Wednesday's Quote of the Day
"I spent New Year's Eve on my own, with a bottle of vodka and wrote this song. But I'm not at all bitter" - Unsigned songwriter Nick Hemming, nominated for one of the music industry's top prizes, an Ivor Novello award.
The 35-year-old works in a warehouse by day and pens songs by night. The latest, The Last of the Melting Snow, tells of meeting an ex he hoped - in vain - to get back together with. It's now been shortlisted for Best Song Musically and Lyrically, previously won by Paul McCartney, John Lennon and Andrew Lloyd Webber.