Posts Tagged ‘Royal’

The Queen’s birthday is confusing. This week, she turned 90 but although she was born on 21st April, her “official” birthday is in June. It’s a tradition that was started by George II in 1748 and it owes its origins to the ageless problem of the British weather. George was born in November and felt […]


I’m so glad that my first professional job in commercial radio was at a regional station in Australia. My time at 2PK in the Central West of New South Wales gave me a great grounding in so many different things. When you work at those small stations, you have to be able to do everything. […]


I have to be very careful what I say in this Craic because I don’t want it to look like I want the British monarchy to go. That’s because in 1841, parliament passed an act that makes the advocacy of republicanism illegal. So let me just say this; if we want to keep the monarchy […]