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  • Message 101

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    Posted by MO (U6476482) on Friday, 13th March 2009

    Tom Ferry

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  • Message 102

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    Posted by Grinds My Gears (U4566785) on Friday, 13th March 2009

    Ian Paisley should've had his own show!smiley - biggrin

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  • Message 103

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    Posted by Smin (U2200401) on Friday, 13th March 2009

    Don't know about nicest, but one of the reasons I enjoy listening to Katherine Whitehorn (apart from her undiluted good sense) is her relaxed, gentle, and quite unashamedly posh voice. There's nothing remotely arrogant about it. She just reminds me of an imaginary friend of my parents, one who you'd always be glad had turned up to one of your parents' parties. However much more ancient than you she was and however much of a callow teenager you were, you feel you'd be able to talk to her about anything.

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  • Message 104

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    Posted by anthony_s (U1633335) on Friday, 13th March 2009

    Aasmah Mir for me, she's been on all week deputising for Vicky who's off gallivanting in Africa. Maybe Vic will get a job with Radio Kenya and Aasmah can stay!!?? smiley - winkeye

    Like Tori Lacey's voice too, she's cheeky when she gets a chance - she does the weather also on 6 Music where she gets to chat and banter much more than on Fivelive.

    Also from Fivelive, Tamsin Curnow, although haven't heard her around for a while.


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  • Message 105

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    Posted by lavenderbag (U1337574) on Friday, 13th March 2009

    Like Tori Lacey's voice too 
    I like Tori Lacey because she puts the T back in ScoTland (none of this "Sco`land" business for her.)

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  • Message 106

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    Posted by JoleBlon (U12091094) on Friday, 13th March 2009

    Ken Bruce and Desmond Carrington and David Jacobs: they all sound at ease speaking on the radio.

    I liked Hubert Gregg too, on "BBC Wireless 2" once per "se'nnight". Lovely.

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  • Message 107

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    Posted by shining shadow (U11048247) on Saturday, 14th March 2009

    Jonny Walker, very nice voice; Tony Blackbum too has that distintively radio jock voice. Best voices from the past have to be J Saville and K Everett. Everret had a voice like barely controlled electricity.

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  • Message 108

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    Posted by Helen May (U1633128) on Saturday, 14th March 2009

    liked Hubert Gregg too, on "BBC Wireless 2" once per "se'nnight". Lovely. 


    Thanks for that memory JoleBlon, I'd forgotten that wonderful phrase!

    H

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  • Message 109

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    Posted by lynbrown (U11093442) on Sunday, 15th March 2009

    John Marsh and Eddie Mair.

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  • Message 110

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    Posted by John H (U10741971) on Sunday, 15th March 2009

    I don't know if he has been mentioned already but I think Alan Dell had one of the great radio voices of all time.Perfect for Sunday afternoons which is when I used to listen to him and so sadly missed.
    John H

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  • Message 111

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    Posted by John H (U10741971) on Sunday, 15th March 2009

    smiley - laughJust realised I mentioned Alan myself in message 36.

    But it was 7 months ago.

    John H

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  • Message 112

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    Posted by SometimesInvisiblePoster (U9636067) on Sunday, 15th March 2009

    John H

    Just realised I mentioned Alan myself in message 36.

    But it was 7 months ago.

    John H
     

    Gosh, thanks John, I was thinking we did this some time ago!
    My messahge 17, 11 August 2008 is til the same..........

    RozKing
    Neil Nunes/Nunez?
    smiley - loveblush
     

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  • Message 113

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    Posted by GrampianScot (U2068343) on Sunday, 15th March 2009

    From lavenderbag

    I like Tori Lacey because she puts the T back in ScoTland (none of this "Sco`land" business for her.) 

    Hear! Hear! smiley - ok

    I also like Eddie Mair and the actress who plays Peggy in The Archers!

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  • Message 114

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    Posted by grauniad (U7112859) on Sunday, 15th March 2009

    Stephen Hawking

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  • Message 115

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    Posted by bernardmatthews (U1698974) on Sunday, 15th March 2009

    Dalya Raphael has one of the nicest voices on the air.

