Month: March 2016

Photography

Easter Photos

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Media, Sport, TV

F1 to Follow Cricket Into Obscurity

Here’s how F1 and Bernie Ecclestone do business: 21 December 2015 – Channel 4 wins terrestrial rights to Formula 1, after the...

Internet

Telling the Truth About Ages

Back in 2012, James Cridland wrote a very good piece he called Truth in Numbers, which examined how Facebook marketed itself. He showed...

Audio

A Sheringham Soundscape

Recorded along the coast during a near high-tide this morning. The promenade in Sheringham was quite badly damaged during December 2013...

Theatre

Nell Gwynn

Sitting down at the Apollo with a few friends, I realised that I didn’t know a whole lot about Nell Gwynn. I knew vaguely that...

Misc

Govia Thameslink Railways – Closing All Ticket Offices

I like to think I’m fairly on the ball. I pay attention to what’s happening, and that includes transport issues. So I was a bit...

Films

Hail Caesar!

A new Coen brothers film is always a cause for celebration. That’s particularly the case when they adopt more of a screwball tone to...

Internet, Radio

Broadcast v Internet Listening

If there’s one thing that’s incredibly dangerous to do when you’re trying to work out what’s going on the world,...

Books

February Books

My reading volume dropped a little in February, as will be noted below. The Good Liar by Nicholas Searle is a lovely tale about a con-man...