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People move from place to place
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People move from place to place, some search, some flee and others resignedly take whatever faces them.  For centuries there have been the nomadic survivors creating a way of life that gives attention to both the land and people’s needs; ensuring that the delicate balance is maintained and life con…

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Choo Choo
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It occurred to me the other day just how many passionate radio folk also have an unhealthy interest in public transport.  There's clearly a good reason why we both have 'stations' and 'platforms'. A talented colleague, poised to book a fascinating trip of disused Tube stations, …

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An Open BBC For the Internet Age
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S Reith did not invent the phrase  ‘inform, educate, entertain ’, I learnt from today's BBC's Charter review proposal documen t.  I really like facts like that. No, it was clever old David Sarnoff, the founder of commercial radio in the US. He wrote that its function was “entertaining, info…

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