Author: adambowie

Books

The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

Richard Osman’s first novel is as delightful as it is unexpected. Writing a crime novel didn’t seem like the obvious next thing for...

Media, Technology

Micropayments and Transaction Fees

Yesterday I wrote about my frustration that every news outlet that doesn’t want to – or more likely can’t – rely on...

Media, News

News Subscriptions – and the Lack of Alternatives

I’m a bit of a news junkie. I always have been. I read a newspaper each day – and spend a lot of time online reading lots and...

Books

The Chalet by Catherine Cooper

The Chalet is a debut thriller, and it’s a great ride. Told from several vantage points, and from two timelines, we are taken to an...

Radio

RAJAR During COVID-19

This afternoon RAJAR, the UK’s radio research body, published a press release explaining changes they were making to the survey...

Video

North Norfolk

I actually got out of my home town for the first time in months recently, to visit my parents on the North Norfolk coast. While I was there...

Photography

Comet NEOWISE: Part 3

After a week of mostly cloudy weather, Friday night looked like it might be slightly clear. But I also wanted to find somewhere new to take...

Books

Fair Warning by Michael Connelly

Of course I’m going to read a new Michael Connelly book, and it’s interesting that he’s one of the relatively few authors...

Books

Just Like You by Nick Hornby

This is the first Nick Hornby novel I’ve read in a while, although I’ve certainly read most of his more famous work. I couldn’t quite...

Photography

Comet NEOWISE: Part 2

Following my previous attempts at photographing Comet NEOWISE, I went out again late on Sunday evening. With Nautical Twilight ending at...