Month: December 2006

Photography

Happy Christmas, Reader

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Misc

Lawson Way

Every year, the residents of Lawson Way in Sheringham, Norfolk, put ever more elaborate Christmas light displays on in their small...

Video

The Christian O’Connell Show Panto

Up early for camera duty for the Breakfast Show panto this morning. Great fun with Thandie Newton, David Tennant and Brian Blessed joining...

Music

Madness

Baggy Trousers was one of the first pop songs that really made an impact on me back in 1980 or so. I learnt all the words from Smash Hits...

TV

Saturday Night Telly

So I had the misfortune to be sniffly with a cold in front of the TV on Saturday night, and having watched Strictly Come Dancing, and Robin...

News

Socially Networked Alleged Criminals

In a 21st century socially networked world, what’s the first thing that any budding journalist should do when they hear about someone...

Misc

I Suppose *Someone* Has To Go Out With Them

Wasn’t this the most disappointing news of the weekend? Yesterday evening Five Live aired Fighting Talk: Any Other Business as a kind...

Music

Copyright Extension

I wrote at length about the Gower Review the other day, and in particular the section related to music copyright extension. Towards the end...

Radio

Ed Reardon Returns

I make no apology for mentioning Ed Reardon’s Week once again. Two reasons to mention it this week: 1) The third series starts on...

TV

Sports Personality of the Year

Or SPOTY to its friends, if it still has any. If you care at all about this award, you’ll know that Zara Phillips won on Sunday...