The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “Higher Power“. Officially this weeks theme is ” Songs with prominent exclamation directed to a higher power…” Really Jon? I mean that’s halfway to a haiku all by itself. The moment I read Jon’s email a voice began chanting ‘Canberra’. Most of you would have… Read More


The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “Alive“. After last weeks choice of “Living” Jon obviously had ideas he wanted to explore and so the week the choice was “Alive”. From my point of view, an excellent choice as the poem below will show. A memory from an age ago pushed its… Read More


The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “Living“. The theme Jon chose for today was “Living” so in a fit of perversity and let’s face it annoying Jon can be so much fun I took the opposite tack… Ed Bates provided the guitar backing, have a listen to how it went below…… Read More


The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “Jones“. Today we paid tribute to guitarist, songwriter and singer Spencer P. Jones (The Johnnys / The Beasts of Bourbon / Country Killed / Cuban Heels / Olympic Sideburns / North 2 Alaskans / Paul Kelly and the Coloured Girls / The Last Gasp /… Read More


The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “Lying Down“. Good afternoon Jon, and greetings for the last time, at least this trip, from Coventry. It’s quite incredible how similar in some ways our countries are. We have Tony Abbott and England has Boris Johnson. Both store their shoes in their mouths, both… Read More


The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “BALD“. Good afternoon Jon, and greetings this week from Manchester, one of my favourite cities in the UK and the birthplace of a lot of great bands and artists. Had a terrific, if not punishing four days at the Warwick Folk Festival last week –… Read More