Month: January 2003

Music

Wynton Marsalis in the Snow

A very long day has just about ended. Starting with a five o’clock taxi for RAJAR (down basically – thanks for asking). Later...

Politics

Protest Blocked from Hyde Park

Now this really isn’t clever. The planned march in London in February 15, against war in Iraq, has been told that it can’t end...

Internet

Pepys Diary

A fantastic new website is putting Pepys Diary on the net in the form of a blog, posting it on a day by day basis. The really clever part...

TV

Five is the new Channel 4

Last night Five had the start of the new series of CSI and later Boomtown. The former is tried and tested, and very interesting, with its...

Sport

World Cup Cricket in Zimbabwe

Yesterday the players finally came out and told the ECB that they didn’t want to play their opening match in Zimbabwe. They spoke...

TV

Telewest Result

It seems that I might have had a result. Telewest Digital have recently had an annoying habit of shutting down BBC4 at 2.15 every night,...

TV

The Lost Prince Conclusion

BBC1 showed the second and final part of The Lost Prince last night and I’ve got to admit that I haven’t enjoyed a piece of...

Sport

Barcelona

Wow. Barcelona are unbeaten in the Champions League this season, with a record 10 matches unbeaten, yet their poor league form means that...

Films

The Castle

We watched this 1997 Aussie film to celebrate Australia Day. I’ve seen a bit of it before, but it’s a good example of what the...

Politics

Robert Fisk

Thank goodness that at political times like these we have journalists such as Robert Fisk to provide a counter-argument. Today in The...