Posts by janette menhennet

Two Peas in a Podcast; Winter planting

Posted by on June 16, 2021 at 10:08 pm

Trevor and Michelle wax’ floralical’ this month on the beauty and benefits of flowers. A budding new chapter in gardening for the Two Peas and proving the garden will always provide us with new challenges and new loves.  Music; Shift of Currents by Blue Dot Sessions

Chiah Mayne, Team Leader Library and Customer Services, reads the news from the Gawler Civic Centre and Gawler Library for May. Highlights this month include writer talks, workshops and a story reading from the International Space Station.  Recorded in Gawler 29/04/21 To find out what exciting events are happening at our local library and civic […]

Classic Cult TV Club; Lost in Space

Posted by on May 4, 2021 at 10:43 pm

Monthly Podcast; April Lost in Space, Series 2, episode 16, The Girl from the Green Dimension. Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. The Culters watch what may prove to be the most divisive “Cult Classic” yet. Loved by some loathed by others, how well, or […]

Two Peas in a Podcast

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Trevor and Michelle can barely “container “ themselves with excitement. This months’ podcast not only features their first official special guests, but also highlights how containers and pots were a fantastic start for this couples gardening journey. One that has resulted in a magnificent backyard showing how, imagination and hard work can transform rubble and […]

*please note that this podcast is a few weeks late.* Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 24th March 2021. 150 years ago The Bunyip ran a story about chess in Gawler, 100 years ago  an article about a memorial library was printed, 50 […]

Monthly Podcast Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Wednesday 17th March, Gawler South. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle, Marie and Janette. The topic of discussion for the month is the novels that have shaped us. The word of the month is “bugalugs” or should that be “buggerlugs”? Seems the […]

Classic Cult TV Club; Babylon Five Crusade

Posted by on April 13, 2021 at 4:23 pm

Monthly Podcast; March B.5 Crusade, Series 1, episode The Long Road. Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. This month the Culters are subjected to what might not quite qualify as a cult classic. Crusade was a shortlived spin off series to Babylon Five. Why was […]

The two peas in a podcast discuss sweet peas. It wouldn’t be March if we weren’t planning sweet pea plantings. Trevor and Michelle are diversifying into the more floral aspects of gardening and didn’t realise quite how many flowers they classed as their ‘favourites’.   Music; Shift of Currents by Blue Dot Sessions

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 10th March 2021. 150 years ago the Bunyip reported on a delay at Gawler Police Court, 100 years ago a local couple received some unexpected, good news, 50 years ago a spear gun was used in a […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 10th March 2021. 150 years ago the Bunyip reported on a Destructive Country Fire, 100 years ago the paper printed a story on the The Liberal candidates at Gawler, 50 years ago a Gawler pick-up happened by […]

Two Peas in a Podcast; Lawns and Sheds

Posted by on March 7, 2021 at 5:09 pm

What do shed’s zucchinis and acres of lucerne have in common? Well, no true gardener worth their weight in loam can do without them. Trevor has cleaned out his shed for the first time in ten years and admits that a spade is not merely a spade-it is just a small part of any true […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 3rd March 2021. 150 years ago The Bunyip ran a story on a proposed new street, 100 years ago Gawler received a Visit of the Premier, 50 years ago an article with the headline Walkathon for Homes […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 24th February 2021. 150 years ago Gawler prisoners feature in The Bunyip, 100 years ago Gawler was bombarded with lumpy hail, 50 years ago a story on the Opening of a Red Cross shop was printed, 25 […]

Classic Cult TV Club, Spaced

Posted by on February 21, 2021 at 12:09 am

Monthly Podcast; February Spaced, Series 1, episode 1, Beginnings. Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. This month the Culters watch a cult classic comedy that was requested by a fan. Yes we have fans!! (Or well, one at least) What kind of food does it […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 17th February 2021. 150 years ago the paper reported on a destructive fire at Freeling, 100 years ago a story with the headline council decides “no further action” was printed, 50 years ago 4800 students were recorded […]

Chapter and Verse

Posted by on February 13, 2021 at 3:55 pm

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Wednesday 3rd February, Gawler South. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle, Marie and Janette. The topic of discussion for the month is “Rule Breakers” from the BBC “Novels that Shaped our World” list. The word of the month is an Australian Colloquialism ”Furphy”, curtesy […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip Wednesday 10th February

