As a reminder that there’s more to life than snow and trains (although I’m increasingly being driven barmy by the difficulty in getting around in the SE7 tundra), here’s something I’ve done for Snipe on London’s most famous radio station ceasing to be a London radio station – Goodbye Capital Radio.
It’s worth a look if only for the brilliant photo which I wish I’d chosen myself. It’s even funnier than the one on the right.
You can also pick up the print version of Snipe in the Greenwich Union and all good venues and pubs in London. And maybe some crap ones too. Boom-tish!
As a directors’ cut extra, though, you might like to peruse this selection of cheesy 70s and 80s jingles – firmly implanted at the back of my head from the days when it only seemed to play Islands in the Stream by Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. A little more startling, considering how bland Capital is nowadays, is a whole hour of Mike Allen’s pioneering hip-hop show from 1986, including the obligatory ad for Queensway furnishings and films being “all over London now”. It’s too cold for bodypopping, though…