Celebrate 50 years since the world was brought to the brink of Mutually-Assured-Destruction-ness with this cheerful song by David Bowie, When the Wind Blows:
And here’s the movie it belongs to, as it happens. Essential, powerful, chilling, distressing, filled with humour as black as tar.
Have fun! … ... (read more)
Yeeeeessss….this place looks a little tidier now.
And now, it’s time for a reward:
Look, no-one but me and you should know I bloody love this song, all right? Consider it my ultimate guilty pleasure… ... (read more)
And my award for overseas sports personality goes to….Alex Zanardi. The man, the hero, the inspirational Paralympic gold medallist with a first-class attitude.
PS. Get on that Indy 500 grid now, will you? … ... (read more)
25 reasons why I loved Knightmare:
1. The Children’s ITV show was unlike practically anything else on television at the time – a pioneering use of computer graphics mixed in with a fantasy world that didn’t seek to patronise the audience or the contestants. And, also unlike practically every children’s gameshow at the time, it didn’t feature gunge.
2. Treguard, played by Hugo Myatt… ... (read more)