What’s the link between Queen Elizabeth II and sun spots? The production company RDF, according to Tony Juniper: I was more than a little interested to learn that both ITV and the BBC have decided to suspend the commission of programmes from independent programme-maker RDF Television. I came across this outfit back in 1997, when… Continue reading The Great Documentary Swindle
Hilarious story in the Observer: A few miles from the historic southern Croatian town of Knin lie 1,100 hectares of farmland and a couple of abandoned buildings. A tributary from the river Krka runs through the lush countryside nestled close to the sun-drenched Adriatic coast. It is a tranquil place, one that would make an… Continue reading BNP plan to run away
Excellent analysis of Cameron’s woes in the Sunday Telegraph today. What I find endlessly fascinating is the Conservative Party’s almost limitless capacity for self-destruction. Even when Campbell was having trouble a couple of months ago, the limit of dissent was a couple of bloggers shooting their mouths off. By contrast, at least 2, possibly 6… Continue reading Tories hit self destruct button. Again.