Tag: radio

Dieter Rams and the Value of Well Designed Gadgets

(As included in West Country Life, Nov 2018) Look at any piece of technology today and it will be instantly recognisable that the overall look and feel is just as important as the functions. In many instances the design may actually be more important than anything else not only in helping manufacture and sell the […]

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The CB Radio Craze

(as featured in West Country Life- June 2018) Mention ‘CB Radio’ to most people and they will instantly mime holding a mic and spew phrases like ‘breaker-breaker-9’, ‘big 10-4 rubber duck’ in a bad US accent or even start singing the theme tune to ‘Convoy’.  Interestingly for a craze that burned out over 30 years […]

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“Good Evening…..This is the BBC…”

(as published in West Country Life Jan 2018) Ask people to sum-up what it means to be English, and before long someone will mention the BBC. Like many, I admit I have a certain soft spot for this most British of Institutions. It is not because of their celebrity-soaked competitions, Sunday evening period dramas or […]

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