Sunday Radio

Just a reminder that if, like me, you weren’t able to tune into this week’s Cover To Cover from Vision Australia Radio on Friday evening, there’ll be another chance to catch the program this afternoon at 1:30PM (AEST). Join the team as they read stories by writers from all over the world, including The House In The Sky by me. As usual, you can listen on the radio in Australia, or online from anywhere in the world. Details and streaming links here: https://radio.visionaustralia.org/ And if you miss this opportunity to listen, a podcast of the program will be available shortly. … Continue reading Sunday Radio

The House In The Sky | Vision Australia Radio

My short story The House In The Sky will be read by Tim McQueen on Cover To Cover and broadcast on Vision Australia Radio this Friday, 2 November, at 8 PM (AEST), repeated Sunday 4 November at 1.30 PM (AEST). Cover To Cover is produced and presented by Tim McQueen, and can be heard on the radio in Australia, or streamed online from anywhere in the world. Radio frequency and other details and an online listening link can be found here: https://radio.visionaustralia.org The program will be available as a podcast shortly after broadcast. Happy listening. Barry Continue reading The House In The Sky | Vision Australia Radio

The Birthday | a short story on Vision Australia Radio

“Next to the milk carton is the cake he bought last night from Patrick’s Patisserie. He went in last thing, twenty minutes before closing. The cakes are cheaper at the end of the day. The man that works there, who he’s always imagined may well be Patrick himself, was reading the newspaper, a crinkled morning edition that he was probably only just getting an opportunity to peruse. The man watched him from over the paper as decisions were made at the cake cabinet.” My short story The Birthday will be broadcast on Cover To Cover on Vision Australia Radio this … Continue reading The Birthday | a short story on Vision Australia Radio

Interrupter on the wireless

“And then lunch, and your winter desserts. Hot custard over steamed puddings. Home-baked. You never used much sugar. Bad for the teeth. And then Mummy’s comments. She always had something to say. ‘It could use a little more sugar, this dessert,’ and you’d tell her that maybe she could make dessert the next time. And that look again, across the table. Not in front of the boy.” My short story Interrupter has been dramatised for broadcast on Cover To Cover on Vision Australia Radio on Friday 6 April, repeated Sunday 8 April. The program can be heard on the radio … Continue reading Interrupter on the wireless