Summer is over, everything is returning back to normal (kids at school), no stupidly warm temperatures and no more daft half-faced sun tans. Also the one thing about this time of year is the new series of various shows that I like watching are starting to be aired once again. Can't beat sat in bed on a nice cold night time, munching on chocolate and watching cartoons.
At the time of writing this, South Park has aired twice, Family Guy, Modern Family and The Simpsons once. I'm still wondering when American Dad! is due to be aired... [read more]
Every few nights I sit and watch a few feeds from America and I'm still surprised at how annoying it is trying to watch a programme over there.
Pretty much anything and everything is sponsored. When they show the weather forecast, it's sponsored, when a programme finishes, its closed-captions (subtitles) are also sponsored. Also most of these sponsored messages and normal commercials are constantly cut-short. If that happened here in the UK, advertisers would go mental!
Talking of commercials, for the BBC channels, we don't get mid-show commercials, but other channels either have one after 5 minutes, then 25... [read more]
Even though my attention span isn't exactly the best in the world, I do like to keep myself occupied a majority of the time playing games on my laptop and no more so than the past week or so since I've had no internet at all (it's been horrible using Twitter via text message only).
Now I'm not really one for upto date games that are all heavily 3D, I prefer the older games that are still fun to play (mainly isometric style games too). So since I've been technically offline, I've been playing 1NSANE, Age of Empires, ... [read more]