Hannah said she would love it if Nicola saw her film. I know the First Minister is busy running a country in the midst of a global pandemic, but she does seem to make time in her life for a bit of culture, promoting reading lists and what not. Whether she has time to interact with every message that comes her way is another matter, of course. I sent her 'a DM' (me and the zeitgeist are like that) with a link to the film. Hannah tweeted that she hoped Nicola would watch the film. Here is a screenshot from Hannah's phone:
"That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore" recently got an airing on BBC Scotland and it's an excellent way to spend 12 minutes. If you haven't seen it - here's the link.
If you can't access i-player, for now here's the trailer:
I finished State Of Happiness. I liked it.
I am re-watching the first series of Ghosts. Splendid, silly fun.
Roll on Series 2.
I enjoyed Nico's Menu Mission on BBC Scotland.
Once Upon A Time In Iraq is compelling viewing.
I liked this BBC Radio 4 doc about Mendelssohn's Octet.
I read and enjoyed "Out Of The Frying Pan", Keith Floyd's first autobiography (having read his second one few weeks ago).
What a life. I'm glad I wasn't married to the old rascal but I think I would sit him across from Billy Connolly at my Fantasy Dinner Party. I am still making my way though his various TV series; my nostalgic, televisual equivalent to comfort eating in these troubled times. I'm currently on "Floyd On Africa". Yes I've seen the bit with the emus.
I'm now reading this:
Oh, here's a bluegrass cover of my sole Teenage Fanclub co-write:
You are onboard with Laura Cantrell's new recording project right?
When children get their hands on their mother's phone, knowing full well that their father doesn't like goat's cheese: