Reelin' In The Years

I’m not surprised that the word of the year has been HYGGE, a Danish word meaning comfort or cosiness

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Talk Talk

Last Friday I compered a fantastically unique conference in London organised by a member of the House Of Lords. Although he had set a ceiling on numbers attending, he had three times that capacity try to get tickets

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Welcome Home

I am so pleased that my old colleague Tony Blackburn is getting his shows back on BBC radio after being suspended for most of this year.

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Long Train Running

Until relatively recently trains to me were bits of metal that simply made life easier when they functioned, and unbearable when they didn’t. A bit like a washing machine, except my Hotpoint usually runs on time.

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Radio Head

People have asked me throughout my pretend career what the secret is of being a good radio presenter and how they can get a job. Quite why they would think I might know anything about being a good radio host escapes me

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The Eagle Has Landed

I’ve now gone non stop for nineteen days without a day off, and I’m completely knackered. I’ve also stopped Eddie The Eagle from having sex!

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