Archive for the ‘television’ Category

It is such a cliché to begin a piece with the sentence ‘with the election in full swing’ or ‘campaigning began in earnest’ – so I am going to use words to that effect. No I’m not, I’m just going to bite the bullet and jump on the bandwagon.  With the election in full swing, […]


There is an air of desperation about the blinking-newborn days of this box-fresh decade. Is it just me or is the media a little (to use a Christmas cracker punchline) tense? I have a few ideas of my own hypothesising why this great funk has swept over the nation like so many cold fronts sweeping […]


I love karaoke, dislike talent shows. Does that make me a hypocrite? Whatever the answer, nothing will change the way I feel about the X Factor. I make a conscious effort to steer well clear of anything that falls under the TV guide Venn diagram categories of ‘talent show’, ‘celebrity talent show’ and anything vaguely […]