Posts Tagged ‘3GG’

Gun Crazy.

27Aug15

After this latest gun tragedy in the United States there will be more calls for gun law reform in the U.S. The gun lobby will once again remind us that the right to bear arms is protected in the constitution. The problem is the interpretation of the Second Amendment to the constitution and specifically the […]


Ofcon Artists!

07Jan15

The Office of Communications (Ofcom) must be desperate to justify their existence and the cost of their extravagant Thames-side offices and top-heavy salary bill. A virtually unknown London community radio station called Resonance 104.4 FM has found itself in trouble with Ofcom after broadcasting a programme on the day of the Scottish Referendum encouraging people […]


Brut Force

22Nov14

When I came home from work today, our flat smelled like the 70s. Specifically, it smelled like Brut 33 aftershave. At first I thought I was having a flashback but after a while I realised the smell was everywhere. I said to Julie, “Why does the flat smell of Brut?” She said that when she’d […]


In June 1995, I’d handed my notice in at 5SE Mount Gambier. I’d been doing the Breakfast show there for about a year and had been offered the Drive-time gig at 3GG in Warragul Victoria. It was a good job and I was really looking forward to working with the Program Director, Mark Vale. Days […]


Although I left 5SE in South Australia in June 1995, I know my voice was still being heard on the radio station for many weeks afterwards, possibly months or even years. I’d accepted a job as drive-time presenter at 3GG in Victoria but was still at 5SE because I’d had to give a month’s notice. […]


“We’d like to go ahead and hire you as the new drive-time presenter on 3GG in Warragul Victoria”. Finally Mark Vale had a vacancy at the radio station he was running over 400kms east of where we lived in Mount Gambier, South Australia. I’d been sending him demo tapes and talking to him on the […]


It’s been said that eighty percent of success is just showing up. I don’t know if the percentage is accurate but it does have a lot to do with it. Another big factor though, is pure dumb luck and that can go either way. In 1994, I was the host of The Breakfast Show on […]