Month: June 2003

Misc

Straight to Hell

A couple of weeks ago I picked up a copy of Total DVD magazine – in the main because it had a complete copy of Alex Cox’s film...

Misc

Katherine Hepburn

Sadly Katherine Hepburn has died at the age of 96. She’s easily one of my favourite actresses of all time. Films such as Bringing Up...

Politics

Alistair Campbell v BBC

Well this story just goes on and on, and I really don’t like it. I watched the Channel 4 News interview via the net (being otherwise...

Politics

Communications Bill

I can’t believe that the government have been so stupid over this bill. Yesterday, the Lords massively defeated the government....

TV

Spooks

While some might have quite enjoyed last night’s episode, it was pretty obvious where the episode was going from the outset, and even...

Books

A Wild Sheep Chase

I must admit that it’s taken me a bit longer than usual to work through this particualr Murakami book. Without checking, I’m...

Politics

Communications Bill

There was a fantastic piece by Steve Barnett in yesterday’s Observer talking about the forthcoming Communications Bill, and the...

TV

State of Play

So State of Play finished last night and it didn’t pull any punches. Great performances all round, and even though it is back for...

Internet

Special Characters

I can see that Movable Type’s not brilliant at special characters without using proper HTML to describe them. Will bear that in mind....

News

Observer Business Section

As I sat and read in the park this afternoon, listening to the cricket, I read a couple of very interesting stories in the Business section...