The YouTube Files – The Tony Ferrino Phenomenon.

The Tony Ferrino Phenomenon (BBC2, 1997)

I recently got hold of some more old TV magazines, and one of them contained a picture of a comedy show that I don’t remember watching at the time but I have heard a lot about it, so I pleased when I managed to track it down on YouTube as I thought it would be worthy of a review (also to my surprise it seems that it has been released on DVD but this’ll do for now).

Steve Coogan is someone who has been on TV since the late-80s as a comedian and impressionist, and by the mid-90s he had gone on to further success with his characters Paul Calf and Alan Partridge along with his BBC2 sketch show Coogan’s Run. So on New Year’s Day 1997 it was time to launch a new character who was sure to be a hit with the viewers… wasn’t he? vlcsnap-00979

Tony Ferrino was the stylish Portuguese heartthrob singing sensation who thought a lot of himself, a star all over Europe who is now bringing his music to the UK with this show, accompanied by some special guests. This was a 45-minute music and variety show that had something of an old-school feel to it, with plenty of top-notch entertainment along the way. vlcsnap-00977

Tony performed some of his songs, and most of the jokes came from his dubious grip on the English language. We also had a look back at his career, including a performance with his brothers in 1970 (who have since mysteriously disappeared), and when he won the Eurovision Song Contest by a landslide in 1980. The first guest was Kim Wilde (I presume that the celebrity guests knew Ferrino was a parody?). vlcsnap-00976

Then it was time for a duet with Gary Wilmot. One of the highlights was “Bigamy At Christmas”, a song which was released as a single in the UK (yes really, it reached no. 42 in November 1996). And finally, having recently recovered from being strangled by an elastic song, Mick Huckhall joined Tony for a rousing performance of “Help Yourself”. But that wasn’t the end, as just two days later there was… vlcsnap-00970

Introducing Tony Ferrino, Who And Why? A Quest (BBC2, 1997)

This was a 30-minute show that was more of a documentary including an interview with Ferrino, giving us a further insight into his remarkable career, along with a look behind-the-scenes of The Tony Ferrino Phenomenon, and a plug for his great new album. Coogan also appeared on TV shows around this time in character including BBC1’s Clive Anderson All Talk, and Comic Relief (where he sang with Bjork). vlcsnap-00973

With a couple of high-profile specials Ferrino really was given a big push, but the odd thing is that he really didn’t catch on with viewers which was rather disappointing (there was also an album released but it wasn’t a hit), by the end of 1997 Coogan was back to playing Alan Partridge with much more success, and Ferrino has just about never been referenced since.

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Game Show Memories – Pointless Celebrities Christmas Special.

Pointless Celebrities Christmas Special (BBC1, 2018)

Now I know that this is from only last month so it’s not very nostalgic, and another Christmas has now come and gone, but it was such a terrific TV moment that I just had to do a piece on it. It’s yet another celebrity edition of game show Pointless, hosted by Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman, where you are rewarded for your knowledge that would be useless to you in just about any other situation, and they’ve put up the tree specially. vlcsnap-00962

The four celebrity teams taking part are Dave Hill and Rob Davis, Roger McGough and Sally Lindsay, Jamelia and Sonia, and the reason that I am doing this piece, Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward of Bananarama fame, making their first appearance on the show since November 2013 when they made the final but missed out on the jackpot by just one point, something that clearly still haunts them all these years later. Can they go one better this time? vlcsnap-00964

I should also point out that Brix Smith who featured in a piece that I did a while back when I found a picture of her in a pub very close to where I live in Bethnal Green alongside none other than Miss Siobhan Fahey that got me very excited appeared on Pointless Celebrities in April 2016 as part of a fashion-themed edition, but she got knocked out in the second round and didn’t win, oh dear. Today’s jackpot is £2,500. vlcsnap-00963

The first round is about cities in the show, can you identify these places at wintertime. Sara and Keren go through with a score of 88, the lowest in the round, and Dave and Rob are knocked out. Next is festive music, synonyms of Christmas carols to be precise. After a couple of good answers Sara and Keren progress with a score of 40 (again the lowest score in the round), and Roger and Sally are knocked out. vlcsnap-00965

