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Latest Episode1/19/2021

The Book Episode with Jacqui Jones & Mick Liubinskas

Season 2, Ep. 1
Welcome to Episode 1 Series Two of In the Cove’s Lane Cove Podcast.In our first episode we interview two Lane Cove Locals who have written books that tweens, teens and parents should read.Lane Cove NewsDumping season has started.After every weekend, staff at our local op shops are greeted with items dumped outside.Many of the items could have been recycled.Find out how you can recycle or donate goods in Lane Cove here.Sunset Diner is Now Open. The Canopy’s restaurants are now all open with the opening of Sunset Diner this week.Book here.Lane Cove Hot TopicsAnother DA has been lodged for a Boarding House in Lane Cove.This time at 47A Penrose Street Lane Cove West.Residents are not happy.Find out more in our podcast and background information hereGuestsOur first guest is Jacqui Jones.If life is a journey, then Jacqui Jones’bookThe Greatfulness Guideis a must-stop along the way!It’s an essential read for any child before they hit their teenage years. The Greatfulness Guideis a practical resource that sets the foundations for mental fitness and provides skills for life.This guidebook provides the ‘map’, so that your child can truly flourish.Packed with fun, engaging activities and real-life examples from Novak Djokovic, Mel Robbins, JK Rowling and many others,The Greatfulness Guideteaches young peopleHOWto think and notWHATto think and gives them the tools to bounce back from life’s challenges. The Greatfulness Guideis based on the Greatfulness wellbeing program which has been taught to thousands of primary school children, reviewed by BEYOND BLUE (the mental health initiative of the Australian Government) and is endorsed by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). Read more hereOur second guest isMick Liubinskas.Mick is a Lane Cove local and author of the new book.She’s Building A Robot.It’s is a novel aimed at girls and focused on technology. 'She’s Building A Robot'is an inspirational book for girls who love STEM.It will inspire girls all over the world to become the next-gen of women innovators. Mick is a dad of two girls and a boy and married to a wonderfully supportive (and patient) woman. His been described as a high energy, technology entrepreneur, investor, author, speaker and industry leader.He is a big believer that the world will be a happier, better place when we have fairness across gender, race, and culture. He hasinterviewed more than fifty women in robotics, technology, science, engineering, and maths to share their stories and inspire young girls.Read more here
1/19/2021

The Book Episode with Jacqui Jones & Mick Liubinskas

Season 2, Ep. 1
Welcome to Episode 1 Series Two of In the Cove’s Lane Cove Podcast.In our first episode we interview two Lane Cove Locals who have written books that tweens, teens and parents should read.Lane Cove NewsDumping season has started.After every weekend, staff at our local op shops are greeted with items dumped outside.Many of the items could have been recycled.Find out how you can recycle or donate goods in Lane Cove here.Sunset Diner is Now Open. The Canopy’s restaurants are now all open with the opening of Sunset Diner this week.Book here.Lane Cove Hot TopicsAnother DA has been lodged for a Boarding House in Lane Cove.This time at 47A Penrose Street Lane Cove West.Residents are not happy.Find out more in our podcast and background information hereGuestsOur first guest is Jacqui Jones.If life is a journey, then Jacqui Jones’bookThe Greatfulness Guideis a must-stop along the way!It’s an essential read for any child before they hit their teenage years. The Greatfulness Guideis a practical resource that sets the foundations for mental fitness and provides skills for life.This guidebook provides the ‘map’, so that your child can truly flourish.Packed with fun, engaging activities and real-life examples from Novak Djokovic, Mel Robbins, JK Rowling and many others,The Greatfulness Guideteaches young peopleHOWto think and notWHATto think and gives them the tools to bounce back from life’s challenges. The Greatfulness Guideis based on the Greatfulness wellbeing program which has been taught to thousands of primary school children, reviewed by BEYOND BLUE (the mental health initiative of the Australian Government) and is endorsed by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). Read more hereOur second guest isMick Liubinskas.Mick is a Lane Cove local and author of the new book.She’s Building A Robot.It’s is a novel aimed at girls and focused on technology. 'She’s Building A Robot'is an inspirational book for girls who love STEM.It will inspire girls all over the world to become the next-gen of women innovators. Mick is a dad of two girls and a boy and married to a wonderfully supportive (and patient) woman. His been described as a high energy, technology entrepreneur, investor, author, speaker and industry leader.He is a big believer that the world will be a happier, better place when we have fairness across gender, race, and culture. He hasinterviewed more than fifty women in robotics, technology, science, engineering, and maths to share their stories and inspire young girls.Read more here
1/5/2021

