Archive for July, 2013

Kidd Kraddick


This morning I woke up to the sad news that one of my radio heroes has died. I first became aware of Kidd Kraddick when I lived in Australia. In 1993 my first professional radio job was as the afternoon drive-time presenter on 2PK Parkes in the Central West of New South Wales. I wasn’t […]

In January last year I got a lot of flack for a blog I wrote called “The majority is never right” . This week I got more proof that views held by the majority are wrong. Ipsos Mori published a study they ran for the Royal Statistical Society and King’s College London. It shows […]



Have you ever wondered why there are so many batteries? I’m pretty sure when I was a kid there were only two sizes, the size that went in your torch and that big square industrial one. Your radio or any battery powered toy took four “torch” batteries and the big square industrial one was for […]

Guilt Trip


Guilt is a very powerful emotion. It’s a negative emotion but a lot of people need it. They need it so much that entire religions are built on it. Guilt is big business; people are paying to feel guilty. That’s why millions is spent every day on gym membership. Sometimes I get asked, “Do you […]