Feb. 8, 2021

Winter, Weller, and Wives


Episode 13 of Thank The Week included:

  • Groundhog day results
  • Ball sports big and small, round and oval
  • iPhone update news
  • New trainers/sneakers that could change your life
  • Romantic gifts
  • And a very special UN day

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Transcript
Craig Williamson:

Coming up, we find out if we're in for six more weeks of winter, we have bowl sports big and small, round and oval. There is iPhone update news. We have some new trainers that could really change your life. Romantic gifts. And we have a day so important that it was proclaimed at the United Nations, let's Thank The Week!

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Thank the week. Learning to be thankful for last week and excited for this week. With your host, Craig Williamson.

Craig Williamson:

Welcome to Episode 13 of Thank The Week for the week of the eighth of February 2021, we're the podcast to boost your positivity with a weekly upbeat look at new sports tech, entertainment and my own daily life. A lot of great stuff going on last week, and lots of fun things to look forward to this week. So let's get started.

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News

Craig Williamson:

In COVID News, there was a great BBC News article with five reasons that we all should be cautiously hopeful for the future. Two of them are a bit specific to the UK. But then the other three are applicable I think all around the world. So the first two for the UK, we are past the peak, we've had a bit of a bad peak at the moment. We're past the worst of that, which is great news. And we've got a vaccination programme that is going extremely well here in the UK. And I know that's happening elsewhere as well. And I'll look at the numbers in a moment. Now three reasons that we can all be very optimistic no matter where we are in the world. There is news that the vaccinations should slow the spread of the disease as well. So those who were vaccinated should be less likely to pass that on, which is terrific news. Also news that if you've had the infection, then it has been shown to give pretty long lasting protection against reinfection. So the statistics were 88% of people still had antibodies six months after they'd caught the Coronavirus. So that's terrific news that if you've had it, hopefully that will give you the protection you need not to catch it again. And then finally, news that the vaccines seem to be holding up against all these new mutations as well. So three really positive things for us all to be really thankful for. And the vaccination numbers just keep growing incredibly well also. So across the world, we've now had 120 million doses given compared to 86 million last week. In the UK 16% of the population have had at least one dose, and in the US at least 9% have had one dose, which is really terrific news out in front actually is Israel, they've had a remarkable record with the vaccines. 40% of Israelis have had at least one dose of the vaccine. So the vaccine is getting out there. numbers are increasing, and hopefully we're all heading back to normality as soon as possible. One of the special days I talked about last week was Groundhog Day. And that was on Tuesday of last week. And we took a look at events gobblers knob. So this is in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania where Punxsutawney Phil the groundhog came out of his I don't know what it is a barrel a box on Tuesday. And if he saw his shadow, then unfortunately that meant there were going to be six more weeks of winter. I'm afraid to tell you he did see his shadow. So that does mean we're in for six more weeks of winter. But one of the members of Punxsutawney Phil's inner circle did share a message that Phil had imparted to him. Yes, that's a groundhog speaking to a person. And this message was after winter. While there is going to be six more weeks, you are looking forward to one of the most beautiful and brightest springs you've ever seen. So Punxsutawney Phil really given us all a boost of excitement for the spring. That's ahead. So that was Groundhog Day, last Tuesday,

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Sport

Craig Williamson:

