The enchanting music from “The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe”


When I was a child, I was mesmerised by “The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe”. This TV series, shown by the BBC in the sixties, was made all the more magical by the fact that the film copy used by the BBC looked about a hundred years old and the beautiful music blared out, in a slightly distorted way.

Imagine my delight when I discovered that the original soundtrack from the series is available from all good streaming services! The music is by Robert Mellin and Gian-Piero Reverberi.

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“Sorry. I’m not a biker, I’m a Liberal” – Brecon campaign diary

Brecon and Radnorshire is an enormous constituency. By my reckoning it takes up about a seventh of Wales. Geographically, it is the largest constituency in Wales and England.

There are two HQs for the Brecon and Radnorshire campaign. The Brecon HQ is perhaps most accessible for those coming from the south of England. The HQ in Llandrindod Wells is probably a better bet for those coming from the north. Continue reading