Another quick round-up on account of stuff getting in the way.
There is growing criticism of product placement on TV in the US and the trend is now being spread to news and current affairs programmes too.
We already have this on BBC Breakfast. Not a day goes by without a blatant plug for another BBC show being dressed up as news – today’s was BBC2 drama Burn Up.
An alarming story about heavy-handed policing and the misuse of anti-terrorism laws, all coming from a family’s attempt to take a day trip through the Channel Tunnel.
Is the future of green motoring on display at the British International Motorshow, or is the event’s eco village just a novelty sideshow amidst the usual array of gas guzzlers?
And Richard McComb, a man usually graced with an effortless style, proves what I thought when turning 40 recently – wearing blue denim jeans if you’re aged 35+ is simply unacceptable.
Wearing denim in middle-age immediately draws comparisons with Jeremy Clarkson. Who wants to endure that in the twilight of their life?