Connections. Arguably one of the top five non-fictional, science programs of all time, Connections was a stellar late-seventies BBC program about science and history and how seemingly unrelated events combined to get us to where we are today. Or in the case of its original broadcast, 1978. I became infatuated with this program in my […]
One night in St. Jacobs, the old fable of the City Mouse and the Country Mouse played out in real life within the bland, beige box that was my childhood bedroom. I, as you rightly presume, starred as the Country Mouse.
I was a timid child. Still am, to be honest. Few things make me more uncomfortable than talking on the phone, having to make calls being the worst. Luckily I was also the oldest child so I had a younger sister I could browbeat into doing those things I desperately wanted to do but was […]
In a world of digital music, where millions of songs from the most famous to the most obscure are immediately available to anyone almost anywhere on the planet with a few clicks on a computer, it seems almost absurd that AM radio was still a meaningful popular music medium in my lifetime. Sure, it was […]