Broadcast Magazine Piece January 20th, 2015

I was asked to write a 500 word opinion piece for Broadcast magazine on the announcement that two production companies – Avalon and Hat Trick – wanted to buy BBC3. They aren’t and BBC have announced they wouldn’t let that happen, thankfully. But if you don’t subscribe to Broadcast, like me*, then here’s the piece: […]

But What Of The Yoof? March 5th, 2014

I have just been quoted in The Times’ storify of Twitter’s response to the announcement of the demise (and subsequent online rebirth) of BBC3. The tweet in question was perhaps slightly hastily thought through – see here¬†– though entirely accurate in terms of my reaction to a vast amount of television that I skim past, […]

Eee You February 23rd, 2014

I have generally always been for the UK being in the EU. It’s not something that I often thought about but generally being in a unity with other countries on the continent felt like a good thing to me – united we stand and all that. Not only that but somewhat naively I have always […]

Fluffy Bears & Pee December 13th, 2011

FROZEN PLANET The press seemed to have kicked off today because a little bit of the best television show of recent times, Frozen Planet, was filmed in a German Zoo. The footage of baby polar bears, the likes of which has never been seen before, has pissed off all of about 12 journalists and no […]

Cost Of Living September 28th, 2011

Wow the world’s a mess isn’t it? I’m finding it so interesting watching as day after day another group of economists, traders or world bank institutions start to forecast a complete global economy collapse. I don’t understand it all, but it seems everyone’s now borrowed up to their eyeballs and what with bail outs draining […]