Midweek Message 33.

The summer seems to be here. Somewhat late but better than never. That's the good news. The bad news is, this is the final episode.

Do you look back in anger at something unjust that happened? You were innocent, and yet you took the blame. Do you hold grudges? Can you let go? Stres...View Details

Midweek Message 32.

Kids these days have pressure at school and suffer from stress. Do you suffer from stress? Do you get angry? Can you forget about an injustice that ha...View Details

Some of our towns and cities are a complete mess. The buildings look as if they are derelict. There’s rubbish in the streets, graffiti adorning walls…...View Details

Midweek Message 31.

Stone the crows! I'm late with this week's Midweek Message! better late than never, I suppose.

How did the banks cope before computers? How did shops carry out stock taking and ordering before computers? In this episode, I look at life in the 50...View Details

Midweek message 30.

This is the 30th Midweek Message. Where has the time gone? More to the point, where has the summer got to?

Do you remember the package holidays of the 1970s? People would jet off to Spain rather than Blackpool, and I was one of them. In this episode, I look...View Details

Midweek Message 29.

I sound rather rough this morning because I've got a cold. In the middle of the summer, can an you believe it? I hope you're looking after yourself an...View Details

When I was a boy!

When I was a boy, in the good old days! In this episode, I talk about decimalisation in the UK, the grass is always greener on the other side of the f...View Details

Midweek Message 28.

Hi, and welcome to the 28th Midweek Message. What do you want me to rant about next Sunday? 1950s 60s funerals, 1970s decimalisation... email me...   ...View Details

A Nation of Shopkeepers

We Brits are known as a nation of shopkeepers. How did this come about, and is it true? In this episode, I look at the local shops, the corner shops a...View Details

Midweek Message 27.

Hi, I hope you're well. Are we Brits a nation of shopkeepers? That's what I'll be talking about in next Sunday's episode... among other things! 

Collecting Things

We’ve all collected stuff over the years. Some of it is junk, some it worth a lot of money.  In this episode, I talk about the things people used to c...View Details

Midweek Message 26.

Hi, welcome to the 26th Midweek Message. We Brits have a reputation for talking about the weather. I'm not going to do that.  But I will say that rain...View Details

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