About Me

Well this is it a website that collects the ephemera of almost 30 years of working in the media. Its all about my passions really and the years I‘ve ...

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TV Babylon in the 90's

THE MOTHER OF ALL DERBIES? or How City Ruined The Manchester Derby

Sir Alex Ferguson is calling it a game for masochists. But the true nature of a Manchester…

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The Word – A Quarter Of A Century Later

Most of my memories about ‘The Word‘ are of behind the scenes struggles to somehow get that show…

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Tony Wilson, Canonised Yes – A Brand No

Eight years after his death I’m happy that the late Tony Wilson is still very much a…

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Van Gaal, he’s Dutch and he’s not David Moyes, enough said

Then suddenly the boy pointed at the Emperor and shouted out , ‘Look the Emperor is wearing…

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From Gladchester Through Madchester, 50 Years of Manchester Music

This date has been a bee in my bonnet for about the last four years. After rubbing…

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Junior C Reaction – Better Must Come 1985

Junior C Reaction – Better Must Come 1985  (A cover of Delroy Wilson’s 1971 classic). One of…

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NWA Listen Again 22nd February 2015 (Tony Wilson Special)

Listen again to #NWA show from last night – Tony Wilson special. Terry Christian’s NWA on Imagine…

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Anthony H Wilson O.A.P

Once again it seems the British media are quiet about anniversaries and remembering the cultural colossus that…

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NWA Listen Again 15th February

Listen to the show from the 15th February, featured classic album was Led Zeppelin’s IV, released on 8…

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Room 101 with Nick Hancock

This is what I tried to put in into Room 101 in October 1995, which ones did I…

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NWA Listen Again 8th February

Listen to the show from the 8th February, featured classic album was from Aretha Franklin – I…

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