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Photography, Video

Teston: Mist and Flooding

Various parts of southern England have experienced significant rainfall over the last few...

Radio Times

Boxing Day 2020 Radio Times

The penultimate one of these for now. Hopefully there aren’t too many arguments...

Radio Times

Christmas Day 2020 Radio Times

Merry Christmas! Here are some watching options for this more unusual Christmas. With any...

Radio Times

Christmas Eve 2020 Radio Times

Yes – it’s that time of year when I publish my annotated Radio Times pages...

Photography

The Great Conjunction

The above was what I managed to get earlier this evening with my DSLR, a 70-200mm lens,...

Films, Media, TV

It’s Different This Side of the Pond

Yesterday I saw my first TV ad – at least in quite a few months – for Wonder...

Media

Amazon and Rugby

This weekend the hastily arranged Autumn Nations Cup competition kicks off, with eight...

Media

Substack Journalism

Earlier today, the actor Johnny Depp lost a libel action against News Group Newspapers...

Films

Rebecca

Netflix has a new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca on the service. While...

TV

Why ‘Access’ and ‘FYI Daily’ Exist

The other night I was looking for something to watch mindlessly for a bit and noticed...

Miscellaneous

Danger UXB

My phone rang. It was dad. “Hi Dad, what’s up?” I had actually spoken...

Internet, Technology

The Pros and Cons of YouTube Music – September 2020 Edition

I’ve been a user of Google Play Music for quite some time now – almost...

Technology

Building A Computer

For something like 10-15 years now, my main computer has been a laptop. Most recently, a...

Media

YouTube Ads Are Not Smart

Like many people, I watch a fair bit of YouTube. A surprisingly large amount I watch via...

Books

Out of Time by David Klass

The Green Man is out there, committing crimes across the US in support of the...

Books

The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist by Adrian Tomine

I bought this book off the back of an entertaining interview with the author in The...

Books

Just Like the Other Girls by Claire Douglas

This is a twisty little tale where you’re never quite sure where the story is heading....

Media, Technology

Four Months In – Many Politicians are Still ‘Zooming’ Badly

I posted a Twitter thread on this subject earlier, but I thought it was worth exploring a...

Books

The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

Richard Osman’s first novel is as delightful as it is unexpected. Writing a crime novel...

Media, Technology

Micropayments and Transaction Fees

Yesterday I wrote about my frustration that every news outlet that doesn’t want to...

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