Monthly Archives: June 2006

Moose RIP

Boll and I were sad to learn of the death of Moose who played Eddie in Frasier. We were big fans.

World Cup – England 1 Ecuador 0

What an excellent set-piece goal from Beckham. He ought to be made an honorary guinea pig. Come to think of it, he does sound like one. I watched the game alone, as none of my friends like football.

Dr Who’s New Assistant – Update

Thanks for the suggestions, which have included – Sue from Sooty and Sweep Fiona Bruce Christine Hamilton Emu Anne Widdecombe Dana International Margaret Beckett Dame Maggie Smith AS Byatt Moira Stuart Jenni Murray and Cherie Blair

Health Update

I went to Harefield yesterday for a heart check-up and the consultant declared my heart was ‘perfect’. I was very pleased, and celebrated by visiting my friend’s horse Ding and sitting on him – the first time I’ve sat on…

Off The Air

I’m not presenting on the radio at the moment and people keep asking me why. Well, at the risk of sounding like Alan Partridge, I’m pursuing other projects for a while, such as setting up my own media consultancy and…


I’m not easily shocked, but I have been ruffled by this year’s Big Brother – ruffled by the fact that none of them ever talk about anything. I find this really disturbing. The other day, one of them actually said:…

Dr Who’s New Assistant

Here are my nominations for a new assistant: Bollinger Nadia from Big Brother Nikki from Big Brother 2006 Jo Brand Clarissa Dixon Wright Mavis from Coronation Street Karen from ‘Will and Grace’ Kim and Aggie from ‘How Clean Is Your…

Health Update

I’m now doing a daily physiotherapy exercise to stop the dizziness. This involves standing for a few minutes a day with one foot directly in front of the other, which is easy for most people but makes me wobble like…