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  • Message 116

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    Posted by Alf Hartigan (U2277114) on Monday, 16th March 2009

    Mon, 16 Mar 2009 11:52 GMT, in reply to bernardmatthews in message 115

    I like the voices of Brian Matthew, Ken Bruce, and Johnnie Walker. Roger Royle has a friendly voice too.

    I also used to like the voice of Tom Browne, who did a Sunday afternoon 'Pick of the Pops' type run down of the Top Twenty many years ago.

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  • Message 117

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    Posted by Phrasmotic 4 August 2012 (U5509534) on Monday, 16th March 2009

    Ah, yes, Tom Browne, who had the unenviable job of taking over the Sunday Chart Show in 1972 when Pick Of The Pops ended. Fluff was always a very tough act to follow, but Tom Browne did a better job of it than Dale Winton has. He did the chart show for 5-6 years but seems to be airbrushed out of the history of Radio One.

    His voice reminded me of James Mason. Despite that, it was so distinctive I was startled to hear it on one occasion when I was visiting someone who was watching Emmerdale Farm. I couldn't belive that the host of the flagship chart show was also a soap actor!

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  • Message 118

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    Posted by David Shield (U11308993) on Monday, 16th March 2009

    Also, Mark Forrest, who has been presenting 'Up All Night' on Five Live, this past few weeks. 

    Is that the Mark Forrest of Classic FM and formally of Metro FM in the north east?

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  • Message 119

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    Posted by Moonday (U13814305) on Tuesday, 17th March 2009

    david miles (R4)

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  • Message 120

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    Posted by emwalccc (U5920827) on Saturday, 21st March 2009

    Bob Harris has THE best radio voice smiley - smiley

    I also like Richard Allinson, well when he did a late slot on Capital many years ago!

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  • Message 121

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    Posted by Stewart Henry (U1375435) on Sunday, 29th March 2009

    A very good Sunday evening to you, David.

    Is that the Mark Forrest of Classic FM and formally of Metro FM in the north east? 

    Yeah, it is the same Mark Forrest.

    I wonder if he has a regular job these days, or just does the odd bit of freelance work on the likes of Five Live.

    By the way David, are you an occasional Classic FM listener, or just familiar with his name?



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  • Message 122

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    Posted by David Shield (U11308993) on Monday, 30th March 2009

    Good evening Stewart


    Yeah, it is the same Mark Forrest.
     


    Thanks.

    I wonder if he has a regular job these days, or just does the odd bit of freelance work on the likes of Five Live. 

    I thought he was still at Classic FM.

    By the way David, are you an occasional Classic FM listener, or just familiar with his name? 

    No I've never listened to Classic FM, just familiar with his name from his Metro FM days when I used to listen to the station.

    P.S. Stewart have you seen my Ski Sunday question yet? I've asked you a couple of times about the series this year and its sister show High Altitude.

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  • Message 123

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    Posted by Walsall_Chris (U2515779) on Monday, 30th March 2009

    I seem to remember reading something about how Mark Forrest had presented the weekend overnight show in the early days of talkSPORT.

    Given his surname, shame he wasn't involved in Martin Fisher's Sunday sports show.

    Like how it would have been nice if Martin Gillingham had presented alongside Brian Moore, how I'd like to see a punditry panel of Don Goodman and BBC Radio Derby summariser Darren Wassall etc etc etc.

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  • Message 124

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    Posted by David Shield (U11308993) on Tuesday, 31st March 2009

    That has to be the most tenious post ever Chris!

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  • Message 125

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    Posted by Walsall_Chris (U2515779) on Tuesday, 31st March 2009

    I could have gone on to mention how I'd like talkSPORT's Nigel Pearson and Five Live's Darren Fletcher to team up and commentate on a Leicester City vs Manchester United cup tie next season...

    smiley - winkeye

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  • Message 126

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    Posted by Rog (U832960) on Wednesday, 1st April 2009

    This man

    www.zen77094.zen.co....

    was a great broadcaster with a superb voice. I wonder if anyone else is old enough to remember him?

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  • Message 127

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    Posted by wendyb (U3170004) on Wednesday, 1st April 2009

    The wonderful continuity announcer on Radio 4 West Indian I think
    Terry Wogan
    Michael Parkinson

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  • Message 128

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    Posted by David Shield (U11308993) on Wednesday, 1st April 2009

    I could have gone on to mention how I'd like talkSPORT's Nigel Pearson and Five Live's Darren Fletcher to team up and commentate on a Leicester City vs Manchester United cup tie next season... 

