Brian Nankervis has long been curious about the relationship between songs and personal stories, going right back to his days on RRR-FM.
The bedroom wall had hundreds of small articles about music, cut out from newspapers. Album reviews. Profiles. Gig reviews.
Sweet dreams are made of this: an appreciative audience of 450 people listening, crying, laughing, singing along.
The planets all aligned for a mighty fine show at the 2018 Williamstown Literary Festival on Saturday evening 16 June. Photos by Eric Algra.
Brian Nankervis Driving To North Balwyn, July 2002 I'm staring at strangers, wondering if their dads are alive. How often do they see them? Do they find their dads wise, embarrassing, or supportive? Reverie and envy turn to alarm when I realise the horn from the white ute behind is directed at me.