For you cricket fans, lots of good things to look forward to. We've got England touring India at the moment. And here in the UK. It's shown for free on Channel Four on TV. So if you're interested in your cricket, that's great news. It's actually the first time that Test cricket has been free to air in the UK since 2005. So that's pretty special. And this is the tour of India. So there are four Test matches Test matches last five years. Yes, they play cricket for five straight days. There's 520 20 games and three One Day Internationals now the second five day test is going on right now as we speak. And then more tests are going on through February and the T 20. Games are in March as well as the One Day Internationals. In terms of rugby. I mentioned last week that we had the Six Nations starting again last weekend, and we've got round two of the six nations coming up this weekend. So on Saturday, the 13th of February, we've got England v Italy, Scotland v Wales, and then on Sunday the 14th is Ireland against France. Last Sunday was the Super Bowl, the big finale to the American football season where the Kansas City Chiefs played the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. I'm afraid I'm recording this before that is completed. It's extremely late on Sunday. I'm going to record it and hopefully get to watch that Monday, so the results done and dusted. But hopefully it was a good game and I'll be sure to report back next week In proper football news. It was a transfer deadline day last week, which was actually fairly quiet. Liverpool had a couple of centerback purchases, but otherwise it was fairly quiet, but lots of other stuff going on in football. There was a nine nil game in the Premier League in midweek last week. Manchester United nine, Southampton nil. Southampton is fairly close to us and I do like Southampton. So I do have a lot of sympathy for them, especially because it's the second time they've lost by that score in the last 16 months. Last time, Southampton came back extremely strong, and I'm really hoping they do so again. In terms of football action coming up. Then this week is the FA Cup fifth round. So midweek we've got lots of fixtures, quite a few old Premier League ties, and there aren't really any plucking minerals left to cheer on. Unfortunately, the pick of the games for me is on Wednesday night and that is Everton vs Tottenham. And then this weekend, we got back into the Premier League with a full round of action. The pick of the games for me is Saturday tea time, and it's Manchester City against the underpressure Tottenham hotspurs. Other football going on this week we have the FIFA Club World Cup going on in Qatar. They've called this the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020. Because it was supposed to be last year but you think, can't you just change the name because it's not 2020 anymore. Anywhere in the UK, it's going to be shown on the BBC. So you can watch all the games on TV Bayern Munich as a team representing Europe because they won the Champions League last year. So worth getting behind them. And following that the final is going to be on Thursday, the 11th of February. And then beyond this week into the following week, it's time to get excited because the Champions League is coming back. If I could sing, I would sing that Champions League theme. But you don't want to hear that. But it is extremely exciting. Especially if your team like mine is perhaps having a bit of a blip in the Premier League. It gives us something else to look forward to. And the Champions League always throws up some superb ties. So I'll be talking a little bit more about that next week. Finally, in ball sports, this is now a small ball back to the round ball tennis. The Australian Open begins this week, we've got two full weeks of tennis action. And there's talk that there's even going to be fans there, which is pretty incredible. So I brought in a special guest to talk about the tournament.

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Guest

Craig Williamson:

I am joined by Enrique Cavero. Thank you so much for joining us. I wonder if you could start telling us a little bit about your passion for tennis.

Enrique Cavero:

Well, first of all, thank you Craig for the invite. Well, how I started in tennis, actually, my grandpa, he was the one that put a racket in my hand. He passed away a few years ago, but I always remember him every time I step on the court, or I talk about tennis. So this is really good for me. I've been playing tennis since I was 10 years old. And then when I turned 12, I started to play tournaments here in Peru. And then when when I turned 14, I moved to California to the United States. And it started competing there. I travelled around all California State playing tournaments with my brother and my parents. And then I came back here to Peru. And I started I started studying in college in the university. So I kind of left tennis aside a little bit. But then once I graduated, I went back to my to my passion sport. And yeah, I've been in this for more than 20 years, I would say playing competing coaching players also. And now I actually work for for a sports tech company of tennis.

Craig Williamson:

Yes. So you work for Universal Tennis, I wonder if you could tell us a little bit about that.

Enrique Cavero:

Well, UTR Universal Tennis Rating nowadays is the most accurate rating system in the tennis world. Basically, what it does is it rates any player in the world in a scale from one to 16 regardless of their age, or their gender or their nationality. So for example, let's say I travelled to, to London or to into England, and I play a UTR tournament. It just takes me one match in order to get a rating that is valid in the whole world. universal tennis is making tennis more affordable, more more accessible for any player regardless of their level of their age of their nationality. In the United States. There are a lot of UTR tournaments. What we want to do now is to grow to expand into other continents, you know, such as Latin America, and of course Europe. We we actually have in the market. We've been there since 2008. And two years ago, our actual CEO Mark Leschly, about the company. And he partnered with a lot of big investors such as Novak Djokovic, and also team eight, which is the company of Roger Federer, and also the tennis channel, Oracle who is our main provider. So like I said, we're growing fast.

Craig Williamson:

Absolutely. So if someone wants to figure out how to find out their UTR How can they find out more information?

Enrique Cavero:

They can visit our website It is myutr.com they can find a lot of information about about us right there.

Craig Williamson:

Fabulous. Thank you. And then obviously, we're coming up to the Australian Open, which is the first Grand Slam of the year. How excited are you to get started with that?

