One reason why I like the BBCThis may well sound like an advert for something that does not need advertising, but since upgrading my phone to the HTC Desire S a couple of weeks ago I’ve discovered a number of wonderful things. Quite apart from Shredder Chess, O2’s free Cloud wifi service, the ability to …

Skyrim, the latest role-playing adventure game from Bethesda, just arrived on my doorstep today. For those who neither know nor care about computer games, this is an event sort of on a par with the release of a new Star Wars movie, and has been greeted by the gaming community in a similarly mixed way. …

I have just finished off last night’s curry, and am undecided as to whether or not that constitutes having had dinner.

In general, I prefer to travel via coach than by train. Lately I have found train carriages to be increasingly noisy places, with people yapping into mobile phones, kids running around, football fans having loud conversations about The Match and so on. It’s often difficult to find a ‘table seat’ too, and the Carrolian logic …