Shaun Shiraz Mitchell is becoming the new Mr Adelaide, thanks to his Facebook Page, Things you should do in Adelaide.
It boasts more than 40,000 fans and keeps trickling Adelaidean highlights through the social channels of Adelaide and South Australia.
The picture on this page is from his first post in August 2013 of a Cookie Monster cocktail from the famous Austral Hotel in Rundle Street. He describes it in this week’s show.
This week also noted the anniversary of Queen Adelaide’s birthday and we pay our tributes.
In a more serious manner, we discuss the passing of Robin Williams with some help from Adelaide psychologist, Alexandra Frost from Attuned Psychology.
She was inspired by Robin in her university studies in the 80s, particularly his Carpe Diem speech from the movie, Dead Poets Society.
The discussion also gives us the opportunity for playing Brett Monten’s great track, RUOK?
Ben Pike, from Melbourne Street Cellars, shoots us some great South Australian nostalgia AND a quiz question.
Wine, courtesy of Caitlin from Feast On Foot, is from the Barossa, and music comes from a man who grew up on a remote, South Australian station.
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|00:00:00||Outtake||Think of Queen Adelaide|
|00:00:15||Theme||Theme and introduction. Our original theme song in full is here, Adelaidey-hoo.|
|00:02:24||South Australian Drink Of The Week||Schild Estate 2011 Barossa Shiraz courtesy of Caitlin from Feast On Foot. Tasting notes.|
|00:06:26||Shout outs||Steve: Bert van Brakel from the Netherlands.Steve: Scott Sharrad, president of South Australian AtheistsSusan: Flinders Street Markets
Steve: Ben Pike.
|00:14:20||Comment: Robin Williams Tribute
||Alexandra Frost, Adelaide Psychologist, reflects on the death of Robin Williams. Here is her blog post, Seize the Day…A reflection on Robin William’s death. See the famous scene from Dead Poets Society, below.|
|00:27:24|| South Australian Register
||Steve: Queen Adelaide Birthday, August 13th.|
|00:31:56||Interview: Shaun Shiraz Mitchell
||Things you should do in Adelaide is a Facebook Page that’s attracted 44,000 followers, and Shaun is the man behind it.|
|00:41:10||Stories without notice
||Brett: The constitutionSteve: Funny buggers with podcast downloads|
|00:47:02||Adelaide Visa Council||
|01:00:15||Musical Pilgrimage||Danny Hooper with Eternally|
Here is this week’s preview video:
Robin Williams, Carpe Diem
SFX: Throughout the podcast we use free sfx from freesfx.co.uk for the harp, the visa stamp, the silent movie music, the stylus, the radio signal sfx, the wine pouring and cork pulling sfx, and the swooshes around Siri.