Another nice mid-90s documentary, this time on the Manic Street Preachers.
How the Internet Gave Us Access to Obscure Television
Up until the late-1990s, if you missed something on television then it was unlikely you were going to see it again any time soon. Even if you had – and I understand younger readers’ horror at this proposition – managed to position yourself in front of your television at a set time, you would need a hardy memory to remember it over the years.curious british telly
‘How the Internet Gave Us Access to Obscure Television‘ is a nice short history of of British media trading as it transitioned from tape trading to BitTorrent and then onto modern Youtube.Continue reading
Apparently it was Red Nose Day 2021 a couple of weeks ago and I completely missed it – as I have for the past decade or so – which is odd because, as a child, I used to really enjoy it.
Anyway, I wondered how it’s income was standing up after – of course – the effects of inflation have been taken into account.Continue reading
A little video from the weir at Kirkham Priory in North Yorkshire.
And the same weir in slow motion…