In the Cove Lane Cove Podcast – Summer Series

Welcome to our Summer Edition of In the Cove’s Lane Cove 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 by Centro 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, Brazillian, 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 Kennedy

Simon 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 book 9/11 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.

You can read more about Simon here.

Listen to Simon’s Podcast called Historically Inaccurate here.


Gill Batt

Our Second Guest is Gill Batt, CEO, of Sydney Community Services   Gill (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.


The services offered by Sydney Community Services are shown below


If you would like to donate to Sydney Community Services Click Here

Paul Bennett

Our first Guest is Paul Bennett.  Paul is a member of the Road 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 by Advanced Style Paul is also an artist and his exhibition Cloudzones is now on at Gallery Lane Cove.


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