The next round is Sara and Keren v Jamelia and Sonia (something of a surprise considering how useless Jamelia was on ITV’s Tipping Point: Lucky Stars recently). First up, pictures of famous people with Father Christmas. Sara and Keren win this 41-65. Second is members of Monty Python, and as Sara and Keren win this 22-96, they don’t even need to go to the third question and they are into the final again and maintain their unbeaten record! vlcsnap-00966

For making the final, they win a Pointless trophy! I presume they would already have one from last time, maybe they could give this one to a friend or just throw it in the bin. They choose the category Things Inbetween. They make their choices on countries alphabetically between the Marshall Islands and the Solomon Islands, and go for Rwanda, Papua New Guinea and Samoa. They could be in with a chance here! vlcsnap-00968

Rwanda scores four points, and Papua New Guinea scores one. This is their last chance with Samoa. And this time, well look at that, they go all the way and get their Pointless answer and they have won £2,500 for charity, congratulations! That really is terrific. And just when you thought that it couldn’t get any more exciting, the show closes with a song from Alexander. vlcsnap-00967

It seems that Sara and Keren really do know their stuff, and just when I thought that they couldn’t be any more terrific they start winning game shows. And they must enjoy it as they have appeared on another one since in January 2019, this time on BBC2’s Celebrity Antiques Road Trip where again they were very entertaining. Maybe it could be a new career for them if their next album flops.

More TV Memories – Bid Best Bits – Part 10.

It’s time for yet another one of these (don’t worry, there aren’t many more planned to come). It’s hard to believe that this channel closed almost five years ago now, and here’s a look back at one of the happier memories. I even enjoyed the promotions on Bid between the auctions, and I thought that these were the best ones, highlighting the best way to bid, and definitely the worst way.

Firstly, there is one that features two women, one walks in and says “that looks interesting” (with plenty of bad acting thrown in) but they are right because it’s the auction channel. Andy Hodgson is currently selling a watch so who wouldn’t be tempted? I know I have said that it would have been good for other Bid/Price-Drop presenters including Greg Scott and Peter Simon to have gone on to further success, but it’s a real shame that Andy never had a go hosting on a higher-profile TV channel because I thought he was great. vlcsnap-00002

So the number is dialled (you don’t need to register!), and after listening to Andy’s lovely warm pre-recorded voice (remember it is not a conversation), a bid of £55 is made, which is high enough to be top of the leaderboard. To prove that it is live and interactive, Andy gives her a namecheck and a thumbs up (“well done Hazel that looks like!”), before closing the auction to much celebration, hooray. It’s that easy. vlcsnap-00003

Even better was this total failure. Should he bid £10 more? Elisa Portelli is about to close the auction on a cutlery set, so it’s the last chance to bid. He’s now at the bottom of the auction and time is running out. He’s done it plenty of times before though. “Simon, bid again!”. Despite being constantly told by Elisa and everybody else to bid again, he seems to be very relaxed about this inevitable mishap. vlcsnap-00006

Should Simon bid again? “I’m fine! I made my bid nice and early in the auction”. His bid of £24 is out of the auction so he’s got to do it now, but he couldn’t care less. The auction is closed and the realisation of what a fool he is suddenly hits him. Elisa did warn him about ten times though, it has to be made clear. The best thing about this promotion though was what happened afterwards. vlcsnap-00008

This was because the presenters started to comment on it, including Adam Freeman who would say “silly Simon!”. But best of all was Mike Mason, who when someone called Simon did drop out of one of his auctions, he would start to say “Simon, bid again, Simon!” in a silly voice. And he still did it after the promotion ended, and even after Elisa had left, and it made me laugh every time.

The Comedy Vault – Rock And Chips.

Rock And Chips (BBC1, 2010-2011)

It’s well known that many people think Only Fools And Horses is one of the greatest British sitcoms, so its story doesn’t need much explaining here, I thought instead that I would look back at one of the other parts of the show. There wasn’t really much left to say in the original version… but viewers still wanted more, so how about doing something different.

