Tag Archives: TV

Not understanding fiction

We’ve been watching 24. We’ve watched series 1-5 and presently we’re close to the end of the truly awful series 6. Now, while it’s quite clearly the worst one so far, it has thrown up some interesting facts. Most notably … Continue reading

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All clear in the ear

Today I took Day-z back to the vet for a check on her healing ear. Since the operation, she’s been back to her normal self, so my hope was that the prognosis would be good. The vet who performed the … Continue reading

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Proper reception

Ages ago, I may have written about our lousy reception. This was because Tim the Electrical Engineer is crap at aerial installation. He admitted as much and I couldn’t agree more. Today, Aerial Dean came around to fix it up. … Continue reading

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Sausage & Mash

It’s rather odd that, in Beijing, I spent a lot of time in Sarah’s company, having not really known her before and since Beijing, I haven’t seen her at all. This was bought home to me this evening at the … Continue reading

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Changes to the fabric of food

On our last night in Vienna, we went to the oldest, continuous restaurant…the one that Mozart ate at. When we left, they gave us the bill, along with a postcard, showing the restaurant a while ago, in black and white. … Continue reading

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This little piggy went ballistic

It was Sidney’s birthday today. Eleven years old. She might get to 5,000 miles on the clock, soon…or so Nicktor reckons. Speaking of whom, he came over tonight for the usual movie and dinner. Now that we regularly go to … Continue reading

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Lots of climbing

Yesterday I was feeling quite sorry for Charles Rashleigh but I have to say, I’m feeling a lot sorrier for the people who live in the house used in Doc Martin for Doc Martin’s house. They have been forced to … Continue reading

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The end of the cathode ray

Today I went up to the flat in order to meet someone who, for a little greasing of the palm, would remove the old TV and never bring it back. Before leaving for town, I sent Nicktor off to work … Continue reading

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The very big adventure

For nearly two years, Mirinda has been building a university. While the biggest moment of this enterprise will be when the first students graduate and are released into the wild, today must come a close second to that. Today was … Continue reading

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HDMI heaven

Our television has been slowly giving up the ghost. We bought it way back when flat screen TVs were the newest thing. It cost us way too much but was pretty good for a fair few years. Gradually, though, like … Continue reading

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