Month: December 2018

Books

The Secret Barrister

I think it’s safe to say that The Secret Barrister is easily the scariest book I’ve read in a long time. The one takeaway you...

Radio Times

Boxing Day Radio Times 2018

The third of three days’ worth of useful help to plan your TV entertainment. You’re welcome! In case you didn’t want to...

Photography

A Gothic Christmas

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Radio Times

Christmas Day Radio Times 2018

Happy Christmas everyone! You’re probably stuffing your face with discounted Celebrations and Quality Street, or hitting the web...

Books

Wakenhyrst by Michelle Paver

A superb gothic horror set in the wild fens of Suffolk. I first came across Michelle Paver with her excellent ghost story Dark Matter, set...

Radio Times

Christmas Eve Radio Times 2018

The big day is nearly here, and having navigated trains and traffic, cursed at airport drone-flyers, and got annoyed with people using...

Radio

Chris Evans – Ad Free?

Christmas Eve sees Chris Evans present his last Radio 2 breakfast show. Then he takes a few weeks off, before he reappears in brand new...

Books

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Have you ever wondered what life was like in a band in seventies? Then this is the novel for you.  I am something of a sucker for...

Misc

Reclaiming Additional Industry Compensation from Thameslink/Great Northern

If you get the train regularly, you may know that 2018 has not been the rail industry’s finest year. In particular, there was the...

Technology

YouTube: Different Things to Different People

There have been a few stories kicking around about YouTube’s end of year “Rewind” video. YouTube has been making these...