Festival For Free

In 2011 and 2012 I volunteered at the world music festival WOMADelaide and as an On The Record deadline was looming it seemed a good opportunity for a story.

Every year WOMADelaide offers a free four-day pass to around 150 volunteers in return for some of their time during the long weekend. This especially appeals to young people who want to be part of this unique event without forking out almost $250 for a four-day ticket. Continue reading “Festival For Free”


Goodbye Rugby Sevens

This was a complicated article to write, as the deadline was before the Gold Coast was announced as Australia’s Sevens host city. This meant that most sources contacted couldn’t reveal much, changing my focus from the future to the game’s history in Adelaide.

Adelaide may have seen the last international-standard Rugby Sevens match for a while, with the city’s five-year contract to host a leg of the World Series at an end. Continue reading “Goodbye Rugby Sevens”