    The only poor example I can think of has happened many times before - Ian Brown and Al Green.

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  • Message 129

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    Posted by Stewart Henry (U1375435) on Thursday, 2nd April 2009

    Hey Davd.

    P.S. Stewart have you seen my Ski Sunday question yet? I've asked you a couple of times about the series this year and its sister show High Altitude 

    Sorry, for not getting back to you on this sooner.

    I didn't get to see as much of Ski Sunday this year, as I have done in previous years. The teatime slot isn't quite as compatible with my Sunday evening duties as the old Sunday Grandstand, and I suppose also the fact I suppose that Sundays used to be a school homework free day in my household, and I had ample time to enjoy Sunday sporting action.

    Anyway, from what I seen of it, it was great to see more actual skiing action, and discussion of the various tournments rather than the silly celebrity skiiers and celebrity ski school stuff. I slao cuaght some of the rolling action on BBCi later on Sunday evenings, and I have to say, this is skiing action at its best- commentary by experts and plenty of action.

    I hope possible increased viewing figures will indicate to the BBC that this is the way to present coverage next year. I'm afraid that I didn't catch high altitude at all.


    I am going to miss this place David. Thanks for all of your interesting, intelligent and often humorous postings throughout the years- I have immensely enjoyed our many conversations.

    All the very best for the future.

    PS. I hope Alan is the man for you.

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  • Message 130

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    Posted by Walsall_Chris (U2515779) on Thursday, 2nd April 2009

    Good evening David and Stewart, although Stewart's posting has made me very nostalgic about this old place (even though I've just recommenced posting). smiley - sadface

    All the best for the future, Stewart. smiley - smiley

    Probably not the best place for a pun but...

    I could have gone on to mention how I'd like talkSPORT's Nigel Pearson and Five Live's Darren Fletcher to team up and commentate on a Leicester City vs Manchester United cup tie next season... 

    The only poor example I can think of has happened many times before - Ian Brown and Al Green. 


    Was this when they were covering those The Stone Roses play Soul Music gigs? smiley - winkeye

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  • Message 131

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    Posted by David Shield (U11308993) on Thursday, 2nd April 2009

    Evening Stewart and Chris

    Sorry, for not getting back to you on this sooner. 

    I’m just glad you got in just in time before we close down.

    I didn't get to see as much of Ski Sunday this year, as I have done in previous years. The teatime slot isn't quite as compatible with my Sunday evening duties as the old Sunday Grandstand, and I suppose also the fact I suppose that Sundays used to be a school homework free day in my household, and I had ample time to enjoy Sunday sporting action.

    Anyway, from what I seen of it, it was great to see more actual skiing action, and discussion of the various tournments rather than the silly celebrity skiiers and celebrity ski school stuff. I slao cuaght some of the rolling action on BBCi later on Sunday evenings, and I have to say, this is skiing action at its best- commentary by experts and plenty of action.

    I hope possible increased viewing figures will indicate to the BBC that this is the way to present coverage next year. I'm afraid that I didn't catch high altitude at all. 


    Yes skiing got much better coverage this year although Ski Sunday was slightly shorter at 30 minutes per week it was much better than last year. Plus live skiing on the red button with Vassos Alexander commentating.

    As for High Altitude I strongly recommend it. It was an excellent show with some great challenges and activities, much better than the ‘new’ stuff they put on Ski Sunday last year. You have a chance if you are interested its being repeated after midnight on BBC2 on Tuesday nights they are about 2 weeks in that repeat run, so I recommend you set your recoding device for it.

    I am going to miss this place David. Thanks for all of your interesting, intelligent and often humorous postings throughout the years- I have immensely enjoyed our many conversations.

    All the very best for the future.

    PS. I hope Alan is the man for you. 


    Thank you very much Stewart for those kind words and of course the same to you. You are one of the few I will miss the most if we never catch up anywhere else on this website.

    P.S. I’m not sure what you are referring to?

