I Love 1985

Saturday, February 24, 2001 by · Comments Off 

1985 – the year my voice broke. Well, not quite, but definitely the year I started to feel the first pangs of pre-pubescent lust, indulging in clandestine kisses with Louise Meadows under the oak tree in the village cricket green.

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I Love 1984

Saturday, February 17, 2001 by · Comments Off 

What’s a TV producer to do? They put together a fairly harmless package of easy-going nostalgia for a Saturday night, and suddenly they’re accused of being part of a conspiracy, hellbent on undermining this country’s shared heritage. Read more

I Love 1983

Saturday, February 10, 2001 by · Comments Off 

Unlike other reviewers, I singularly failed to recall any significant memories from 1983. So it was with empty head that I sat down to be entertained by I Love 1983. Read more

Adrian Mole – The Cappuccino Years

Friday, February 9, 2001 by · Comments Off 

I too wrote a diary aged 13 and ¾. It was hardly state-of-the-nation stuff, as you might expect; mostly me calling my biology teacher a bitch and writing down who I fancied in school.

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I Love 1982

Saturday, February 3, 2001 by · Comments Off 

Before sitting down to watch this programme, I made a conscious effort to recall 1982 as best I could. What did 1982 mean to me? What could my faltering memory recollect? Read more