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1 hour, 27 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 06 November 2012

Biscuit-eating tips and biscuit-themed artists and songs make for a very tasty show today! Plus the Word Of The Day is hirudins and for our Jolly Good Fellow, look no further than 13-year old Sam Jollow!

Music Played

16 items
  • Image for The Bellamy Brothers

    The Bellamy Brothers Let Your Love Flow

    Country Moods (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Robbie Williams

    Robbie Williams Candy

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Sammy Davis Jr.

    Sammy Davis Jr. Sweet Gingerbread Man

    It's A Musical World, Mgm

  • Image for Carpenters

    Carpenters Goodbye To Love

    The Carpenters - Yesterday Once More, A&M

  • Image for Jessica Mauboy

    Jessica Mauboy Gotcha

    (CD Single), Sony, 1

  • Image for Sam & Dave

    Sam & Dave Hold On I'm Coming

    Atlantic Soul (Various Artists), Warner E.S.P.

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones Doom & Gloom

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for Carly Simon

    Carly Simon Coming Around Again

    The Very Best Of Carly Simon, Global Television

  • Pause For Thought

  • Image for Ed Sheeran

    Ed Sheeran Give Me Love

    + (Plus), Atlantic

  • Image for Dionne Warwick

    Dionne Warwick Do You Know The Way To San Jose?

    The Love Songs Of Burt Bacharach, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Lionel Richie

    Lionel Richie Dancing On The Ceiling

    Dancing In The Street (Various Artis, Universal Music Tv

  • Image for Donald Fagen

    Donald Fagen I'm Not The Same Without You

    Sunken Condos, Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for Status Quo

    Status Quo Caroline

    Whatever You Want - V.Best Of Status, Polygram Tv

  • Sam Jollow's Birthday Number 1

    • Image for Geri Halliwell

      Geri Halliwell Lift Me Up

      A Perfect Love III (Various Artists), Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for Jerry Lee Lewis

    Jerry Lee Lewis Great Balls Of Fire

    The Essential One & Only Jerry Lee Le, Trax Records


    Speaking as a Church of England vicar, I am so pleased that we don’t have a statement like ‘In God We Trust’ as a national motto. We may have an established church in the UK, but we no longer have a common religion – or any pretense of such a thing. Many in our society shun the idea of religion altogether, and those of us who do profess faith must live cheek by jowl with people of different faiths.

    So the last thing we need is for one section of our society to be imposing it’s religious beliefs, it’s vision of divinity (or the lack of it) on the rest of the community. There are differences among us, it’s true, but most religions have some version of the Golden Rule: ‘Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.’

    I am a Christian; I make no apologies for this, but I don’t for one moment imagine that God belongs only to Christians. As Archbishop Desmond Tutu says, ‘To claim God exclusively for Christians is to make God too small and in a real sense is blasphemous.’ Surely God cares about people of all faiths, and if we want peace in our society, in our world, we must learn to make room for each other too.

    Last year I shared in the marriage of Amaka and Ansu. I say ‘shared’ because Amaka is a Christian, Ansu a Muslim, both of whom take their faith very seriously, so I conducted the wedding jointly with an imam. It was an incredibly joyful day where the congregation of Christians, Muslims and those of no faith in particular not only rejoiced in the marriage of two beautiful people, but also celebrated the mutual coexistence of two faith communities in love, trust and respect.
    First and foremost it is our humanity that unites us, and when we focus on this instead of our differences the world becomes a more peaceful and friendly place for everyone.


    Today's word is 'hirudins' – the plural of hirudin, which is a substance extracted from the salivary glands of leeches and used to prevent blood clots.


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