There had already been a sequel written by John Sullivan called The Green Green Grass which featured Boycie and his family and ran for four series on BBC1. So how about a prequel! This would also be written by Sullivan, but this time it would focus on Del Boy in his younger years. The first episode was called Rock And Chips and it was set in Peckham in 1960. vlcsnap-00951

This series would be an opportunity to answer some questions about the show, like the identify of Rodney’s father, and we would also be able to meet Del’s mum Joan who had been referenced in a lot of episodes for the first time. James Buckley (best known for The Inbetweeners) was cast as Del, Kellie Bright (later to star in EastEnders) was Joan, and Nicholas Lyndhurst would also feature, but who would he play considering Rodney hadn’t been born at this point? vlcsnap-00955

There was much anticipation about this opening episode that was 90 minutes long and was more of a comedy-drama. As well as Del and his mum, we would also meet his dad Reg and his granddad (whose first name was revealed to be Ted). Even in those days Del (who was about 15 at the time) was mates with the likes of Boycie, Denzil and Trigger, while his relatives were often down local pub The Nag’s Head. Also featuring was Freddie “The Frog” Robdal, a safecracker who had just been released from prison. vlcsnap-00952

Joan works at a cinema and has two jobs that are selling the lollies and making the tea. She is also trying to get the family a house in a new block of high-rise flats, and there’s the organising of the first Jolly Boys Outing to Margate. Del has recently left school and decided to try and knock out some pop records down the market, he made himself a few quid and he never looked back. vlcsnap-00956

Joan has something of a fling with Freddie behind Reg’s back, and at the end of the first episode she gives birth to Rodney, and as Freddie was played by Nicholas Lyndhurst, there really was no doubt that he will grow up to look like his father. This episode did do well in the ratings, although it seemed to get rather average reviews from critics, but I do think that it was worthwhile. vlcsnap-00949

The second episode was called “Five Gold Rings” and was also something of a Christmas special that was set at the end of 1960. Del has got hold of some dodgy rings and then tries to go out with every girl that he can so he pretend that he is giving them all some expensive diamond engagement rings. Grandma Violet also turns up to look after the infant Rodney, and Joan decides to dye her hair as if she wasn’t glamorous enough already. vlcsnap-00961

The third episode was called “The Frog And The Pussycat” and set during 1961 and 1962. Del and his mates have now got themselves some fancy mopeds and are trying to impress the girls by taking them out to restaurants. Joan is still carrying on with Freddie who is in trouble again, while wondering if she should leave Reg and trying to keep her job at the cinema and look after the growing Rodney. vlcsnap-00953

I don’t know if any more episodes were planned, as we didn’t get to the point in the story where Freddie killed himself after he accidentally sat on his detonator while trying to break open another safe, Reg walked out on the family, or Joan became ill and died in 1964, because just before the third episode was shown, John Sullivan, the man behind Only Fools And Horses, The Green Green Grass and Rock And Chips (along with other popular sitcoms including Citizen Smith and Just Good Friends) died, he was remembered by many as a great comedy writer.

All three episodes of Rock And Chips have been released on DVD (but they contain no extras). But the story still hasn’t ended there, in more recent years there have been some books released featuring Del Boy’s views on life (written by John Sullivan’s sons), and there is also an Only Fools And Horses musical planned (yes, really), I’m sure it’ll be cushty.

The story so far…

Around this time of year I like to do an update, and recently I did a list of the TV shows that I have yet to review on this blog, so here is a now rather long list of the shows that I have reviewed already. If you like the look of anything that you might find interesting or think will bring back memories, why not take a look at the piece, it’d be great to know what you think!

