Monthly Archives: September 2014

Book Review: James Whale. Almost a Celebrity. A Lifetime of Night-Time.

Anyone interested enough to consider buying James Whale’s book will often also have their own story about him to tell.

Anyone who doesn’t have a personal story, will remember his radio and TV shows up and down the country over many years, and will be a fan of the talk radio format.

Back in the late 80’s, when I was a spotty teenager, James was doing the night-time talk show at Radio Aire in Leeds. Over here in Manchester, we could just about get it.

I was an avid listener. So much so, I wrote a letter to the show (because that is what you did in those pre email days) asking if I could sit in on one to see how it all worked and meet the chap.… Click here to continue reading this article

Google Chrome Browser Displaying Italic Fonts Only – The Fix

Looking for a fix for the problem of italic fonts displaying as standard in Google Chrome browser?

You will have been Googling, tweaking your settings, and adjusting stuff that wasnt broke before. And you have still drawn a blank, right?

Whatever you do, Google Chrome still resolutely displays all fonts on most websites in a dreadful italic font.

Read on……..

If like me, you eschewed the buggy Internet Explorer ages ago, you will have become a Chrome devotee. Not much goes wrong with Chrome, but this is a bug, and one I found how to fix.… Click here to continue reading this article