One square metre and a stool By William Bowles

8 June 2007

‘All the freaky people make the beauty of the world’ — ‘All The Freaky People,’ Michael Franti & Spearhead

1 Square MetreFor the most part, television is crap, driven as it is either by commercial interests or in the case of the state-run network, by something that tries to mimic the demographically driven commercial networks. But occasionally good stuff pops up, for example, every year the BBC has this daily programme that runs for three weeks, called Springwatch, based in an ‘organic’ farm somewhere in the West Country. It has hundreds of tiny cameras voyeuristically placed to watch the animals do their spring thing.

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