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BBC Test card. Waiting for kids tv to start on a Saturday morning..... !!

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The Pogles of Pogles Wood. 'Met' them at an Oliver Postgate/Peter Firmin seminar along with Bagpuss at the National Film Theatre in London!!

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Elsie Tanner and Ena Sharples - Pat Phoenix and Violet Carson share a between the takes hug on the set of Corrie

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In The Guardian, Alexis Petridis penned a fantastic reflection on the UK’s scary public information films of the 1960s to 1980s. For more than 60 years, the government’s Central Office of Information (COI) created FUD-fostering films about talking to strangers, playing with matches, sticking things in electric outlets, rabies, slippery floors, etc. The COI was shut down last week due to funding cuts.

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Is this legit? Because if it is, I think that Britain has jumped a couple of spaces in my list of countries that we can make fun of. (Trust me, America's high on it)

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