Author: adambowie

Podcasts

Is Spotify Really Bigger Than Apple Podcasts?

Two data points: A Morgan Stanley note for investors is reported to claim that Spotify is now the #1 podcast platform beating Apple. MIDiA...

Photography

View From Waterloo Bridge

Taken just after sunset yesterday. A ten-second exposure, so the London Eye is turning and the “Starflyer” swing ride creates...

Radio Times

Boxing Day Radio Times 2019

Nearly made it through everybody! Traditionally Boxing Day might have a really good drama, although both the main channels are showing...

Radio Times

Christmas Day Radio Times 2019

Happy Christmas all! Here are my usual seasonal choices taken from the Radio Times. A particularly big day if you’re a Kylie fan it...

Radio Times

Christmas Eve Radio Times 2019

It’s that time of year again, when I dutifully annotate the pages of the Christmas Radio times, pretending that Netflix and Amazon...

Internet

When Things Go Wrong: aka Thank Goodness for Amazon Drive

I have a NAS drive, and it holds all my worldly digital goods. That is, it has all my photos, videos, documents and other things. I still...

Books

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

This is a review of both Neil Gaiman’s novel, but also of the theatrical production that recently began at the National Theatre. The...

Books

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley

The Hunting Party is very much a traditional whodunnit, but updated to 2019. The plot includes: A remote location with no way in or out A...

Books

Keep Him Close by Emily Koch

Two mothers: one with a dead son, and one with a son who has admitted to killing the other. Keep Him Close jumps back and forward between...

Books

Pattern Recognition

I have a confession to make. I’m way behind on William Gibson, despite him being one of my favourite writers. I was recently talking...