A furore has built in the wake of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s dispiriting budget last week, where NHS staff have been promised a paltry 1% pay rise following the hardest year ever faced by the health service. Questions among staff are now being asked; Where’s our thanks? Where’s the solidarity? Where’s our bleedin’ money? But these … Continue reading 1% For NHS Staff is Insulting. But What About Care Workers?
10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Care Workers
Most people know somebody who is a care worker, or knows somebody who needs care from one of these amazing support workers but how much do we really know about what they do? #1. Care Workers often work for minimum wage and have to pay for the maintenance of the vehicles they use to reach … Continue reading 10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Care Workers
DailyAudio: The Death of Grass narrated by David Mitchell
THE DEATH OF GRASS narrated by David Mitchell By John Christopher >>> Full cast drama >>> First broadcast 2009 5x15 minute segments >>> Total running time: 70 mins approx. A grass virus from China spreads all over the world, sparking a food shortage crises that's so dire governments resort to atom bombs to prevent their … Continue reading DailyAudio: The Death of Grass narrated by David Mitchell
BLAKE’S-7 WATCHTHROUGH: Mission to Dreary – sorry – Destiny
We take a Mission to Destiny in the seventh installment of our watch-through of classic 1970's science fiction drama Blake's-7.
Blake’s 7 Watch-through: Seek-Locate-Destroy
It's the debut of arch baddie Servelan and, erm Blake's outdoor assault pyjamas in the sixth installment of our watch-through blog.
DailyAudio : Time Slip – comedy farce by Wally K Daly
Not be confused (as I was) with Timeslip the cult children’s television programme, this is a comedy about two practical jokers who copy themselves using a 3D printer.
The First Step Is Often The Hardest – How Not To Procrastinate
Are you like me? I aspire to earn a crust from writing so I have to write a lot of words, put in a lot of hours and basically fail a lot. But I love to write. And I don’t have much else to do at the moment. But getting started, sitting down to actually … Continue reading The First Step Is Often The Hardest – How Not To Procrastinate
BLAKE’S 7 WATCHTHROUGH: Episode 5 – The Web
Liberator is trapped in a web by an alien entity that turns out to be a shrunken head in a jar. Catch up with our continuing watch-through of this 70's sci-fi series.
BLAKE’S 7 WATCHTHROUGH: Episode 4 – Time Squad
We continue our watch-through of this classic science fiction series with episode 4. Hold on to your temporal stabilisers - it's time for episode 4: Time Squad!
DailyAudio: The Best of 2020
WELCOME to Daily Audio, the blog that offers review and recommendation on easy-to-find audiobooks. Here we are, it’s nearly the end of the year, so what better time to look back at some of the audiobooks and radio series we’ve covered this year and offer my personal favourites. Because who doesn’t love a list? DOCTOR … Continue reading DailyAudio: The Best of 2020