#CrazyStupidBook: Eric Thompson – ‘The Adventures of Dougal’

At nearly 25, and of all the classic British TV institutions that have been, you'd think that "The Magic Roundabout" would be the one I'd least be aware of. After all, it first went to air in the UK at teatime in October 1965 - some 25 years before I was even born. Of course, … Continue reading #CrazyStupidBook: Eric Thompson – ‘The Adventures of Dougal’

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In Memoriam: Robin Williams (1951 – 2014)

I always find myself unable to express how I feel when someone in the public eye passes away, more so if that person is someone I admire and respect, as I often feel that what sorrow I feel is probably nothing next to their family and friends'. Which is more than certainly the case with … Continue reading In Memoriam: Robin Williams (1951 – 2014)

#CrazyStupidAlbum: Loveable Rogues – “This & That”

Up until this week just gone, life had several great mysteries that were still unsolved: why there wasn't any cure for the summertime blues, why toast landed jam side down, and why Loveable Rogues, despite being easily the best band in a long while to get their springboard into the public consciousness via reality TV … Continue reading #CrazyStupidAlbum: Loveable Rogues – “This & That”

On the eve of their greatest hits, a post in praise of The Saturdays.

Music has long been a big interest and passion of mine since I was a little boy, but no other genre of music inspires me, lifts me or motivates me quite like pop music. And they don't come anymore motivating,  inspiring or lifting than The Saturdays. It was through being a fan of their now … Continue reading On the eve of their greatest hits, a post in praise of The Saturdays.