My Marvellous Melbourne
By Melbourne History Workshop
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My Marvellous Melbourne is a regular half-hour podcast produced by staff and students affiliated with the Melbourne History Workshop in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Our segments combine stories, interviews, personal reflections and memories that interest and inspire us about the social history of the city and suburbs. My Marvellous Melbourne draws on and adds to the resources of the online eMelbourne project. Favourite places, food and leisure, the city of the senses, sources and resources, exhibitions, environmental issues, archaeological sites—there is something for everyone in our selection of stories about the people, processes and institutions that make up the rich history of Melbourne. If you like what you hear, and have more to add on any of our podcast stories, we’d love you to write something on our blog. If you have a burning query about any aspect of Melbourne’s history, drop us a line and we may be able to follow up in our ‘Can We Help?’ segment.
||CleanEpisode 6: Wattle Park, Blue Lake, Cicadas||Melbourne A to Z #2: Wattle Park Presenter: Helen Morgan Interviewee: Frank Hullin Further information and links: Ball & Welch — Menzies Hotel — Trams — Wattle Park Friends of Wattle Park Melbourne by the Book...||14 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Women in Policing, The Eltham Barrel, Port Melbourne||On the Beat #3: Women in Policing Presenter: Helen Morgan Interviewee: Amber Evangelista Further information and links: Crime — Law and Order — Police and Policing — Women in the City 100 Years of Women in...||6 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Edward White (The Man of Space and Time), Murder in the Eastern Market, Looking for Jean Field||Dear Diary #1: Edward White (The Man of Space and Time) Presenter: Dr Richard Gillespie Further information and links: Astronomy — Gold — Science — Shrine of Remembrance Edward John White diaries in the State...||10 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Bells, Luly Collection, Ivy Cogden||Aural Postcards #1: Bells Presenters: Henry Reese, Roland Wettenhall Further information and links: Bells — Gold — Melbourne Cricket Ground — Pentridge Prison —Separation — St James’ Old Cathedral — St Patrick’s Cathedral — St Paul||30 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Henry Briggs, Bluestone, Australian Red Cross Archives||The Memory Bank #1: Henry Briggs Presenter: Gretel Evans Interviewee: Henry Briggs at National Library of Australia Oral History and Folklore Collection (recorded 1981) Further information and links: Montague — Wharves and Docks — Port of...||12 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: The Everyday War, Frogs, Christopher Morris||Sources & Resources #1: The Everyday War Presenter: Nicole Davis Further information and links: The Everyday War web resource Creature Feature #1: Frogs Presenter: Professor Andy May Interviewees: Associate Professor Andrea Gaynor,||9 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Environmental tale of the frog
Great podcast wonderful to listen to this en route to Marvellous Melbourne.
Very enjoyable, well researched, fantastic.
Pretentious and boring
A Radio National wanna-be injected with a sedative. Presenters are dry, lacking engaging personalities. It's easy to drift off as the hosts become absorbed in their own musings.