Month: August 2010

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Cinema Advertising

Over the weekend I saw a couple of films, and because I showed up early, I saw most of the ad-reel in front of each film. A couple of...

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Prom 54: Sibelius’s Second Symphony

Not taken last night when it was pouring with rain I love Sibelius’s Second Symphony, so I cycled over to the Royal Albert Hall last...

Media, Radio, Research

Some Media Reading

There have been a few reports, publications and press releases recently that are worth highlighting. The BBC has published its latest...

Films, TV

His Girl Friday on TV Tomorrow

Tomorrow BBC2 is showing a couple of classic films during the daytime. At 11.00am there’s Holiday from 1938 with Cary Grant and...

Misc, Technology

At The Front of the Queue

Remember when you were little, and there was always the annoying kid who had everything? He was the person who’d completed their...

Books

Star Island

It’s been too long. Much too long. Carl Hiaasen has finally published a new novel, four years after his last adult novel (yes, I...

Cycling

Barclays Boris Bikes – A Few Weeks In

The London Cycle Hire scheme has been live for a few weeks now, and although there have been the odd teething problem such as people being...

Books

Eleven and Good Morning Nantwich

I’ve read two books by comedians in the last couple of weeks – which is pretty unusual for me. I tend to stray away from...

Radio

Pure Flow Songs

Yesterday I went to the press launch of Pure Digital’s latest offering: Flow Songs Beta. Essentially, it allows listeners to a number...

Radio Times

Radio Times 10 August

Wondering what to watch tonight? Allow me to help. It’s been a while since the last one of these. As ever, it’s best viewed...