Absolutely
Ad Fab
The Adam And Joe Show
The Adventure Game
The Adventures Of Captain Zeelig
The Adventures Of Sam And Max: Freelance
After You’ve Gone
Alfresco
Alias
All Clued Up
All Over The Shop
Allsorts
The Alphabet Game
Animaniacs
Ant And Dec Unzipped
The Armstrong And Miller Show
Art Attack
As If
Ask The Family
Atlantis High
Auntie’s Bloomers
Babes In The Wood
Backdate
Bad Influence
Bananaman
Bang Bang It’s Reeves And Mortimer
Bargain Hunt
Barking
Beast
Beat The Teacher
Bid TV
Big Break
The Big Breakfast
Big Brother
Big Train
The Biggest Game In Town
A Bit Of Fry And Laurie
Bits
Bitsa
Blankety Blank
Blind Date
Blockbusters
Bob And Margaret
Bob Martin
Bob Monkhouse On Game Shows
Bob Says Opportunity Knocks
Bob’s Fab Ads
Bob’s Full House
Bob’s Your Uncle
Bodger And Badger
Brainstorm
BrainTeaser
The Brittas Empire
Bruiser
Bullseye
Busman’s Holiday
Bygones
Call My Bluff
Catchphrase
Catchword
CatDog
Caught In The Act
CD:UK
Celebrity Squares
Chain Letters
The Chart Show
The Chase
Cheap Cheap Cheap
Chewin’ The Fat
Child’s Play
ChuckleVision
Clockwise
The Common Denominator
Coogan’s Run
Concentration
Cone Zone
Connections
Count Arthur Strong
Countdown
Cow And Chicken
Crazy Cottage
Cross Wits
Crossroads
Cryptogram
The Crystal Maze
Cult Toons
The Dance Years
Danger – Marmalade At Work
Danger Mouse
Danny Baker After All
Dare To Believe
Daria
Dark Angel
The Day Today
Dead Man Weds
Deal Or No Deal
The Dennis The Menace And Gnasher Show
Dick And Dom In Da Bungalow
Dilbert
Dinosaurs
Dizzy Heights
Do The Right Thing
Don’t Blow The Inheritance
Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush
Double Dare
Doug
Dr Terrible’s House Of Horrible
Dr Zitbag’s Transylvania Pet Shop
Ed, Edd ‘N’ Eddy
Educating Marmalade
The End Of Thames
End Of Part One
Every Second Counts
Everybody’s Equal
The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin
Family Affairs
Family Fortunes
Family Guy
Fantasy Football League
FAQ
Fast Friends
The Fast Show
Father Ted
Fifteen-To-One
Finders Keepers
First Class
Fluke
Football League Extra
FOT
Four Square
Freakazoid!
The Friday Zone
Full Swing
Fully Booked
Fun House
Futurama
Gambit
Gamesmaster
Garfield And Friends
Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace
The Generation Game
Get Fresh
Get Stuffed!!
Get Your Own Back
Ghost Train
Give Us A Clue
Gladiators
Glam Metal Detectives
Going For Gold
Going Live!
Goodbye To All That
Goodnight Sweetheart
Grandstand
The Great Bong
Green Wing
Hangar 17
Happiness
Happy Families
Hardware
Harry And Cosh
Harry Enfield’s Brand Spanking New Show
Harry Hill
Harry Hill’s Shark-Infested Custard
Harry Hill’s TV Burp
Harry’s Mad
Have I Got News For You
Having A Pop
Headjam
Hey Arnold!
The High Life
Hippies
The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy
Hollyoaks
Hospital!
Hot Metal
Hotlinks
How 2
Hububb
Ideal
I’m Alan Partridge
In The Grid
Incognito
Incredible Games
Is It Legal?
The IT Crowd
It’ll Be Alright On The Night
It’s A Mad World World World World
It’s Not!
ITV Results Service
The Jack Docherty Show
Jangles
Jem
Jeopardy!
The Joke Machine
Jumble
Just A Gigolo
Just A Minute
Kappatoo
Keynotes
Knightmare
Knowing Me Knowing You
The Krypton Factor
KYTV
Last Chance Lottery
The Last Salute
Late Lunch
Let’s Get Quizzical
Light Lunch
Lingo
Live & Kicking
Live With Chris Moyles
Look And Read
Look Around You
Lose A Million
Lucky Feller
Lucky Ladders
Lucky Numbers
The Machine
The Magic Comedy Strip
Man Stroke Woman
