The Story Teller

The Story Teller

Mike Williams has kept returning to Addi Road. The Radio National journalist and podcaster first came here “to capture a specific moment in time,” he says.  “With the pandemic, things are changing so fast. I wanted to get an insight into the work that was going on...
Food of Love

Food of Love

Things have changed for Brad-Lee and Ethan. Earlier this year Brad-Lee had a brain haemorrhage. It meant that his life as a musician and working in a hair salon had to come to a sudden stop. Double vision, difficulty walking, there were a whole lot of new challenges...
The Keeper

The Keeper

Clint Bolton seems a little melancholic today, like someone who is leaving home very reluctantly.   There are farewell speeches happening for him inside the hall that we have repurposed as our Addi Road Food Relief Hub. Clint has been coming here four mornings a week,...
On the Corner

On the Corner

Mostafa Azimitabar, Craig Foster and Rosanna Barbero are taking a break at Koshari Korner, right beside the Addi Road Food Relief Hub in Marrickville.Moz has spent years in PNG sweating like a dog in the humid heat, told he is not wanted here. Craig has captained...
Hit the Road

Hit the Road

If you have ever played that woodblock puzzle game Jenga, you will have some idea of how tight and delicate a fit it can be stacking a semi-trailer full to the brim with pallets. So much space and, right down the centimetre, just enough room to get it done well. The...