The Day I Met An Avenger – or – Happy Birthday Patrick Macnee

Parental advisory: contains strong language (but not until near the end). In a few weeks’ time it will be five years since my wife Kathie Touin and I moved to Orkney – it hardly seems possible, the time has flown by. Some of you will know that before Orkney I worked at the BBC – inContinue reading “The Day I Met An Avenger – or – Happy Birthday Patrick Macnee”

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Radio diamonds in a digital age

  Back in November 2012 I wrote a blog about my love of radio – “Turn on, tune in, but don’t drop out”. The blog was loosely connected to the 90th anniversary of BBC Radio and my scary realisation that I had been listening for about half of those years. I made a reference toContinue reading “Radio diamonds in a digital age”

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Turn on, tune in, but don’t drop out

The BBC’s recent celebration of 90 years of radio broadcasting has got me thinking – I reckon I’ve been a listener for around half of those years, which is a bit scary. I’m not sure exactly when I started listening to the radio. I would love to say I can remember the so-called pirate stationsContinue reading “Turn on, tune in, but don’t drop out”

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