Paul - who brings friendly nonsense (blur_kiwi) wrote,
Paul - who brings friendly nonsense
blur_kiwi

A little piece of my childhood has disappeared


I was really saddened this morning to hear of the death of Oliver Postgate. He was a writer, puppeteer and animator who produced some of the greatest British children's television programmes. The likes of Noggin the Nog, Ivor the Engine, Bagpuss and The Clangers have such a warm place in my heart. They had a significant impact on my childhood and I could still watch them with glee even as an adult. Oh, for someone else with that kind of imagination.

Here is the BBC's obituary with some media clips and other great stuff.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/7770882.stm
Subscribe

  • Happy Birthday

    Today is the fifteenth of March. Today was a portentous one for Julius Caesar, but I always look forward to it with an anticipation of joy. Today…

  • The doorway - a column

    I think I'm getting old. In fact I'm sure I'm getting old. Being realistic, I knew it would come, it always does, but I didn't…

  • Happy Birthday Alice

    Today is Alice's 8th Birthday. Happy Birthday special young lady! I can't work out where those eight years have gone; they have just…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment