Preparing for my arrival

Simon AllabyAudio, Story

Celebrities who travel the world often send ahead a long list of ‘riders’ – detailed instructions on how they expect to be treated on arrival. For example, it’s reported that … Read More

A Royal Visitor

Simon AllabyAudio, Story

The story is told of a poor widow who lived on the Balmoral Estate during the time of Queen Victoria. Falling into poverty after the death of her husband she … Read More

Keeping the light on at Christmas

Simon AllabyAudio, Story

Without a hint of irony, the president of the Sark Chamber of Commerce heaped praise in his island’s electricity company. He said that they had been ‘nothing but generous especially … Read More