So a year ago we began an experiment in our home and we got rid of the TV. Actually to start with we only put it in the garage but after a month the experiment became permanent. We had lots of good reasons for doing
This article is interesting on the idea of TV in the lives and education of children. Slightly surprising that anyone was ever convinced that TV would help with anything other than distraction. There are a whole host of things in this article that’s worth thinking
It’s no secret that I’m not a big fan of the television, in fact I’m glad to be rid of it. Here Mark Meynell reflects on the recent purchase of Channel 5 by Richard Desmond and gives this devastating quote from David Dark. “Yet as
I just read about my friend Mark’s decision to unplug the TV and Roald Dahl’s hatred of the box in this excellent poem and so I decided to put a few more thoughts down on life without a TV seven months on. So the World
Recently Channel 4 showed a fascinating documentary on Alpha. For the next 28 days you can watch it online here. It’s always good to get an insight into how others see you – does Alpha really have a ‘mathematical niceness’ about it? Is it too
Josh Harris recently blogged on a new TV drama about King David and he said this, “Hopefully they’ll handle the more sordid aspects of David’s life tastefully”, which made me wonder how you handle the sordid ‘tastefully’. So I asked Josh for his thoughts and
No, not with me – I’m very happy with my wife. I’m talking about taking part in the TV programme. We’ve had an email from them, here it is: “Hello there – my name is Danny and I work on the TV show wife swap.
To understand the financial crisis properly – I’d recommend watching this programme (NB: Satire is good for the humility of our financial system)