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My Desert Island Discs

I’ll just explain for readers of this blog who live outside the UK and who might not be familiar with Desert Island Discs, it’s a long-standing BBC radio programme where a someone who has achieved renown in their chosen field is interviewed about their life and work. 546 more words


desert island discs

i just read an excellent article summing up some brilliant life advice gained from desert island discs on the always-excellent the debrief which i’m completely obsessed with. 763 more words

History Podcasts and Other Recommended Listening

by Bruce Berglund

Former students regularly ask me for suggestions of good books.  Surprisingly, once they leave college, students miss having a slate of required books to occupy their time and exercise their brains.  1,024 more words


Flyte - 'We Are The Rain'

Last week, new band Flyte released the video for their new single ‘We Are The Rain’, and it’s a bit good. Having recently completed a UK tour supporting Bombay Bicycle Club, they are undoubtedly ones to watch. 227 more words

New Music

Desert Island Discs, Jelly Babies and A Surprise

1   BBC Radio 4 brought more delights today. The guest on Desert Island Discs was the nurse and humanitarian, Dame Claire Bertschinger, about whom I knew very little. 232 more words


Desert Island Discs

I would hate for this blog post to suggest that being in Uganda is anything like being a castaway, stranded alone on a desert island- because it’s not… 2,186 more words

First Sunday of Lent - here's what I said

Last Sunday was the first Sunday of Lent and as usual the gospel reading was about Jesus being tempted in the wilderness.

Matthew 4.1-11

“Well, Jesus. 1,486 more words