Monthly Archives: June 2008

Murraymania v Henmania

Posted by Emily He is Britain’s number one, he seems to know exactly what he is doing and he has decent odds to make it to the next round. So why is Murraymania not conjuring up the same excitement as … Continue reading

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Iconic Britain in images

Posted by Laura Today, this is the view from my desk. Granted, I’m a little further away than this image suggests, but as I look to my right I can see the Royal Standard flag flying atopĀ  Buckingham Palace. I’ve … Continue reading

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Would you stay, on Standby

Posted by Dom Ian’s recent blog highlighting the ‘Switch Off Something’ campaign prompts me to share a small but curious thing that’s been bugging me the last couple of days. My trusty TV blew up on Friday night, which is … Continue reading

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Switch Off Something…right now

Posted by Ian It feels like we’re heading towards a period of belt-tightening, sock-pulling, sleeve-rolling, penny-counting austerity. With news bulletins increasingly full of references to prices and shortages, those with long memories can’t help but draw parallels with the 1970s. … Continue reading

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Once a week’s enough for any man

Posted by Ian The Royal Mail has just released its latest set of commemorative stamps: a tribute to some of the most groundbreaking and iconic films ever made in Britain: I’m talking, of course, about the Carry On and Hammer … Continue reading

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May’s homepage reviewed

Posted by Paul A quick look at what you were clicking on last month and also what riled you. Boris Johnson toppled Ken Livingstone to win the London mayoral election and you flocked in your thousands to read about BoJo’s … Continue reading

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