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Drink Time! Dolores Payas on BBC Radio 4's Midweek at 0900 26 November

Just a short notice to say that Dolores will be on Libby Purves’ BBC Radio 4 Midweek show at 0900 today. I presume talking about her time with Paddy in his last few years and her delightful book Drink Time. 34 more words

Paddy's Friends

The book! Part Four: Finding happiness.

Aristotle is reputed to have said, “Happiness depends on ourselves.

For someone born nearly 2,400 years ago, at the time of penning this book, Aristotle’s (384 to 322 BCE) words of wisdom resonate very much with these modern times. 1,272 more words


BBC coverage of the Har Nof terror attack on Radio 4's PM – part two

As was noted in part one of this post, the final interview (available here from 16:14) in the long segment reporting on the terror attack at the Kehilat Ya’akov Synagogue in Jerusalem earlier that day which appeared in the BBC Radio 4 programme ‘PM’ on November 18th, featured Rosemary Hollis – Professor of Middle East Policy Studies at City University, London. 1,630 more words


Art School, Smart School

Is this the end of the British art school?

Last week BBC Radio 4 aired the programme Art School, Smart School which featured contributions from Brian Eno, Tracy Emin and Grayson Perry as they lament the creative freedom afforded by the British post war art school experience and share fears about the increasing commodification and the increasing need to legitimate study y demonstrating market relevance.  601 more words

Art E-Facts

BBC Radio 4 history programme misleads on Hebron massacre

The November 18th edition of the BBC Radio 4 history programme ‘Spin the Globe’ focused on the year 1929, with part of the broadcast – presented by historian Michael Scott – relating to that year’s Arab riots in what was then mandate Palestine. 1,306 more words


BBC's Connolly presents anti-Israel political activist as 'community leader'

Kevin Connolly’s recent excursion to the Golan Heights was also reported in the form of a radio report which was broadcast on two separate BBC platforms on November 13th as part of the BBC News ‘Syria Days’ project. 694 more words


Join Jay Rayner's Radio 4 Kitchen Cabinet in Charlton

An email from the BBC lands in the Champion inbox…

If there’s anything you ever wanted to know about food or cooking, but didn’t know whom to ask, read on. 97 more words