BBC News: Pension age workers on the rise says ONS
A couple of fabulous tweets this evening from my work colleague
@doctorvee about this page on the BBC News website with the title “Pension age workers on the rise says [Office of National Statistics]”:
Even by the standards of BBC News, this is a totally weird photo to use […] as though the experiences of Bruce Forsyth dancing with Tess Daly is indicative of wider trends in society.”
Source and source)
If you’ve got SKY or FREESAT then you can tune into BBC Alba on Wednesday night to see Calamateur playing a recorded live set. The channels are:
The show is called
RAPAL and will be on at 10:30pm. It’ll then be repeated this Friday 17th October at 11pm.
In the meantime, you can catch a short preview at:
Calamateur is the first artist featured … and the last … in that short clip.
Just been watching
I’d Do Anything on BBC 1.
So, the viewers have to vote for their favourite Nancy.
The show is called
I’d Do Anything.
But the web address is
What’s that all about?! Surely they could have also had www.bbc.co.uk/nancy!
I’ve been enjoying playing with the new BBC home page which is in beta just now.
(As spotted on the
Information Architecture Institute mailing list.)
If you’re interested in using any of the
BBC Radio Yahoo! Widgets then just be aware that you will probably need to fix the feeds in them.
It’s quite easy:
Download the Yahoo! Widget you want
Change the widget file to .zip
Open the file in WinZip (other compression applications are available)
Extract the .kon file
Open the .kon file in Notepad (other text editor applications are available)
Locate the feed URL in the .kon file
Find the latest feed URL from
www.radiofeeds.co.uk Update the URL in the .kon file and save
Add the new .kon file back into the .zip file (make sure you use NO compression)
Rename the .zip file back to .widget
Copy or move the .widget file into your My Widgets folder
Open the Widget and enjoy!
See, I told you it was easy.