Category Archives: Lists

My Top Ten (fourteen) cover versions

There are many great tribute bands out there whose objective is to mimic their idols. I think over the years I’ve enjoyed at least 3 Queen tribute bands. The best of them was the least soundalike of them – on … Continue reading

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iPads for Business – my experience

Around two years ago I bought an iPad. I’m a gadget freak and had my fair share of iPods, iPod touch, iPhones etc. It was a natural progression but, if I’m honest, I didn’t really get what the ipad is … Continue reading

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Bringing Shrovetide into the satellite age

We have a lot to thank the Americans and Sky TV for. They can take something that is dull and uninteresting and turn it into a three hour spectacle. Even the stately game of cricket has been given pizzazz with … Continue reading

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And 10 unputdownable novels

1. Arthur and George – Julian Barnes. He’s written some great novels – try England, England for some humour or A History Of the World In 10 1/2 Chapters for emotion but this is a great story well written 2. … Continue reading

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My Desert Island Discs

So imagine Kirsty Young approaches me with my new-found fame and invites me on the show. What would I choose and why would I choose them? Records 1. Hello – Lionel Richie. OK its just our song – rubbish and … Continue reading

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