Month: October 2013

Music, Photography

Woods

Woods from Adam Bowie on Vimeo. This video is a little different. It’s an analogue affair in a digital environment. What you have is...

Cycling, Photography

Rapha Super Cross – Ally Pally

Lots of fun to be had watching the cyclocross at Alexandra Palace yesterday. I took a ridiculous number of photos, and cut them down to...

Radio

Radio 1 Listening by Age – A Closer Examination

One of the things that I noted in my Q3 2013 RAJAR summary was that Radio 1’s average age was just not shifting. And despite an...

Radio

RAJAR Q3 2013

In some ways, this quarter’s RAJAR results are a little disappointing – certainly if you’re comparing results with the...

Misc

Saturday Night Primetime TV Pitches

Here’s a question: if it takes years of dedication and hours of practice to become decent at a particular activity or sport, why do...

Films

Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks

Tom Hanks managed to somehow both open and close this year’s London Film Festival with a pair of very different films that I managed...

Films

The Grandmaster

One of the fastest selling tickets at any London Film Festival is always the surprise film. As you’d imagine, it’s not a film...

Cycling, Films

The Armstrong Lie

I’ve been watching the Tour de France for as long as I can remember. Back in the eighties, I readily adopted the new sports that...

Radio

Some Final Thoughts on Radio Festival 2013

Well it’s only been a little under twenty-four hours, but having essentially just published notes on what took place during the sessions...

Radio

Radio Festival 2013 – Day 2

Note: Again, these are uncorrected “notes” that I’m publishing live. Sorry for any typos or mistakes. I’ll try to...