Bland On Bland Poems

At the beginning of 2007 Jonnie Von Goes asked me to write a “weekly thematically related poem” for The JVG Radio Method. “BLAND ON BLAND” is the result.

You can hear the the show on Melbourne’s 3RRR radio station, Sundays between 2 and 4PM.

  • Bland On Bland – Cherry The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “ Cherry“. I don’t know what I was thinking today, I forgot to provide the background for today’s poem.  Yesterday (August the 5th) was the anniversary of the Cowra Breakout, the largest prisoner of war breakout of the Second World War. 359 Japanese prisoners of war broke out ...
  • Bland On Bland – Bitter The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “ Bitter “. Great show this week, one of the best. Special thanks to everyone who came along to the Lomond Hotel‘s “Players and Pullers” festival on Saturday, a brilliant day. Hope to see some of you on the 30th  Ed Bates was in what charitably could be ...
  • Bland On Bland – Best The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “ Best “. This week JVG gave us all a great theme to work with. Talk about spoilt for choice. The path I went with is an idea that kept popping up again and again during the week. I have to stop watching bad ‘B’ grade ...
  • Bland On Bland – Running The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “ Running “. It was a good one this week, the show had some great guests and JVG was feeling really up about how well his “In Oakleigh Tonight” show at the Caravan Club went. I enjoyed doing my spot there last week. The poem takes up ...
  • Bland On Bland – Never The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “ Never “. JVG was back again this week after the travails of the Community Cup last week (well done Rockdogs) but strangely there were no pictures. A more cynical person could think that this was a tad suspicious. The poem is another trip back to the ...