Month: April 2007

Internet

The Cult of the Amateur

I’m looking forward to reading this....

Sport

World Cup? What World Cup?

Yesterday Australia won the cricket world cup final – or as the organisers would have us call it, the ICC CWC 2007. It just trips off...

TV

Entourage Series Three and a Half

I’ve been meaning to say that Entourage is back in the US, and for this set of episodes, the cast is joined by Carla Gugino as an...

Technology

Is WiFi Dangerous?

This week’s Independent on Sunday had a massive banner headline – “Wi-Fi: Children at risk from ‘electronic...

TV

Please Can We Have A Moratorium on Size Zero Shows

I’ve got a brilliant new idea for a TV show! As someone who always like to catch the zeitgeist, I know I’m onto a winner. Any...

Music

Disappointment

There’s nothing like having something really built up, only for you to be let down at the last moment. I feel a bit of a heel for...

Misc

Oyster Cards

The London news today is that the Mayor is giving away 100,000 free Oyster Cards to people who don’t yet have one. This is an attempt...

Misc

Breaking News: Young Couple Splits Up

I do feel sorry for Kate Middleton. This is Monday’s Standard billboard – “Kate Shows Strain: Picture” And indeed,...

Literature

Real Lives

In recent years there’s been this awful new “non-fiction” genre of books develop. It started with the Dave Pelzer books...

Media

Alan Johnston

I’ve added a button to the right hand side of this blog to show support for Alan who has been missing for over a month now in Gaza....