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  1. Punters now wise to Size's highly educated debutants

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken John Size trains winners like pigeons poop on statues- it all just seems so natural and with such an air of inevitability. And his patient handling to give Can Do so much ... to win on a racecourse debut is also a serious task, even if they look to have above-average ability. Size has been as good at it as anyone and Can Do was his seventh debut winner this season ...

  2. Impressive debutant makes no mistake for Whyte and Size

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken The most impressive victory of the day was left to John Size's debutant Glorious Days in the sixth, who rescued an otherwise forgettable afternoon for champion jockey Douglas Whyte. Size and Whyte had short-priced Croesus and Supreme Jewellery beaten out of the placings, but Glorious Days didn't let anyone down in strolling home at his local debut, coming ...

  3. History comes to life - literally

    Posted Jul 27th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Frozen in Time Ali Sparkes Published by Oxford ISBN 9780192727558 Novelists invent many ingenious ways of getting parents out of the way so that teenagers can find themselves in a situation that leads to a good story. In Frozen in Time, Ali Sparkes comes ...

  4. Who's got talent?

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Written by John Millen This week we look at a phenomenon that has swept the globe: the television talent show Make me a star Choose the correct words to complete this short article A talent show is a live (performance / listening) programme where (workers / contestants) sing, dance or perform for (prizes / stars). Over the past few years, almost every television company ...

  5. The soap show

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Written by John Millen This week We take a look at soap operas and why they are so popular Soap operas are a much-loved part of popular culture all over the world. From South America to Scotland, soaps play an important part in television schedules and millions of viewers watch them. What are soap operas and why are they so popular? What Makes a Soap Opera so Gripping? Do you watch ...

  6. A little to the Left and making all the right noises

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by John Lloyd

    ... The Sinister Left describe themselves as 'strange' and 'weird', and they wouldn't have it any other way, writes John Lloyd The Sinister Left are not evil ... of the much-maligned flavour enhancer - which layers meditative Mogwai-like riffs over a rolling beat and brooding vocals. 'They're a great band,' says John Saeki of Transnoodle, an outfit ...

  7. Danger awaits in London street

    Posted May 29th 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... In 2002, British author Graham Taylor made headlines all over the world when his self-published debut novel became an international hit. To get Shadowmancer into print and onto bookshelves, Taylor sold his motorbike and put the money into getting his book ...

  8. A good old-fashioned thriller

    Posted May 09th 2004, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Published by Scholastic ISBN 0 439 97781 9 John Millen can be contacted on MillenBookshelf@aol.com . ...

  9. A star is born

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Every so often, the old guard of Hollywood stars crumbles and audiences discover a fresh face. You are a talented young British actor and you are lucky enough to get yourself a key part in one of the biggest-grossing film series of all time. You are tall, ...

  10. Music tells a vivid story

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Can a piece of music tell a story? Is it possible to understand what is going on in a story without words and pictures to tell us? The great Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev (1891 - 1953) thought that he could tell a story just by using instruments of th ...




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