Loves & Hates – May

LOVES

Dara & Ed’s Road to Mandalay – Dara O’Briain and Ed Byrne venture out on another road trip together – this time to Mandalay (having already travelled down the Pan-American Highway by car on Dara and Ed’s Great Big Adventure).  We see what they get up to on their travels from Kuala Lumpur to Mandalay 3,500 miles away.  I’m not normally one for travel programmes, but the balance between the light-hearted banter and the seriousness of a travel programme really showed through.  I think it’s still available on i-Player. Continue reading “Loves & Hates – May”

My Desert Island Discs

I’ve been listening to a lot of old episodes of Desert Island Discs recently after stumbling across and enjoying Bob Harris’ episode from February 2014.

For those of you that don’t know, Desert Island Discs is a BBC Radio 4 programme in which a guest is invited by the presenter to choose the eight recordings (I think originally they were gramophone records) they would take with them to a desert island.  The first episode was recorded by the creator Roy Plomley in 1942.  Michael Parkinson took over in 1985 and Sue Lawley presented for 18 years from 1988.   Kirsty Young is the current presenter. Continue reading “My Desert Island Discs”

Loves & Hates – March

The inspiration for this post comes from “Woman & Home” magazine who have a celebrity “Loves & Hates” every month.

Loves

Tony Blackburn – he recently took over the “Sounds of the Sixties” slot on Radio 2 and I think is he doing a fabulous job.  The slot moved to 6am from 8am which I think is a bit early for his humour, and he is not everyone’s cup of tea, but he makes me chuckle and I enjoy the music that is played. Continue reading “Loves & Hates – March”

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