Posts Tagged ‘Pet Shop Boys’

A few years ago there was a corner of the world wide web called Speechification. According to those behind Speechification it was “A blog of Radio 4. Not about Radio 4 but of it. We point to the bits we like, the bits you might have missed, the bits that someone might have sneakily recorded. And other […]


There are two music festivals occurring this weekend (actually there maybe more however we’ll say two for the sake of argument) namely Lovebox and Latitude. Latitude has Thom Yorke, Nick Cave, The Pet Shop Boys, Magazine, The XX, Saint Etienne, Mark Thomas, Dave Gorman, Simon Armitage, Josie Long, Jon Ronson, Luke Haines and many many […]


– The Secret Life of the Motorway is being repeated once again on BBC Four and with justification because it’s just great – a three part documentary which plots the rise (and fall ?) of the motorway in the UK. The first two are particularly good with some beautiful footage of mostly empty roadways and […]