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First off, check out Frances Clamp’s new book on Brentwood. BRENTWOOD OUR HERITAGE. Its an excellent book!/pages/Down-To-The-Bone/158636312464?ref=ts

Frances was a guest in the studio a few weeks ago and a regular to the Eat my Lunch Show. It’s a great book on Brentwood and you can also get a copy from the Brentwood Library. There is a section on Phoenix FM in the book and picture of me!

Brentwood NCT came in to talk about breast-feeding. If you are a first time mother or a mother of many then have a look at their great website

I have not written a blog for ages. Lots of things have been going on, so if you were waiting (and lets face it you probably were not) I apologise.

I spend so much of my time talking; I don’t have much time to write J

My show over the last month or so has been a mixture of guests, music and my general ramblings. I have booted off the Sports read out, due to it becoming a comedy section of the show. I do the half past news headlines. On some days I sound like Moira Stuart (that’s the correct spelling I checked) and am very pleased with myself. I have yet to read out a full News Headline without making a mistake or making up words that are in fact not there. I really appreciate how the newsreaders manage to do their job so well. Today I messed up the news three times; sometimes my eyes seem to go quicker than my gob?

I have gathered a little tribe of friends in the chat room who join me on most days, keep me company and join in with the show. I have a few telephone calls to the studio with requests and comments too. It’s all good. Sometimes there is the odd weirdo who types something horrible to me like "you are fat and ugly" I am obviously always shocked by this, as when I leave the house I was about 7 stone and stunningly attractive. Must be my driving?

I have had numerous guests in over the last few weeks and if you would like to be a guest on Eat my Lunch email

Check out the new Drive Time presenter (Drive Time 3pm – 7pm) David Worrall. Last week I went out to get a cup of tea during my show, returned to the studio and tripped over the fan. I kinda fell on it and it broke. I panicked! I tried to put it back together. It did look kinda normal and in my mind I was going to leave it. I imagined David coming in and trying to switch it on and the thing falling to bits. Yes, I was going to blame it on the new presenter David. Instead I left him a note explaining that I was going to blame him but had a change of heart! Kindly David read this out on air. J

Went to see Down to the Bone at the Jazz Café, excellent band check them out on

I managed to travel up to Manchester on Saturday evening, spent a wonderful time in Canal Street. Danced my socks off and then had a six hour drive home. Traffic, M1, M6 and the dreaded M25! Yikes.

Well, that’s a little bit about what I have been up to.. what you been doing?

Love and peace.



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