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The worst sitcom in history?

On the 30th of September 1990 British Satellite Broadcasting’s premier entertainment channel Galaxy broadcast ‘Heil Honey, I’m Home’ a show the Historian Marian Calabro described as “perhaps the world’s most tasteless situation comedy”¹. 457 more words


Theme: Brochures - Volvo 740

Most of the brochure is just like all Volvo brochures from the late 80s. It’s horizontal, mostly white and assembled with extreme restraint.

The best part of the story of the Volvo 740 (1982-1992) is that the car it should have replaced only went and outlasted it: the 240 (to 1993). 406 more words

Monthly Themes

Cailíní Secret: No One Is Alone In What They Feel

First thing’s first: that word, cailíní, is an Irish one and it means women (or girls – I mainly remember it from Gaelic classes at my female-only school when the teacher was telling us to shut the f**k up and listen). 351 more words

Light Vs Dark

The time I thought I'd found a giant penguin

Since today is Penguin Awareness Day, I thought I’d share an embarrassing penguin story of my own. It relates to the time I thought I’d found evidence of a giant penguin surviving into recent history… 505 more words


Baby Ink Twice

‘Fashions fade, style is eternal.’ – Yves Saint Laurent

Child cruelty can take many forms. Of that I was reminded whilst on the plane to Spain.  379 more words

Duck 3 ways: photo, film, TV

Tao Lui took this snap – he began street photography as a way to relieve the repetitiveness of his work as a water meter reader in China.   98 more words

5 Mins

Day 19 - My Lovely Horse

It’s not a film, but I had to get my favourite episode of my favourite TV programme in there somewhere (and the best bit? Minute 0:57 of the clip at the bottom. 8 more words