Summer Edition

Season 1, Ep. 5
Welcome to our Summer Edition of In the Cove's Podcast.We revisit three of our favourite interviews from last year. Our regular monthly podcast will be released on January 20th 2021 - the third Wednesday of the Month. Our podcast is sponsored byCentro Lane Cove West- a convenience store located in Waterview Drive (the Burns Bay Road Complex).It is worth checking them out as they have an extensive convenience item range (including vegan meals) and if you are looking for a present for a homesick US, Brazilian, Asian friend they have a big range of foods from overseas to try. Here is a tip - if you live in Riverview you can easily access Centro by walking across Burns Bay Reserve and walking to Hughes Park - so easy and Centro has barista coffee and all your convenience foods.Find out more about Centro here.Simon KennedySimon Kennedy is a Lane Cove Local and a very funny man.With more than 16 years as an international headline comedian, presenter and writer, Simon is one of Australia's most insightful, and versatile entertainers.We speak to him about how he has managed to keep busy working as a comedian during COVID 19. He is also one of Australia’s best Donald Trump Impersonators.Will Trump leave the White House?– will he have to pivot and become the best Joe Biden impersonator? Simon would be very happy to take this role on.Simon has also written the book9/11 AND THE ART OF HAPPINESS.This book has gained worldwide accolades. Simon writes about resilience, success, happiness, and the art of letting go of bitterness and hatred.Gill BattOur Second Guest is Gill Batt, CEO, ofSydney Community ServicesGill (see our cover photo) and her team at Sydney Community Services provide valuable services to the elderly, disadvantaged, people with a disability and the vulnerable in Lane Cove and Hunters Hill.Their services have been needed even more since COVID-19 hit and you will find out the valuable work they do in the community.Sydney Community Services also publishes The Village Observer.They work with Delvena Women’s Refuge Lane Cove to provide much-needed food and grocery items.Paul BennettPaulis a member of theRoad Captains(they busk outside Birdwood Café every Thursday).Paul and his wife Tutti are colourful Lane Cove identities who have been featured in two International Publications byAdvanced Style.Paul is also an artist and his exhibitionCloudzones is now on at Gallery Lane Cove.
12/12/2020

Christmas and New Year Special Edition

Season 1, Ep. 4
The ITC Christmas Podcast is here.We tell you everything you need to know about Christmas in Lane Cove.We also have a dedicated Christmas Section on our website.Find out more here.Shop LocalWe let you know about shopping local and the Lane Cove Gift Card.Gift GuidesWe speak to local retailers about the hottest items for sale in Lane Cove this year – did you know you can buyPanettone Cake filled with beer flavoured cream?Lane Cove Christmas Gift Guide – Sports and ActivitiesLane Cove Christmas Gift Guide – Looking Good and Feeling GoodLane Cove Christmas Gift Guide – Food and DrinkLane Cove Christmas Gift Guide – Home and FamilyChristmas LightsWe tell you some of our favourtie places to see Christmas Lights in Lane CoveNew Year’s EveWe tell you about what is happening on New Year’s EveSome Creative Things to Do in 2021Get into Art in 2021 – Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Space has numerous adult classes that will test your creativity.The Lane Cove Concert Band willagain run beginner instrumental programs for adults with little or no musical experience in 2021.Many participants in the program have subsequently found their way into one of their adult bands and continue to make music an enjoyable and rewarding part of their lives.They will be looking to start a new adult beginner ensemble in 2021, which will most likely start in July.You do not need to have any musical experience to join the adult beginner ensemble, they will assist you with finding a tutor and will hold weekly rehearsals where you will learn the basics along with other members of the beginner group. If you used to play and would like to pick your instrument up again, or if you would like to learn a new instrument, you are more than welcome to join the Lane Cove Concert Band.Lane Cove Concert Band also has a limited number of concert band instruments available to hire to participants in the program e.g. flutes, clarinets, trumpets, trombones, euphoniums and bassoons. The cost of hire is very reasonable at $150 per year. External hire rates apply for those not participating in one of their ensembles.Contact theLane Cove Concert Bandif you would like to make an enquiry about the current programme or to be added to the mailing list for any future adult beginner programmes, they may run.Merry Christmas and In the Cove looks forward to seeing, hearing or interacting with you in the New Year.
11/17/2020

