listen to older voices: john michael (mick) pacholli – part 3

Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg

listen to older voices: john michael (mick) pacholli – part 3

 

In this, the 3rd and final instalment of the Life & Times  of “Mick” Pacholli, Mick regales us with tales of more of his father’s legitimate and semi-legitimate enterprises.

 

We learn how the economic downturn in the 1980’s finally bought the iconic street paper, the Toorak Times to its end.

Among all the turmoil of his life, Mick turns to, of all things, lawn bowls and does very, very well.

listen to older voices: john michael (mick) pacholli – part 3

Then after the death of his father Mick purchases the rights to the name “The Toorak Times” and begins to build it into one of Australia’s premier on-line multimedia newspapers, using the philosophy of ‘Citizen Journalism’.

listen to older voices: john michael (mick) pacholli – part 3

This is one one of the most fascinating and untold stories of a man with a vision for an ‘alternative” on-line paper, who is a contributor to his community in so many ways.

Tune in, be educated, be amazed, be entertained and be prepared for the unexpected.

Click to hear – John Michael “Mick” Pacholli – Part 3

Previous Listen To Older Voices Programs can be found in our archive, by clicking on one link or the other

2012 to 2016   

 –  2016 onward 

supermarkets put junk food on special twice as often as healthy food, and that’s a problem

 

[Listen To Older Voices receives funding from the Commonwealth Government 
through the Commonwealth Home Support Program Program]