Cannabis is a gateway drug.
Here is an important thing to remember about television.
Here are some good things about TV One's new show Coast New Zealand: Coast New Zealand features Scottish archaeologist and television presenter Neil Oliver, a long-haired gentleman with a strong accent.
The past was a particularly nostalgic time.
Remotely Interesting can never get enough of Shortland Street, which not only provides regular work for New Zealand actors but is strangely compelling if you watch it while having tea.
As people steeped in the dark culture of our troubled little Dunedin, local television viewers are surely at one with the frozen darkness of the Scandinavians and their difficult crime dramas.
Things have changed in the stately homes of England.
South London - I don't know it terribly well, to be honest, but I understand from the first episode of three-part series Capital the house prices are well out of order.
Scandinavia is one of Remotely Interesting's favourite parts of the world, particularly since Danish crime thriller Forbrydelsen wrapped us in its dark psychological illness a few years back.
The confusing but exciting landscape that is the present and future of television has come into sharp relief for Remotely Interesting.
Every once in a while, a television show comes along that is so very, very bad it defies belief.
The world is full of very good ideas for things that would just be excellent if only they would work.
Life is a little bit like a holiday.
2015 has continued what has been, of late, a golden era of television.
In years gone by, cool men who were in the movies were not required to be muscle-bound.
The camera lifts from long grass swaying gently in the warm air of an English summer (perhaps it's summer - it is hard to gauge the temperature to any specific degree).
Two documentaries about matters very close to the heart of Remotely Interesting air next week.
It is in unflattering terms in which the small South Pacific country of New Zealand is discussed in episode one of 800 Words.
The appeal of small things is something consistent across the history of humankind.
Anne of Cleves was born in Dusseldorf.