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Another name for the pearl mussel hall of shame

Legendary wildlife cameraman Doug Allan appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs this week and cheerfully described his first job after graduating, which involved diving in Scottish rivers in search of pearl mussels. 120 more words

6 criminal lawyers who have been on Desert Island Discs

Dame Elish Angiolini

Scotland’s former Solicitor General and Lord Advocate.

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Jeremy Hutchinson

The barrister who is said to have inspired John Mortimer’s character Rumpole of the Bailey defended Christine Keeler amongst others. 417 more words

Criminal Lawyer

Desert Island Discs: Sir Michael Marmot

this morning (sunday 6th) 11.15am-12.00, on bbc radio 4 (repeated next friday morning, 9.00am)
desert island discs: kirsty young interviews sir michael marmot, including on his jewish childhood

100 Days Of Awe: Day Ninety Two - Picnic Sunday

Day 92: Picnic Sunday

Kew Road slices through the northern tip of Kew Green.  Like a knife skinning a finger; superflous perhaps in the big scheme of green that is the… 518 more words

Crossing Frontiers

Iron Lady

As usual our Tiree holiday was over before we knew it and suddenly we were doing tearful farewells at the pier and battling the post-holiday blues on the ferry home. 418 more words


Lichfield and Burntwood residents must pay to see their local MP


Burntwood residents will get a rare opportunity to meet their local MP at a specially arranged ‘An Evening with Michael Fabricant’ at the Lichfield Garrick on Friday 27 June at 8.00pm. 661 more words

Desert Island Disc 5, “Sonny Rollins plus 4”

I started this blog as an online diary of some of the new music picked up by my lug holes from here on in :) … 36 more words