My Prague Vlog # 16 – Hills of the north

Original YT playout date: 23 January 2010
Duration: 47:59

We have another few days in Prague before Christmas, watch some of the preparations happen, witness an Accenture poster featuring Tiger just days before Accenture drop him for philandering, and take a drive up north to Vrchlabi. See a huge maneating shark turn into a little pet in the reception of a Prague hotel. Learn about the Christmas outdoor sausage shops, the stuffet chop in Hybernia restaurant and some of the funny features of Prague’s airport.
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Takes Two and Three of Trailer for “World War Two Revisited with Alan Heath”

Original YT playout date: 19 December 2009
Duration: 3:54

Another crack at the trailer for Alan’s new series on prime time TV, on selected parts of Seaham Harbour, Chester-Le-Street, Hebburn and Washington New Town. Not to mention the fly-awah in Gatesheed.
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Coming soon – ” History with Heath” on cable networks near you!

Original YT playout date: 12 December 2009
Duration: 1:41

I broke my current YT strike (occasioned by an unfair copyright strike on my channel – now the TV station concerned has fairly withdrawn their complaint, but I was still waiting for YT to remove the strike on my account, which did happen in due course) just to promote a friend of mine, Alan Heath, of alanheath channel fame, who had received a proposal to take on a TV programme in the same style, only more produced, than his existing work on channel http://www.youtube.com/alanheath.

Many of my subscribers also watch Alan’s work, and he was too modest to put an announcement about this on his own channel, but we’re all very excited about it. – Another youtuber breaks into TV, that has to be a good sign for all of us, even those who like me watch very little TV. It shows that we are becoming the new mainstream, and that the modest amateur producer really can achieve the recognition that once was the domain of people fortunate enough to know people in TV.”
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Wasteland Aborted

 

Original YT playout date: 26 September 2009
Duration: 34:03

An aborted attempt by Uncle Davey to read without preparation the Waste Land by TS Eliot, while Moggy struggles with deep questions of political philosophy. If you are on the right wavelength this should have you falling off your chair. It’s a serious discourse, with no humour or laughing.
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Lost in Lower Silesia, I discover the nectar of Amber

Original YT playout date: 26 April 2009
Duration: 41:12

First the road doesn’t go the way the GPS says. It tries to get me to drive my car right into the Oder river in flood, then I drive along having a bit of a singsong to myself and reciting the world’s longest place name, or whatever that thing is, and then I find a lovely place to eat – Hotel Amber in Olesnica. “”We’ll make sure you come back”” they claim as you go in. They got that right, despite my initial scepticism. I’m going back as soon as I can.

If the pianist was at all disturbed my my singing along to his pieces, he didn’t show it. He simply got on with the show like a professional. It was over too soon though. The soundtrack doesn’t do justice to the quality of play – although I got my better camera out at the end when the Vado ran out and possibly you can hear the quality better in the last third of the film.
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