I recently had the unenviable task of being in hospital. In fact I was in two. It wasn't for me, it was another family member, but it proved one thing. The world is running at too fast a pace.
ONENESS! That's right, BBC one's new idents. I have no real idea what they're all about and have been wondering if anyone can shed any light on it. Thankfully, we turn to the wonder that is Ian Pinnell, an award winning broadcaster and creative from Oxfordshire, to help us understand why on earth we now… Continue reading BBC or ITV?
What happens when a charity with limited income faces disaster? The effects can be astronomical, but that was the immediate concern whilst wading in an inch of water last week.
I've often been told I've got a face for radio but my broadcasting experience was about to take on a whole new dimension with the addition of a visual element. I might very well enjoy acting, and have limited experience of being in front of the camera from my days at college, but I tend… Continue reading Face for radio
My interest in mental health has only been recent, but has been an interesting journey into educating myself and others, as well as supporting them, in such a key area. Never did I think that I'd play a crucial role in this field so soon.
When you're ill, what is it you really want? Probably to be left alone is the first thing, but in reality, a bit of fuss doesn't go amiss. Having a family member or friend who will listen to you and cheer you up can make a huge difference. But what about if you're stuck in a hospital bed?
If I'm honest, the idea that I could be a broadcaster never entered my head when the careers adviser at school did the quiz with me. I was due to be an auctioneer. The downside was having one of the most limited interests in antiques - how many people really win Bargain Hunt anyway? But perhaps standing behind a mic and presenting to others was always going to be in my blood.