Giving the Thought for the Day on the Beeb!
I was recently asked by BBC Coventry and Warwickshire radio to give their Thought for the Day. Three minutes or so, they said, on any subject I wanted…
The only guidance was that it should be conversational in tone, not sounding as if it was being read. Thankfully, timing is one of my strengths as a celebrant (it is a vital skill), and also delivering ceremonies with sincerity and conviction means I have the ability to write a script as it should be spoken – a very important distinction!
As it was coming up to Christmas, I decided to think about those facing a Christmas alone…..
You can catch my 3 minutes broadcast at 52.42 minute point http://bbc.in/1NbSRCN
It evidently went well, as they have asked if I will do a regular slot for them. I’d be delighted!