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Mon 25-Nov-13
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As I have mentioned before, I love History, and will watch anything to do with it. I had been looking forward to this Programme since it was advertised, and I was not disappointed, it was about one of the wonders of the Ancient World, The Hanging Gardens Of Babylon. Stephanie Dalley, an Oxford, Academic, believed , as it has never been found, although there were plenty of references to it,that the supposed place and timing were wrong, and she went on to prove her theory, that the actual place was Ninevah, in Iraq. The feat of Engineering to carry water so far over the Desert, then to raise it up to water Trees, Shrubs, and Flowers, beyond belief, but everything was there, if you knew what you were looking for.

Tue 26-Nov-13
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I watched that Christine! it was amazing wasn't it. I love ancient history programmes.

Tue 26-Nov-13
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Has anyone been watching the programmes on cold war Britain, it was good tonight. They had the Berlin wall coming down, I was living in west Berlin when the wall came down, they said the first thing the east berliners did was go shopping, what they did not say was that an awful lot of it was shop lifting. The shops let them off with it that first weekend but not the 2nd

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Wed 27-Nov-13
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Having lived through it, Eileen, did not feel inclined to watch . A very Knife edge time, indeed.  It must have been amazing for you, actually witnessing History, first hand. Best thing about the Services, not so much now, was the chance to see and do, things you never would have been able to in Civvy Street.  I should write a Book, I could write a Book, but dare not write a Book!laughlaugh Well, could write it, but not tell the truth.

Sun 5-Jan-14
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I have been watching the most wonderful film about dolphins on the BBC iplayer. If you have missed it I urge you to watch it as it is entrancing. I am looking forward to the next episode.  wave

 

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Sun 5-Jan-14
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Tonight it's the first episode of Season 4 of "Downton Abbey". Can't wait after being left in suspense by Mathew's car crash. No spoilers, please!

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Sun 5-Jan-14
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Ooh Chris, you're well behind over there!  Don't worry, I won't tell you anything.......whistle

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Mon 6-Jan-14
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Yes, watched it too, Nadine, was amazed when the male Dolphin brought his intended Flowers in the form of Seaweed. Wonderful stuff.

Mon 6-Jan-14
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I saw that too.  Has anyone seen the David Attenborough current series where he is in the Natural History Museum and a team of CGI people have been bringing ancient creatures to life?  I find it fascinating and the 'behind the scenes' programme was excellent too.

I'll try that again!

Mon 6-Jan-14
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I have not seen that, TA, perhaps it is not up here yet, but will look out for it.  I love David Attenborough, he just adores his Animals, saw him last week in a repeat, in the Rain Forest, feeding a wild animal with Leaves, his face was a picture.

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wave I can watch anything with David  Attenborough and have lots of DVDs of his programmes, all bought when they were on special offer.

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Thu 9-Jan-14
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Spy in the Pod is on again tonight.  Wonderful stuff.smile

Sat 8-Feb-14
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Just watched Torville and Deane, performing at the 1984 Olympics Ice Skating. Remember watching it in 1984, it took my breath away then, and did it all over again, now!magic

Sat 8-Feb-14
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wave I remember being enthralled then too and I still think they are wonderful!

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Sat 8-Feb-14
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Tonight is all UK shows on PBS (public broadcasting service). Starts with "Father Brown", followed by "Scott & Bailey" and finally the late show "Inspector Morse". Tomorrow is "Downton Abbey" - can't wait!

 

Right now I am watching the Olympics from Sochi - it's an American channel so the focus is all on the American athletes, but interesting nevertheless.

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