Farming Matters December 2022 Henley Standard

Dear Father Christmas It’s been a while since I last contacted you, so I assume you might by now be accepting letters by email. Rural broadband is rubbish here in the UK unless you happen to be near enough to a fibre cable hub, which we are not. Sending my letter up the chimney like we used to do as kids is a challenge. The … Continue reading Farming Matters December 2022 Henley Standard

What did the BBC do to the Archers. Henley Standard Farming Matters October Column.

My wife and I used to be avid listeners to The Archers. That was before they killed off Nigel and the whole thing turned into a radio version of a TV soap. The drama was first broadcast in 1950 as 5 pilot episodes, then as a series starting nationally on New Year’s day 1951. One of the original aims of the programme was to educate … Continue reading What did the BBC do to the Archers. Henley Standard Farming Matters October Column.