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“Tenable” Soccer Aid special, questions and answers: The Teddy Bears [Wednesday 8 June 2022]

Here are the questions and answers from the special edition of “Tenable” broadcast earlier today (Wednesday 8 June 2022), a Soccer Aid special featuring the Teddy Bears, five teammates from Glasgow Rangers Women’s FC. [Episode listed as S6Ep27.] The format here is the same as other pieces about “Tenable” on this Blog: a list of… Continue reading “Tenable” Soccer Aid special, questions and answers: The Teddy Bears [Wednesday 8 June 2022]

Music · On my radio · Quiz Questions · Trivia

Pop Master Summary w/e Fri 8 April 2022

Along with at least 8 million other people I continue to follow Pop Master, the mid-morning quiz on BBC Radio 2. It has been the subject of many pieces on this Blog, most recently this piece from January. Currently I make a note of the following: my score, the bonus questions, any questions I have… Continue reading Pop Master Summary w/e Fri 8 April 2022

In the news · Music

“A drugs bust ended his career as the furry Wellington” [Robin Le Mesurier RIP]

Last autumn I wrote about the Scottish musician Colin Tully, whose death was reported in the Guardian’s “Other Lives” pages. I quoted the online description of this section of the paper: “Obituaries pages traditionally describe and celebrate the lives of the great and good, the famous and infamous. There is another type of life that… Continue reading “A drugs bust ended his career as the furry Wellington” [Robin Le Mesurier RIP]