Cabaret artist and actor Paul Capsis had a special souvenir, one that evoked feelings about a place he'd never been.
A famous Cambodian songwriter, presumed killed by the Khmer Rouge, suddenly reappears.
A little boy learns a big lesson from a dirty potato.
A poignant story about a random encounter between a man suffering in his garden and a pizza delivery boy.
Christmas in Cuba
Come and join us in a long food queue, followed by a conga line of dancers for Christmas in Cuba, where there's plenty of roast pork at fiestas but most of the good bits are often missing.
An intimate portrait of the life-long fallout from childhood sexual abuse.
A walk through Xi'an Park
A Chinese park full of dancing, ping pong, mahjong and people.
I chose a pencil
A fateful decision on his first birthday led Michael Park to a life of writing. A tale of migration from Korea to Australia.
Our adopted life
Two brothers born in South America and adopted into an Australian Jewish family.
Indonesian punk: PUNK'S NOT DEAD!
Come on a wild ride around the highly politicised, thriving punk movements of Indonesia where music, art and survival come together to the sounds of street kids playing punk ukuleles.
Chook in memoriam
A famous resident of Adelaide zoo, a lyrebird who could mimick sirens, cars, chainsaws and frogs.
The long way home
Ien Ang’s life story has crossed Indonesia, The Netherlands and Australia. It's a journey full of warm relationships and a quest for knowledge.
Looking for Bannockburn
What remains of the idea of nation after history and memory are casually erased? Gary Bryson revisits Scotland for the referendum on Independence.
The stranger just stared at me, he wasn't breathing.
Flights of Fancy
We forget how remarkable it is that we can fly from one side of the globe to the other.
Pocketdocs 2014 winners
The winning stories in audio and text about meeting a stranger
When Sophie Townsend’s husband Russell was diagnosed with lung cancer, she became the family spokesperson, a task she found endless, difficult and confronting.
Norway's high school month-long graduation celebration is like schoolies on steroids.
A little secret to keep Dad and the bank manager happy.
How smartphones have changed the way we live together in cities.
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