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Posts from the ‘Storytellers’ Category

When law and comedy collide

Some of the most high profile people in the world of business, law, comedy and stage started out in the peculiar tradition of ‘law revues’ at unis the world over – that includes people like Stephen Fry, and Rowan Atkinson, and locally, Libbi Gorr, Magda Szubanski. But in the legal profession in Melbourne, that also includes Hugh de Kretzer (now heading up the Human Rights Law Centre), Fiona McLeod SC (Victorian Bar Chair 2013 and well known for her work fighting human trafficking and slavery) and former TV actor – now Slater & Gordon lawyer Anna Jennings-EdquistRead more


Foreign correspondent. Story teller. Sally Sara

This is a bit of a cheat because I didn’t write a post about this person by speaking to them. But since this blog is about reallyinterestingpeople, I couldn’t miss a mention of ABC foreign correspondent Sally Sara. Back in the day when I dreamed of being a great investigative journalist I set my admiring sights on Jana Wendt, who was so calm, so cool & controlled, so smart, and just so damned polished (I could not claim most of those).  Read more