Tag Archives: BBC

Coronavirus Diary 63 – Speaking out on BBC 3 Counties Radio

Normally I’d write a history or quirky London piece on a Monday morning but today I just can’t.  I’m far too exhausted.   I’ve taken part in a national Charity video, headlined the British news and had getting towards 3,000 … Continue reading

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I’ve been invited onto BBC Radio this Sunday morning

Just a quick post today as life continues to be manic with just 3 or so hours of sleep each night. Following my appearance on Sky News on Tuesday morning, I’ve received over 2,000 messages and inquiries and thank-you and … Continue reading

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Supporting BBC Comic Relief with a very special Sherlock tour

Today is Easter Monday and though I’m working as I have done every day so far this year, it seems like an apt time to make this post considering the time of year. One of the nice things I like … Continue reading

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Christmas Carols at St Paul’s Cathedral & my new favourite hymn ‘Oh Holy Night’

Before we get to the reason I started this post, I thought you might like to see a few photos of when I went to Christmas Carols at St Paul’s Cathedral. We had to queue for over 2 hours to … Continue reading

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Taboo

As always, I have been really very busy this spring but when I haven’t been busy then I have been engrossed in Taboo.   It’s set in the Georgian times but to call it a costume drama would be rather … Continue reading

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A timely Sherlock Holmes tour of London

Originally posted on Luxereporter:
It’s 130 years since Sir Arthur Conan Doyle published his first Sherlock Holmes novel and his character is, after numerous incarnations on screens large and small, probably going stronger now than it has since the early…

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Top 10 Best TV Shows of 2015

It’s nearly the end of the year so I thought I would write a brief review on my favourite TV shows of 2015.  It was hard to limit the choice to just 10 of the best but here goes! Humans … Continue reading

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Me on the BBC! (How To Get Rich Using Airbnb)

Forgetting the dreadful grammar though rather catchy title of this particular blog, I thought that I would share a recent interview appearance I made on the national BBC radio network over here. Whilst I was on holiday in Croatia two … Continue reading

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The British Schindler Sir Nicholas Winton and the Kindertransport

Not many people have heard of Sir Nicholas Winton even in his own country but his actions undoubtedly mean that thousands of people are alive today that would not have been without him. The Kindertransport has its origins on 15th … Continue reading

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The Box of Delights

30 years ago, I like many other young children and many an adult, was enthralled with The Box of Delights on BBC1.  It is a delightful telling of the classic story of the same name by John Masefield and is … Continue reading

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