One frosty winter's day in London, my little 14" colour portable goes 'ffftttt' and joins the big cathode ray tube in the sky... First thought: get a super-duper new LCD model in the sales followed quickly by second thought: bit broke. Radical third thought follows quick on its heels: what about going without a TV for a while? Maybe 6 months or longer (!?), see how productive my life might become without the distraction of realitymakeovercomedydocumentary shows etc... without The Simpsons, even. A potential New Year's resolution beckons... I could read all those books I bought through the year! I could invest some time learning InDesign (old Quark dog, me). Write some letters, learn how to cook properly, I could even go out a little more... and if I get a bit desperate for televisual entertainment, I could always rent some DVDs and watch them on the Mac... Anyone else around here made a conscious decision to live without a TV? If so, how did it change your life?