I was invited to go into “The voice”, Barnstaple, a local radio station in North Devon to chat about my blog.
I have been on the radio several times before; when I was campaigning to upgrade my local park (read more about this in my post titled power to the people-battle to upgrade Rock park) and when radio Devon asked me to comment on one of their parenting discussions, so I wasn’t feeling at all nervous this time.
First of all my sister who was pushing my wheelchair and I entered the building by the wrong door but a kind gentleman soon put us right and made me a coffee as we were early.
At 10.15 the appointed time we went into the studio where I sat in front of the microphone.
I asked the D.J. Paul Hopper if I was going to broadcast live, to which he replied,”Yes”.
He asked me a few questions, such as why I blog and what I write about. I think I answered the questions quite well and tried hard not to speak too quickly ( which is something that I am aware that I tend to do).
Afterwards I realised that I had forgotten to mention during the broadcast that as well as writing parenting/child minding tips and advice I also review related products, but it was too late now.
After the interview had finished I asked Paul if he would be kind enough to send me a copy of the recording- here it is:
A few friends and relations told me afterwards that they had listened to the show when it went out and that I did well and sounded great (personally, I don’t like the sound of my own voice).
I would recommend other bloggers to contact their local radio station, as it is a fantastic opportunity to promote your blog.
As always comments/questions are welcome