On Mon, 20 Dec 2021 at 09:20:58, Nick Odell
<gurzhfvp...@ntlworld.com.invalid> wrote (my responses usually
follow points raised):
>Do you remember where you were in the early hours of Sunday, 31st
> I do. I was lying awake, alert and confused because
>Something Was Wrong With My Radio. It should have been broadcasting
>The World Service but I found that instead I was listening to Radio
>A Princess, it transpired, had expired.
Oh, _that_ day. Yes, the Archers omnibus was cancelled. Not moved, as it
is every year on Remembrance Sunday (and always catches some "omnivores"
out [as do the clock changes]), but actually cancelled.
(Actually I don't think I'd gone to bed when the first news started to
>It's not just the night time. I can't be the only one for whom the end
>of the Today programme means I ought to be getting on with stuff and
>become more focused or who still finds Friday evenings a bit odd
>because they don't have to - according to choice - switch The Archers
>off or on. Because like the Women's Hour serial, it's not there any
>more. During the day these things become markers for our lives and at
>night our bodies unconsciously absorb them.
I'm very much in a minority - I _am_ an Archers listener - in liking
having my "Fridays off", and not looking forward to the reinstatement.
>I suppose I will get used to the change: probably just in time to wake
>up startled again after New Year when the programming is due to go
>back to "normal."
Yes, that does happen (-:
J. P. Gilliver. UMRA: 1960/<1985 MB++G()AL-IS-Ch++(p)Ar@T+H+Sh0!:`)DNAf
Abandon hope, all ye who <ENTER> here.