#460 Fresh Start

Leaving a sure thing for the unknown is undoubtedly scary. These stories are about taking chances, and how going out on a limb can lead to a surprising, if unexpected pay-off.

Central Desert Enigma by Miks Everitt

Ali runs away from her old life in Melbourne to work in the Northern Territory, and unexpectedly finds a fresh start waiting for her in the heart of Australia.

Producer: Miks Everitt

Supervising Producer: Ryan Pemberton

Music: Dirtbike Lovers by Blue Dot Sessions, Drone Lemon by Blue Dot Sessions, Sand Reverie by Blue Dot Sessions, Palms Down by Blue Dot Sessions, Petaluma by Blue Dot Sessions.

Ali and Theo

Photo Credit: Ali Thorn


How I Unravelled My Life by Alex Edmondson

On Alex’s 34th birthday, her career as a filmmaker was hanging by a thread, she was living with her parents and she was questioning her sexuality. Then she received the news that she was facing premature infertility.

Story by: Alex Edmondson

Alex originally told this story as part of SPUN Stories, a live storytelling event in Darwin, showcasing some of the extraordinary people and their stories that make up the Northern Territory. 

SPUN also has a podcast, just search for SPUN Stories wherever you get your podcasts.  

All The Best credits:

Production Manager: Danni Stewart

Editorial Manager: Mell Chun

Host: Helenna Barone-Peters

Social Media Producers: Matilda Fay and Emma Pham 

Web Producer: Conor Hughes

Community and Events Coordinator: Lidiya Josifova