Shivering Sands 1960's

Some never before published transparencies of the Radio City Towers, Shivering Sands, shot on a SLR Pentax. It's very difficult to accurately date the slides but know I took the photographs in the late 1960's

You can see the catwalks have begun to disintegrate of their own accord, we've no recollection or record of members of the armed forces being involved with pulling them down : Shivering Sands 1960's

Shivering Sands G1
Thin Red Line 78rpm

Red Sands Fort Radio Themes

Months of painstaking research makes for the most complete list of all the radio stations to date that have broadcast from the Red Sands Forts - Invicta, KING, 390, Red Sands Radio : Red Sands Fort Radio Themes

Clifton Hall

Clifton Hall

The grand & rather lovely original Clifton Hall was from 1961 home of Reg Calverts School of Rock & Roll

We take a leisurely stroll from the Oxford Canal to Clifton-Upon-Dunsmore, if you undertake the walk respect that Clifon Hall is a private residence : Clifton Hall

Hair Cut

Johnny Flux

Pictured above the Manish Boys with Johnny Flux who made his radio debut on Radio City brandishing the lawn edge shears. From Musician, DJ, Record Producer to creator of Metal Mickey : Johnny Flux

Still some contributions in hand for this feature

So get it off your chest here at :  One Subject One Link

This time a thought or two with an opinion about the quality of presenters on todays radio

The lack of training and discipline, even their choice of songs

With so many stations both on-air and on-line programming maybe a voice at any cost isn't the answer : One Subject One Link


Vattenfall - Kentish Flats Windfarm

By request last summers  inauguration of the Kentish Flats Windfarm

Photographs of the sailing aboard the 'Balmoral' from Ramsgate Harbour to Herne Bay/Whitstable, passing Shivering Sands Fort en route, the ceremony, guests and a video clip of the Offshore Service Vessel 'Tornado' above passing through the windfarm speed : Vattenfall - Kentish Flats Windfarm

Offshore Documentaries

Crich Tram Run

Crich Tramway Village

Out & about if you've not been a trip to the Crich Tram Museum, Quary, Memorial & Woodland Sculpture Walk well worthwhilie  

Highly regarded not far from the hights of Abraham at Matlock. There's something for everyone including the museum, period pub, printers and the  workshops, plus unresticted rides on the trams : Crich Tramway Village

We're not done yet!

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Radio Sutch & City Roll Call

Radio Sutch & City - Part 15

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Red Sands Radio, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 2PF