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Barking Blondes: Things to take into consideration when searching for the perfect pooch, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Things to take into consideration when searching for the perfect pooch

Research is essential in finding the perfect pooch. Remember the bigger the dog, the bigger the ‘doo-doo’.

By | The Dog Blog | Saturday, 5 October 2013 at 6:00 am

It’s not all about Wimbledon – Ultra marathons are getting some exposure on the BBC, Notebook

It’s not all about Wimbledon – Ultra marathons are getting some exposure on the BBC

BBC Sport’s not all about Wimbledon. To my amazement I spotted on its website a quiz all about – wait for it – ultra marathons. And there was me thinking that ultra-marathoning was safe in its obscurity. Anyway, no complaints. Fabulous that the sport is getting the exposure.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 27 June 2013 at 3:00 am

Barking Blondes: Could your dog find its way home?, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Could your dog find its way home?

Our local yoga centre, in Marylebone, has a yoga dog called Jalebi. She is a 10-month old Sheltie.

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 28 April 2013 at 7:00 am

Barking Blondes: The health of your dog, Notebook

Barking Blondes: The health of your dog

If a well known vet becomes ‘the face’ of a product such as a pharmaceutical or a campaign, are you more likely to trust that product?

By | Notebook, The Dog Blog | Sunday, 21 April 2013 at 7:00 am

“Journalistically criminal”, Eagle Eye

“Journalistically criminal”

Rather unexpectedly, as the 10th anniversary of the Iraq war approaches, the myth-making of the antis seems to be subsiding. I had assumed that the anniversary would be another festival of “lies”, “illegal war” and “war criminals”.

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 8 March 2013 at 1:59 pm

BBC Launches dedicated BBC Sport iPhone app, Android version coming soon, Digital Digest

BBC Launches dedicated BBC Sport iPhone app, Android version coming soon

The BBC are today introducing a brand new BBC Sport mobile app for iPhone and iPod Touch users, with an Android version is expected to launch in the coming weeks.

By | Digital Digest, Sport | Monday, 7 January 2013 at 11:20 am

Barking blondes: a tribute to Doris Day, Notebook

Barking blondes: a tribute to Doris Day

We spent an entertaining Tuesday evening at The Crazy Coques in Londons’ West End watching a tribute show to Doris Day.

By | Notebook | Monday, 3 December 2012 at 10:30 am

Barking blondes: Supporting your dog like Fiona Apple does, Notebook

Barking blondes: Supporting your dog like Fiona Apple does

This week the international singing star, Fiona Apple hit the headlines by cancelling the whole of her South American tour to be with her dying dog.
She posted on Facebook:
“If I go away I’m afraid she will die and I won’t have the honour of singing her to sleep or escorting her out. Sometimes it takes [...]

By | Notebook | Sunday, 25 November 2012 at 10:00 am

The TV industry is cleaning up its act with the help of Albert, Notebook

The TV industry is cleaning up its act with the help of Albert

Given the competitive nature of the TV industry it’s perhaps hard to imagine our biggest broadcasters and independent production companies coming together to discuss how they can work together on a project that might just change the entire industry. But for the past year, eleven of some of the biggest companies in the industry have been meeting once a month to do just that – all in the name of saving the planet.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Tuesday, 23 October 2012 at 4:00 am

Don’t kid yourself Scotland, you still need the BBC, Arts

Don’t kid yourself Scotland, you still need the BBC

This week the Scottish Labour Party suggested that if Scotland gains independence it will lose the BBC. Despite the popular belief that politicians don’t know what voters really care about, it appears that for once they might actually be onto something.

By | Arts | Friday, 19 October 2012 at 4:44 pm

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