Knowledge of Angels – Biker Angels

When your working life includes a wide range of TV and radio presentations, you never know what an imaginative director will come up with next. The phone went one afternoon and a producer from a media company we work for from time to time asked: “Do you know anything about angels?” As investigators of the … Continue reading “Knowledge of Angels – Biker Angels”

Nun on a Harley – Bikers: game for anything and afraid of nothing

Nun on a Harley – When I was presenting the Channel 4 TV series called “Fortean TV” back in the late nineties, I never knew what wildly unusual ideas the Director would come up with next. We went to haunted houses; we filmed haunted castles; making programmes about hypnotic dogs; we recorded conversations between cats … Continue reading “Nun on a Harley – Bikers: game for anything and afraid of nothing”

Adventures at Cabo de Especial – I could still hold the Harley

A few years ago, when I was doing a lot of TV work, some friends and colleagues at BBC Wales were approached by the Discovery Channel to make a series for them which was scheduled to be called “Castles of Horror” on one channel and “Bloody Towers” on another.  I was delighted when the BBC Wales … Continue reading “Adventures at Cabo de Especial – I could still hold the Harley”

Riding a Motorbike is a Way of Life – My First Bike

As far as I’m concerned riding a motorbike is more than just a great means of transport: and it’s more than the most exhilarating form of travel. It’s a 100% way of life. You and the bike together become a sort of totality. I bought my very first bike, a BSA 500cc, way back in … Continue reading “Riding a Motorbike is a Way of Life – My First Bike”