Collected in partnership with Perth Festival and The Empathy Museum, A Mile in My Shoes is an extraordinary collection of stories that give us a glimpse into the lives of Western Australians from all walks of life.
During WWII, John was held as a prisoner of war by the Japanese.
Craig Hollywood is the founder of Short Back and Sidewalks, a charity that gives haircuts to homeless and disadvantaged people. His first customer travelled 35 kilometres to get his hair cut. Here, Craig speaks about how a simple haircut can be the catalyst for change, and how the effect and simplicity of having a normal conversation can transform a person.
Skye is travelling around Australia in a campervan with her husband and four young daughters. A few years ago, she found out that her father had been having an affair for 17 years. This discovery forever changed her life and the way she viewed the world, including teaching her that nothing is ever black and white.
Saige used to work as a sex worker, though she preferred the term “sexual healer.” She believes that at the core, everybody just wants to feel loved and cared for, and being able to provide her clients with that is what was truly rewarding.