Archive for March 2012

Telly times

Mar 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Personal Columns

The school term finished yesterday. The end of term service taking place in the church at 11.00, followed by the holidays starting at 12 noon.

There was not the buzz of excitement one would have expected in times past. End of term in the 1970s was a cause for celebration, maybe school is an altogether different place now.

School holidays brought extra children’s television; children’s television now is not what it was.

Children’s television in the 1970s was rationed and it was serious.

The special indulgence by the BBC was …