Four year old me thought She-Ra was a badass. Thirty seven year old me thinks that the new She-Ra is also a badass and four year old me would have loved her too. Some people have moaned about how the new She-Ra and the other characters look and about “diversity” but you know what, forget […]Read More A short post on my first impressions of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.
Earlier this evening (as I write this), I watched the first episode That Puppet Game Show, a show on BBC1 that was made with the Jim Henson Company. Being a big fan of the Muppets and pretty much everything their creators have done since childhood, I was looking forward to watching this, as virtually everything that […]Read More That Blog About That Puppet Game Show
This evening, the BBC are saying goodbye to Television Centre. On BBC4, I watched Madness play an excellent set in the grounds of the famous studios, while Michael Grade is interviewing some of the BBC’s famous faces on their memories of working there. While all the attention is being focussed on the BBC’s final broadcasts […]Read More The Last Broadcast
This weekend, I spent a huge chunk of my time reliving my childhood watching CITV’s Old Skool weekend, staged to celebrate the 30th birthday of ITV’s children’s TV strand. Some of the shows that I sat in front of the television for back in the 80s and 90s were shown on the channel throughout the […]Read More Rewinding to childhood (or how I wasted a weekend watching the telly of my youth)
And so, after what seems like an eternity of it being on TV (not helped by the endless ad breaks), this year’s series of the X Factor reaches it’s conclusion this weekend. The final is being staged in my hometown of Manchester this year. I am not going to it, incidentally. It would have been […]Read More A little pre – X Factor final post
WARNING: Before I start this blog I should say that as the title of this blog suggests, this post will be heavily about the X Factor. If you don’t like it, then perhaps you had better not read this. If you don’t like the show yet still want to read this, then that’s cool. Just […]Read More My one and only X Factor related blog post this year.
Or happy “Stuff your face with egg shaped chocolate” day. I hope you are having a great day so far and are not yet regretting eating five Creme Eggs in one sitting (or ten Lindt bunnies if you don’t like Creme Eggs). I am nowhere near that stage yet, seeing as I only got given […]Read More Happy Easter.