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I Hate To Whinge ... But Being A Mermaid Isn't As Glamorous As It Seems

“So it turns out being a mermaid isn’t as glamorous as the fairytales have had us believe all these years: there’s a whole lot more plastic & trash to navigate, species to save, and those tails certainly don’t feel as majestic as they look. Rosie Panetta talks to one Adelaide student who’s learnt this all first hand, as she dedicates her spare time swapping her legs for a tail in a bid to spread a little magic and a big hit of reality about the health of our oceans. “


See me recording live at The Adelaide Podcast Festival!

That’s right! I’ll be recording live at this years Adelaide Podcast Festival! Experience some of the best local, interstate & international podcasts recorded live. Tix $10 + booking fee >> http://bit.ly/ADLPodfest or at the door (while tickets last). Tuesday Feb 27 & Wednesday Feb 28, 2018 at the Elephant Bristish pub. Doors open at 6:30pm on both nights. Thanks to Cooper Brewery, each ticket will receive a South Australian pint of Coopers Pale Ale (or soft drink) on entry. Confirmed shows...


But I’m sick of being asked, “But where are you really from?”

Co-creators of The Pin, Lucie Cutting and Nkechi Anele join the I Hate To Whinge conversation this week. We talk race, identity, multiculturalism and what it means to grow up with a multi-racial background in Australia. Discover more of Lucie & Nkechi’s story at The Pin here.


But feelings don’t matter: just get it done

Boxer Luke Jackson & film-maker Darran Petty. Inspired by Darran’s documentary on Luke’s story of hard word, dedication & survival, I sit the two athletes down to talk fitness, failures, what it takes to be the best, living with OCD and the art of “getting sh*t done!” Boxing to me is like my wife …you gotta do the Continue Reading


But no woman should have to bleed on second-hand goods

Aussie actress Saskia Hampele calls in from LA to talk about her dream plan to provide all Aussie women access to basic health needs with the help of her new-socially conscious tampon brand, Gift Box. See more at: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/653063473/gift-box-tampons-giving-one-for-one #IHateToWhinge the podcast. Subscribe at iTunes. Full episodes at www.rosiepanetta.com


But my hypnotist couldn’t turn me straight

Matty Newell talks about coming out, despite the extreme lengths he took to ‘stay in’. #IHateToWhinge the podcast. Subscribe at iTunes. Full episodes at www.rosiepanetta.com


But Your Queen Has Testicles

Vets Luisa Panetta & Annie Cadzow talk #VetLife.


But Let’s Do it Out Loud …

I’ve decided it’s time to hand the whinging privileges over to a few other voices: I Hate To Whinge the Podcast is coming! Each week, one guest will finish the sentence, “I hate to whinge but …”. What unfolds from there is all part of the fun. Who knows where one little whinge could lead? Because sometimes Continue Reading