Archive for the ‘Monkey World’ Category

London Calling

06Oct16

Dr Alison Cronin from Monkey World Ape Rescue Center is my special guest in the latest episode of London Calling. She’s originally from California, has been awarded an MBE by the Queen and has become famous around the world because of the reality TV show, Monkey Life. There’s also a call from Darren who talks […]


Monkey Music

08Dec15

I got back into music in 2004. It was all because of the late Jim Cronin. With Dr Alison Cronin, he set up the ape rescue centre, Monkey World in Dorset.  This week I found a video from 2004. I’d put a blues band together and got to be part of “Chimpfest”. It was the […]


Howard Stern once said, “Most of the things I do are misunderstood. Hey, after all, being misunderstood is the fate of all true geniuses, is it not?” A recurring theme in my life is being misunderstood. Unlike Howard who was obviously talking about being misunderstood artistically, I am continually misunderstood by people in positions of […]


Animal Magic

07Oct13

I saw an amazing thing on Saturday. Our friend Dr Alison Cronin, who runs Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset, gave Julie and I a private tour of the park. It was early in the morning, before they opened the gates to the public. As we walked past one of the enclosures, one of […]