Posts Tagged ‘Paris’

Paris is the city of love, so where better for Julie and I to go and celebrate our 31st wedding anniversary? If you’re planning to visit the most romantic city on earth, I hope this blog will give you some ideas and inspiration for your trip. After work on Friday night we got on the […]


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 […]


God Only Knows

22Nov15

In the darkness surrounding what happened in Paris, there was a tiny glimmer of light. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said the terror attacks in Paris caused him to “doubt” the presence of God. He said he reacted with “profound sadness” at the events and was left asking where God was in the French […]


Back Fire?

21Nov15

We’re all angry about what happened in Paris. Do we always make the best decisions when we’re angry? How many times have you looked back on a situation and realised what you SHOULD have done? Six out of ten Britons want the UK to bomb ISIS in Syria. That’s according to a ComRes poll, published […]


I was really moved watching the reports coming from Paris and around the world at the weekend. Millions of people came together to stage defiant marches in tribute to the 17 people killed in the terror attacks in France. It was great to see so many people calling for unity. In the past, after a […]


With so many conspiracy theories floating around on what’s really behind the latest Paris attacks, it reminds me of that other event in Paris in 1997 that conspiracy theorist are still talking about, the death of Princess Diana. At the time, I presented the Breakfast Show on 2CR FM on England’s South Coast. Two things […]


When someone leaves an on-air radio job, I’ve never understood why they’re not taken off the air straight away. In 1995, I was the Breakfast Show host at 5SE in South Australia. The new Program Director hated everything I did and was making life really difficult for me. I’d been really miserable there for a […]


Politicians can’t seem to grasp the fact that THEY WORK FOR US. They’re always behaving as if we work for them. In Paris on Monday, only cars with odd-numbered number plates were allowed to drive. It’s supposed to reduce pollution. This is where politics becomes sinister. No one wants pollution but cars run on fossil […]