CGM blog: Some forward thinking

I’m a big fan of Radio 5 Live’s morning phone in, writes Teresa Green. A recent instalment focusing on bad behaviour on public transport, including size nine shoes on seats and hasty retreats into newspapers as soon as a pregnant woman steps on board, was excellent, albeit depressing. Both have happened to me – at six months pregnant I gave up my seat for women eight months gone as blokes…

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CGM blog: Squeezed

By Chris Green Did you see Squeeze’s appearance on The Andrew Marr Show yesterday morning? There was PM David Cameron talking about council estates and welfare cuts when right next to him – armed with their own weapons of mass construction (guitars and microphones) – stood Squeeze, fronted by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook, two of this country’s finest songwriters and south east Londoners who grew up on the sort…

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CGM blog: Bowie – hero for many days

By Chris Green One word sprang to mind when I heard the sad news about the death of David Bowie – legacy. Bowie dotted all the ‘i’s – he was an innovator, he influenced and inspired, had endless ideas and was a genuine individual and instigator. That’s some legacy. He was also brave – starting conversations about sexuality and gender identification – and it ran through his music. Bowie was…

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