Sometimes, you have to work hard to find a topical hook for a story you want to do. Other times, they pile up like trucks at the Kent border. Two of the week’s biggest stories have blown open some of the social and economic gaps that still linger over modern Britain,Read → October 23, 2020
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A few years ago, a producer for a popular TV news network called me for an opinion on a story with the reasoning that – said in jest, I think – I ‘always seem happy to harp on about the north being hard done by’. It was a jovial digRead → October 23, 2020
I bled a radiator this week. Not that I want to pander to toxic gender stereotypes, but I bloody nailed it because I’m a bloody man. We had a problem with the boiler. It started making a disturbing rumbling noise on Monday. After several days of doing what men alsoRead → October 10, 2020
Get my weekly newsletter in your inbox every Friday – I peel back the curtain on what we have planned for the weekend’s shows on talkRADIO. Subscribe here. Donald Trump contracting COVID-19 is strange news to process. It is not unprecedented. Boris Johnson was, of course, struck down at theRead → October 07, 2020
In the last decade, patriotism has become an uncomfortable, thorny subject. It has been hijacked by the extremes. Populist political leaders, world over, have used it as a vehicle to carry people on their prejudices. And it has worked. Brilliantly. It's time to reclaim it.Read → September 29, 2020
You are a decision maker. That’s what you do. You make decisions. All day, every day. What time to wake up, what to have for lunch, who to trust, who to love, where to cross the road safely, whether to have ketchup or brown sauce. When I first began myRead → March 15, 2020