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  • Message 132

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    Posted by David Shield (U11308993) on Thursday, 2nd April 2009

    Was this when they were covering those The Stone Roses play Soul Music gigs? 

    Yes of course!

    A bit late but what the heck, lets go off-tropic (what’s the worst they can do, shut the board down?).

    What is your favourite Stone Roses track?

    Mine is Love Spreads and to keep it on-tropic it was used on High Altitude and also was the music to John Inverdale's Football Night in the ninties which was where I was first introduced to the track.

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    Posted by Walsall_Chris (U2515779) on Thursday, 2nd April 2009

    Love Spreads was also used on comical children’s TV favourite The Renford Rejects I seem to remember.

    For me - probably I Wanna Be Adored or Fools Gold, maybe I Am The Resurrection would be right up there too. But I like She Bangs The Drums and Made Of Stone as well.

    So, all the predictable ones pretty much.

    PS. Reckon Stewart might be referring to Alan Shearer. What do you make of his appointment David?

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  • Message 134

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    Posted by David Shield (U11308993) on Thursday, 2nd April 2009

    PS. Reckon Stewart might be referring to Alan Shearer. What do you make of his appointment David? 

    Oh thanks Chris! How stupid am I, I'm listening to David Pleat talking to Sags about it as I type on Five Live and its been the biggest football story of the day. I listened to a special Radio Newcastle phone-in with Mick Lowes on the way home and I don't get Stewart's kind comment.

    Thanks Stewart!

    I'm pleased with it, he has no expeience but we just needed to do something. The legend will create a special atmosphere at St James which will hopefully lift the players. I'm pleased Iain Dowie has come in as well.

    For me - probably I Wanna Be Adored or Fools Gold, maybe I Am The Resurrection would be right up there too. But I like She Bangs The Drums and Made Of Stone as well.

    So, all the predictable ones pretty much. 


    This is the One and I Am The Resurrection make up my top 3.

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  • Message 135

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    Posted by Lawrence Jones (U4805414) on Thursday, 2nd April 2009

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    What is your favourite Stone Roses track? 

    1) Sally Cinnamon
    2) Mersey Paradise
    3) Waterfall

    And just to stay on topic…… I like/liked the following voices: Paul Farley, Jude Kelly, Dick Witts (his old working-class voice), Emma Fielding, Richard Baker, Charlie Gillett, Mary Goldring, Tom Vernon, Ray Moore, Rankin’ Miss P., Alexis Korner, Douglas Stewart, Roger Day, John Lloyd, Susan Rae (especially when she’s happy), Mathew Bannister (doing a great job on ‘Last Word’), Russell Brand, Mark Radcliffe, Paul Vaughan, David Gell, Alan Freeman, Mike Shaft, Phil Easton, Jack Jackson, Ed Bishop, Derek Jewel, Bridget Kendall, Hardeep Singh Kohli (only on the radio – very impressed with his chairing of Start The Week), Gabriel Wolfe, John Peel, Roger M Emperor Rosko, Alan Black, Helen Boaden, Kathleen Griffin, Prof. Anthony Clare, Michael Billington, Dave Pearce, Robbie Vincent, Lockwood West (fab acting when he was Arthur Tyson in Waggoners’ Walk), Danny Baker, Dr Wendy Greengross, Bob Stewart, Barry Aldis, Brian Redhead, Laurie Macmillan, Wynford Vaughan Thomas, Gwyneth Lewis, Margaret Walters, Edith Bowman, Heather Payton, Anne Gregg, Mary Marquis, Tony Windsor, Frank Cottrell Boyce, ……………….

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    Posted by Stewart Henry (U1375435) on Thursday, 2nd April 2009

    A final good evening to Lawrence, David, and Chris.