Posted by on February 11, 2021 at 10:43 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 10th February 2021. 150 years ago the Bunyip printed a story about Goose Island, 100 years ago the paper reported on a Fire at Cockatoo Valley, 50 years ago an Urgent call for more classrooms was made, […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 27th January 2021. 150 years ago the paper reported on a remarkable escape from drowning, 100 years ago a story on returned soldiers featured in the Bunyip, 50 years ago Rat complaints were investigated, 50 years ago […]

Classic Cult TV Club; Astro Boy

Posted by on February 2, 2021 at 3:09 pm

Astro Boy; The Biggest Robot on Earth (English title The Greatest Robot in the World), Series 1, episodes 24 & 25 (U.S. 22 & 23). Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin and special guest, Mackenzie The “Culters” watch one of Lisa’s childhood favourites, Astro Boy […]

Two Peas in a Podcast, Lettuce and Lucerne

Posted by on January 31, 2021 at 10:59 pm

‘Lucerne’ up fellow gardeners because 2021 is here and Trevor and Michelle are ready to regale you with tales green and fresh.’ Lettuce’  tell you about the summer crops we have been harvesting, who knew there were so many shades of lettuce available for the green enthusiast not to mention how the humble carrot can […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 27th January 2021. 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on a runaway German wagon, 100 years ago the paper printed a story about burglars at Willaston, 50 years ago a headline was Gawler silos filled with Victorian […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 20th January 2021. 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on an accident, 100 years ago an article with the headline ‘A diphtheria carrier’ was published, 50 years ago the paper reported on a $180,000 library plan for […]

Classic Cult TV Club; Thunderbirds

Posted by on January 16, 2021 at 6:34 pm

Monthly Podcast; December Thunderbirds; Cry Wolf, Series 1, episode 18. Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin The “Culters” turn back the clock to watch The Thunderbirds. Are the strings evident, what exactly is “supermarionation” and what does that Tracy brother do up in Thunderbird Five? […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 13th January 2021. 150 years ago the bunyip reported on some spectacular lightning, 100 years ago an article about A policeman on trial was published, 50 years ago saw Wide interest over Bunyip, 25 years ago the […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 6th January 2021. 150 years ago the bunyip printed a story about New Year behaviour, 100 years ago the paper reported on the year’s rainfall, and 50 years ago the discovery of 3 fake $10 notes was […]

Chiah Mayne, Team Leader Library and Customer Services, reads the news from the Gawler Civic Centre and Gawler Library for January  Recorded in Gawler 06/01/21 To find out what exciting events are happening at our local library and civic centre this month listen to the podcast. For more information about the events listed in this […]

The Classic Cult TV Club 2020 a Retrospective

Posted by on January 5, 2021 at 7:22 pm

Special Podcast; 2020 A Review Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette, and Justin. The “Culters” discuss the best and worst shows that they watched in 2020 and look forward to the cult classics or otherwise that they will watch in 2021. Podcast recorded 29-12-2020 at Gawler […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 23rd December 2020. 150 years ago the Bunyip reported on a Strange occurrence involving horses, 100 years ago an article on Cox’s Lane was printed, 50 years ago the paper reported on a Christmas Shopping rush in […]

Chapter and Verse, Christmas Special

Posted by on December 28, 2020 at 7:24 pm

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Monday 21st December, Gawler South. Welcome to our Christmas Special, writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle, Marie and Janette. Happy Christmas to all and the very best for 2021 Opening music courtesy of Matt Oakely at http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Matt_Oakley/ Hope you enjoy our podcast.

Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette, and Justin. The “Culters” watch seasonal Classic, or is it? The Muppets take on the traditional story, A Christmas Carol. This may not be the story as Charles Dickens envisioned it but does it maintain the essential elements of the […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 16th December 2020. 150 years ago the paper reported on a New Gawler market, 100 years ago the bunyip printed s story with the headline Educating soldiers’ children, 50 years ago the paper published a story titled […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 9th December 2020. 150 years ago The Bunyip printed an article about The Barossa main road… 100 years ago The Mayoral allowance was a hot topic, 50 years ago the bunyip printed a story on Gala Sunday […]

