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  • Rugby Union Weekly – Out of Pods Review

    Episodes Reviewed:         01-To Present Average Episode Length:     55 Minutes Release Schedule:         Weekly   During a trip down the podcast charts, in the UK, even the most un-observant person would notice that a certain organisation pops up repeatedly; the BBC. They’ve got podcasts about...
  • Yearly Review – Alex (2018)

    It’s that time of the year again where we look back and arbitrarily assign a value to things we did over the last twelve months. 2018 has been an amazing year again for our hobbies, it has given us the opportunity to experience some spectacular games, astonishing movies, and...
  • Something To Watch – W1A

    It’s charter renewal time at the BBC, and who else is best to head up the charge than Ian Fletcher? Well known for his successful delivery of London 2012 Olympics, Fletcher brings a wealth of experience in blue sky thinking, paradigm shifting and tiger teams. Fortunately, this statement, although...
  • TV’s Having An Absolute Blinder

    Westworld, Planet Earth II and Still Game have combined in recent weeks to ensure that I have been thoroughly enjoying my time spent watching TV. Despite the return of many series, that are regular features on my watching list,in the last month or two (NCIS, The Flash etc) I...
  • Guilty Pleasure: Detectorists

    Detectorists is a two season BBC Four show written by, directed by and starring Mackenzie Crook. Also featuring Toby Jones, the show is a gentle drama-comedy set in the English countryside. Think Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture and you are on the right lines. The show is an enigma...
  • This Week’s TV Highlights – 21st May 2016

      Another great week of TV. The usual suspects all stand strong, but some just a little stronger than others! As always, beware, spoilers below! DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Season 1, Episode 12 – Last Refuge Sky1 This week saw the team face off against another foe sent by...
  • This Week’s TV Highlights – 14th May 2016

    I am skipping the backlog busters this week, and looking only at new shows. As fun as my backlog is, there was a lot to talk about this week on TV, both good and bad. As always: Beware! Spoilers below! Supergirl Season 1, Episode 15 – Solitude Sky1 Supergirl...
  • This Week’s TV Highlights – 7th May 2016

    Another great week of TV is behind us! Stories are pushing on towards the season finale, and I am pushing onwards through my backlog. As always – Beware, spoilers follow!   Orphan Black Season 4, Episode 3 – The Stigmata Of Progress Netflix, 29th April 2016 Orphan Black this...
  • Sherlock Homes and the Abominable Plot Device

    Sherlock (the BBC crime drama and not those terrible Guy Richie films) is one of those shows I neglected for a long time in the most hipster of ways; everyone at university was watching it and falling head over heels for Benedict Cumberbatch and I didn’t want to be...