Paul Presents

Paul Presents is a podcast with interviews from local people. Paul has been broadcasting for 38 years and despite the challenges being disabled may cause, he has continued his love of broadcasting and produces a popular weekly podcast.

This Week’s Interview-Paul Presents: A Chat with Reading Football Club Legend with Mick Gooding

Mick Gooding

Mick was raised in Newcastle on Tyne, as part of a large family. His love was cross country running and football, which he would play whenever he could. He started out working in the Shipyards in Newcastle before becoming a professional footballer. He spent time as a footballer with Bishop Auckland, Rotherham United, Chesterfield, Rotherham United, Peterborough United, Wolverhampton Wanderers, before signing for Reading Football Club as a midfielder, coach and manager. Mick then moved onto working as an Estate Agent- having moved around a lot himself- and has just opened his own Estate Agents Business called Gooding & Co. Mick also commentates on Reading Football Matches with Radio Berkshire.

Last Week’s Interview- Paul Presents: Taking Time Out for Home Schooling with Caz Campbell

Caz chats to Paul about Home schooling during lockdown. Many parents found this a daunting prospect and many different approaches have been used.The internet has been flooded with lesson plans, free downloads, suggested websites and learning platforms, which can be overwhelming. Children have had their world turned upside down and parents still need to be parents! The teachers are aware of the problems and are there to fill in the gaps when school resumes. So how did it all go for Caz?

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