Posts about TV Programmes

Random things found in my work email client’s note section #449821a…

Published on 7 August 2010 in ,

Sorting out some work emails, I randomly hit Outlook's "notes" section. I don't really use the "Notes" section bar for keeping a few bits of regularly used information that... err... I usually don't use. Things like links to Telewest's cable monitoring services which probably stopped working in about 2007, an old live FTP password for the BBC's website and details of how to get the secret, not very well hidden testcard on the BBC Red Button.

More from the Bods hard drive file archive

Published on 15 April 2010 in , , ,

Yesterday I posted an article about voting that I wrote something like fifteen years ago, that I stumbled on whilst clearing out my hard drive. Photo by Ell Brown. Creative Commons licensed. Not long after, I found another file. It’s called startrekquotes.txt and is a collection of Star Trek quotes aimed at starting a new website some years ago. The site never got made, and perhaps that’s something to do with collected quotes, which are reprinted below, in full…

Torchwood: Children of Earth

Published on 13 July 2009 in , , , ,

There was a fundamental problem with BBC One's scheduling of Torchwood: Children of Earth. And that problem was that it was on every single night of last week. It was perfect for the story - of that I cannot deny. However I was out on Wednesday evening and on Thursday evening too. The result was I ended up watching three episodes back to back on Friday evening which was, to be honest, a little on the intense side. It's a rather dark plot after all.