Doctor Who was the title character because he was the central mystery of the show. Continue reading William Hartnell was the best ever Doctor Who
The traditional British comics have been dying one by one. Whizzer and Chips, The Beezer, and The Topper all sang their swansongs in the 90s, followed by the demise of the goliath that was The Dandy, barely shy of its 75th birthday, last year. And now I hear a bell tolling from the hill again. I think it’s the death-knell of The Beano. I’ve been … Continue reading For Whom the Bell Tolls
I took on too much this year and, to be blunt, I’ve suffered for it. Continue reading I’m Back, Baby!
Happy New Year to you all! May 2010 and the next decade bring you success and happiness. I’ll be back to real posts soon with a review of The End of Time, but for now it’s time for my annual retrospective of the first posts of the month. Yeah, I’m afraid it’s a little scanty this year… January In many ways, I am a superstitious … Continue reading Goodbye 2009
It’s the end of an era. This week, I finally parted company with a loyal friend after nearly eight years together. I have finally bought myself a new leather jacket. No, that’s not a metaphor. My first jacket was a present from my mum when I was fifteen. I was just about to start that obligatory fortnight of work experience and I was doing my … Continue reading The End of an Era
I’m stuffed full of plum pudding and have drunk so much brandy I may well ignite if you light a match too close. Continue reading Goodbye 2008
2008 is coming and I’m looking forward to it. Continue reading Goodbye 2007