Archive for the ‘Trasport’ Category

Greater Manchester Police are the first force in the UK to use GPS data on mobile phones to catch speeding drivers. Chief Constable Liam Watkins of GMP appeared on Fix Radio Manchester this morning and said, “If you don’t want to get caught, don’t speed”. Furious motorists called into Fix Radio to complain about the […]


It’s a shame that we don’t always recognise an omen until after the event. The severe weather we’ve been having in Britain lately has reminded me of the time I survived a crossing of the English Channel in bad weather. About 20 years ago, I was the presenter of the Breakfast Show on 2CR FM, […]


Cold Sore

13Jan16

I’ve had it all wrong about the Met Office. I used to think they were fortune tellers. They make out they can predict the future but they’re rubbish at it. They predicted a hot dry summer for England. What we got was one of the coldest and wettest. Before Christmas, they predicted 38 days of […]


A couple of years ago, Prince Charles visited Stevenage. He was chauffeured around in his own personal Range Rover, which drove up from London. Charles wasn’t in it at the time, he flew to Stevenage in a helicopter. This week, Prince Charles gave a speech at the UN Climate Change Conference and told a room […]


The normal rules of business don’t apply to Britain’s train operators. I found out yesterday that neither do the rules of Einsteinian physics. For the first time in my life, I was a commuter. I attended a radio conference in London that ran from 8:30 till 5:30. That meant that I had to keep normal […]