Month: July 2011

Sport, TV

F1 on Television

The news that the BBC is sharing Formula 1 rights with Sky leaves me personally unperturbed. While some of the rule changes introduced in...

Media, Politics

Satire and Parliament

Over the last few days, there’s been a bit of a Twitter-ruckus (is that a word?) about the lack of More 4’s Global Edition of...

Cycling, Media, Radio, Sport, TV

Following Le Tour

No. Sadly, I don’t mean spending large parts of July in a camper van driving between the Pyrenees and the Alps, joining the...

Literature

eBook Readers – Reappraised to an Extent

I love books. Real, physical books. Two arrived in the post just today! And I have 30 pages left to read in the thriller in my bag. In...

Audio, Media, News, Politics

Phone-Hacking Media Talk

Last night I spent a fascinating hour at a “live” recording of The Guardian’s Media Talk podcast, presented by Matt...

Video

London to Brighton 2010

I’ve got a few videos saved up that I’ve not edited or posted. So I thought I’d work through the backlog! This was taken...

Photography

Photowrap

The London Street Photography Festival will shortly be coming to an end, and I’ve enjoyed having a look at the work of some of the...

Audio

A Summer Storm

Summer Storm Montage (mp3) A little recording I made going to the shops yesterday while a storm passed over. This is obviously an edit of a...

Radio

Lies, Damned Lies…

A YouGov/Sunday Times poll reveals that 6 Music would be the station most people would choose to close down to help the BBC achieve...

News, Politics

The News of the World

I’ve been following this week’s events with dropped jaw horror, as finally, after two years of solid reporting from Nick Davies...