Bernard Cribbins (1928-2022)

Other people will write more eloquently than me and from more personal experience of working with him, and 93 was a fine old age and he was working until a few weeks ago, but what a sad loss Bernard Cribbins…

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Not Friday Reading

There’s no Friday Reading this week. A quick glance at my author page on the Guardian website for the last two days might give you a clue why. So instead, here’s a lovely gallery of behind the scenes pictures from…

A one-line review of every #TimsTwitterListeningParty I joined in June 2022

It is different for me at the moment. I am on a Twitter break. So I just play the albums at the right time and then idly scroll through what people are saying without adding anything. It’s much more boring…

Friday Reading S13E24

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Queen + Adam Lambert at the O2

Nobody has asked for this. It is more for my benefit than yours, I guess. It’s a monthly series now. Links go to the artist website. Maybe your interest will be piqued by one of the reviews. Maybe you’ll scroll…

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Thoughts on … Doctor Who: Old Friends (2022)

[This is part of an occasional series where I ramble without much focus about an old episode of Doctor Who what I have just watched on my tellybox or a new one I listened to on my pocket computer device.]…

Friday Reading S13E22

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