Enrique Cavero:

Yeah, I'm actually really excited. You know, I was I was looking at the draw yesterday and I saw very interesting first round matches, which can can easily be a final match on any ATP tour tournament. Dimitrov is playing Marin Cilic in the first round also Shapovalov is playing Sinner, the Italian kid that is getting better and better. Also, I saw Anderson playing Berrettini the other Italian guy who's really good. So there are a lot of interesting inspirational matches. And I think everyone is excited because we didn't really know if Australia Australian opening was going to happen because of the virus.

Craig Williamson:

Yeah. And it seems like they're, they're aiming to have I saw something like 30,000 fans a day in the stadiums.

Enrique Cavero:

Yeah. And also the players are really I really believe they're happy to have the crowd back, you know, not not fully but but at least, at least partial. You know, they have been playing tennis in front of friends for so many years. I believe they just got you know, you just get used to it. So if they take that away from you, it's like they're taking a part away from your sport, you know, from your profession.

Craig Williamson:

And what do you think then overall in the men's tournament, how do you see that one working out?

Enrique Cavero:

Well, of course, you know, we always got Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic his favourites. But I think also, Dominic Thiem, who won the US Open last year, and Alexander Zverev who makes who made the finals. They have a really good chance of getting getting deep in the in the draw. Also, Daniel Medvedev, the Russian guy, he's very solid to I think those five other favourites, but also also we got the next generation guys such as Rublev, they mean, you're Auger-Aliassime the Canadian Guy, Shapovalov the other Canadian, Francis Tiafoes of course, Sinner , the Italian guy. You know, we have a very interesting group of young players coming behind the the legends. Let's say that we know, you know. And there's one there's one I love for his name, which you haven't mentioned yet, but I love to say his name. Tsitsipas . Oh, wow. Yeah, of course. I'm sorry. I was forgetting him. Yeah, the great guy. Yeah, he's really good. He's gonna be top five for a lot of years. Yeah, that's for sure.

Craig Williamson:

And how about the women's draw? Who do you see coming out on top of that

Enrique Cavero:

Of course, Serena Williams is always going to be the favourite. From my point of view, you know, she has, she has won everything. She's a legend of the sport. She knows how to play these kinds of tournaments for some reason. And she said at once I prepare for the Grand Slams different than I do for for any event. So so I really think she's she's the main favourite, you know, maybe Simona Halep, too, but I think he's, she's a little injured. So I don't know how and then there's this American Girl, Coco Gauff, who I think she can do pretty, pretty good Australia Open too.

Craig Williamson:

That's fabulous. Thank you so much for joining us. Enrique. Thank you.

Enrique Cavero:

Thank you, Craig, I had fun. Thank you.

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Tech

Craig Williamson:

