Archive for May, 2006


Sunday, May 21st, 2006

Despite passing my viva a year ago this week, I still hadn’t actually had my PhD conferred by the University and reached the promised land of graduation. So, it was very exciting to return to Cambridge last weekend to take my Doctorate. Sadly, as with every trip it seems impossible to catch up with everyone, […]

The Digital (TV) Revolution

Sunday, May 21st, 2006

When the video recorder failed to record the soundtrack to last week’s Doctor Who it was the excuseomen I needed to splash out on a digital video recorder. Single tuner models are now under a £100, but I think the ability to watch and record different programmes is pretty much essential for a TV recorder, […]

More Doctor Who

Monday, May 1st, 2006

In case the new episodes just aren’t enough, there are three BBC Doctor Who “webcasts” from 2003 available on the Doctor Who website. The remake of the late, great, Douglas Adams’ episode Shada is excellent—and set in Cambridge! The first webcast to be made, Death Comes to Time does not seem to be available although […]