Session 1 Astral Weeks

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A return to Cyprus Avenue – Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks

Welcome to Radio Baxter, a tribute to the FM tradition of the classic album hour. The only difference is you bring your own music. We’re kicking off this occasional series with Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks. The following was originally live-tweeted on Saturday 25 January at #RadioBaxter and on my Facebook page. Thanks to everyone who joined me.  Continue reading


New for 2014 – Classic albums at Radio Baxter

Radio BaxterSally Baxter, Girl Reporter requests the pleasure of your company at the launch of a new radio show in the old fashioned style. Playalonga while I tweetalonga to some of my favourite albums.

The first session is set for 8pm Brisbane time (10am GMT) on Saturday 25 January. If you’re not out celebrating Burns Night with Haggis and Whisky and Wild, Wild Women why not stay in with me and enjoy some classic sounds along with some fun facts and musical musings. BYO Music. It’ll be fun. Continue reading


Your Girl Reporter is now filing as Maria Spackman at www.mariaspackman.com Same great content, whole new website. I’m leaving Sally Baxter up, as I can’t quite bring myself to let her go completely, but it’s time to honour my family name – and use it. Hope you’ll join me for the Further Adventures of a Girl Reporter. It’ll be fun.