Flash
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Media
Flash is available for TV and radio interviews and features, and to write or feature in print and web articles. Below are a list of her appearances and topics covered to date. To book Flash, please call 07939 579090 or email flash@gorge.org.

Click here for her profile on her blog site, flashsays.com.

"Flash is a confident and articulate contributor. She has a wealth of knowledge on all things technical which she effortlessly conveys during interviews." - Victoria, Producer, BBC Learning

Flash with Mayor of London Boris Johnson
Flash with John Sergeant when filming for The ONE Show
Flash with Peter White when recording for You and Yours
Flash with Michaela Strachan when filming for Countryfile
Flash with Patrick Moore when filming for the Sky At Night
Television and Video
BBC World - The Olympics so far, July 2012 [Click to view - clip 1, Click to view - clip 2]
BBC World - Is London ready for the Olympics? (via Skype) July 2012 [Click to view - clip 1, Click to view - clip 2]
BBC1 Breakfast - Pylon Design Competition, October 2011 [Click to view]
BBC1 Breakfast - Pylon Design Competition, May 2011 [Click to view]
Sky News - Pylon Design Competition, May 2011 [Click to view]
BBC London News - Accessibility on the new Routemaster bus, January 2011 [Click to view]
British Standards Institute: Web accessibility - World Standards Day, October 2010 [Click to view]
British Standards Institute: Transport accessibility - World Standards Day, October 2010 [Click to view]
British Standards Institute: Overview - World Standards Day, October 2010 [Click to view]
Businesslink (HMRC): Income Tax for the Self Employed, February 2009 [Click to view]
BBC Countryfile: Pylon Appreciation, June 2008 [Click to view]
BBC ONE Show: Pylon Appreciation, May 2008 [Click to view]
Channel 4 Deal or No Deal, February - March 2006

National Radio
BBC World Service World Have Your Say: Is London ready for the Olympics? July 2012
BBC Radio 2 Jeremy Vine: Pylons, August 2011
BBC Radio 4 Today: Pylons vs undergrounding, August 2011
BBC Radio 4 You and Yours: Olympic Transport, July 2011
BBC 5 Live Drive: Pylon Appreciation, May 2011
BBC Radio 4 You and Yours: Olympic Transport, June 2010
Ireland 4FM Lunchtime show: Pylon Appreciation, July 2009
Cyprus BC Radio 2 Nathan Morley Show: Pylon Appreciation, June 2009
BBC Radio 2 Chris Evans Drivetime: Pylon Appreciation, June 2009
BBC Radio 4 You and Yours: Olympic Transport, January 2009 [Click to listen]
BBC 5 Live Richard Bacon: City versus Country, March 2008
BBC 5 Live Simon Mayo: Does the Country Idyll Still Exist?, June 2007
BBC Radio 4 You and Yours: Travelling in London in 2012, July 2006
BBC Radio 4 You and Yours: Travelling in London in 2012, September 2005 [Click to listen]
BBC 5 Live Matthew Bannister: Is Geek Chic?, March 2004
BBC 5 Live Simon Mayo Show: Writing to Death Row, January 2004 [Click for transcript]

Blogs
Flash Says, April 2010 to present
Where's the Benefit?, August 2010 to present
Waltham Forest Guardian - Blog, May 2008 to January 2012

Print and Internet Articles
The Weekly News: I've got a penpal - on Death Row, December 2011
The Weekly News: I'm just potty for pylons!, October 2011
The Sun - Why I'm Proud to be a Pylomaniac, May 2011
FMX - Disability considerations in Facilities Management, March 2011 (pages 45-6 and 48)
Waltham Forest News - In My Opinion, October 2009
Sunday Post: The Honest Truth (about pylons), August 2009
Chat Magazine: Pylon Appreciation, July 2008
Opinion: Disabled Role Models, August 2007
BBC Ouch: Disabled DIY Disasters, January 2006
The Oldie (Anorak Column): The A406, December 2005
The Oldie (Anorak Column): Pylon Appreciation, October 2005
BBC Ouch: That Disability Get-It Moment, August 2005
BBC Ouch: Am I the Only Crip in the Village?, April 2005
Opinion: Should novice drivers carry P plates?, January 2004
Opinion: Befriending people around the world, August 2003

Miscellaneous
Channel 4 "This is a knife" webcast: Pylon Appreciation, May 2006 [Click to view]
ITV Talking Telephone Numbers, August - December 1997
BBC Sky at Night, November 1993

Sample topics on which Flash could speak:
Disability and access issues
Community activism
City life / City versus country
Writing to someone on Death Row
Adopting an ex-racing greyhound
Electricity pylons
The A406 / North Circular road
Glastonbury Festival
Sponsoring a child in the Third World
Formula 1
Advanced Driving - IAM
School governorship
Vegetarian food
Current affairs
TV reviews
...although of course Flash can give her opinion on pretty much anything!

To book Flash for any appearance or interview, please call 07939 579090.

This page last updated: 19 January 2014



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