The spoken word…

To Oxford this week, the city of spires and steeples, quadrangles and gowns, bicycles and Dons. The oldest university town in the English speaking world, founded in 1069. The university where 28 UK Prime Ministers cut their teeth and 72 Nobel prize winners learnt their onions. A city of world renown academia and a perfect…

A lockdown post…

A rare thing this week when some work comes in. Not a gig as such but definitely work and very welcome it is too. Maybe not financially worth it but for my sense of self. It requires a car journey which I relish. I even hope that that Plod (cops, for my US readers) might…

Oxbridge needs qualifying…

Doing a gig in Cambridge tonight and it might be a ridiculous thing to say – but I have always found the place intimidating – as if all the people in the audience will be university students and therefore super bright. Or more accurately perhaps, super privileged? Because so many kids at Oxbridge have been…