THE RISE OF THE MACHINES
Many marvellous things have been advanced by the relentless march
of time in and around Framley.
Did you know that the picnic was only invented as a result of
bacterial cloning research in the Molford Secret Laboratories
during a war?
Did I know that the only way to learn from computers is to have
a hard drive installed in my bath?
Did he know that? Did she know that? Well, we can all know that
if we know that the best place to learn technology is having a
picnic in the technological wing of the museum.
DID YOU KNOW...?
…that radio was first heard in Framley when the Coronation of
Queen Elizabeth (Version 2.0) was rebroadcast on Zephyr AM on
the 13th March 1972.
Here we see Phil and Ruth Archer delivering a calf during a
storm in a vintage episode of The Archers – the original actors
have been laminated and placed inside a giant radio model, just
as they would have been seen by their original listeners a long,
long time ago.
Listen to all available radio channels at full volume at
the same time when you enter the new non-interactive Earbleed
ORANGES AND LEMONS
Said the bells of St Clement Freud’s before they chopped off
his head. So popular was this nursery rhyme/song at the turn of
the century that Martin Driscoll patented the Chopping Jeremy
The device became popular at children’s birthday party games
for its smooth spring-loaded trigger mechanism.
Up to 20 children could be decapitated during one nursery rhyme
if they failed to take the correct safety hat precautions. Sing!