My Desert Island Discs


“Desert Island Discs” is a Radio Four program in which people choose eight music tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island?

Here’s my most recent choices:




I’ve listed these alphabetically by the performer:


“Eva Braun” by the Boomtown Rats


“Elstree” by the Buggles


            “Do The Hucklebuck” by Coast to Coast


“Concerto for a Rainy Day” by the Electric Light Orchestra


“Tom Hark” by the Piranhas


“Silly Thing” by the Sex Pistols


“Waterproof” originally by Sparks – but actually I prefer the cover version by Steve Marseille and Eric Boydston


“Hymn” originally by Ultravox - – but actually I prefer this cover version




“The Mote in God’s Eye” by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle




Can I ask for half a ton of Lego?