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OCR on Raspberry Pi

Monita, my Hispanic maid, has had a great idea for a children’s TV programme. ‘I will call it Mr Fruit,’ she told me, whilst working a Brillo Pad over my steel bathtub. 747 more words


Between sexism and inclusion: CBBC

According to the online commissioning briefs of CBBC, the channel is “for everyone, everywhere”. Still, let’s not get carried away. The whole thing might sound diverse but apparently “children haven’t changed as much as we might think: girls are still girls and boys are still boys”. 802 more words


Win tickets to the National Space Centre!

Calling all Q Pootle 5 and space fans - I have a fantastic opportunity for you and your family to win tickets to meet the popular Cbeebies alien and his friends in person when they land at the National Space Centre in Leicester! 197 more words

Monkey Chat

We have a TV for the first time in seven years...but what on earth do we do with it?

I have had a very important evening. Mostly I have been Nodding Wisely While Tim Adjusts the TV Bracket. I am taking this task very seriously, because I have it on good authority that wonky TV brackets are the woooorst. 668 more words

Baby Diaries


The other day, a friend told me that her toddler-inhabited house is a TV free zone. I listened to this news with admiration and fear. 702 more words

Alphablocks reading programme

*this is not a sponsored post*

For those of you in the UK – you are probably familiar with a TV programme on the BBC CBeebies channel called alphablocks. 277 more words

Sotos Syndrome