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Posted at 8:16am Friday 19th December 2008
“AND so this is Christmas and what have you done”, as the Beatles sang, and indeed wrote, although I think they got it wrong with the line: “Another year over and a new one just begun”.
Posted at 9:03am Friday 5th December 2008
Posted at 9:50am Friday 28th November 2008
AS you get older it’s funny how your attitude to life changes, not so much attitude but reaction to things and events, I guess.
Posted at 9:19am Friday 21st November 2008
DO you know what a Nintendo Wii is? Well, if not, it’s a game you play on your settee.
Posted at 9:40am Friday 14th November 2008
WELL, we did it, or rather the listeners to BBC Hereford and Worcester did it – the world record for belly dancing was beaten, indeed shattered, at Malvern Theatres last Saturday.
Posted at 9:18am Friday 7th November 2008
BEEN doing a bit of what my gran used to call ‘gadding about’ of late. I never did find out what gadding was or is.
Posted at 8:40am Friday 24th October 2008
WE were in Bucharest last weekend, and I was intending to tell you all about the Romanian capital, which is a fascinating place, as the country tries to make up for decades of Communist rule.
Posted at 9:00am Friday 17th October 2008
MONDAY morning, 5.15 and the alarm clangs into life. It’s that second or two when you think, “What day is it?” and even, “Where am I?”
Posted at 9:10am Friday 10th October 2008
THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o’er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness, and to me.
Posted at 9:00am Friday 3rd October 2008
NOW I suspect this may not be of much use to you, unless you are a beach warden, but here’s Bradders’ tip of the week. If you want to get people off your
Posted at 8:54am Friday 26th September 2008
THIS week’s missive comes from our secret holiday resort, which I am not allowed to tell you about but just to say members of the Jackson family, the pop singers that is, live not far from us.
Posted at 9:17am Friday 19th September 2008
ONE afternoon this week I was travelling on the back lanes of Malvern when I came upon a cricket match.
Posted at 9:28am Friday 12th September 2008
Posted at 8:50am Friday 5th September 2008
Posted at 9:09am Friday 29th August 2008
I WRITE to you this week about Hugh Burbidge and the Red Arrows. Why? Well, because both of them have caused me delays.
Posted at 9:21am Friday 22nd August 2008
MY words of wisdom today come from deepest Essex – Colchester to be precise, which the locals tell me is the oldest recorded town in England, and I for one believe them.
Posted at 7:42am Friday 15th August 2008
Something I have been looking forward to came to fruition this week – I was able to use my senior person’s railcard.
Posted at 8:43am Friday 8th August 2008
IT's funny how when you get older your outlook on life changes, and the things you like and dislike change as the years go by, not that I, of course, am that old.
Posted at 9:30am Friday 11th July 2008
What a resilient nation we British are. Last Saturday was one of the wettest nights of the summer and I was at… a barbecue.
Posted at 9:20am Friday 4th July 2008
I’VE been feeling a bit depressed this week. It was raining when the alarm went off at a quarter past a stupid time on Thursday morning and the thought struck me that the nights are getting darker earlier already.