Education technology content manager. Former teacher and BBC radio studio manager. Blogging since 1997. Loves C20th literary fiction, television, writing, Backlisted podcast, graphic design &c. Bristolian in SE London. Views own.
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One day all Christmas cards will look like this.
(I tried playing it in my old 2001 iBook and it wasn't having it.)
(Triple format, though. Toast CD-ROM mastering skills, hey? Much call for that now?)
Also found me a new laptop in the loft. AFAIK this was faulty, so a bit of a bore knowing what to do with it personal-data-wise. If faulty does it have any value or is it just e-Waste?
1992 appears to be the year music went to die. #totp
If Mike and the Mechanics was the answer, what the heck what was the question? #totp
I'm in this trailer! https://youtu.be/DqEl-yfmYGI
We are all, in a way, are we not, now running a meatball-themed restaurant in Prague? #totp
Ian Hislop's early work here, before he went solo. #totp
Is this allowed?
Dreamt I was on a pub crawl. Complained about the crap pubs we were visiting. Next stop was an eye-wateringly expensive micropub where it was my round.
This looks like a still from Jon Pertwee's long-lost BBC2 chat show 'Pertwee 625'.
One day all new year greetings will look like this:
2023 was a mixed bag, but there was one personal, and professional, all-time highlight: delivering a live science demo (worked first time!) to a group of 6th formers in the Royal Institution lecture theatre, standing where Faraday and so many others have stood, sharing knowledge with young people.
"You're tuned to BFBS, and the Lethbridge Stuart Power Hour. Now for some Bachman Turner Overdrive..."
No.10 in an occasional series, 'The microphones of Doctor Who.'