Tag tv

Getting a TV – LG 4k 43”

We haven’t had a TV for a long time. Last TV we bought was a CRT. Big and heavy, but only, I think, a 21” screen. Seemed big at the time. Back in those days, TVs weren’t smart. They used…

Filming and Pointing

Filming at the motorway services we stopped at for Countryfile. Ellie Harrison, the presenter, is by the wall at the back.

Filming

Filming at the motorway services we stopped at for Countryfile. Ellie Harrison, the presenter, is by the wall at the back.

Rubbish

Part of the WEEEMan sculpture at the Eden Project.

Monitoring from Behind

Best place for a Packard Bell. In a heap of rubbish. Part of the WEEEMan sculpture at the Eden Project.

Monitoring Things

…and ironing a few things out. Part of the WEEE Man sculpture at the Eden Project.

Visiting ATVLand

On a recent trip to Birmingham, I paid a visit to a very important place. The place that was once known as “ATVLand”, the home of so much of the UK’s most-loved TV shows from the 1970s and 1980s, not…

The Knitting

My grandma was a legend. She was never far away from a ball of yarn and a pair of needles. She always had something on the go, and our family were never short of jumpers, cardigans and tea cosies. The…

Freeze-Frames

Twice recently, we’ve paused TV shows at good moments. Update: A couple more from recent viewings… Brian Cox in Wonders of Life: As we were watching Exploring China, Sam exclaimed “It’s the Chinese Hancock!”. I’d missed it, and had to…