So my wife and I were talking about old TV programmes this evening (to be honest, this was more me fulminating about how no-one seems to remember the TV programmes I used to watch as a kid on account of my great age and policeman getting younger every day, you get the idea), and our… Continue reading How we lost The Great Egg Race
Resting on the Laurels of the Doctor
Note: there are no actual spoilers in this post, but there is some speculation about this month’s Christmas Special of Doctor Who in the last paragraph. I have a confession to make: I don’t entirely get Doctor Who. It’s not that I don’t like it; I’ve watched pretty much every episode that has been aired… Continue reading Resting on the Laurels of the Doctor
Borgen: how realistic is it?
I’ve spent this weekend catching up with Borgen and probably reading about it a bit too much. In particular, this critical review by Rachel Cooke came to my attention yesterday via political academic Stuart Wilks-Heeg’s twitter feed, prompting this exchange: @stuartwilksheeg What’s weird is that she slags off the stronger of those two episodes. She’s… Continue reading Borgen: how realistic is it?