I got a text from my brother tonight, saying that he was in the same room as Christopher Eccleston. They were both at a Richard Hawley gig in Manchester. Did my brother offer to kidnap Christopher Eccleston and keep him in a box for me until my next birthday or whenever is most convenient for me to collect him? Did he bog-roll. My brother is rubbish...
Lovely Thing 2
Just to show that I am an equal-opportunity lecher, here's David Tennant's pinstriped bottom. Delightfully pert, wouldn't you say? And it's as good an excuse as any for a few comments about The Idiot's Lantern. Well, that was a sweet little episode, I thought. Ten/Tennant is getting better at the shouty bits, I think (although frankly he's never going to be as scary at it as Mr E, but then again, who is?) and Rose was top stuff this week; back to her stroppy-yet-sensible self, which was very pleasing to see. Maureen Lipman made a very peculiar baddie, but it looked like she was having a laugh. I'm most entertained by the revelation that Jackie Tyler is a Cliff fan who does favours for sailors (hmm, that should come as a surprise to approximately nobody). My favourite little bit: the Betamax tape with the crossed-out Gallifreyan scribbling on it. (My bet is, it actually says "Carry On
Lovely Thing 3
Specially for the people who neither know nor care about Doctor Who, it's a bout of gratuitous fluffiness.
This is Eglington the cat. He belongs to my friends Tony and Laura. He is very, very fluffy.