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It's sports day again
Screen Break
Posted by Martin "oh goody, lots of swimming on the telly" Kelner on Jul 22, 2014 - 8:57:31 PM

When you've finished reading this, go on to You Tube and find the brilliant John Oliver asking of the Commonwealth Games, 'How is this still a thing?'

Meanwhile, here's a piece I wrote for the Guardian's Screen Break about the 2006 games...
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Your Chance To Be On The Radio
Bits and Pieces
Posted by Martin "Opportunity Knocks" Kelner on Jul 22, 2014 - 8:25:29 AM

It's mini One-on-One....

Now read on....
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Old Chestnuts Roasting by an Open Fire
Screen Break
Posted by Martin "Sleigh bells ring, are you listening?" Kelner on Jul 21, 2014 - 10:14:41 PM

For reasons you really don't need to know about, I was doing a search on my name, cancer, and Catholics, and came across this, reviving memories - for me at least - of the Christmas of 2003...
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How England lost the World Cup
Martin Writes..
Posted by Martin "still grieving" Kelner on Jul 6, 2014 - 12:15:12 PM

Here's my Racing Post column from June 28, 2014, revealing the reasons for England's early World Cup exit...
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O Lucky Man...
Martin Writes..
Posted by Martin "I should be so lucky, lucky, lucky, lucky" Kelner on May 26, 2014 - 5:09:50 PM

Lucky? Certainly. I survived major surgery twice; firstly for removal of a large abdominal tumour, and then for the excision of a tumour on a kidney.

Then again....
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In Praise of Eric - and the early days of Good Morning Britain
Martin Writes..
Posted by Martin "but of course" Kelner on May 10, 2014 - 8:33:36 PM

My column's in the Racing Post every Saturday, and occasionally features horse racing, but more often other stuff I've seen on the telly...
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Saturday - Best day of the week
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Posted by Martin "carpet slippers" Kelner on Apr 26, 2014 - 9:20:23 AM

My Racing Post 'sport-on-tv' column now appears in the paper each Saturday morning.  Here's my introductory Saturday column from a couple of weeks ago...
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A message to Philip Balmforth
Kelners Blog
Posted by Martin "condensed milk" Kelner on Apr 10, 2014 - 9:25:25 PM

I got the following message via this web site from one Philip Balmforth:  


"As a Radio Leeds listener, Where are you? you are missing from Radio Leeds and have not updated your 'blog' for ages"


As this Balmforth seems to be taking my absence somewhat personally, and has bravely identified himself as a Radio Leeds listener, I feel the least I can do is respond....

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