If you have an iPhone in your pocket, you might be interested that Apple have released the beta version of their new operating system, iOS 14.5. Now, a beta is effectively a test version, that they've implemented some new features, and they're trying to get feedback, you are able to register and sign up, and I'll put a link in the show notes for where you can do that, you can find that at thank the week.com slash 13. It's a free signup. And Apple will give you these updates. But you should be aware that there might be some bugs in them. So you gotta watch out for that. Anyway, great article on Mac rumours which gave a really good summary of all the new features that you can look forward to in 14.5. Obviously, after the beta, it will roll out to everyone. So you can just be patient and wait. Or you can sign up and get it now. I think one of the really cool features that I'm sure a lot of people will be excited about is if you want to unlock your phone, then you've got face ID on the iPhone. So it looks at your face and it unlocks. That's fantastic. But what happens if you're wearing a face mask, which is pretty common right? Now it doesn't work. So you can't unlock your phone without taking your mask off, or typing in your pen or doing something else. So what Apple are doing now is allowing you, they're giving you permission to spend a lot of money on an Apple Watch. And then you can use the Apple Watch to unlock your phone. So there's going to be a connectivity issue where you can actually press a button on your Apple Watch, and it will unlock your iPhone. So actually, that is really good news. If you do have an iPhone and an Apple Watch, it gets around that issue of being able to unlock your phone while wearing a mask. Quite a few other little minor features. I think one that caught my eye was that apps are now going to need to specifically request your permission to access your special advertising ID number. And if you're not familiar with this, what happens is your phone has an ID associated with it. And that gets shared with all these apps. So you might find yourself in one app browsing for, I don't know, underwear, for example. And then you go to a different app. And it's showing you adverts for underwear and you're a little confused as to how it made that link. That's because it knew who you were because it used this unique ID, it didn't know your name, it didn't know where you lived, didn't know why you were buying underwear. But it did know that you were the same person. And what this is going to do is it's going to mean that apps specifically have to ask you for that permission. So it makes it easier for you to deny them that permission so that your underwear shopping habits are not shared. Lots of other little features. As I say I'll put the link to the full list on thank the week.com slash 13. There were some new trainers or sneakers for Americans out there that came out this week from and I'm struggling here is it like is it Nike, Nike, Nike, I'm going for Nike. And these are the fly ease. So this is a new pair of trainers, they're actually coming out on February the 15th. So not quite out yet. $120 reasonably expensive. But you know, you can pay a lot more for it for a good pair of trainers. Now, this is Mike's first pair of listless trainers. And you've got to see a little video to really understand this. So if you have a little Google for Nike Fly Ease, I'll put a link in the show notes as well where you can find a page and it'll show you a little animation of how they work. Imagine you're looking at a trainer from the side. And imagine it kind of goes up in a V shape and upside down V. So the heels touching the ground and the toes touching the ground. But there's a hinge in the middle that flies up and he opens up and then when you put your foot in it, it snaps down and that hinge closes. And it's a secure pair of trainers that you can go around in to take them off, you just push your other foot at the back of it and kind of flick your ankle and it will release that hinge. And then the trainers are off. So a nice no hands way of putting trainers on and off. If you've got young children like me, who hit to untie their shoelaces, basically, they brushing from the house, they're desperate to get back onto the Xbox or watch TV, they'll just take their shoes off as quickly as they can, which means never unfastening them. And then when you're desperate to get out with them the next day and time is ticking. It takes you 20 minutes to unfasten this triple knot that they've managed to weave into their trainers. So this is actually quite an exciting development. I think it's incredible that we've had footwear around for so long. And yet something that appears fairly simple and straightforward hasn't been invented yet. So hopefully, this is the first of many. That's the Nike Fly Ease trainers. I enjoyed an article on CNN this week about how much it costs to be the ultimate Samsung fan. And they did this recently with Apple, what they basically do is they pick a brand. And then they buy the top of the range of all the different items that particular brand sells. So they did it with Apple, and they reached a total cost of $80,000. You can imagine there were phones, tablets, laptops, computers, all sorts in there. They've done it now with Samsung, and they managed to spend $91,000 to buy the very latest Samsung tech. So what does your $91,000 get you? I hear you asking? Well, phone, you've got to go for the most expensive so that's the galaxy Zed or z fold to with 5g that's 2000 pounds for a phone. You've also got earphones headphones, a watch with a leather band and a charger, a laptop and various accessories. A monitor a tablet is my favourite and 98 inch 8k TV. And now this is actually a bargain. So maybe I need to tell my wife about this. It should have been $100,000. But at the moment, it's down to only $60,000. That's a real bargain. You need to leave on these things while you can. So that's a 98 inch 8k TV as the family hub refrigerator, which is one of these huge American style fridge freezers but with a huge touchscreen on it as well. A dishwasher, an oven, a microwave, a cooking hub, a gas range, a washer, dryer, and air dresser, which actually sounds quite cool. it steams and refreshes your clothes. Just mental note to look into that. A vacuum and air purifier and smart things Wi Fi so if you buy all that your house is just going to be brimming with Samsung tech and it will only cost you 91,000. You know what, what else could you do with $91,000 these days doesn't buy you much does it? So, if you've got spare $91,000 There you go. Go equip yourself courtesy of Samsung

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Entertainment

Craig Williamson:

