Memoria

S1 E13 - S01E13 - 16 October 2017 - Melting Moments (Part One) - Memoria Podcast

S1 E13 - S01E13 - 16 October 2017 - Melting Moments (Part One) - Memoria Podcast

The kitchen is a warm comfortable womb on these afternoons. From the shelf the old brown Bakelite radio announces in its strident voice —'Portia faces life — for those who are in love and for all those who can remember.' He wonders if this Portia is like his mother?Melting Moments by John Bartlett (Part One) Melting Moments' is a reflection on remembering my mother from my childhood and then when she became older and dependent on my care for her like adult to child, all now 'melting moments'. John Bartlett ‘s non-fiction has been published in The Age, The Canberra Times, The Australian, Good Weekend and he has published two novels and a collection of short stories. You can find John on his website.  Acknowledgements: Memoria is written,  produced, edited and presented by Nat V. John Bartlett's short story, Melting Moments, is performed by Hayden Burke and Roy Mears. Music in this episode is by Blue Dot Sessions,  "Solace" and "Overhead". Illustrations by Peta Manning. Her book, See Me Doodle, is out now. Sound effects used in this episode by: peridactyloptrix http://freesound.org/people/peridactyloptrix/sounds/213345/ nebulousflynn http://freesound.org/people/nebulousflynn/sounds/269062/ fordps3 http://freesound.org/people/fordps3/sounds/336697/ Greencouch http://freesound.org/people/Greencouch/sounds/103558/ bone666138 http://freesound.org/people/bone666138/sounds/198847/ jpkweli http://freesound.org/people/jpkweli/sounds/154757/ stijn http://freesound.org/people/stijn/sounds/22890/ nmscher http://freesound.org/people/nmscher/sounds/86232/ squashy555 http://freesound.org/people/squashy555/sounds/353416/    Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/memoriapodcast See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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