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Time among the bargees

On my latest blog for the Canal & River Trust, I wrestled with the contradiction of time when living aboard a vessel geared towards slowness but where there is always something to do. 787 more words


Life of a Mountain: Blencathra - TV debut Tuesday

A heads up for those of you interested in the Lake District: BBC4 will be showing Terry Abrahams’ Life of a Mountain: Blencathra on Tuesday evening, 14 February, from 9.00 – 10.00pm. 99 more words

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Roots- BBC4 (2017)- A What I've Been Watching Review

In the 1970’s and 1980’s a British television staple was the American Mini-Series.  Over three or four nights we were entranced by much higher budget productions than we were used to seeing over here of works by the likes of Irwin Shaw, Colleen McCullogh, Barbara Taylor Bradford and (yes, unfortunately) Jeffery Archer. 932 more words

The Story of Economics

Here’s three 30 minute podcasts that serve as a good introduction to the history of economics as viewed through three different lenses, considering it as a moral science, as a market mechanism and as the story of people’s joint behaviour: 10 more words


Lucy does WOTR fibs....

I awaited Lucy Worsley’s latest series with great eagerness. Her impish character and entertaining presentation is always worth watching. And so it was again on Thursday, 26th January, in the first episode of… 661 more words


Art of Cornwall

If the names Ben Nicholson, Naum Gabo (sculpture), Terry Frost, Barbara Hepworth, and Patrick Heron don’t grab your imagination (St Ives artists 1930s-50s) – then the dramatic rocky coastlines which inspired them, sometimes shown in sunshine sometimes stormy – always braved by the affable Dr James Fox, art historian – may.   45 more words


Time Commanders: A buttery biscuit place

My other half loves this. Has done since we met, which was around the time of the Punic Wars. Old episodes are freely available on YouTube… 630 more words