The Troubadour

Last night we had the privilege of sharing a small room above a pub with the talent that is Matt Alber. Matt is an American singer-songwriter now living in San Francisco.  He was performing his first UK gig to a group that, although we numbered no more than 90, must have felt like 9,000 for all the noise and joy we …

Auntie’s bloomers aired in public.

These are interesting times over at the BBC.  Top brass falling on their swords after only a few weeks in their role, departmental leaders ‘stepping aside” and a news team that seems to be spending a high proportion of its week in self-analysis.An ex Beeb’s journalist Jackie Ashley comments in her blog on the Guardian that poor management is nothing new …