I remember # 14

400. I remember tadpoles in a jar 401. I remember candy floss 402. I remember having a hyperlink explained to me for the first time, and thinking that this was quite interesting 403. I remember the music group Middle of the Road, who named themselves in age before irony existed 404. I remember Mick McManusRead More

We love Glenda so much

The former Labour MP Chris Mullin has published an autobiography called Hinterland. Its title comes from the argument, regularly made, that politicians ought to have a background beyond politics, to broaden their view of life. I don’t think it can be proven that having a rich back story inevitably makes you better at politics, norRead More

Losing the plot

Pity the New York Times‘ TV critic Mike Hales, who recently reviewed the first few episodes of Amazon’s new series Goliath. As The Drum reports, Hales complained of the series having a “needlessly complicated structure”. … presumably because the first episode leaves so much unanswered, the next jumps back in time to fill in theRead More