I was awoken this morning by a text message. The truth be told, I’d heard a few messages come in throughout the night, but since I’m on holiday, and since I’m in Berlin, I hadn’t bothered to look at them. They were, of course, a series of messages concerning the latest challenge (or non-challenge) to the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard.… Read the rest “Hello Copenhagen”
Radio Days Conference – Day 2
The day started and ended in a way with the word “spectrum”. The second day of the conference was only for half a day, and therefore not as intensive as yesterday. There was still a lot packed in though, and we had a nine o’clock start which I thought was a little ambitious for the second day of a conference.… Read the rest “Radio Days Conference – Day 2”
Radio Days Conference – Day 1
I was definitely back in “work mode” today, as I attended “Radio Days Europe”. It’s the first ever meeting of commercial and public sector broadcasters in Europe. By a show of hands, it was 30/70 today.
It’s a conference I read about a few months ago, wrote to one of the organisers asking if they accepted registrations from outside Europe, and then after a few more emails was asked if I would like to participate in one of the forums.… Read the rest “Radio Days Conference – Day 1”
I rang my sister Pat today to wish her happy birthday. Pat isn’t her real name, but that’s what we call her because she was born on St Patrick’s Day. And why not? Our ancestry is mostly Irish Catholic. I also caught up with some of the family who moved from Dublin to Denmark after the potato famine.… Read the rest “Ø’Brien”