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A face for radio …. the Monkey speaks ….

I’ve always thought that I had a face for radio. It makes you wonder why I’ve never tried it before. The last 6 weeks or so have been focused largely, and with growing pace, on the upcoming and now past, Kempsford Literary Weekend – or Kempsford Literary Festival as it became known (with a nod… Continue reading A face for radio …. the Monkey speaks ….

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Waterworld and getting into the movies

I've never been a Home Movie Man. I always had a much stronger instinct for still photography and thought of the Camcorder as a bit nerdy. I know that's a bit harsh but it is in the past tense. The quality of camcorders these days is so high that creative people use them all the… Continue reading Waterworld and getting into the movies

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Dawn rises over the flood

It has been raining heavily, intermittently, for a few weeks now. When it does, the “Infant Thames”, as the trickling is known around here as it begins it’s journey east to the Big City and worldwide fame, becomes a stroppy bloated teenager for a while. Three of the four roads out of our village will… Continue reading Dawn rises over the flood

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Kempsford Confidential….

It was a bright cold Spring afternoon and I had to get some practice done. I should’a been working but my fingers were going soft and that’s not a good place to be, if you know what I mean. I’d swung through “Danny Boy” fifteen times when my concentration was busted by my door bell… Continue reading Kempsford Confidential….

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I predict a RIAT

The RIAT is coming to town this weekend. The bollards and signs have been out for about 3 weeks preparing for the influx of plane enthusiasts and their families. Our sleepy little hollow will come alive to the roar of military jets, the drone of stationary traffic and the happy gabbling of plane spotters and… Continue reading I predict a RIAT

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Kempsford Literary Festival 2012

Some of you may have cottoned-on to the fact that I'm part of the Organising team for this year's Kempsford Literary Festival, a small scale Festival organised to raise money for local charities. This is it's third year and my first year of involvement. It has been a busy weekend. You can read what happened… Continue reading Kempsford Literary Festival 2012