Month: March 2005

Radio

Ed Reardon

You’ve got two more days to catch episode one of the repeated series Ed Reardon’s Week, currently going out in the much...

TV

Dr Who Recommissioned

Dr Who’s already got a second series (free reg. reqd.) and a Christmas special. I’d suggest that Mediaguardian’s spin on...

Media

60% Digital

Ofcom have today reported that digital TV has reached nearly 60% penetration. In the last quarter: Sky has grown by around 2.5%...

Books

Penguin Lost

Penguin Lost is the sequel to Death and the Penguin and third of Andrey Kurkov’s translated works following The Case of the...

Books

Snobs

Snobs, by Julian Fellowes, is a story set in a world that I’ve not entered in contemporary fiction. Think the world of Jeeves and...

Misc

Vending Machine Chips

Picture yourself. You’re two thirds of the way through a journey in deepest, darkest north Norfolk. You’re tired. The train...

TV

Digital Carmarthenshire

Just caught the BBC Ten O’Clock news report on two Welsh villages going 100% digital from midnight tonight. All is well and good,...

Radio

Nebulous

One of the things that I did manage during my epic journey (below) was a chance to listen to the rest of Nebulous, a comedy science fiction...

Misc

Southwold

Back in 1979, we went on a family holiday to the little Suffolk village of Walberswick. This was only our second holiday away. Until then...

Radio

Controlling Science

The BBC World Service has just begaun a new series, Controlling Science, examining ways in which 11 Sept has changed the way science works....