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A question that didn’t need asking

Spotted this when flicking through the cable listings: I could have made that documentary, and I bet my version would have been better. It would have consisted of the opening title, on black, followed by a second title card that read “No. For fuck’s sake.” Short, accurate, to the point.

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MTV Cribs

Ralph, to camera: “So, this is the dining room. We don’t actually eat here, much – I can’t cook – but my interior designer picked out this furniture for me. It’s Italian. You know, when I was growing up on the mean streets of Bexley, I had to share a box with all my brothers […]

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Hut Six

I have a mental blind-spot when it comes to geography. Hence this conversation, from Monday: Tom: I have to go to Bletchley Park tomorrow. Does anyone have any idea where it is? Anthony: It’s near Milton Keynes, I think. Tom: Oh, right – near Bletchley, then? Entire office: (general sounds of entirely justified mockery and […]

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LOLRalph

For the record, I spent pretty much all of Saturday doing that washing. Thanks, Ralph.

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Beyond Westminster

If you have half an hour to spare, I’d recommend listening to this morning’s edition of Beyond Westminster – here’s an iPlayer Link – which was on (the not at all contentious topic of) religion and politics. The main body of the programme is fairly interesting – who knew that the press are excluded from […]

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