Month: September 2015

Photography

Lunar Eclipse

I saw a Tweet yesterday that essentially blamed a continuous stream of “once-in-a-lifetime” astronomical events as all being...

TV

Channel Scheduling

In a couple of weeks’ time BBC Three is going to be showing the new third season of Orphan Black. The programme comes from BBC...

Cycling, Photography

Tour of Britain 2015 – Stage 8

The Tour of Britain ended this year as it usually does, with a circuit race around central London. But there was a new circuit this year,...

Cycling

Tour of Britain 2015 – Stage 7

This year’s Tour of Britain is spread out quite a lot compared to some recent editions. It started north Wales, heading into...

TV

Hunted

When I heard that Channel 4 had commissioned a new series where people attempt to go “on the run” and outwit a crack team of...

Cycling

Garmin Ride Out 2015

Last Thursday was National Cycle to Work Day, an attempt to get more people to discover the benefits – both financial and to their...

Radio

Super-serving Men 20-44

Today we finally heard a few details* about the relaunch of Xfm as Radio X. The much mooted re-branding sees Chris Moyles take over...

TV

Not Watching Gogglebox

I’m couldn’t really tell you why the subhead of this week’s Other Side by Felipa Jodelka in the Guardian Guide annoyed me...

Internet

Something Digital Advertising Could Fix To Make It Work Better

You’re flicking through a magazine, idly going through page after page. You’re perhaps looking for an article, but as you scan...

Music

A Curious Case of Google Play Music

Note: See multiple updates on this story at the end. I use Google Play Music as my primary music service. That is, Google Play Music hosts...