Pathos in Cyprus

I went to Paphos recently, the third visit since 2011. Here are some pictures of the sea front there   Some background from Wikipedia   New Paphos[edit] Mosaic from the House of Dionysos, god of wine, 3rd c. AD Nea Paphos was founded on the sea near a good natural harbour. It lay about 60 stadia … Continue reading Pathos in Cyprus



Waffler Just returned from a break in Cyprus, and enjoyed listening to the radio stations there. There are two which play music back to back, on is Sunshine Radio, and ex Caroline jock Dave Asher does the breakfast show there. The rest of the day is automated.  Good oldies on that station,   The other … Continue reading Newsbeat


Waffler Time to share Knees by Kenny and Cash, a great blast from the past - the golden days of UK music radio the 60s News Selected from the Radio Today Site Ofcom has today announced the award of six new community radio licences in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. At the same time, … Continue reading Newsbeat

Phone in radio – reposted from the Guardian site

Interesting article We need to talk: why Britain loves radio phone-ins Radio For 50 years, listeners have been ranting, sharing intimacies and making extraordinary confessions over the airwaves. But do they democratise our national discourse, or degrade it? Jane Garvey, Adrian Chiles and Marcus Buckland on BBC Radio 5 Live in 1994. On 4 February … Continue reading Phone in radio – reposted from the Guardian site