The Victorian Slum, episode 5

Here we are, the last episode of this series. I look forward to seeing how they’re going to end this show, probably by showing us first that things were getting better in the 1900s, hopefully also by hinting at the fact that quite a few of the men and boys living in our slums will…

The Victorian Slum, episode 4

Episode 4 of ‘The Victorian Slum’; the 1890s. Skip the first 2-3 minutes if you can remember further back than a week ago. The doss house is too empty too much of the time. I think that he would have had more customers than he could have handled if this really was Victorian times. So…

The Victorian Slum, episode 3

Victorian Slum, episode 3, the 1880s. Shall Jack the Ripper visit the neighbourhood? Same old intro, bit of history, this is what happened last week, etc. If you can remember things that happened a week ago, you can skip the first 3 minutes. The third week, life must slowly become a routine, I wonder if…

The Victorian Slum, episode 2

Episode 2, the 1870s. Identical intro, same information, just in case you forgot, it’s been over a week since we heard all this after all… Spoilers are annoying but repeating all the things that happened in a previous episode can be boring as well, some of us can remember further back than a week and…

The Victorian Slum, episode 1

The Victorian slum is a brand new show, only aired a few days ago. I’ve been looking forward to seeing this, not only because I am (of course) addicted to these kinds of shows and a history addict, but also because this is a subject that appeals to me. For some reason I’ve always been…

10,000 BC, season 2, episode 9

Day 37 It’s only been a month. The struggle for food continues, it never ends. Which I think is quite representative of what life was like for our ancestors. Autumn comes, survival becomes harder The women find goats, well they have clearly been left behind by the production team. Which is nice but also feels…