A few links.
Discovered Bobby Clinton'swebsite. Clinton (no relation to Bill) has written a lot about Christian leadership over the years. There are some pdfs available to download. It's good stuff. Worth a look.
Haven't had much chance to watch tv of late, but did manage to see most of an episode of Wallander, the Swedish detective drama. Kenneth Branagh plays Wallander. It's been dubbed the "Norse Morse" and with good reason. The whole thing was shot in Sweden, so look out for some great scenery. You can see it again on iPlayer .
Niall Ferguson is doing a worthwhile series called The Ascent of Money on Channel 4. Watched the second in the series on Channel 4's catch-up service.
On the subject of money, Peston's Picks the blog of the BBC's Robert Peston is informative when it comes to what's happening in the world economy.
And if you're really desperate to get away from it all, there's always the the French Foreign Legion .