Posts tagged ‘television’

June 6, 2011

The Tartan Turban

Switching over to Channel 5 last Friday, I was delighted to see Hardeep Singh Kholi, hosting the morning mainstream chat show, “The Wright Stuff”. I am not aware of any other daytime programme that has an Asian presenter. Whilst it isn’t his show and he is only filling in, it was refreshing to see an Asian face on television in the morning.

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May 4, 2011

Are Our Children Lazy?

BBC London had a phone in today discussing whether our children are lazy. This was supported by research suggesting that one in six children cannot swim and one in ten cannot ride a bike. The study found British children were more than twice as likely to spend their free time watching television (79 per cent) than playing sport (34 per cent).

The study apparently surveyed 1500 children. This surely cannot be representative of British children to make such a brash statement that our children are lazy.

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April 10, 2011

Drama Queen

Dear Diary,

My dad is addicted to Indian soaps and if allowed, he would watch the episodes and then the reruns. Since retirement, he seems to live out his life with these soaps. Apart from the news, he doesn’t watch any other channels until recently. We banned Zee TV!

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