    And just to stay on topic…… I like/liked the following voices: Paul Farley, Jude Kelly, Dick Witts (his old working-class voice), Emma Fielding, Richard Baker, Charlie Gillett, Mary Goldring, Tom Vernon, Ray Moore, Rankin’ Miss P., Alexis Korner, Douglas Stewart, Roger Day, John Lloyd, Susan Rae (especially when she’s happy), Mathew Bannister (doing a great job on ‘Last Word’), Russell Brand, Mark Radcliffe, Paul Vaughan, David Gell, Alan Freeman, Mike Shaft, Phil Easton, Jack Jackson, Ed Bishop, Derek Jewel, Bridget Kendall, Hardeep Singh Kohli (only on the radio – very impressed with his chairing of Start The Week), Gabriel Wolfe, John Peel, Roger M Emperor Rosko, Alan Black, Helen Boaden, Kathleen Griffin, Prof. Anthony Clare, Michael Billington, Dave Pearce, Robbie Vincent, Lockwood West (fab acting when he was Arthur Tyson in Waggoners’ Walk), Danny Baker, Dr Wendy Greengross, Bob Stewart, Barry Aldis, Brian Redhead, Laurie Macmillan, Wynford Vaughan Thomas, Gwyneth Lewis, Margaret Walters, Edith Bowman, Heather Payton, Anne Gregg, Mary Marquis, Tony Windsor, Frank Cottrell Boyce, ……………….  

    What an excellent list, Lawrence. David will be very pleased to see Miss Bowan in your list.

    I agree with so many of your selections, and also some were before my time, but their names are familiar, for example, Anne Gregg received an excellent obituary in my local newspaper, 'The Newsletter, but I recall very little of work ('Holiday', various Radio Four etc).

    Laurie Macmillan was one of my favourite Radio Four announcers and newsreaders until she passed away- it seems like no time since I heard her introding 'Sailing By' following by a crisp late night shipping forecast, whilst I struggled my way though by GCSE and A Level courseworks.

    Finally, from your list, Richard Baker has to be my favourite radio voice, with his soft but clear announcement of the music choices on 'Melodies for You' and later 'Your Hundred Best Tunes'. I have not heard him broadcasting at all since he announced his final "Goodbye, but just for now", when YHBT ended in 2005/2006.

    Lawrence, I really hope to catch you again on some of the existing messageboards.

    All the very best to you.


    David, and Chris, thankyou very much for your kind words. I am glad that we have all caught each other just before the messageboard closed down.

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    Good evening David and Stewart, although Stewart's posting has made me very nostalgic about this old place (even though I've just recommenced posting).

    All the best for the future, Stewart.  


    And also to you Chris.

    Hopefully we will find a way to keep in touch, perhaps on msn, Gavin's place, or another communication channel.

    PS. I hope the Saddlers can eventually get back into The Championship, although not at the expense of Leeds in the playoffs this season smiley - winkeye . It must be our turn to win a playoff!


    Yes skiing got much better coverage this year although Ski Sunday was slightly shorter at 30 minutes per week it was much better than last year. Plus live skiing on the red button with Vassos Alexander commentating.

    As for High Altitude I strongly recommend it. It was an excellent show with some great challenges and activities, much better than the ‘new’ stuff they put on Ski Sunday last year. You have a chance if you are interested its being repeated after midnight on BBC2 on Tuesday nights they are about 2 weeks in that repeat run, so I recommend you set your recoding device for it.
     


    Thanks a lot David, I will be looking out for it. On a similar note, how disappointing that the excellent Superleague show, which yourself Chris, and Phil originally brought to my attention, is now broadcast at 4am on Monday mornings in BBC NI region. It is impossible to catch it at that time of the morning, and it also means that even if I record it, I cannot get to see the Superleague highlights until during the week- and this surely defeats the purpose of weekend sporting action.

    Thanks Stewart!

    I'm pleased with it, he has no expeience but we just needed to do something. The legend will create a special atmosphere at St James which will hopefully lift the players. I'm pleased Iain Dowie has come in as well. 


    No worries David. Sorry about the original confusion due to the vaugeness of my comment. I was rather amazed to hear Alan Shearer popping up live half way through 606 last night. Great to hear Alan Green on the midweek 606 again.

    Iain Dowie is a really nice guy, and and excellent team motivator, I think he will be an asset to Newcastle.

    Also, I am confident that we won't both be playing in The Championship next season, however, I hope that one of us will be.

    Thank you very much Stewart for those kind words and of course the same to you. You are one of the few I will miss the most if we never catch up anywhere else on this website.
     


    Thanks David.

    As with Chris, and Lawrence, hopefully this isn't the end of our exchanges, and that we will catch up again soon, somehow.

    All the very best to you David.












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