Month: April 2016

Misc

Celebrity Deaths in 2016

No. I’m not about to pen a piece about sad the death of Prince. I couldn’t ever say I was a massive fan, although I’m...

Radio, TV

Do You Know What Product Placement Is?

Ofcom has just produced a slightly dry sounding report on “UK Audience Attitudes Towards Broadcast Media” based on some of its...

Media, Politics, TV

Satire, Parliament and Dennis Skinner

Last week Labour stalwart Dennis Skinner was ejected from the House of Commons for the rest of the Parliamentary day for calling the Prime...

Misc

Unseen Avatar

The news that James Cameron has at least four Avatar sequels reminds me that I initially went to see a preview of 15 minutes’ footage...

Video

Early One Sunday Morning

Sunday Morning in Trent Park from Adam Bowie on Vimeo. Taken in Trent Park, Enfield, earlier this morning. The music is Finlandia by...

Technology

Unconvinced by Virtual Reality

Last week Oculus Rift finally started shipping consumer units, two and a half years after it first appeared on Kickstarter. This week the...

Films

High Rise

I didn’t think about it until during the film, but could there be any more appropriate location to watch High Rise than the Curzon...

Books

March Books

Oh dear. I’m really slacking now. Just three books this month which is very poor. In my defence Amazon went and released series 2 of...