Every time Burnley or any Lancashire town for that matter is on the national news, I get out my Northern town trope scorecard out and start adding up the points. … Continue Reading It’s not grim up North
I think it’s fair to say, I do not have a standard job. There’s times radio and reporting will see you end up in some ludicrous situations, coronavirus thankfully hasn’t … Continue Reading Radio Days: A week in the life of a reporter
By 2012 it became apparent my time at Ridings was drawing to a close. The 164-mile round trip was taking its toll. I earned a pittance so after paying bills … Continue Reading Radio Days: Lancashire’s 2BR
Over the past few weeks, huge changes have been announced in the UK radio industry – again. To be fair, it seems like there’s big changes and stations disappearing every … Continue Reading Radio Days: Hits and memories at Ridings FM
I have to start this post by saying sorry to Simon, he sent me a copy of this exquisite book two years ago with a lovely note inside. I had … Continue Reading Book Review: The Songaminute Man by Simon McDermott.