September 25, 2022 at 10:43 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 14th September 2022 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on a mail accident,100 years ago a dispute about the forty hour day was making news, 50 years ago residents were protesting about a dog problem,  25 years […]

Classic Cult TV Club: What we are watching.

Posted by on September 22, 2022 at 10:36 pm

Podcast Special: What we are watching. Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. We don’t spend all our time watching older classics. Sometimes the culters watch new shows. So what are the Culters watching and what shows will become the cult classics of the future? (if […]

Classic Cult TV Club: Firefly

Posted by on September 21, 2022 at 12:09 am

Monthly Podcast; September Firefly; The Train Job, series 1 episodes 1 Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. The episode was first broadcast on the 20th September 2002. Created directed and written by Joss Whedon. Additional writing by Tim Minear and Jose Molina and staring Nathan […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 7th

Posted by on September 16, 2022 at 9:35 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 7th September 2022 150 years ago A United Friendly Societies Picnic made news, 100 years ago Gawler Ladies raised money for a memorial, 50 years ago a famous singer was mobbed in Gawler, 25 years ago the […]

Classic Cult TV Club: Tintin

Posted by on September 13, 2022 at 4:08 pm

Tintin; Cigars of the Pharaoh, series 1 episodes 6-7 Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Makenzie, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. The episode was first broadcast on the 25thNovember 1991. Based upon the comic book series by Herge, Written by Aaron Barzman and Robert Rea and Directed by Stephane Bernasconi […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 31st August

Posted by on September 7, 2022 at 11:04 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 31st August 2022 150 years ago the paper features a story about a Women’s strike, 100 years ago a tragic death is reported on, 50 years ago the theft of cigarettes makes news, 25 years ago a […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 24th August 2022 150 years ago the paper features an article about “Metropolitan Depravity”, 100 years ago another achievement for local industry is reported on, 50 years ago there is a record breaking Gawler Show , 25 […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 17th August 2022 150 years ago a renowned U.S. Reverend visits Gawler, 100 years ago the Gawler Show is making news, 50 years ago local businesses reject Friday night shopping , 25 years ago the closing of […]

Two Peas in a Podcast: September

Posted by on at 10:45 pm

Be it Zen or zany all gardens are here to feed our souls. This month Trevor and Michelle discuss the nature of a Zen garden, Trevor even accepts this as a good use of water, and how they can be a wonderful use of courtyard spaces.  While we feed out souls Trevor looms at feeding the […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 10th August 2022 150 years ago clothes thieves are upsetting the residents of Basset Town, 100 years ago a strike in a local foundry is making news, 50 years ago the Gawler Caravan Park is being developed […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 3rd August 2022 150 years ago the future of the Willaston Park Lands is being determined, 100 years ago a football incident is making news, 50 years ago a remarkable $600 is raised in just three months, […]

Classic Cult TV Club: Animaniacs

Posted by on August 23, 2022 at 9:40 pm

Monthly Podcast Animaniacs; Series One, episode One, Jurassic Lark and snippets from the original series. Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. IT is Mackenzie’s pick and she has chosen Animaniacs but there is a complication. She wants to bring the rebooted series to the […]

Two Peas in a Podcast: August

Posted by on August 12, 2022 at 4:20 pm

If you ask Trevor there are only two vegetables that you really need to live on, find out what they are and how to grow them. Michelle will share the best way to cook them. The Two Peas will also explore plants of the month, native and introduced. Music; Shift of Currents by Blue Dot […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip; Wednesday 27th July

Posted by on August 6, 2022 at 7:42 pm

Looking Back with the Bunyip Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 27th July 2022 150 years ago the Bunyip features a story about the North and South Para Rivers, 100 years ago concern is expressed regarding council payments, 50 years ago council is […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 20th July

Posted by on July 27, 2022 at 10:41 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 20th July 2022 150 years ago the Bunyip reports on a local trotting match, 100 years ago a proposed business merger is significant for Gawler, 50 years ago a local girl makes a big impression in the […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 13th July 2022 150 years ago the Bunyip features a story about a Kangaroo hunt, 100 years ago a circus comes to town, 50 years ago a life time’s service is honoured, 25 years ago the Clocktower […]

Classic Cult TV Club: Fraggle Rock

Posted by on July 24, 2022 at 5:57 pm

Monthly Podcast; June Fraggle Rock; The Minstrels series 1 episode 18 Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. After a Covid enforced break the Culters are back. The episode was first broadcast on the 13th March 1985 in the U.S. It was created by, written […]

Two Peas in a Podcast: Indigenous Seasons

Posted by on July 18, 2022 at 12:58 am

It’s NAIDOC week and Trevor and Michelle look at the Indigenous seasons; seasons which are strongly linked to areas rather than a calendar and are a brilliant guide to the importance of understanding your own region to improve your own gardening skills. They also question the monotony of monoculture and plot rotation. Planting a broad […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 6th July

Posted by on July 14, 2022 at 1:32 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 6th July 2022 150 years ago a “notorious native industry is making news, 100 years ago Gawler South is to get a public phone, 50 years ago rain is welcomed, 25 years ago tragedy marks the start […]

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