Monthly Archives: December 2007

So It Goes…

Damn. Not entirely unexpected, but a dark day all the same.

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Voyage of the Damned

Well, I, along with apparently most of the population of the UK, watched the Doctor Who Special on Christmas Day. To be honest, I wasn’t all that impressed. Too many bangs and crashes and creaky plot devices, I thought. This … Continue reading

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

When the film adaptation of The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy was released, there were some real stinkers of reviews; mostly, but not all, from die-hard fans. As I quoted at the time: "The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy movie … Continue reading

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Could Do Better

I should have done better than this, but some of the clips were too tricky for me…   I received 71 credits on The Sci Fi Sounds QuizHow much of a Sci-Fi geek are you? Take the Sci-Fi Movie Quiz … Continue reading

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My Feelings Exactly

I think that this cartoon by Martin Rowson sums up my feelings about Blair and his faith pretty well.

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Speaking for the Future

Once again, over at BLDGBLOG, Geoff Manaugh posts another interesting item. This time, it’s a long interview with Kim Stanley Robinson, a writer of Science Fiction. It contains a great deal of common sense, which, alas, is not always quite … Continue reading

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Old Photos

Geoff Manaugh, over at BLDGBLOG, stumbles across a veritable treasure chest of old photos of the UK on the web. Wonderful to see that some of them were taken in the Isle of Man.

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