Nick Knowles

18 Apr 19

This past weekend I attended the anuual FCBG conference, this year’s taking place in the beautiful grounds of Woldingham School, one of the oldest girls’ schools in the country, in the stunning Surrey countryside. Kicking straight off with Tea celebrating 20 years of The Gruffalo courtesy of Macmillan it was instantly apparent that this weekend […]

16 Apr 19

The winner of The X Factor’s upcoming celebrity series will reportedly land a RECORD DEAL with Simon Cowell’s firm Syco.

16 Apr 19

Last year, an Office for National Statistics (ONS) report revealed that, for the first time since records began, today’s children have a lower life expectancy than their parents. Today (Tuesday, 16 April 2019), Ordnance Survey (OS) has released a short film in response to those findings which encourages people to embrace the great outdoors before […]

15 Apr 19

15 Apr 19
The TV Answer Man!

Netflix this week plans to add 15 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including nine originals.. (Note: Netflix labels a show an ‘original’ even if it first airs in another country, but airs first on Netflix in the United States.) The new titles this week will include Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé, […]

14 Apr 19
Searching for Stillness

Well here I am again right on the cusp of Sunday/Monday, laying down some suitably schizophrenic haiku. As for what day it is, well you can choose for yourselves depending on when you read it and where you are in the world. Maybe it’s now, maybe it’s tomorrow. Hell maybe it’s 50 years in the […]

12 Apr 19

5’s Company (Channel 5, 1997) It’s time to look back at yet another show from the earliest days of Channel 5 that fits into the “it wasn’t that successful, but at least they tried” category. When Channel 5 launched in 1997, they had a stripped schedule (a bold move at the time), meaning that a […]

12 Apr 19
Leituras de Taróloga

Este desafio é baseado nos livros que a personagem Rory da série Gilmore Girls, leu durante todas as temporadas. A lista é imensa (340 livros). Os que já li estão em verde. Alguns tem resenha aqui no blog. Os em laranja estou lendo no momento. Não digo que lerei todos, mas tem uns 70% aí que […]