John Logie Baird first demonstrated his new television machine to members of the Royal Institution in London in January 1926. Almost 100 years later, and according to TV Licencing, 95% of households own a TV set and watching TV is an integral part of many of our lives. Whether it’s catching up on the latest […]
The beginning of December heralds the start of winter. Although the temperatures may be dropping, spirits are rising as a certain holiday is almost upon us. Despite the fact many shops are lavishly decorated for the festive season in November, this weekend is the time many of us look to decorate our homes and up […]
1 December 2021
“I’ve started so I’ll finish” is just one of the many catch phrases originating from a TV quiz show. This phrase comes, of course, from Mastermind, widely regarded as the most rigorous and intellectual British quiz show. Quiz shows were originally broadcast on the radio. The Inter-regional Spelling Competition, part of BBC Radio’s Children’s Hour […]
24 November 2021
Spring has got off to a bit of a shaky start. We had the second warmest March day on record, followed by plummeting temperatures and snow during Easter resulting in the UK’s coldest April since 1922. The cold weather was accompanied by air and ground frosts, making it the frostiest April in the UK for […]
5 May 2021
As the rules about eating in pubs and restaurants are beginning to relax, a Premier Foods report suggests more than 91% of people surveyed said they intended to do the same amount of cooking at home, if not more, in the year ahead. According to the report, our dinner time favourites are pasta and risotto-based […]
15 April 2021
Mother’s Day falls this month and it got us thinking about some of mums that have appeared in TV shows over the years. Some mums are super loveable, some really deserve medals and some are just downright scary. Here’s a round-up of our favourite matriarchs. EastEnders – a show with so many mums it’s difficult […]
15 March 2021
Mobile operators are upgrading their mobile services across the UK. These enable mobile devices such as smartphones, laptops and tablets to access the internet at super-fast speeds.
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