Month: April 2011

TV

Things a TV Channel Controller Should Never Say

If you’re a TV executive you should be very careful when you axe something or say that you’ll never do something again....

Photography, Science

ISS

The International Space Station (ISS) is very visible at the moment, appearing as an often very bright, yet very fast-moving star. Taking...

Uncategorized

My BBC DQF Proposal

Another day, another proposal under the BBC’s Delivering Quality First (DQF) – aka, what significant cuts can we make as...

Radio

Radio Well Worth Listening To

A couple of things that I heard over the weekend: Into The Music Library – This documentary from Jonny Trunk is a great introduction...

Misc, Technology

The Dangers of the Cloud

Putting all your worldly goods into the “cloud” is brilliant isn’t it? You simply upload, documents, music, files,...

Photography

Seagull 4B-1 TLR

A couple of weeks ago, I dipped into the medium format world of a twin lens reflex camera. Namely a Chinese Seagull 4B-1. It’s very...

Technology

Kindle Pricing

Interesting news emerges from the US, where Amazon has decided to release a lower priced Kindle. The base model wi-fi only Kindle was $139,...

Uncategorized

Lost and Found

It’s been a lovely weekend, so today I was out on my bike taking some photos. I headed down to the South Bank and was near the front...

Films

Monsters

I missed Monsters in the cinema. And more fool me. It’s now out on DVD and Bluray, and it’s superb. What director, writer, and...

Films

Source Code

I very much enjoyed Moon, Duncan Jones debut film from 2009. Source Code is his follow up and it’s great that he’s stuck to his...