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Friday, 31 August 2012

Vinyl Junkie: The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore by Keane

Talking vinyl once again.

Vinyl Junkie: The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore by Keane: So far i've written about the first vinyl single that i ever bought and the first one that i ever owned. Now, it's time to tell you about...

Thursday, 30 August 2012

AudioBoo - Coincidences and Connections.

It never ceases to amaze me how often coincidences occur. Here i talk about a few more.

David Hepworth blog post:

All of my content mentioned in this AudioBoo can be found posted in this blog.

Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Watch, Listen, But Not Read?

Are blogs being overtaken by visual and audio content?

Blog post mentioned:

YouTube video mentioned:

My 'Vinyl Junkie' blog:

Vinyl Junkie: Life On Mars? by David Bowie

Talking vinyl once again. Today it's David Bowie.

Vinyl Junkie: Life On Mars? by David Bowie: Seeing as the  last post in this blog was about Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 moon landing, i thought it might be appropriate to cont...

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

AudioBoo - Where Will It Take You?

The power of Social Media & how things come together in a digital age.

Twitter: @twitchhiker @paul_a_smith and @bwitterhiker

Monday, 27 August 2012

Vinyl Junkie: Man On The Moon

A slight departure maybe? But here's my latest installment of Vinyl Junkie.

Vinyl Junkie: Man On The Moon: Due to the recent sad death of Apollo astronaut Neil Armstrong , i though i'd take a little sidetrack with this trawl through my vinyl si...

Sunday, 26 August 2012

Vinyl Junkie: Gangsters by The Special A.K.A

My latest Vinyl Junkie post.

Vinyl Junkie: Gangsters by The Special A.K.A: As mentioned in a previous post in this blog, the Punk and New Wave years unleashed a whole new group of Do It Yourself record compani...

Neil Armstrong RIP.

Some thoughts on the passing of a boyhood hero and the memories that that provokes.

My AudioBoo:

Apollo 11 Timeline:

Books mentioned:
The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe
A Man On The Moon by Andrew Chaikin
Moondust by Andrew Smith

Saturday, 25 August 2012

AudioBoo - RIP Neil Armstrong.

Some thoughts on the sad death of Apollo astronaut Neil Armstrong. The first man to ever set foot on another world.

Vinyl Junkie: Urban Guerrilla by Hawkwind

Todays musical offering from 'Vinyl Junkie'.

Vinyl Junkie: Urban Guerrilla by Hawkwind: "Urban Guerrilla" by Hawkwind was released on 27th July 1973 and reached number 39 in the UK charts. It would quite probably have r...

Friday, 24 August 2012

Six Years And Counting.

Yes, it's really been that long since i started here on YouTube.
Here are some reflections.

Vinyl Junkie blog:

Moose Musings eBook:

Vinyl Junkie: The Day The World Turned Day-Glo by X-Ray Spex

Here's my latest offering from 'Vinyl Junkie'.

Vinyl Junkie: The Day The World Turned Day-Glo by X-Ray Spex: "Some people say little girls should be seen and not heard. But I think, Oh Bondage Up Yours! 1-2-3-4!" And so starts the first ever si...

Thursday, 23 August 2012

Vinyl Junkie: Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen

Here's the latest post from my trawl through my vinyl 45rpm singles collection.

Vinyl Junkie: Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen: "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen , is one of the most successful single releases in UK chart history and from one the UK's most successful...

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Vinyl Junkie: Anarchy In The UK by Sex Pistols

Here's the latest post for my new Vinyl Junkie blog project.

Vinyl Junkie: Anarchy In The UK by Sex Pistols: After my  post yesterday which talked about a day that changed my life in some ways. Here is a record that changed many people's lives a...

Monday, 20 August 2012

Vinyl Junkie Blog.

I guess it had to happen at some time and today is the day.

Yes, i've gone and started a new blog all about my vinyl 45rpm singles.
The new blog is called, appropriately enough, 'Vinyl Junkie' and you can find it here:

"Vinyl Junkie"

I've talked about them in the past, made videos about them and even shared photo's of them in various places online, including here.
But, now is the time to have a dedicated space where they can live and breath all by themselves.

All is explained here: "Why Vinyl Junkie?"

So, why not head over there and see what it's all about?

Sunday, 19 August 2012

AudioBoo - Death Of A Pub.

Talking about the potential loss of a local pub & the loss of history that goes with it.
The book mentioned: The Pubs Of Hastings & St Leonards, 1800-2000 by David Russell.
Available from the author via & local booksellers.
The photo is not of the actual pub mentioned by the way

Thursday, 16 August 2012

AudioBoo - Fantasy Reformations.

Talking about a recent lottery winners idea of paying to get Guns N Roses to reform.

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

AudioBoo - The Listening Project.

Talking about lost memories & a new way of recording them for future generations.

Monday, 13 August 2012

Olympic Marathon.

Yesterday, i went to Leadenhall Market in London to watch the men's Olympic marathon.
Hopefully, this video gives at least some idea of the atmosphere of the event.

My Olympic Vlog:

Sunday, 12 August 2012

Olympic Vlog.

Today, i went up to London to see the Olympic marathon. It was well worth the effort.
Here are some thoughts about it.

Friday, 10 August 2012

You Never Know.

The recent video i made about the Olympic torch relay coming to my home town, made one man very happy.
Here's why.

Original video:

Wednesday, 8 August 2012


I've discovered yet another website to use!

Here's my page:

My last video, which was also about radio:

There is a link in the border, to the right of this vodeo, where you can follow my Mixcloud account.

Monday, 6 August 2012

Radio, Radio.

Well, i've now finished doing my local music shows on Carnival FM.
Here are some reflections on my latest stint of radio DJing.

Carnival FM website:

I hope to be able to post, or at least share links to, podcasts & videos of the local music shows & live sessions at some point.