Rowland G Schultz

Wednesday, 29 May 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
A black-and-white image of man playing the guitar. He sits down looking at the guitar with his right ankle crossed over his left knee. He wears a suit and sports a hat.

Rowland G Schultz entertains us muchly this week with his poetry and one of his flamenco guitar tracks. He called in on the phone from Sydney and entertained us with many poems. Rowland acquired a brain inury through a transport accident some years ago and this precipitated a very difficult period of his life. We talk about what it is like to lose everything, to be affected by a traumatic injury, and to lose someone you love. Since his accident, Rowland's poetry talent has emerged and we begin the show with Disabled or PTSstabled. He says he was on fire with that one. Rowland was a very successful guitarist in Melbourne for many years, playing flamenco guitar and in bands such as cover band The Gypsy Crims and his solo venture, Vikingo de Jerez. He frequented venues such as Open Studio. Rowland is now thinking of dedicating some time to the oud. He was born in '79 in Sydney and went to Newtown Performing Arts High School where all the other cool kids were. Rowland was a fab guest and we thank him greatly for joining us and sharing some of his life's moments with us. Thank-you, Rowland.

Please be advised this conversation includes some heavy themes like loss and challenges of mental ill-health that may not be suitable for some listeners.

The Radical Australia team, Joe Toscano and Kelly Whitworth.
Wednesday 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Listen in as host Joe Toscano yarns with a different guest each week about their experience in movements and campaigns for progressive social change.


Joe Toscano and Kelly Whitworth