Month: March 2015

Technology, TV

Streaming TV Boxes

So here’s a question. You live in the UK, and you want to buy a cheap streaming box to pop under your TV and get all the main...

Radio

Why Doesn’t The Chart Show Adopt An Opening Weekend Model?

This week came news that with the change in release dates of music – shifting from Mondays to Fridays on a global basis – the...

Technology, TV

Watching HD TV

At home, I have two ways to watch broadcast HD television. I can either watch via Freeview or Sky HD (Strictly speaking, my TV also has...

Media, Technology

Trademark Issues Ahead?

Mobile operator Orange – now EE – has recently ended its sponsorship of UK cinemas’ “Orange Wednesdays” which...

Audio, Podcasts, Radio

US Podcasting Developments

Like many people since last weekend I’ve been bingeing a series since last weekend. No not the new season of House of Cards, although...

TV

Bosch and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

I remain unconvinced about whether or not streaming services are really the future. They’ve certainly had more hits than misses...

Cycling

Staying Alive in London on a Bike

While I wouldn’t say I was a cycling activist, I am definitely a cycling advocate. I love to talk about all forms of cycling, and...

Music, Photography

The Unthanks at The Roundhouse

I went to see The Unthanks yesterday at The Roundhouse in Camden. For no obvious reason, and having been to see an exhibition at Tate...

Cycling, Photography

Kuurne Brussels Kuurne 2015

If Omloop Het Nieuwsblad is for the tough guys of the peleton, then Kuurne Brussels Kuurne is a sprinters’ race. The two come together...