Decent UK TV guide

Some things are so simple that almost no site has managed to produce them. One is a decent cinema guide. Every UK cinema guide seems teeth-gnashingly clumsy. A guide to UK TV is another. I just want the equivalent of a newspaper’s TV page, nothing fancy. Having given up on this quest months ago I recently discovered the Guardian’s TV guide. It doesn’t show you what’s on lots of channels at the same time. It doesn’t let you save your personal channel configuration. It doesn’t highlight different genres with different pastel shades. It just describes what’s on every channel. It’s quite a relief.


14 Feb 2003 in Writing

The best thing about Movable Type 2.6
From the changelog: Changed all visible instances of blog to weblog in the system and in the documentation. I’ve hated the word “blog” since the day I first heard it. Movable Type Pro sounds good too. Especially the bit about…
Protesting the war in Estonia
My sister sent me this photo from a friend of a friend in Estonia and says: In Tartu the defence league (pretend soldiers) decided they didn’t want people peace protesting, so the residents had to get snowmen to protest instead!…

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