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Quote from Jon Snow

I spent a pleasant afternoon in the SOAS library on Friday. Amongst the reading, was Jon Snow’s autobiography. I didn’t get much past the opening chapters,(time constraints, nothing…

Outlook – Ramallah & Jerusalem

I’m listening to Outlook’s Schoolday 24, bringing 16 year olds in Ramallah and Jerusalem together. Gripping stuff. Like the similar programme on World Have Your Say in September….

Children on the radio, and China

One of the first feature programmes I made was in China Radio International, on Children’s Day. Incidentally, in China June 1st is referred to as International Children’s Day…

Generation Next

BBC Global News Division is doing a week of programmes about children and teenagers, and it’s quite simply fab! Mostly on the BBC World Service, along with BBC…

London Chinese Radio

Just a quick catch-up. London Chinese Radio has continued doing live shows via Sound Radio in Hackney every Sunday (16:00 – 17:00). We’ve only missed a couple of…

Excuses excuses…

Just an excuse me for the current silence: I’ve had my eyes lasered (by the lovely people at Optical Express Shaftesbury Avenue), and that means a bit less…

Community radio – how do you guide volunteers?

How to guide volunteers in making programmes is a difficult part of community radio, when you yourself are not quite part of that community. Ok I’ll stop saying…

Back!

Woohoo! Back after a long time away… all thanks to nothing more than shoddy ISP services. In the true tradition of blogs, I’ll tell the whole story in…

Podmore!

Not podcasting, but Dave Podmore, the fab cricket comedy from Radio 4 – the first series has just finished on BBC7, and starting next Wednesday, the follow-up series….

LCR: Chen Li & Kingsley

What a show! Really innovative stuff from Chen Li and Kingsley (who you can see in the training photos down near the beginning of the blog) – using the…

LCR on Sunday 8 October 2006

I don’t know who the host is this weekend! I think it’s Chen Li and Luke. Tune in at the usual times (as below) to find out!

Black History Month

It’s Black History Month here in the UK. For now, I don’t think I’ll be producing any radio relating to it though: I haven’t come up with any…

Grace & Barry LCR Music special

Grace and Barry did the LCR on Sound Radio show yesterday, and gave us a new format for the hour: a music special, with a large number of…

Newstalk goes “quasi-national”

Newstalk 106 has gone "quasi-national" today – kinda like a radio version of Shaws, almost nationwide. Not being in Ireland, I can’t hear it, and when I have…

LCR on Sound Radio – Grace & Barry

This weekend, London Chinese Radio will be on Sound Radio again: this time it’s Grace and Barry, our first all-Chinese on-air team. As usual, 4 -5 pm Sunday…