"What the hell kind of friends do you have? I’m paying twenty thousand dollars a year to send you to that private Catholic prep school, and I will not allow trash to come into my house whether literally or via social media."
Fathers and fatherhood are universal themes. Here at Stereo Stories we mark Fathers' Day not with gifts of beer and barbecues and balls but with fatherhood stories. Jane Leonard, NT McQueen, Brian Nankervis, Lucia Nardo, Maria Majsa, Nick Gadd, David Oke, Zaza N, Danny Katz, Hugh Jones and many more. Unwrap the Stereo Stories Fathers' [...]
There was almost no conversation happening in the taxi so when the familiar whistling in the introduction to Wind Of Change came on early morning Portugal radio there was room for listening and contemplation.
“Is that all the man sings? ‘How does it feel?’” Hannah, five years old, is making a play-dough birthday cake. Jesse, nearly three, is drawing a map of the world. I’m podding peas.
Sometimes salvation can be found in the unlikeliest of songs. I find the one I want in the playlist, the one you call your dancing song, and turn it up loud.
Nick Gadd Sunday afternoon, Altona, September 2015 We tape the L-plates to the windscreen and back window. Gen eases her way into the driver’s seat . I give instructions, trying to invest my voice with the gravitas of an airline pilot, more to calm my own nerves than hers.