Month: January 2012

Politics

Following the US Election in the UK

As the US gets into the swing of things in 2012, the contest between Republicans to become the candidate who will fight it out with Barack...

Technology

Apple and its Suppliers

Apple has just announced some staggering profits. $13bn in the last three months alone. Once again, it’s close to being the most...

TV

Borgen

With two series of The Killing out the way, it’s time to move on to the next big Danish TV drama. And that would be Borgen. I say...

Photography

New York 1986

I’ve been scanning in some old prints of my first visit to New York. A selection are viewable on Flickr. Not perhaps the greatest set...

TV

Channel Four Shuffle

Media Guardian has details of a proposed new Channel Four service that’s supposedly going to appear on-air later this year. From what...

Books

From Gutenberg to Zuckerbeg

In 2012, I’m going to try to write a little more about books. I say this every year, but I am going to try! First up is John...

Radio

Redefining Radio

Because I was somewhat involved, I can’t really present an unbiased view of yesterday’s Redefining Radio conference presented...

Radio

John Arlott – Cricket’s Radical Voice

You have just under two days to listen to the most recent Archive Hour on Radio 4 dealing with John Arlott’s political nature. As...

Photography

Mirror Box

These photos were made by placing a camera on self-timer in a “mirror box” built with mirrored tiles. All based on a very smart...

TV

Boxsets

This week Boardwalk Empire season one came out on DVD and Blu-ray in the UK this week. So anyone who doesn’t get Sky Atlantic is able...