Easily RomancedYour three boring Adelaideans are back and have uncovered the Germein Sisters – the singing songwriting sisters from Yorke Peninsula. Worth wading through the show to hear them take us out at the end.

Colin gets busy uncovering the nomenclature of some Adelaide suburbs, including the odd story of Coromandel Valley. Perhaps what is even odder is that he finds Coromandel Valley a romantic name.

Some unusual cases keep the Adelaide Visa Council on its toes, including a case in which Adelaide gets the blame for a certain person’s lack of money, and an Indonesian broadcaster pushing Redgum’s song that is the namesake of this podcast.

This week, we discover you can lead SA Water to conversation but …

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Show notes

Intro: Using a still temporary semi-permanent music bed thanks to soundjay.com. Note, we also use free sfx from freesfx.co.uk for the harp, the twitter bird and the visa stamp.

Shout outs: Mr and Mrs Long, 48 years of marriage this week

Wine tasting: Wolf Blass 2010 Grey Label Cabernet Shiraz from Langhorne Creek.

Stories without notice: Nigel reported on his ongoing discussion with SA Water to get to the bottom of exactly how much water prices have risen by in South Australia in the past six years; the latest update was that there has been NO update. Steve was back from Alice Springs, fresh with a newfound love for the bush, for its silence and for its wonderful quirks such as two rock faces creating shade and a cooling breeze in the middle of a hot desert. Colin shared the story of Ekhidna Wines in McLaren Vale; where the name came from and why.

Adelaide Visa Council: Before the Council this week:

  • @biicandra
  • @kalischristina
  • TakTopBluesMan and LiquidTension from @RedditAU
  • @StephanieLB
  • @AdelaideZombie

Click to read the judgements from hearing 007.

Adelaide’s Yesterdays with Colin: This week it is all about the nomenclature of our suburbs.

Brett’s Musical Pilgrimage: The Germein Sisters, Da Da Doo.