Entries by Olly Lennard from 03/2013

Malone's Metamorphosis an Odd Change of Tone

| Posted 03.14.2013 | UK Universities & Education

In this standalone film Malone explores the science of alteration in nature, with the expected looks at the life cycles of caterpillars, sea urchins and tadpoles. As you'd expect from any decent nature documentary there's plenty of "Ooh!" shots of X-rayed animals, underwater footage and some excellent time-lapse photography.

The Royal Charter for the Regulation of the Press

| Posted 03.18.2013 | UK Universities & Education

After much toing and froing a deal has finally been struck between the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats and the Labour Party regarding press regulation. Nick Clegg and Ed Milliband's proposal has been scrapped, and both have claimed a substantial victory.

Candy Crowley and Poppy Harlow Should Be Ashamed

| Posted 03.18.2013 | Media

Even as I'm writing these words Twitter is buzzing like a hornets' nest with vituperative venom for CNN's Candy Crowley and Poppy Harlow.

15 Facts You Didn't Know About Easter

| Posted 03.28.2013 | UK Universities & Education

To get you in the Easter mood here's 15 unusual "facts" about the Passion and the first Easter.

Kim Jong-Un, George Orwell and a Big Rocket

| Posted 03.29.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Fairly obviously, it isn't in North Korea's practical interests to go to war with the USA. Without the backing of either Russia or China (or both), it would be an unwinnable conflict, and neither of those countries' governments has been holding prominent 'death to the west' rallies of late.