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Buying second hand bikes in Birmingham, at the centre car boot sale

If you’re looking to buy second hand bicycles in Birmingham, UK, your best bet might be the car boot sale in the centre. It opens for visitors at 8am, and best get there early to find the good stuff – although … Continue reading

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I haven’t blogged anything for over a year, most things can be said on Facebook on Twitter these days, but it felt that this needed a bit more time and attention. Because two days ago Steph Clarke passed away very … Continue reading

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Archers catchup on iPlayer Radio, vs podcast

You might be thinking, well what’s the difference? It’s the same show, right? Wrong. Well, kind of. The other day I noticed that iPlaye Radio on my iPhone now allows you to download anything that you could previously only stream. Which … Continue reading

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Long time listeners left high and dry: the problem with The Archers Flood

A lot of people have been following with interest, or trying to, the current Archers story on BBC Radio 4: the floods. Or ‘the big flood’, as we might imagine it, swamping all and sundry. And that’s the problem. Whereas … Continue reading

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Parenting in the age of ieverything… and being a kid in the age of digital media documentation

Someone showed me this blog post about parenting in the age of kids having everything digital, and at a moment’s notice, which probably should also encompass ‘that’ concern about children not being inquisitive any more because they can look up everything … Continue reading

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The Twitter app is kicking people who follow links to the App store, and a William Hill app

EDIT: More info here: https://discussions.apple.com/message/24707599#24707599 Which is odd. I first noticed it earlier tonight  when I followed a link to a local newspaper story, and half way through reading it, without me clicking anything, the app store slid in, and showed … Continue reading

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The BBC ‘relegation’ to online, and why that’s not such a terrible idea

I’m probably not exactly the core demographic for BBC Three anyway (mid-30s), but I wasn’t terribly distraught to hear it may be axed. The idea seems to be that programming might be available online only, but isn’t  that where the … Continue reading

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