For many years before moving out of the family home I spent many an hour building up a collection these, but the thrill wore off once I had to start shifting them from flat to flat, and with the advent of E-bay the thrill of the hunt was deminished, 'cause it's a lot easier now to get anything a price Read more...

Cold War on UK TV

Reading early issues of the comic Queen and Country it was a nice surprise to see someone from the United States mention The Sandbaggers; the show was a firm favourite of his many years ago. If you like a down beat approach to spy craft the novels of John Le Carre are the best starting point, but I have a few suggestions for TV shows to keep an eye out for: