‘ITN reporter Terry Lloyd was shot in the head by American troops as he was being driven to hospital, the inquest into his death was told…’. The Guardian. Full story here.
In its obituary for Jennifer Moss, who played Lucille Hewitt in Coronation Street, The Daily Telegraph repeatedly refers to ‘Grampian Television’ instead of Granada. What a mistake to make about one of the most famous television programmes of all time from probably the most famous ITV company. Doesn’t the Telegraph have sub-editors? How can you […]
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I had an eventful five hour walk this afternoon. This is a short extract from a much longer video that I’ll be making about it. I’m laughing about this but, with a calf on the track ahead of me, I wasn’t sure whether angry mum and dad and all their friends might be able to get out the field if they reached the corner before me.
There have been a few cases of walkers being trampled to death by cattle. Especially when there are calves: BBC report.
(Peter says: ‘get back to the city centre!’)
One of my favourite TV programmes as a kid. As far as I can make out, this series has never been released on video or DVD in the UK (and probably not in the US either). The last time I remember it being on terrestrial TV here was in the Granada ITV region in 1990. […]
Almost a third of Americans (30%) can’t remember what year 9/11 happened… They should have called it 9112001. But, if they had, 30% of Americans would have thought it happened in Beverly Hills :-D
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Currently I’m in a little village near the England/Scotland border.
At 6am on Friday morning there seemed to be a lot of bird noise outside the window. I looked out and saw a crowd of sparrows and a male great spotted woodpecker (I know that because I looked it up on the RSPB website)
The first woodpecker I’ve seen in real-life. I was rather excited.
The window has that old-fashioned glass, which is why the video is a bit blurred.
In all the hype that surrounds Rocketboom there is one question that has always gone unanswered.