I live on the coast. I can hear French radio on the car stereo. Ferries leave for France every day. The fishermen here are related, way back in time, to families from Normandy and Spain. We’re nearer to France here than we are to Westminster … yet my town voted for Brexit, by a largeContinue reading ““This isn’t about the politics. We’re either side of the same sea.” Making The Walk: Across The Water (Calais and Dover) for BBC Radio 4″
Category Archives: Broadcast
Standing on the Edge of England
I’ve been making a podcast with my friend Emily Jeffery, an award-winning presenter and producer, about the landscape in which we live, down here on the southern Edge of England. There’s a dog called Mabel, a Spitfire that haunts us, a lighthouse and a lot of cliffs, some incredible stories and a beautiful bit ofContinue reading “Standing on the Edge of England”
What Will The World Be Like In 100 Years?
A piece inspired by news that baby girls in one village can expect to live to be 100 years old.
Flood Diary: Canoeing To Muchelney
The Somerset village became an island, with only one to get in or out. By boat.
Are You Having A Laugh? Christianity And Comedy
Cole Moreton on the BBC One documentary hosted by Ann Widdecombe.