As teachers used to say “this is going to hurt me more than it hurts you”. I’m sure nobody wants to read all about my holidays, and I’m not sure I want to write about them but it needs to be done so I can move on, so here are a few thoughts about Crete, [...]
Entries from September 29th, 2011
According to the Guardian, the BBC is going to scrap Doctor Who Confidential to save costs. Doesn’t make a lot of sense to me. I would have thought it was a fairly cheap way to fill that much airtime, and bulk out the DVD releases that make so much cash for the BBC. I think [...]
September 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Life
Well we are back from Crete and alomost ready to face normality again. Although the holiday was only a couple of weeks it has been a lot longer than that since everything has been normal here. Right up until we went away Jayne was still off work recovering, and before that of course she was [...]
September 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Music
It has been a while since I wittered on about prog rock hasn’t it? Just time to mention the new album from Levin Torn White. There are some tasters available on Soundcloud.
Tags: Prog Rock
September 7th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Life
I think I should take more holidays. If I did then I would not get so absurdly excited about it when I do go anywhere. As it is Jayne and I are practically stopping strangers in the street to tell them we are going away.
September 1st, 2011 · 18 Comments · Politics
There is an interesting post over at Accessdocs about councils using private security firms to police public meetings. Tucked away towards the bottom is the information that Crawley council paid a private firm £2,475 to provide security at a single development control meeting last year. Anybody know what that meeting was about? I can’t remember [...]
September 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Life
I figure that if I’m happy to moan about companies that mess me about or rip me off I should be equally happy to praise companies or products that impress me, and today I was mightily impressed by Fireplace World.
September 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Life, Music
Midge Ure 1976 with Slik You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video Midge Ure in 1980 with Ultravox! You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video Is it OK to admit that I not only remember Slik well from then, but quite liked them and still [...]