...R.I.P. Bill Kerr. Been a bit slack in posting about Bill Kerr after he died last week, aged 92, shockingly slack when he was major part in one of my all time favourites. Hancock's Half hour.
...dead. How many ex-professional players who are now media pundits confidently stated the League Cup final would be between Chelsea and Villa? How many are ever right and why do we really need them?
...it should have been Sir Eric. A national disgrace that Eric Sykes who entertained the country through eight decades has died without such recognition.
...can't remember what. I'm sure there's something going on today, something I should be aware of. If only someone had mentioned it then I wouldn't have forgotten.
... isn't that what ITV kept telling you? Nobody mentioned it at The Lane as Spurs beat Charlton with reasonable ease after the half-time introduction of Luka Modric which everyone had to suffer listening to on the radio.
...at t'pit. Me an' mi father worked a seventy two hour shift, an' then we walked home forty three mile through t'snow in us bare feet...
...why hasn't he been knighted yet? One of the greats of post-war comedy, writing and performing, through eight decades of laughter, nowt, yet some useless old prat on a reality show has a campaign backing him.
...by all means. There's plenty to have a go at them for and just because something is easy doesn't means it's not worth doing. Just not for buying The Wire, Mad Men and the football.
...Did she die in vain?...brave Hungarian peasant girl, she forced King John to sign the pledge at Runnymede and close the boozers at half past ten. Is all this to be forgotten?
This week in music history - November 19th to November 25th - with who was born and who died.
This week in music history - November 1st to November 7th - with who was born, who died and what happened this week in years gone past.
The B.B.C.'s coverage of the New York Giants v Miami Dolphins at Wembley was exactly as I suspected it would be, fronted by a muppet and not enough real highlights of the game. But it was good to have Jimmy Armfield back on 5Live's football broadcast on Sunday.
Sad news about the death of radio DJ Alan 'Fluff' Freeman, aged 79, who was one of the only DJs to play heavy rock on Radio 1.
Deep Purple's album "In Rock" has been added to the BBC Radio 2 Critical List