Reshared post from Doctor Who 24/7:

Another record Original Post from Doctor Who 24/7:The Day of the Doctor has earned a Guinness World Record for the largest ever simulcast of a TV drama.The special episode was broadcast in 94 countries across 6 continents and was screened in over 1,500 cinemas worldwide.More than half a million tickets were sold for the cinema screenings, shown in 3D in the UK, US, Canada, Latin America, Germany, Russia and Scandinavia.Steven Moffat said: "For years the Doctor has been stopping everyone else Read more […]

Reshared post from Doctor Who 24/7:

Another record Original Post from Doctor Who 24/7:The Day of the Doctor has earned a Guinness World Record for the largest ever simulcast of a TV drama.The special episode was broadcast in 94 countries across 6 continents and was screened in over 1,500 cinemas worldwide.More than half a million tickets were sold for the cinema screenings, shown in 3D in the UK, US, Canada, Latin America, Germany, Russia and Scandinavia.Steven Moffat said: "For years the Doctor has been stopping everyone else Read more […]

homophobia is something I find hard to understand. This 2 part TV programme by Stephen Fry is both interesting…

homophobia is something I find hard to understand. This 2 part TV programme by Stephen Fry is both interesting and disturbing as some countries seem to be going in reverse on equal rights for LGBT people.The oddest idea so many anti-gay people seemed to have was that gay people were trying to get young people to join them, to become converts, as if sexual orientation is a matter of choice.No doubt religion is a key driver (excuse) for homophobia in many cases, although poor education is more likely Read more […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-06-13

O2 have announced new iPhone 4 tariffs. Capped data is bad news. Hope my employer comes up with better deal for new phone like 3GS deal. # Adobe Photoshop Lightroom v3 is out. Upgraded today. Looking forward to using at weekend. Liked beta. Great for processing lots of pics. # Really impressed by bluehost.com support – fixed problem in few hours (php5 fastcgi impacting a couple of my WordPress sites); & good comms # Adobe reports 'critical' vulnerability in Flash, Acrobat | Security Read more […]

Doctor Who

It is no great confession to say that I a fan of Doctor Who. I have been looking forward to the start of a new series with a new actor in the lead role. Today was that day. Much as I loved the work of David Tennant (both prior to Doctor Who, and on stage in Hamlet) I felt he had done as much as he could with the character and I was happy to see him leave on a high note with an excellent body of work with the show as his legacy. Matt Smith is a younger actor than Tennant (in fact, the youngest ever Read more […]

Pen friends

I recently decided that I should broaden my network of contacts and find out something more about people in other cultures and countries, thus I decided to revert to something that I thought of as old fashioned, namely gaining some pen friends, or pen pals if you prefer. Of course, being a computer addict and barely able to read my own writing, there was no way I was going to resort to actually scribing on dead trees. I knew though that I wanted something more that what the social networks tend Read more […]