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Dapto Dogs

Dapto Dogs

Produced by Blue Trumpet for Radio 2RRR, Jove’s Pearls is a collection of verse ‘chiefly in the Australian vernacular’ by Jovial Mark … painter, poet, dilettante, and ratbag, hailing from the deep south of South Australia… The poem… Dapto Dogs, Dapto Dogs It’s a damn sight better than callin’ hogs A great night out, you’ll…

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The Ballad of Sir Sydney Kid

The Ballad of Sir Sydney Kid

Produced by Blue Trumpet for Radio 2RRR, Jove’s Pearls is a collection of verse ‘chiefly in the Australian vernacular’ by Jovial Mark … painter, poet, dilettante, and ratbag, hailing from the deep south of South Australia… The poem… Sir Sydney Kid was a poddy dodging man Evil twister, rotten to the core From Oodnadatta to…

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The Ridleyton Pughole Disgrace

The Ridleyton Pughole Disgrace

Produced by Blue Trumpet for Radio 2RRR, Jove’s Pearls is a collection of verse ‘chiefly in the Australian vernacular’ by Jovial Mark … painter, poet, dilettante, and ratbag, hailing from the deep south of South Australia… The poem… I’m a Ridleyton man and have been so for years Seen people come and go, shared their…

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The Vestey Legacy

The Vestey Legacy

Produced by Blue Trumpet for Radio 2RRR, Jove’s Pearls is a collection of verse ‘chiefly in the Australian vernacular’ by Jovial Mark … painter, poet, dilettante, and ratbag, hailing from the deep south of South Australia… The poem… Have y’ seen the Vestey Legacy? It’s not written in the stars But in the wind blow…

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The Way of the Guru

The Way of the Guru

Produced by Blue Trumpet for Radio 2RRR, Jove’s Pearls is a collection of verse ‘chiefly in the Australian vernacular’ by Jovial Mark … painter, poet, dilettante, and ratbag, hailing from the deep south of South Australia… If unavailable from YouTube, try… The poem… I shall sit at the feet of my Guru By the banks…

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The Prospector

The Prospector

Produced by Blue Trumpet for Radio 2RRR, Jove’s Pearls is a collection of verse ‘chiefly in the Australian vernacular’ by Jovial Mark … painter, poet, dilettante, and ratbag, hailing from the deep south of South Australia… The poem… I was a young man back in the 40s When they struck at Coolgardie And diggers came…

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Talkin’

Talkin’

Produced by Blue Trumpet for Radio 2RRR, Jove’s Pearls is a collection of verse ‘chiefly in the Australian vernacular’ by Jovial Mark … painter, poet, dilettante, and ratbag, hailing from the deep south of South Australia… The poem… I was talkin’ to a gerry Who said she’d lost her faculties I was talkin’ to a…

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Episode 3: The Aftermath

Episode 3: The Aftermath

In 1908 Australia found itself playing host to two very different boxers in two very different circumstances. One was Tommy Burns, the white Canadian heavyweight champion of the world. The other was Jack Johnson, a black American, whom some thought was good … for a ‘nigger’. Every time Burns defended his title in Australia he…

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Episode 2: The Fight

Episode 2: The Fight

In 1908 Australia found itself playing host to two very different boxers in two very different circumstances. One was Tommy Burns, the white Canadian heavyweight champion of the world. The other was Jack Johnson, a black American, whom some thought was good … for a ‘nigger’. Every time Burns defended his title in Australia he…

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Old Nat the Dustman

Old Nat the Dustman

Produced by Blue Trumpet for Radio 2RRR, Jove’s Pearls is a collection of verse ‘chiefly in the Australian vernacular’ by Jovial Mark … painter, poet, dilettante, and ratbag, hailing from the deep south of South Australia… The poem… Old Nat the dustman comes to our door At ten every Thursday, just like as before Seeking…

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