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The AirWaves Podcast – Ep 20

So I got invited by my friend Russ Clewett to appear on The AirWaves podcast, where I managed to ramble on (semi-coherently) about various media issues and upcoming TV. Some of you have apparently wanted to hear me do a … Continue reading

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On the subject of Music

I put together a playlist of songs recently under the banner “Superhero, Geeky & Musicals”. It combines things like most of John Williams‘ superhero themes, Danny Elfman’s theme to Batman, and a song or two from Disney musicals (no, not … Continue reading

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Knitting update and other miscellany

Scarf-Watch 2014 We’re long overdue an update on “Scarf-watch 2014″… the last time we saw the scarf on this blog, it had barely made it a few inches… well, it’s progressed a bit… When I say a “bit” I mean … Continue reading

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Quick Update

Since… er… February… I’ve changed jobs – Yes, working 60+ hours a week in a job I wasn’t particularly deriving any satisfaction from is not good for your health or well-being. The new job is a lot better. Many movies … Continue reading

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Turning to Health News…

Some of you will remember a blog I wrote a few months back talking about how my hands would turn an odd shade of blue on occasion (having said that, it occurs to me that any part of your body … Continue reading

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Movie Reviews: Now you see me & Pacific Rim

It occurs to me that I’ve been delinquent with my film reviews… so here’s a catch up. “Now you see me” Basic plot is four magicians stage an increasingly elaborate set of robberies whilst the FBI and Interpol look on, … Continue reading

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“Those Pesky Kids with their swearing…”

I was recently pointed in the direction of an op-ed piece written in the Welsh-language magazine “Barn” (Opinion) written by Emlyn Evans (those not familiar with the language can read a roughly translated version here… it makes almost as much … Continue reading

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No… it’s a review…

So, managed to make it over to the cinema over the weekend to watch the latest attempt at a Superman movie “Man of Steel“. I had high hopes for this one, all of which are sadly unfulfilled. It’s a good … Continue reading

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The Dark Knight Rises

People far more eloquent than me have said enough about the 12 people killed in the cinema shootings in Aurora, Colorado (If you need to catch up, my friend, Rob Williams has been covering the incident for The Independent, including … Continue reading

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The Media Show – Episode #4

So I had massive ammounts of fun joining Russ Clewett (@sfdrummer, and Karl Madden (@claw0101) for Episode 4 of British Tech Network’s Media Show alongside Paul Wheatley (@paulwheatley). It was pretty good fun, and the first time I’d been a … Continue reading

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