Oh the embarrassment!

Oh the embarrassment!

The other day I read about a conversation between a novelist and a historian.  They were disagreeing about a health problem.  Suddenly a breakthrough, with deep embarrassment and laughter when they realised that one had consistently misheard the other.  The topic was,...
Media over for now?  Hope so!

Media over for now? Hope so!

Well, Tuesday 3rd was definitely interesting.  If you haven’t read the blog that day, click the amber. The BBC included the short version of the interview on its TV London local news. It also had it on its website as mainline news, and for much of the day and the next...
On air and ether …

On air and ether …

BBC London News Friends, if you’re interested but haven’t found it, the short version is on the main BBC News website here:  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-london-58014609  It also featured on BBC London TV news in the morning, noon and evening news. The...
BBC: the latest …

BBC: the latest …

Time: 09.00.  Moving on hastily from whiskers, here’s the latest about the BBC broadcast where I might have a part.  It’s scheduled for tomorrow, 3 August, but could be postponed if last minute news items take precedence.  On 21 June I said I’d let you know as soon as...
Whiskers!

Whiskers!

Well that was a surprise! Four days ago I wrote about the difficulty of living with an increasingly paralysed left arm and hand. To demonstrate, there were a few mildly humorous suggestions.  One was that men who wet shave might like to try it single-handed.  What...