A series looking at blogs and the bloggers that create them
Introducing some of the new voices on the internet – people who have made their mark by writing a blog or online journal. Mark Savage meets the men and women who’ve attracted attention in cyberspace by recording their thoughts and impressions on anything and everything.
The content of blog sites
Be aware that the links on this page go to personal sites: content could challenge or offend.
Programme 2: It's personal
Tuesday 5 September 2006, 9.30am
Slices of life in Paris by single mother Petite Anglaise who shares custody of her daughter ‘Tadpole’ with her former partner ‘Mr Frog’, and ex-pat Zoe whose blog My Boyfriend is a Twat is up-front and personal about her household in a suburb of Brussels.
Programme 3: That's entertainment
Tuesday 12 September 2006, 9.30am
Featuring The Bleat, James Lilek’s own take on life in America as seen from his home in Minneapolis and Gofugyourself, Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan, from Los Angeles, with their ‘snarky’ assassination of celebrity fashion victims who parade themselves on the red carpet.
Programme 4: It's Political
Tuesday 19 September 2006, 9.30am
A look at Instapundit, one of the biggest ‘political’ blogs in America, written by law professor Glenn Reynolds from Knoxville, Tennessee, and Horsesass, where local political activist David Goldstein, from Seattle, gives what he calls ‘the Straight Poop on Politics and the Press’
Programme five: In sickness and in health
Tuesday 26 September 2006, 9.30am
A Little Pregnant - Madcap misadventures in infertility, pregnancy, and parenthood written by Julie and Random Acts of Reality - The journal of Tom Reynolds, an ambulance worker, featuring episodes from his shifts in East London.
Readings by Natalie Turner-Jones and David Kennedy.