30th January 2019
In this week’s show:
Ringing the Changes; Just get on; King Con pt2; The Hurricane, Dave Willetts pt4 and the craft fair.
All this plus the usual mix of News, Sport, Postbag Outlook on Life and What’s on.
Presenters: Sue, Stella
Show editor: Nigel
Studio technician: Christine
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Transcript of Postbag feature.
part two and welcome to everyone and first of all we’ve got postbag with Dave months
Thank you Stella first of all in this week’s postbag a big Get well soon to gene bottom and VM Nichols and also live one of holly starts off postbag this week by telling you he has bought a born and bred Coventry kid and he has a cap with the the button on the top one talks about his cap which has eight pounds on it instead of the five panels on the Coventry kid caps that Monday club member Peggy bloom once used to sell here’s one when I was born in Golson road tend to it
on a particular day
Or by myself some they have to fetch me you have ports longer genuine Coventry cap here yeah I’m claiming to be a carpentry came when I thought rather I’d rather they are the people on the radio or not the you don’t have a cap fortunately it’s not the same number but
it was my father’s
he was me though but the cap okay Ron goes on the talk about how his dad and his feathered friends help with the war effort one holy writes a while ago he spoke about the pigeons in the war my dad Frederick Holly was a Racing Pigeon fancier and during the war they wanted pigeons for this patching as messengers as was no way do in those days not like today the ministry wanted to dispatch pigeon for communication when the chick was born. A wing was put on each leg and if anything has
To the pigeon it could be traced back to its owner when they got in touch to breed for them and if you agree to breed and send it to the ministry you were allowed to get the food for the pigeons you had the minister would then send you the wings for the legs and on the wings with a date born and the code so that when they were old enough to be sent to the ministry they became there’s but they still knew the breeder one the birds that my father had bread was mentioned in dispatches. What holy outlook tape listener thank you all for that great report. Please keep them coming and so anti Judith your encouragement with ones writing outlooks own explore hero Mark wood is a Coventry kid Mark has been phoning in reports to ask you do phone from the North Pole, the Himalayas Alaska and
Stratford on Avon well he now lives where he is planning is next great adventure and the intense to take you with him his mark
and I’m a regular visitor the Monday club in just want to say a big hello to them. I’m preparing at the moment to head out to the Himalayas for the back the 20 years to separate I’ll be flying out there to commence my training over six weeks
for the Mount Everest expedition. So I’ll be in the Himalayas for about three and a half months which is quite a long time at the moment. I’m still in the UK still in Coventry
just met last minute sort of perhaps with the education side and of course speaking to you guys as well.
Okay, so that’s a quick update for you. My heart is always with the guys in the Monday club and also
Guys who run the Monday club as well and the organization for the blind and the West in the middle ones
because you do an awesome job
and I will be singular view on the exhibition and be linked in with you every single week on the exhibition as well. give an update slide please. Okay estate ventures and I will catch up we also take care thanks a lot mark. And I can ask you to send messages of support
via postbag because he’s a supporter of yours and I’ll pass them all on to him is the poem again from a member of marks. Beloved Monday club is adventure by doing greatly when you travel to Katmandu you know what you’re going to do climb Mount Everest, whose lofty peaks pierce the sky the snowy slopes, WI the prayer flags flapping in the wind tied up there by
Nepalese so clamp on your crampons tight wield your ice axe left in light Beware the mountains giant curse remember your motto is safety first thank you we know what Mark will be doing the first half of this year Julia was know what you’ll be doing Julia whites what’s new then the is new that’s what’s new I’ve resolved to write a poem to postbag every week but watch the white about yeah i know i know puddings and a nice one on Christmas Day. My sister Denise. It was mint flavored with brandy source but I didn’t get drunk and get arrested. It was lovely though had a lovely birthday card for my friend Edwina I want to know what all you post by Giza during this year. My friend john says I’m nosy but I’m just being friendly Johnny’s lot. Not like me. He’s a grumpy old man. Julia well.
Thank you Julia hope is not gonna be the moment is only just got married. There are plenty of computers by the way and help is available now the Resource Center okay so but let us know of your plans for the next year for the new year and that willingness suggest Another useful session to go along to our resource center and the gadget morning show anybody that is not very good with the lightest fund keep coming out.
You can go along and you can learn how to
and Graham well wants to ensure that the New Year does not include you being stuck in the smallest room. interesting to hear. I think he was
stuck in a memorial
liking that can happen I think a lot of these days are open plans and they’re not actually locked up at night
but after a while
would happen if people got caught in a car park went to get
caught up in the top up close
I had a problem last year actually with my piano he wanted to go to the toilet so I directed into the downstairs told him which is converted country which we had the capability when the father was a noise several years ago now saving climbing stairs
very small room and oxidative tap tap it on the door and went down to investigate but they got himself locked in there the locker gone it with jammed and he couldn’t get at our they are also to myself what can I do and I was beginning to pike on beginning to think of gold in the emergency services and so forth. But I was able to contact somebody who locally was not away with his care about this call close to leave who came down with his toolbox and dismantle the lock and got the piano
must admit the piano today was calm throughout. It was made it was panicking. But this really gave me a little bit of a joke and now I did not close the doors in the house. I pulled them to the gym, but I don’t actually case a lot goes because I would hate to be locked in a room by yourself with no telephone no means
calling for help.
