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What's the point of art?

What’s the point of art, eh?

Does society owe artists a living?

Such were the topics for debate on Radio 4’s ‘You and Yours’ today. I listened while hanging out the washing on the multitude of radiators and clotheshorses jam-packed into the tiny flat I share with one daughter, two large pets (having had to say goodbye to our very lovely house-bunny earlier this month), and several hundred books, DVDs, and CDs. 824 more words

UK Arts Council

[Merry Christmas Everyone!]

Have a Tigger-ific Christmas from me and mine to you and yours!

Creative Writing

What Francis told Radio 4 about fracking and methane emissions, water use, contamination and jobs

30th July 2014

Francis Egan, chief executive of the drilling company, Cuadrilla, went on the radio yesterday to answer questions from listeners about fracking.

Mr Egan rarely gives interviews or answers questions from journalists. 1,324 more words

Fracking

Ground rent - Buyer Beware!

A producer on BBC Radio 4’s flagship consumer programme ‘You and Yours’, contacted Leasehold Solutions yesterday to seek expert opinion on a breaking news story about residents of an estate in Wales who have seen their ground rent soar by an incredible 4,000%. 520 more words

Leasehold Solutions

Tuesday 15th April

More GP bashing in the news. Thank goodness, I’d been starting to get withdrawal symptoms. This time, it’s about how GPs treat people from lower socio-economic backgrounds (read ‘class’, but no one dare say the word because we live in a classless society…?) with disdain and impatience, whilst treating those from more privileged backgrounds with respect and dignity (You and Yours, Radio 4, today). 287 more words

General Practice