Border Crack and Deek Aboot, To Make A Return From The North East?

There been a bit happening lately in the world of Regional TV programming, especially Border TV. Firstly, there was the sad passing of Derek Batey (aged 84) the Brampton born creator/host of the 1970’s quiz show – ‘Mr & Mrs’, … Continue reading

CEE-ya (fax) Teletext!

Sad news as good ole Teletext Ceefax service is finally switched off tonight, after 38 years. First broadcast in 1974, with its blocky graphics and simple interface, Teletext was one of those early morning preserves of the terminally insomniac and … Continue reading

New Spaceman Article : The Men In Black Visit Jim Templeton

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I’ve had a few more thoughts about the Solway Firth Spaceman incident and decided to write about the story of the MIB encounter, which took place shortly after the Spaceman Photo was taken. The MIB encounter is another wedge in … Continue reading

Dr Brian Cox In Carlisle Hotel Teapot Smashing Realisation

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Carlisle was placed again on the Rock ‘n’ Roll heritage map, after it was revealed that Professor Brian Cox OBE once threw a Teapot out of a Carlisle hotel window, whilst on tour with D:ream in the 90’s. Interviewed on … Continue reading