Category Archives: About me
Last Friday, The Guardian ran a blog post about the programming code that appears on-screen in films and TV programmes when the creators are trying to make a scene involving “computer stuff” visually interesting. You know the kind of thing … Continue reading
Sorry in advance for this post. It’s going to be boring and whiny, and either depressing or annoying, depending on your usual response to self-indulgent whingeing. Best not read it. And definitely best not read it if reading about other … Continue reading
Apologies for the long gap without posts.
John Cole, sadly, has died. He became the BBC’s political editor when I was eight, and retired when I was nineteen; his was thus the face and voice of political reporting during the period of time when my interest in … Continue reading
In my last post, in the course of wondering why people are so horrible about The Great British Bake Off, I expressed dismay at the ubiquity of cruelty in TV. It occurs to me that might have seemed slightly over-egged: … Continue reading
I am not remotely embarrassed to tell anyone who wants to know that I am a long standing fan of The Great British Bake Off. I was there, bright-eyed and expectant-looking, for episode one, series one – not, I hasten … Continue reading
Yay! It’s another cheery post from Aethelread, your ever-ready source of good times and non-stop party fun!!
Just a quick bit of throwaway fun, this. There might be some proper blogging in a bit, or there might not.* In the meantime, think of this as a small burst of coherent clicks in a sea of static – … Continue reading