Married For Life
Married… With Children
Masterchef
Mastermind
Masterteam
Me, You And Him
Mega Mania
Men Behaving Badly
Midas Touch
The Mighty Boosh
Mike And Angelo
Mind The Gap
Miss-Takes
The Mitchell And Webb Situation
Monkey Trousers
Monster Cafe
Motormouth
Mouse Trap
Move On Up
The Movie Game
Mr Bean
Mr Don And Mr George
The Music Game
My Wonderful Life
Name That Tune
Nathan Barley
Ned’s Newt
The Nelly Nut Show
Never Mind The Buzzcocks
NHS Loto
Night And Day
Night Fever
No Win No Fee
Noel’s House Party
The Noise
Not Going Out
Not With A Bang
The O Zone
Odd One Out
The Office (ITV)
One Foot In The Grave
The 100 Greatest TV Adverts
100%
One To Win (BBC1)
One To Win (Channel 5)
Only Connect
Only Fools And Horses
Our Hero
Ox Tales
Parallel 9
Parallel Playback
Pass The Buck
Peep Show
The Pepsi Chart
Perfect Recall
Perfection
The Peter Serafinowicz Show
Pets Win Prizes
Phoenix Nights
Pinky And The Brain
Play Your Cards Right
Playing For Time
Pointless
Police Squad!
Pop Upstairs Downstairs
Potsworth And Co.
Press Your Luck
The Preventers
Price-Drop TV
The Price Is Right
A Prince Among Men
Punt And Dennis
The Pyramid Game
A Question Of Pop
A Question Of Sport
Quiz Call
Quizmania
Radio Roo
Rainbow
Raise The Roof
Reactive
Ready Steady Cook
The Real Ghostbusters
Reboot
Remote Control
The Ren And Stimpy Show
Robot Wars
Rock Profile
Rocko’s Modern Life
Room 101
Round The Bend
The Roxy
The Royle Family
Rugrats
Run The Risk
Runway
Sale Of The Century
The Saturday Roadshow
Scratchy And Co.
Scrubs
Seinfeld
Sharp’s Funday
Shooting Stars
The Simpsons
The $64,000 Question
The Sketch Show
Skull
Smack The Pony
Small Talk
The Smell Of Reeves And Mortimer
Smith And Jones
The Smoking Room
So What Now?
Sometime, Never
Sooty And Co.
The Spa
Space Ghost Coast To Coast
Space Vets
Spaced
Spatz
Spellbound
SpongeBob SquarePants
Sporting Triangles
Sportsmasters
Star Test
Stars In Their Eyes
Steal
The Steam Video Company
The Strange World Of Gurney Slade
The Strangerers
Strike It Lucky
Stupid
Sunnyside Farm
Supermarket Sweep
Swiss Toni
Take Your Pick
Takeover Bid
Talk About
Talking Telephone Numbers
Tarby’s Frame Game
Taz-Mania
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles
Tell The Truth
Telly Addicts
Tellystack
Tenable
Tenball
Terror Towers
The Terry And Gaby Show
TFI Friday
That Mitchell And Webb Look
That’s Life!
That’s Showbusiness
They Think It’s All Over
The Thin Blue Line
Think Tank
30 Years Of LWT
This Is 5!
This Is Your Life
3-2-1
Through The Keyhole
Tickle On The Tum
Time Gentlemen Please
Timekeepers
Timeline
Tiny Toon Adventures
Tipping Point
To Me… To You…
Today’s The Day
Top Banana
Top Of The Pops
Topranko!
Touch Me, I’m Karen Taylor
The Tribe
Tricky
Trivial Pursuit
Turnabout
TV Heroes
TV Mayhem
TVGoHome
TV’s Finest Failures
2DTV
Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps
Two Stupid Dogs
The UK Top 40
University Challenge
Vic Reeves Big Night Out
Videotech
Virtually Impossible
Wake Up London
Watching
We Know Where You Live
The Weakest Link
What’s Happening
What’s My Line?
What’s Up Doc
Wheel Of Fortune
Where’s Wally?
Whittle
Who Dares Wins
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire
The Wide Awake Club
Win Beadle’s Money
Win, Lose Or Draw
The Winjin’ Pom
Winner Takes All
Winning Lines
Wipeout
Wizadora
Wogan’s Web
The Wolvis Family
Wordplay
The World According To Smith And Jones
World Of Pub
You Bet!
You’ve Been Framed!
Your Mother Wouldn’t Like It
Zzzap!

