Bendigo Blues Tram (Erica Hawkey & Tony J King)

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of riding aboard the Bendigo Blues Tram. Here is what it was like: The next Blues Tram is Fathers Day, Sunday 7 September. More information can be found at bendigobluesandroots.com.au/bluestram.html. This year’s Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival will be held 6-9 November. This podcast contains the following…

Michael Robotham, Crime Writer

Last weekend, the Bendigo Writers Festival was in town and I caught up with crime writer Michael Robotham for a chat. We talk about real life inspirations, ghostwriting for a Spice Girl, and encounters with the likes of Ray Bradbury and Stephen King. For this episode, I decided to try recording outside. In retrospect, not…

Sue Gillett, Bendigo Writers Festival

Dr Sue Gillett is a lecturer at La Trobe University Bendigo and a program coordinator for the Bendigo Writers Festival. Photo by Megan Spencer. The Bendigo Writers Festival takes place 8-10 August 2014. For more information visit its website: bendigowritersfestival.com.au. As promised, here is the “Bendigo” song from last year’s festival: ‘Bendigo’ Words by the…