I have a combined TV and music recommendation this week, I watched a documentary on Sky arts. You know since I watched that Italian film I told you about a few weeks ago I said I was feeling sophisticated. Look at me. I'm now watching documentaries on a channel called sky arts. Anyway, this was a documentary called Paul Weller may have travelled with you and it was all about Paul Weller, who started off in the band The Jam, moved on to the style Council and then went solo and he's had such a successful career over many many decades. And I am a big fan of Paul Weller. But anyway, he in 2018. So this is a few years old now. He performed some of his greatest hits at the London Royal Festival Hall. And he was accompanied by an orchestra. So this documentary kind of took you on the journey, as they were organising the orchestral arrangements around some of his biggest songs. And then he actually showed you some of those songs being played live in the Royal Festival Hall. And it was songs from his jam era through to style Council, and then some of his solo stuff as well. So really interesting just to get an insight into him. I wish he'd smile a bit more. He's such a great musician. He's obviously not comfortable being interviewed, which is fine. But yeah, I really, really admire him. And he's just got such an incredible body of work behind him. What I did do after watching that documentary was added to Spotify there is actually the live album from that set that that the whole documentary was about. So I listened to that as well. And because there weren't actually that many songs in the documentary, because it was fairly short, so I got to listen to them all. terrific, terrific. And it's actually got me in the mood to listen to a bit more Paul Weller. He's had quite a few albums over recent years that I haven't bothered with, because, you know, some artists go through phases where you're not quite into their music. And I think Paul Weller dipped, in my opinion, just a little bit after his first few solo albums, but that's certainly given me motivation to go back and listen to more of them. So that's Paul Weller May Love Travel With You

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Life

Craig Williamson:

It's been a very rewarding week for me this week, I do a bit of part time University teaching. And the course that I teach has just started up again. So I've just been allocated. My new students I've been spending this week getting in touch with them and getting them started with their work. And it's just always inspirational. So I teach mainly adult learners who've picked up a degree later on in life. And it's just incredible. The dedication, these people have, you know, often juggling jobs, juggling young families, and doing their studies as well to get their degrees. And it really kind of energises me to see them and to be inspired by them, and to try and help them progress. So that's been a really positive thing for me this week. And I know you're all here for the tech update. You want to know, did I get my smart demo that's been on your mind all week? I know, it's been really weighing on your mind. Well, there's a bit of an elaborate story to this. I thought it wasn't going to be released for a while. So no news on Phillips use website. This is the Philips Hue dimmer switch that for those of you who haven't joined us over recent weeks, and have been really excited to get this from my office, so I can control my new Philips Hue lights in my office. And it was supposed to come out on the 26th of January, but no sign of it. Anyway, finally, it appeared on Amazon's website and it said it was going to be released on the 14th of February. Aha, I thought, let's ask my wife, if she might like to give me that as a little Valentine's Day gift because nothing says I love you like a smart dimmer switch. That's my motto. I'm sure many of you have the same motto. Anyway, so I thought that would be perfect. I asked for it. It's a little Valentine's Day gift, it will arrive on the 14th of February. And I have my smart switch. what's gone wrong? Well, it's actually released early, and it has already shipped. And so my wife's gonna have it at least a week before Valentine's Day. And now I'm thinking maybe I shouldn't have asked for it for Valentine's Day. It sounds really selfish, doesn't it and spoiled. And I am a little bit like that. But really, I just want it as soon as possible. But now I'm going to have to sit for a whole week. Well, I know that it's in the house somewhere. And I'm going to have to wait to get hold of it. But that's fine. That's fine. I'm fine with it. Honestly, it will be good. So hopefully, I'll have my dimmer switch in another week. The other thing I need to update you on is I told you last week about the InkPlate 10. This is the E ink display of my dreams. Remember, I'm going to have this on my wall, I'm going to have it automatically connecting to the internet and showing the premier league table if Liverpool are doing well showing something else if Liverpool are not doing so well. And I'm excited to get hold of this. It's a crowdfunded activity hoping to deliver in maritime. Well, I took the plunge. Actually, I involved my wife again, because my birthday is in May. And my wife's always looking for ideas for my birthday. So I suggested Hey, you know, maybe I could have this InkPlate 10 for my irthday. And when she found out t was crowdfunded, I explained he risks of crowdfunding, which s that you might not get it or t might arrive late. She said, ou know what? You buy it. And f it arrives, then yeah, I'll ive you some money for it. And ou can have it for your irthday. You know, romance who aid romance is dead. So I've ot a demo on its way that I an't touch for a week. And I ight have a display for my all. And if it doesn't turn up, ell, I've lost my own money. ut anyway, the other thing is, f I can't guarantee the 10 ould you maybe go for this 98 nch Samsung TV, you know, it's sure thing. It's definitely oing to be delivered. There's o crowdfunding at Samsung, as ar as I'm aware. And it's only 0 k down from 100 K. So maybe I eed to be switching and aiming little higher. I'm not sure ut anyway, the eight plates hen I have placed my order, and 'm hoping it will come in May ime and it might be a nice ummer project for me so I'll be ure to update you on that. When nd if it does arrive.

