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Child Of Our Time

Tonight and tomorrow sees the return of Child Of Our Time.  I am so looking forward to this. Nearly a year ago I wrote a blog post asking the BBC, “Where is Child Of Our Time?“.  I like to think that the series has appeared back on our screens because of my post.  Of course [...]

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Where is Child of Our Time?

I remember as a child watching Child of Our Time nearly every year.  At a time when I was learning the intricacies of the nature and nurture debate, watching a programme aim to answer “Are we born or are we made?” with real life case studies was a wonderful opportunity.  From its beginnings in 2000, [...]

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Have your say on the BBC

The BBC needs to remain mostly untouched.  I say mostly as there are issues with bureaucracy .  Looking back a few years, I distinctly recall the trauma of learning about bureaucracy in my first semester of first year.  Ahhhh.  Bureaucracy!  Some slimming needs to take place.  Any organisation needs to focus in on its own [...]

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BBC should keep using the Met Office

I am very disappointed at the BBC’s decision to end its contract with the Met Office.  A middle finger to this decision.   The Met office is the most accurate forecaster, according to the World Meteorological Organisation.  It has made some infamous cock-ups, but generally it is brilliant.  In its 93 year relationship, the BBC [...]

Brain Doctors on BBC Two: Surgeon Jay Jayamohan

2013-02-10 – Brain Doctors

Hello! It’s been a long time since I last blogged. It’s been ever longer since I last vlogged. What’s going on?! That will soon change. Especially when I hit the ‘Publish’ button on here. A vlog is in the works. Well . . . kind of. Anyway: Today I want to talk about a fly-on-the-wall [...]