Paul Bennett and Gill Batt

Season 1, Ep. 3
In The Cove Lane Cove Podcast November 2020.Welcome to our November 2020 podcast.This is our monthly podcast that is released on the third Wednesday of the Month.This month we bring you Lane Cove News, Lane Cove Business Updates and Lane Cove Sport.We also speak toPaul Bennett,a talented Lane Cove musician and artist and Gill Batt CEO ofSydney Community Services.Our podcast is sponsored byUlightmeup.comwho have just released personalised Christmas Gift Boxes (you can also order a personalised gift box for any occasion; birthdays, weddings, as a thank you gift or just because).You will receive free wrapping and free delivery if you live in the Lane Cove Council Area - use the Code ITC.Lane Cove NewsJacky gives us an update on the big issues in Lane Cove.You can read about them hereLane Cove North New Development ApplicationsKingsford Smith Oval Gate - GateBob Campbell Oval – Turf WarsOur first Guest is Paul Bennett.Paulis a member of theRoad Captains(they busk outside Birdwood Café every Thursday).Paul and his wife Tutti are colourful Lane Cove identities who have been featured in an International Publication calledAdvanced Style.Paul is also an artist and his exhibitionCloudzones will be opening at Gallery Lane Coveon 9thDecember 2020.Our Second Guest is Gill Batt, CEO, ofSydney Community Services.Gill and her team at SCS provide valuable services to the elderly, disadvantaged, people with a disability and the vulnerable in Lane Cove and Hunters Hill.There services have been needed even more since COVID-19 hit us and you will find out the valuable work they do in the community.SCS also runs The Village Observer.SCS has also worked with Delvena Women’s Refuge in Lane Cove to provide much needed food and grocery items.You can also subscribe to ITC’s weekly news blasthere.
10/27/2020

Melbourne Cup Special Edition

Season 1, Ep. 2
Welcome to our second edition of In the Cove Podcast – this is a special in-depth edition where we speak to four Lane Cove locals involved in three big November events.Melbourne Cup MaxMax Hitchins is Melbourne Cup Max .He is one of Australia’s leading experts on the race Maxknows that many Australians just want to be able to say“I backed the winner of the Melbourne Cup.”Hence, In 1987 he decided to find a better and less costly format to be able to do this.Maxdecided to see if he could whittle the likely chances down to just six horses instead of 24. He then advises“Have a small each way bet on these six horses and you should be able to say you backed the winner of the Melbourne Cup.”Max’s system has worked 26 out of the last 32 years. Not perfect…but not bad!Maxnow writes two Melbourne Cup eBooks that you can buy and download immediately.How To Pick The Winner Of The 2020 Melbourne Cup $10.95Trifecta Thoughts for the 2020 Melbourne Cup $6.85 Order via https://pickthecupwinner.myshopify.com/Simon KennedySimon Kennedy is a Lane Cove Local and a very funny man.With more than 16 years as an international headline comedian, presenter and writer, Simon is one of Australia's most insightful, and versatile entertainers.We speak to him about how he has managed to keep busy working as a comedian during COVID 19.He is going to be very busy on Melbourne Cup day 3rd November 2020 as he is also one of Australia’s best Donald Trump Impersonators.The first Tuesday in November is also the US Election Date – will he have to pivot and become the best Joe Biden impersonator? – Simon would be very happy to take this role on.Simon has also written the book 9/11 AND THE ART OF HAPPINESS. This book has gained world wide accolades. Simon writes about resilience, success, happiness, and the art of letting go of bitterness and hatred.Dana Dion and Nicola HartDana and Nicola are both artists who live in Greenwich and they will be taking part in the Greenwich Village Arts Trail ON 7th and 8th November 2020, Greenwich artists will open their studio doors to the public. You will meet the artists and see the inner workings of an artist’s studio.Many of the artists on the Greenwich Village Arts Trail have wonmultiple awardsand have been hung and shown in prestigious art events.There will be oil, acrylic and watercolour paintings, sculptures, jewellery, pottery, photography on display and for sale on theGreenwich Village Arts Trail.Huge Plant Sale Keith and Maureene, a retired couple, are avid gardeners and propagators.In April and October each year Keith and Maureene open their house and hold a huge plant sale. The sale is aptly called theHuge Plant Sale.All proceeds from the Huge Plant Sale are donated to theNational Breast Cancer Foundation(NBCF). They have nearly raised over $100 000 for breast cancer since they started selling plants a few years ago.Their garden was featured on Gardening Australia.Costa was In the Cove.Episode details are here.Do you have a local issue you would like help with? ITC is here to help just email us atinfo@inthecove.com.auSign up for the weeklyIn the Cove Local News BlastLike us onFacebookJoin Lane Cove Chat by ITC– and chat with other LocalsFollow us on Instagram@inthecoveTweet us on Twitter@InTheCoveITCPin us on PinterestinthecoveITCTell your friends about the ITC Website (they will thank you!!)In the Cove is run by locals for locals. It is the only online hyperlocal media business based in Lane Cove.We provide local free news – we do not have a paywall and will never have a paywall.