It's fair to say that the current time is one where you hang onto and pick those moments, those little oases of calm, where all seems a little bit better in the world. Which, in the case of The Repair Shop, would mean its time is absolutely now. Fronted by the genuinely lovely furniture upholstering … Continue reading #CrazyStupidTV: The Repair Shop (@TheRepairShop) (BBC One, 1st April)
The Story of Pop: 2000. It's our weekly visit back to the sights and sounds of the UK charts as they looked back at the start of the 21st century. This week: the biggest hit to date for one of dance music's finest exports from Ireland... Just how do you follow a record like 'Sing … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2000 (Chapter 14)
Welcome all to this week's edition of The Good News Week. In fact, this is the first one in a few weeks. I will not lie when I say the events of the last few weeks have made me sad, fearful, even triggered a lot of my anxiety about certain situations. But I have remembered … Continue reading The Good News Week (01/04/2020)
Evening everyone, Been a while since our last normal post. Strange to call it that in this time, but hope you're all keeping safe and well and staying home. Like a lot of things at the moment, Walk&Talk4Men, the men's walking group I'm part of, has had to clear it's diary of walks for obvious … Continue reading Walk&Talk4Men goes virtual
It's Thursday, and it's just gone midday. Meaning it's time to look back at another UK chart smash from two whole decades ago with The Story of Pop: 2000. This week: two legends of 90s girl groups unite for one epic chart topper... As we touched on last week, Geri Halliwell had stolen the show … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2000 (Chapter 13)
Welcome to this week's instalment of The Story of Pop: 2000. Every Thursday at midday we transport you back like a one man pop tardis to the sights and sounds of the UK singles chart from the turn of the millennium. This week: the Ginger one makes it a hat trick... When we last left … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2000 (Chapter 12)
Good evening everyone, I did wonder about the best way to do this blog. Until as recently as a couple of days ago I'd written something very different. Anyway, I filmed a little IGTV video on Instagram tonight that I think for once, does justice better than written words: https://www.instagram.com/tv/B94v09ShffV/?igshid=1fwjald3v6rey So, to sum up / … Continue reading Checking in, staying safe.