Monday, 20 January 2014

Beware! Blogger On Air!

radio presenter http://www.madmumof7.com Radio Dacorum
Madmumof7. Mother, wife, blogger & now-radio presenter
It's only just started to sink in that after my guest appearance on our local radio station a couple of weeks ago I was offered the opportunity to join their team as their newest presenter.

I'm writing this on a Sunday evening - tomorrow for the first time I will take over the studio between 10am and 12 noon as the newest presenter of The Mummy Mix at Radio Dacorum.

It's an innovative idea dreamed up by fellow blogger Mary Louise from My Model Mummy who  sponsors a daily two hour slot - 10am-12 noon every day- where a team of mums present a  mix of music and chat around parenting, fitness, fun and random thoughts and I was delighted to be asked to join them.

Sometime's they'll host alone, sometimes we will team up which guarantees lots of chatting and cackling as we enjoy ourselves so much it's as if we are in a cafe or our kitchens instead of a radio studio!

The show has already been nominated for an LBP (Loved by Parents) award and Mary Louise hopes one day you'll be able to hear us over the FM airwaves as well as via your laptop, smartphone or tablet (there's even a Radio Dacorum app!)
two radio hosts, The Mummy Mix, Radio Dacorum
Bloggers Madmumof7 & My Model Mummy on the air.

You can listen easily from anywhere in the world! Just follow the link from my blog home page - take a peek to the right of this post and you will see a Radio Dacorum badge - if the elves who make the magical stuff happen on my website are awake and I remembered to feed them -if you click on the button you should be taken straight to the website where you can not only choose to listen but also watch us via the studio webcam. This could be interesting if I'm having a menopausal moment like last time I was on air!

In the meantime I will be doing my best to remember when and which buttons to press and sliders to move and trying hard not to say any naughty words when the mic is on. Assuming I've remembered how to put it on that is.




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14 comments:

  1. Wow, what an exciting thing to do! I've always fancied this myself :)

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  2. Afra this is fantastic!! well done you it sounds super exciting my lovely xxx

    thanks for linking up with #MagicMoments x

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  3. How exciting!! Hope it went well! Congrats x

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  4. Congrats, that's wonderful and I love the sound of the show. I used to be the film critic for BBC Radio Leeds and I loved it...that buzz from being on air or filming for TV is extraordinary isn't it!

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  5. Oh wow Afra that is amazing news - you must be over the moon! How exciting to be a radio presenter! Think I know the station from when I lived in Berkhamsted too. So brilliant, best of luck lovely - not that you need it! Thank you for sharing with #whatsthestory

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  6. Fantastic post! Welcome to the team and thanks for the plug! Great photos ; )

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  7. who would have thought that this is where your journey would lead to when you stepped off the train we were on together! So pleased for you - you are a natural. Rxx

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  8. Hiya, I missed the show today, I will def catch it next week! Hope it went well.... when can I come in?! :) xx

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  9. Afra - I loved listening to you present last Thursday - you were fab (and thanks for the mention - you little STAR you). I tried to get the app at work but couldn't. I will listen as often is possible as you had me in stitches on several occasions. Did you end up going to the Burlesque class?

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  10. Lucas says - wow - does this mean your famous? If you are, can you please tell the Mother that I NEED more Haribo. Thank you for saying my name on the radio - I told my teacher this and she thought it was very cool xx #magicmoments

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  11. Ohhh how exciting! Don't think I'd ever be brave enough to be honest! x

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