Tag: television

The Tragic Tale Of Dipsy

The picture above is of Dipsy. On the off-chance you’ve never come across him before, Dipsy is a Teletubby, off of the TV show ‘Teletubbies’. I say ‘he’ although I wasn’t sure before I started writing this if Teletubbies had specific genders and, if so, what specific gender Dispsy was. But I’ve checked, because the…

An Ode To Wasting Time

There are many hours I spend Watching boxsets on my screen Though I don’t know to what end Because I can’t say that I’m keen The mis-en-scene is flawed And the acting is quite weak Yet I still sit and stare Completely under-awed Though one positive critique Is the comfort of my chair

Boxing Day Bargains

Today is Boxing Day, a day which means different things to different people. To some it’s a day to recover from the excesses of Christmas Day, in preparation for a return to work on the 27th December. For others it’s an opportunity to continue with the excesses because, as it turns out, they don’t actually…

The World Is Watching

Apparently today is ‘World Television Day’. I don’t know why we need a day for that. Don’t get me wrong, I like watching TV as much as anyone, but is it really worthy of its own day? Evidently so, for today is that day. It’s not even one of those frivolous ‘made-up-for-the-sake-of-it’ days like ‘World…

James Complains About January

I’m writing this  in what can only be described as a foul mood. Christmas now seems but a distant memory and, although I’m sure I enjoyed it at the time, the net result of the recent festive period is that I’m now poor and fat. The return to the daily grind has left me so…

We Have No Time To Sit And Stare

As of tomorrow morning the Christmas holidays are officially over. In fact the tree and decorations are coming down today. I know that Twelfth Night is not for another few days so it might be a bit premature for me to be halting the festivities but frankly it is time. It is time because Mrs…