So it worked out to the end. But it took me a bit of a
okay thank you grants that wise advice Have you ever been found yourself locked in somewhere? My mommy.
Mommy used to have a piano tuner who was blind. She told me that blind people are best in tuning pianos because they’re hearing is more sensitive. So is that true and now for more of Mike Haig’s archive for 1948. Who is the prime minister making the groundbreaking announcement
national insurance industry injuries national system, a National Health Service
represents the main body of the army of Social Security.
They were of course,
the most ambitious and are reaching central legislation.
Okay, so who was the Prime Minister speaking. Finally, here’s some new year greetings for 2019, a lovely nearly a greeting from him. Hilda Hale, grateful thanks to all concerned with your loyal contributors to provide our weekly news and keep us up to date. Happy New Year to each and every one of you. Best wishes, Hilda hell to CBS, wishing you all a very happy new year. I enjoy the recordings. Best wishes from Katie. Dickie to all that CBS love from Rosie and happy and prosperous new year from all trustees and stuff the Resource Center thank you message this week. And please let’s hear from you next time bye for now.
Transcript of What’s on feature.
Now Sue with your what’s on
and once again, just for Malcolm’s benefit, and speaking slowly
Well, I’m not sure why I’m sending you out in the cold this week but it’s time again for the model truck to show that the watershed Event Center and I always tell you about it this time it’s on Sunday the 10th of February from 10am to 4pm with full size as well as model vehicles and will cost you eight pounds on the door or six pounds 50 online at www dot model track to show.co.uk have a feeling I saw somewhere that children go free but I wouldn’t bank on it if you’re Hardy and
To go set this up now to cv 31 one x and
Following Coventry after last week’s ann Widdecombe experience. It’s two nights at the Albany theater for the world famous Elvis show starring Chris Connor alongside a 12 piece band. And recreating the biggest and best performances from Elvis is 97. 1970s
concerts. That’s on Friday, and Saturday, the night for February at 7:30pm with tickets. 26 plans from 2476 double 98964 or Alberni theater.co.uk
over Nani Museum and Art Gallery this amazing evil event day on Saturday the 19th of February
When local living history group data robe will take you through a practical examination of everyday life in relation to the upper class, mid 15th century household,
it’s free and there’s no need to book drop in between 11am and 4pm.
There are a couple of repeat screenings in the theater of work Arts Center, one for opera, both the other fish Shakespeare fans, and both on Sunday. The 10th for February besides common, starts off at 3pm sung in Italian with English surtitles from the Metropolitan Opera House New York Roberto Alasania stars as Don Jose and it lasts three hours 41 minutes with tickets 27 pounds, concessions 22 pounds and of course
Course restricted view 11 pounds 50 Have you could I discovered today sit in the comfort of your own home free and listen to it on radio three on Saturday afternoon or evening evening at 630 That’s right won’t cost you a penny
but you could if you go to the Art Center then stay on for the 7:30pm showing from the National Theatre of the tragedy of Kingdom Richard to the second which lasts me two and a half hours tickets this time 18 pounds and yes restricted view also available for 11 pounds this time box office open for 765245 to four or what I got center.co.uk
and I’ve left the most detailed and convoluted event till last
the Belgrade have the world premiere.
A brand new fast think Whitehall and Brian Rick’s if you’re old enough I of course I’m not
to pursue runs from Saturday the second to Saturday the 16th of February in the BT auditorium it stars Nick Hancock who you may know from an evening with Gary Lineker room 101 and they think it’s all over Paul Bradley who was Nigel Bates in eastern Enders and Elliot helping Holby City and also Eric Richard who played desk Sergeant Bob crier for 20 years in the bill
a straightforward bit The plot is, shall we say a little more complex
it is after all of us
see more is an insurance consultant who wears a belt and braces and another belt just to be sure
He’s got a conference call. What could possibly go wrong?
And to Marvin, a bumbling burglar with bad knees,
don’t ask where the octopus comes in all the soup.
It contains strong language and performances are at 7:45pm. Except on Tuesday. The fifth, when it’s 7pm matinees at 2:30pm on Saturday, the ninth which is audio described Thursday the 14th and Saturday the 16th tickets 13 pounds 50 and 16 pounds 25 concessions 10 pounds 50 to 14 pounds 25 and box office Oh, 2476 double five three double five or www.belgrade.co.uk
I’m gonna have to say this no octopus in here.
Just the six legs between us maybe the bad knees. It’s Malcolm with this week sport the weekly sports roundup on blogs.