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Harper

Harper Williamson:

This week, one of the things I needed to do for my Guide badge. I made n online petition with one of y friends that also does Guide . And it was about how t e government should rethink t e rules on parks. And the bit th t we sent in for the petition wa , you should get volunteers o wipe down the play parks dai y with antibacterial wipes to he p stop the spread of germs. A d then it asks us to say why e wanted to do this petition. A d we wrote, keeping the parks op n and not cleaning them mea s people from different househol s shall be touching the sa e things with their hands, th t might not be washed. Kids, r even adults that are supervisi g their kids may have COVID-19, r other viruses or germs on the , it would be better to clean t e parks daily so that the worst f the germs can get washed awa . Little kids could go to the pa k and maybe put their hands n their mouth, which means th y could be giving themselves a d their family members COVID r just an illness. And we se t that in with all the detai s that you need it for it on t e official government petiti n website. And before it would o in for review, to check that t met all the petition standard , we needed to get five people o submit their support. And I o have five people now. So now t should be going into review. A d it said that might take around a couple of weeks. So when that s done, we'll put up the link n the podca

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Ideas

Craig Williamson:

A website I wanted to recommend this week is called banana tree log. And it's designed by a guy called Anthony who was trying to provide mental health resources for people. And this is such a rich source of information. And what I really like is there are some superb infographics so kind of imagine like an A4 sheet with graphics and text and gives you lots of great information and resources. And there's some great stuff there for self care. So taking care of yourself thinking about yourself, and just general things to boost your mental health as well. So I'd really recommend you have a look at that banana tree log, the addresses banana tree log.com. And I'll also link it from the show notes. Thank the week.com slash 13. So yeah, these little graphics to educate you and there's little worksheets that you can go through as well. Really visually appealing, really easy to digest, what I really liked was called a daily dose of happiness. And that had a host of practical tips on how you can increase your happiness level. So yeah, really recommend that. That's the banana tree log at banana tree log.com

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Random

Craig Williamson:

Random days kind of get a little serious this week, you may be surprised and even shocked at how serious they're getting. But let's start off with something frivolous. Tuesday, the ninth of February is read in the bathtub day. That is the day that you should rent yourself a nice warm bath and settle down with something nice to read. And it might be paper based, but that could get a little damaged if it gets moist. So I would recommend a Kindle Paperwhite which is a waterproof ink screen that you can read your Kindle books on. And then it doesn't matter if you drop it in the bath because it's fully waterproof. But anyway, on Tuesday, enjoy reading the bathtub day. Thursday, the 11th of February is pro sports wives day. You've often been wondering how to pro sportsmen stay grounded and focused. Well, if they're lucky, they do this with the help of an amazing wife as we all do. And actually perhaps they should be pro sports spouses day. I'm sure the same applies to husbands of female sports athletes as well. So Thursday, the 11th of February is the time to celebrate Saturday, the 13th of February is World Radio Day. Now, I often have rather frivolous days in this segment. But I must assure you, World Radio day has actually been proclaimed by the United Nations. And actually UNESCO which is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural organisation. they proclaim this as a un day back in 2011. And it recognises the importance of radio to encourage decision makers to establish and provide access to information through radios are actually a really important there. If you remember a few weeks ago, I was actually talking about internet radio and suggesting that if you're stuck at home by yourself, which many people are right now, actually listening to radio is a good way of bringing some music into your life but also that kind of background chatter and hearing real voices and gives that sense of being connected. So just want to emphasise that recommend. Listen to some internet radio. Ask your smart speaker to play a radio station wherever you are in the world and enjoy World Radio day on Saturday the 13th of April. Now the last one goes without saying Sunday, the 14th of February is Valentine's Day. All I will say about this is it is the time to let the romance flow and buy that special someone a smart dimmer switch. Thank you very much for joining me this week. Please do let me know how your week is going on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook @ThankTheWeek, and I look forward to seeing you next week. Goodbye!

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