Entries from September 2007

I come from Hyde. Does this mean I’m in a coma?

Posted on 29 September 2007 in Life (2 comments)

I know, I know. I’m about twenty years behind everyone else. For whatever reason, I didn’t watch Life On Mars when it was first broadcast. In fact it completely passed me by until series two started being promoted. And it looked tempting, but I didn’t want to come into it mid way through.

Beaming signals into your home

Posted on 27 September 2007 in BBC red button, Work (No comments yet - be the first!)

The last few days at work have been a bit frantic, as I’ve been busy rushing around trying to get up to speed with a great big huge monster of a project, whilst at the same time trying to ease the handover of another great big huge monster of a project onto someone else.

Bonjourrrrr, yah cheese-eatin’ surrender monkeys!

Posted on 23 September 2007 in Food and Drink, Travel and Holidays (1 comment)

In France, Catherine ate on average 3.2 different cheeses per day. That’s a lot of cheese.

France 2007 Day 10: Up the Eiffel, and back to Blighty

Posted on 18 September 2007 in Travel and Holidays (2 comments)

Up a big tower, to a former hospital, walking the streets, sitting on a train, emerging bleary eyed on the other side of a tunnel.

France 2007 Day 9: Around Paris

Posted on 16 September 2007 in Travel and Holidays (No comments yet - be the first!)

In which our intrepid tourists see everything in black and white, visit lots of churches, get wet, and drink a nice pint of English ale.

Latest BBCi goings on

Posted on 15 September 2007 in BBC red button, Interactive TV (No comments yet - be the first!)

CBBC extra goes bright green, and cable-land gets a radio service

Britain still imperial

Posted on 11 September 2007 in Life (No comments yet - be the first!)

Is a hundred years after it was first mooted, enough time to wait for us to finally go totally metric?

France 2007 Day 8: To Paris

Posted on 9 September 2007 in Travel and Holidays (No comments yet - be the first!)

It was time to wave goodbye to the south of France, and head to the capital.

France 2007 Day 7: Les Meyries to La Chalp

Posted on 4 September 2007 in Travel and Holidays (No comments yet - be the first!)

The final day of walking was upon us as we saw streams, hills and a popular lake.

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