More TV Memories – The Magic Comedy Strip.

The Magic Comedy Strip (ITV, 1992)

I’ve never really been a huge fan of magic shows on TV over the years, but this is one that I remember watching as it featured a mixture of magic along with some comedy routines. The Magic Comedy Strip was shown on ITV in 1992, around the time of the last gasp of old-style variety shows, there wouldn’t really be room on TV for anything like this not long after.

Following a nice animated opening sequence, we were introduced to the regular group of performers who would take part every week. These were Rudy Coby, an American who could do some rather unusual things with his arms and legs, American David Williamson who would often do clever card tricks, and Jeff Hobson, another American who would often involve studio audience members in his tricks and stunts. Also regularly appearing were the illusionist double-act the Pendragons who usually did some dazzling things, along with a few guest acts from around the world. vlcsnap-00947

The highlight of The Magic Comedy Strip for me though was the regular appearances by Joe Pasquale. This was the first time that I can remember seeing him on TV, and I know that people can find his style rather irritating, but yes, I thought that he was funny. I was eight years old at the time, alright? He had a rather strange voice (“I know a song that will get on your nerves…“) and he could do some silly tricks. And of course he went on to further success including a comedy show with Bradley Walsh and hosting a revival of classic game show The Price Is Right on ITV. vlcsnap-00943

Although it was fun I’m fairly sure that The Magic Comedy Strip ran for only six editions and it hasn’t been seen since (it doesn’t even have a Wikipedia entry), with the exception of one of Joe Pasquale’s routines turning up in the final programme shown on Thames in 1992, and a few outtake shows also featured one of David Williamson’s card tricks going wrong. He learnt never to work with children or animals the hard way. vlcsnap-00944

Another reason The Magic Comedy Strip might not have returned was because it was shown at 7pm on ITV, a weekday slot which will seemingly feature nothing else but Emmerdale until the end of time, so no other type of show can ever be tried out there now, but there were some talented people taking part and it certainly made Monday evenings more lively while it lasted. strip0001

The YouTube Files – A Morning With TV-am.

A Morning With TV-am (TV-am, 1988)

After some of my recent pieces looking back at TV adverts were successful, I thought that I would do another one. I was pleased to find a full edition of TV-am on YouTube courtesy of Gavin Martin, and it was recorded on 16 November 1988. This piece will concentrate on the adverts that were shown, but there will also be some comments about a few other things that are notable.

The first few years of TV-am were rather traumatic as has been well documented, with many struggles to fill advert breaks in the early days, but they were in a much better situation by this point after almost six years on air, the format had settled down. TV-am begins at 6am and the first hour is The Morning Programme featuring the latest news, sport, business and so on. vlcsnap-00923

The first break is at about 6:16am (I was never very good at being able to tell the time by TV-am’s onscreen clock) featuring only a couple of adverts, but there is a rather odd one for Wisdom toothbrushes. The next break is at about 6:40am and features one of the highlights from this video, an advert that I remember for the Early Learning Centre featuring a rather odd talking doll. vlcsnap-00930

The next break includes Ross (a lot of these adverts seem to be voiced by Chris Tarrant), Thomson with Cilla Black, Sellotape’s special crystals, a bowlful of Corn Flakes and the excitement of Rolo which has one extra free. At 7am we go into the second hour and the start of Good Morning Britain which is the main segment of TV-am and features Mike Morris among the hosts. vlcsnap-00931

Following Gyles Brandreth’s postbag and Huckleberry Hound, the next break is at about 7:30am, and features lots of adverts for children’s toys. I don’t think it was half-term, maybe the Christmas rush was about to begin. The only trail during TV-am for a programme coming later on ITV is for Des O’Connor Tonight with guests including the chart-topping Five Star and Les Dennis. vlcsnap-00932

Then after yet another news update, adverts include the Bed Bugs board game (I think I had that one), Commodore Amiga, Tyco Super Dough and Transformers. The celebrity guest being interviewed on the sofa that day was the singer Tiffany. Then there are more toy adverts including Super Cup Football (I want one for Christmas!), McDonald’s, Perfection (this one looks like it’s from about ten years earlier), Baby Secrets, Yawnies, Hobby Girl… well there are definitely no sale adverts shown endlessly here. vlcsnap-00938

The first break after 8am brings us more even toy adverts including Fisher-Price and Grand Prix racing (it’s faster than the real thing), I am starting to think that this is a children’s channel. Then there are even more for Nosy Bears, Mr Chimney Pot (whatever that was), Ghost Castle (another board game that I’m fairly sure I had), Cup Final, Spirograph, Tuneyville Choo-Choo, Tesco (even they’re promoting toys), and squeezed inbetween all of this is another weather update. vlcsnap-00939

Then we have a rather rare non-toy one for McCain’s Moon Waffles, tasty. We are now past 9am an into the final segment of the morning which is After Nine. Just a couple of short breaks here featuring cheese and one last lot of toys before it’s exercise time with Lizzie. And with that weird eggcup copyright picture, that’s the end for another day. vlcsnap-00941