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My Desert Island Discs

So as I was cleaning out all the crap from my computer, I stumbled across something I had written a while ago in my creative writing class at uni. 1,664 more words

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Failed Critics Podcast: James? Where we're going we don't need James

Hello everyone. I usually write these in the third person, like a pretentious wrestler or someone with a personality disorder, but I’m dropping the charade this one time to say thank you for listening to this podcast, and any others that you’ve happened upon over the last two-and-a-bit years. 154 more words

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Five Things, Wednesday 20th August

Stephen Fry talking to Professor John Mullan, on Reading Aloud, R4
“We take for granted, that this thing we have, this language, this sound of the tongue hitting the back of our teeth and the labials and the dentals and the fricatives, and all these strange little things our mouths can do – has a beauty, it can dance in our head – and when the words are the words of a magician, a great, great writer then the rhythm and the flow and the glide of language in one’s ear is a solace and a beauty that very little else can replace, wouldn’t you agree?” 728 more words

Weekly Roundup

Desert Island Who: Take 2

I recently recorded a guest appearance on the smashing Desert Island Who podcast, because I’m sort of a big deal in fandom. A Jonny Big Bollocks. 510 more words

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Music makes the world go round

When I travel or go walking,  Desert Island Discs is always on the list of favourites.  It is always a great listen – and an excellent way of discovering new music.   402 more words

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Desert island discs - disc 4

A Radio 4 show where a castaway is asked to choose eight pieces of music, a book and a luxury item that they would take if they were cast away on a desert island, whilst discussing their lives and the reasons for their choices. 262 more words

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Desert island disc - disc 3

A Radio 4 show where a castaway is asked to choose eight pieces of music, a book and a luxury item that they would take if they were cast away on a desert island, whilst discussing their lives and the reasons for their choices. 231 more words

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