#tunesday 12th November 2019

#tunesday 12th November 2019

Happy Smoothsday Would you sell your soul for Total Control? One of the most wonderful things about what happened just after Punk happened is that otherwise dead smoochy, end-of-disco, slow, please-don’t-snog-me songs suddenly became edgy and intense. And really...
#tunesday 5th November 2019

#tunesday 5th November 2019

Happy Smoothsday Something for Each and Everyone? So very nearly! I remember when I was a teenager that it was possible to love good ol’ fashioned swoonsome music. Particularly if the people responsible were dressed in long coats and groovy hairdos. This...
How to present – catchphrases

How to present – catchphrases

Take a tip from the pros – grab a catchphrase Play your cards right I’ve been missing an important component of one of my favourite ever Saturday Night TV doses of sheer, unadulterated, light entertainment. Strictly Come Dancing, as irresistible as it...