Real people live alone too →
The Guardian today published a rather good article on living alone - something that a growing number of people, including me, are doing. Unfortunately, in my not-so-humble but increasingly journalist-loathing opinion, the article had one major failing. So I wrote about it at the link below, naturally assuming that Guardian editors will rush to read it before exclaiming “You’re so...
However. You see what you did, young people. Yeah, you shunted out the cake...– The Tory nightmare: don’t say you weren’t warned | Ian Martin | The Guardian
The power is in your hands, but just for the... →
This weekend, The Guardian is putting its new Open Journalism strategy into action with an Open Weekend for us, the great unwashed public. Except that, like almost all attempts at ‘people power’, I’m not quite convinced that this whole exercise is as open as they’d like you to think…
The NHS, Protest and Guilt →
Where's _why? →
“Finally, late in my reporting, I got word back-channeled to me from another Salt Lake City programmer: Jonathan is _why, he is fine, and he just wants to be left alone.”
Introversion – along with its cousins sensitivity, seriousness, and shyness – is...– Why the world needs introverts | The Guardian
Buzludzha monument, Bulgaria →
Astonishing photos of a long-neglected monument to Communism. It took 6000 workers more than 7 years to build it, and opened in 1981. In 1989, when the fall of Communism spread to Bulgaria, the monument was left to fall into its current derelict state.
Where did angry, important drama go? →
While this article doesn’t actually call for a revolution in TV drama, it’s significant that even the none-more-middle-class-and-reassuring Radio Times would like to see a return to something with, well, a little more substance.