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Strictly Come Dancing, Week Four

I bow to no-one in my adoration of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, but this year’s line-up, packed tight with stage school babies, cheapens the programme and ignores its core audience. 487 more words


The Apprentice Week 2: Wearable Technology

I wonder which of these respectable businesspeople will end up in ZOO magazine. 792 more words


The Apprentice (Series 10): Who's gonna lose? (Apart from all of them, us, and humankind, obviously)

I’ve picked up a few things over the many hours I have spent watching these ten – TEN, god help us – series of The Apprentice… 1,374 more words


BBC1 Countryfile Features LandWorks Sculpture

Countryfile Features Dartington LandWorks and Fragments of Society Sculpture Made From Recycled Gas Pipe

BBC Countryfile reports on Dartington LandWorks from The Dartington Hall Trust… 76 more words


Do you remember that old joke about the child (in some versions he is German, but I don’t think that’s essential) who doesn’t speak until the age of nine, when one evening at dinner he says “not enough salt” and his amazed parents say “you can speak! 676 more words

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Ten Years of Selling

It’s back. Sugar and his increasingly strained puns are back. 909 more words


Goodbye Our Zoo

A week ago we said goodbye to the Mottershead family (above)  in Our Zoo, but not permanently I hope. I’m sure that no-one had thought about how Chester Zoo came into being, or if they had, that it would make one of the most endearing and compelling pieces of drama for many years, but that is what it has proved to be. 630 more words