Posts Tagged ‘scapegoat’

We Are Family

24Feb18

Working at a radio station is like being part of a family. If you’re lucky, it’s a healthy family but sometimes you can find yourself in a dysfunctional family. I’ve been reading a lot lately about parents with a narcissistic personality disorder. Narcissistic parents become envious of, and threatened by, their child’s growing independence. They […]


What have the health watchdog, NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) got against doctors? NICE claim that GPs are over-prescribing antibiotics and as a result we’re facing an “antibiotic apocalypse“, where long-forgotten infections could kill again, due to rising numbers of bugs that are now resistant. That sounds scary but it’s not […]


In 1993, I learned a valuable lesson that saved my career and some pretty heavy legal proceedings twelve years later. I got my first complaint a few weeks after going on the air at the first commercial radio station I worked at, 2PK in the Central West of New South Wales.  I can’t remember what I’d […]