Tag Archives: life

  1. A Divine Voice for Sassy Sarah


    November 18, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    The Onions family was very close – Ron, loving husband and devoted father, Doris, a caring mother and wife, daughters …
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  2. ‘You can bring Pearl, she’s a darn nice girl, but don’t bring Lulu’ – The inspiration behind the title of the book

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    November 9, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    In an earlier article ‘Welcome to The New World?!’ we mentioned this song ‘Don’t Bring Lulu’ as a reflection of …
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  3. Don’t Bring Lulu – Book Extract


    September 21, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    Doris In the summer of 1961 I realized that I was pregnant again.  We had a momentary mental wobble when, …
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  4. Thank You – Tributes to a man of many talents

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    September 14, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    Ron Onions was a legend in the broadcasting world. According to The Independent, Ron was a ‘mercurial genius’.

    His career was not gifted to him. He worked his way up the ranks.

  5. Don’t Bring Lulu Extract: Doris

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    August 23, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    Doris Louise Elizabeth Onions was born sometime after midday on Sunday, 25th March 1962. It had been a long and …
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  6. Don’t Bring Lulu book extract: Ron

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    August 22, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    Ron There was just the occasional breeze drifting in from the south-west but it was enough for us to catch …
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  7. Jazz FM’s early beginnings…

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    July 26, 2012 by dontbringlulubook

    Jazz FM is a still fairly young in radio terms. Ron Onions OBE was a broadcasting pioneer and Jazz FM’s very first programme controller bringing stability and a perfect sense of judgement for a launch. For Ron, taking the job of programme controller was well suited because his lifelong love of Jazz combined with the revolutionary techniques of radio journalism brought in over the states made this a well suited route to follow career wise.