Dr Who; Tomb of the Cybermen. Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin The “Culters” watch Classic Second Doctor story, Tomb of the Cyberman How well does it hold up, can it compare to Star Wars and many other cult favourites, The four-part story was first […]

Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin The “Culters” watch Classic Second Doctor story, Tomb of the Cyberman How well does it hold up, can it compare to Star Wars and many other cult favourites, The four-part story was first broadcast from the 2nd to the […]

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Wednesday 25st November, Gawler South. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle, Marie and Janette. The topic of discussion for the month is Crime and Conflict from the BBC “Novels that Shaped our World” list. The word of the month is “quockerwodger” which is not […]

Two Peas in a Podcast

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This month we are all ears about corn. The only vegetable that could possibly drag Trevor away from his beloved beans is corn, corn and more corn. There are few plants that grow as fast, as luscious and feel as decadent to harvest as corn- except perhaps pumpkins?  Trevor will help you grow the best […]

Two Peas in a Podcast

Posted by on December 7, 2020 at 5:05 pm

Growing food for the heart and the soul. Planting your own Mediterranean garden will not only go a long way to improving your physical health but feed your emotional health as well. As much as they passionately love gardening the Two Peas passionately believe in growing for health. What better way to eat your Mediterranean […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 2nd December 2020. 150 years ago the Bunyip reported on Railway firing and fires…100 years ago a Transfiguration fete was reported on…50 years ago a local lad was in a yacht drama…25 years ago there is a […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip Wednesday 25th November

Posted by on November 30, 2020 at 11:46 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 25th November 2020. 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on a destructive fire caused by a railway engine 100 years ago the paper reported on Gawler students’ successes… 50 years ago a story on Canvassing for youth […]

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Wednesday 21st October, Gawler South. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle, Marie and Janette. There is a lively discussion about books featuring family and friendship, an argument (almost) about the importance or otherwise of detail in writing and reading of samples of own works […]

Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette, and Justin. The Culters go back to the early days of Cyberpunk with an encounter with the 80s cult TV figure Max Headroom, but who is what is Max Headroom. A car park sign, a TV personality advertising coke or a […]

Chapter and Verse Podcast; Coming of Age

Posted by on November 27, 2020 at 12:35 am

Adelaide Plains Chapter and Verse monthly podcast recorded Wednesday 12th September, Gawler South. Welcome to our monthly writing podcast with Carolyn, Michelle, Marie and Janette. The topic of discussion is “coming of age” and the listener’s challenge is to write what you are passionate about. The word of the month is “quizziness”. If you want […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 25th November 2020. 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on a destructive fire caused by a railway engine 100 years ago the paper reported on Gawler students’ successes… 50 years ago a story on Canvassing for youth […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip 20-11-18

Posted by on November 20, 2020 at 12:29 am

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 18th November 2020. 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on a municipal election. Fruit crops were making news 100 years ago, 50 years ago the proposed re development of the heart of Gawler was featured again and […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 11th November 2020. 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on a local tragedy. 100 years ago the paper reported on handing over of a German field gun…50 years ago hay fire was making news… 25 years ago […]

Looking Back with the Bunyip, Wednesday 4th November

Posted by on November 10, 2020 at 11:56 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 4th October 2020. 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on a tree fire. 100 years ago the paper reported on the Gawler bowling green…50 years ago a $40,000 clubhouse had its plans approved… 25 years ago the […]

Special, The Room

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Classic Cult TV Club Special Podcast; The Room Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette, and Justin. The “Culters” have a night out, to see the critically panned film, The Room. Is it as bad as expected and will Justin survive the torture? The Room, an independent movie […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 4th October 2020. 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on a tree fire. 100 years ago the paper reported on the Gawler bowling green…50 years ago a $40,000 clubhouse had its plans approved… 25 years ago the […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Editor, Sara Gilligan from Wednesday 28th October 2020. Floods were making the news again this week in the past. 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on an unprecedented River Flood…100 years ago the community was calling for a Hospital at Angaston.*. 50 […]

Two Peas in a Podcast, Spring

Posted by on October 27, 2020 at 11:13 pm

Trying to keep Spring planting to one podcast is a challenging feat, but Trevor and Michelle have managed to squeeze lots of information and enthusiasm into this month’s Spring planting adventure. They even manage to throw in a few bits about flowers! Music; Shift of Currents by Blue Dot Sessions

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