PUT THE NEEDLE ON THE RECORD

I’ve talked in previous blogs about my need for a hobby. Growing up I had loads; fossil collecting, bird watching, owl pellet collecting (that was weird), I drew and illustrated comics, I was a private detective for a while (I was convinced I could catch the...

CELEBRITY DEATHS AND DYING IN GENERAL

Well January was very January wasn’t it? It’s never been a favourite on the calendar but with the high-profile celebrity deaths this last month, it was a gloomy start to 2016. It gave us more reason to hate it. Poor January. It’s like Mondays. You can always rely on a...

THE BEAST OF BREAKFAST

When I get the call from my boss at the radio station, I know it’s unlikely to be an offer of a pay rise or an interview with Rihanna. The chances are, I’ve done something wrong or I’m going to be asked to do something that I don’t want to do. Call me pessimistic but...

BOWIE, CROSS-DRESSING AND ME.

Its four days since David Bowie died and I’m still feeling a dull ache in my heart. I’m not crying every minute but I’ve felt low. A low that’s quite difficult to describe. I missed Bowie’s golden period growing up. I was from a different generation that got in to...

NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS AND ALL THAT BOLLOCKS

So here we again. Another new year. And it’s the first week of January and all I’m seeing on my social media, is people talking up their goals, aspirations and resolutions for 2016. It’s a weird thing isn’t it? I mean someone invented days, months, years but if you...