From the daily archives:

Sunday, May 4, 2014

#892: 1972, America, A Horse With No Name

May 4, 2014

One of the odd things about country rock band America is that they didn’t form in the US, but in Hertfordshire. Singer Dewey Bunnell was born in Harrogate. The name is perhaps the give away: three US airforce brats emphasising their nationality in the band name so that no-one thought they were Brits trying to […]

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Week 18: Hero – Ed Miliband

May 4, 2014

This week, our regular Hero award goes to the leader of the Labour Party We don’t always praise Ed Miliband, although on the whole we think he is a good thing, if at times a little frustrating: when he is good he is very good, but then he seems to go off the boil for […]

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Week 18: Prat – Jeremy Clarkson

May 4, 2014

This week’s Prat of the Week Award goes to Top Gear Presenter and friend of the Chipping Norton Set – Jeremy Clarkson What a prat. Jeremy Clarkson is a bit of mystery to me – this man, who has no great talent, and is a presenter of a middling programme about cars on BBC2 with […]

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