Category Archives: TV & film


Toad legend that may have inspired ‘One Froggy Evening’

While looking for the film clip of the Abraham Lincoln statue, I discovered this. The story of a toad that (supposedly) was trapped in a building cornerstone, but was still alive when found 31 years later. This must surely have been the inspiration for the Merrie Melodies cartoon One Froggy Evening?


Sunday nights on BBC2

For me, the last three Sunday nights on BBC2 have been must-see television. The latest three part documentary by Adam Curtis: The Trap. Followed by Kombat Opera Presents.