#1: ‘the unexpected happened when?’ – the yarn live debut podcast, May 2nd, 2012


1920's children, listening to The Yarn

1920’s children, listening to The Yarn.

After a bit of faffing about over cups of tea, The Yarn Storytellers are pleased to present their debut podcast, ‘The Unexpected Happened When?’

Featuring Yarn Live host Russ Pirie, theatrical guru John Bolton, the lovely Jacqui Gordon and the inimitable Mel Bergland, as they share their stories of the unexpected at a little Melbourne bookstore called The Book Grocer. With untold thanks to Cloud Unknowing and Anthony Winnick for audio assistance.

As we spin this out to the wider web, join us at your leisure here, and regards,

The Yarn

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