Category: Name Dropping

In case of fire… 4

In case of fire…

I got a call today from a journalist on The Sunday Express, who wanted to talk about the series I’ve just done for Radio Four, which is called ‘The Completists’, and which starts on...

Quiz, home and away. 9

Quiz, home and away.

I like a quiz, me, and so does my sainted wife. We met at a pub quiz, and impressed one another early on with our quiz credentials; she had been on the Trinity College...

Eyjafjallajokull 15

Eyjafjallajokull

I loved the televised debate, me, but then I’m a political anorak, so I would. Like everyone, I thought Cleggy was the winner, though I thought My Little David did best on body language,...

Off The Page, Vietnamese food, 2666 and all that… 5

Off The Page, Vietnamese food, 2666 and all that…

I’ve just been to that London for a recording of the Radio Four series ‘Off The Page’, which is due for broadcast sometime in November. My fellow guests were the excellent Melissa Cole, and...

Ian Mercher is half of Your Dad 3

Ian Mercher is half of Your Dad

Chas is coming to Presteigne on Friday, because Your Dad are playing at a wedding near here. I love playing weddings; they give me an oppurtunity to behave as badly as I like, and...