Author Archives: Caz M

Memories Of Telly Centre Part 3 – 2010-2012

As explained in Part 2, my return to TVC as a freelance Engineer first occurred in April 2010 when I turned up as part of the team to rig the huge show in TC1 for the General Election programme in … Continue reading

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Memories Of Telly Centre Part 2 – 2000-2009

Following on from Part 1… As the New Millennium turned, I was still working as an Engineer for BBC News. My last big Special programme rig was for their 2000 Today Millennium live broadcast – a 28-hour show co-ordinated from Telly Centre … Continue reading

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Memories Of Telly Centre Part 1 – 1988-1999

Devastating things are afoot at BBC Television Centre. The icon of Auntie for more than 50 years is finally shutting up shop so that refurbishment and redevelopment can take place. There have been lots of memories evoked from an evening … Continue reading

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FitBit Review – January ’13

Feeling Flabby On New Year’s Day I spent some time with geek friends in Sussex doing some geocaching. We didn’t walk very far, but there was rather a steep hill involved. By the time I’d waked down the road and … Continue reading

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On The Trail Of Wenlock & Mandeville

The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic mascots, Wenlock and Mandeville, are perhaps a bit scary at first glance, with that one big eye, watching you. I wasn’t too enamoured with them when they were first unveiled, but having attended the … Continue reading

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