Apparently, in those more freeform pre-Blair-government days of February 1997, The Guardian (or at least those parts of the Guardian who worked Saturdays to put out the Observer) decided to put out a guide to cults.Continue reading
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…
You just don’t get installer splash screens like this any more…
Anyway, the first shots from NCSA Mosaic 3.0 on Windows 95 should be going up as we speak.
This is cool.