Gogglebox: Robin Hood

Having lived in the historic county of Nottinghamshire for most of my life, and now living close to the edge of what remains of Sherwood Forest, it’s perhaps inevitable that I’m drawn to tales of Robin Hood. A few years ago, Russell Crowe took on the role in a film...

Where Do You Go to Weigh a Pie?

Once you start to focus on something, more of the same starts to come into your life. Some of it is to do with a part of the brain that’s activated by that focus. So, if you buy a particular model of car, suddenly there are loads of them around you. The same if you...

Who You Gonna Call?

My last two posts reflected on changes to how we see movies in cinemas. Here I’d like to focus on the inability to watch older films on the big screen. I won’t for a minute pretend I like the classics – Casablanca, Citizen Kane and others of that ilk. I...