2020 Convention Season~ In-House Cons

We're all pretty much convinced now that the 2020 Con Season is a no-go this year thanks to Covid-19. That is, in-person cons at least. Many con organisers have been running virtual cons using platforms such as Zoom and although many of them offer similar services, the prices vary quite a bit! For example; Company... Continue Reading →

Jackie Charlton~ A memory

The world lost another great footballer today. Jack Charlton, member of the 1966 World Cup winning squad and older brother of fellow footballer Sir Bobby Charlton died yesterday aged 85. Jack had a great career as both a player and a manager with his playing career at Leeds United and managing teams including Middlesbrough and... Continue Reading →

New Enamel Pin Source!

As you know I collect badges, pins and buttons all linked to the various things I like. My normal sources are eBay, Etsy, Facebook Marketplace and of course Fansets who I can't get enough of. I've recently found a new source for cult tv and film pins. His name is Danny and he has a... Continue Reading →

Star Trek: Lower Decks

The newest Trek series, Star Trek Lower Decks, an animated sci-fi/comedy show set on board the USS Cerritos with a focus on low ranking crew members is set to air in the US from August 6th. No international date has been set yet and with less than a month to go international fans are wondering... Continue Reading →

Alphabet Squadron- Shadow Fall (Spoiler Free)

Shadow Fall, written by Alexander Freed, is the sequel to his 2019 book, Alphabet Squadron which told the story of a one-of-a-kind unit put together by General Hera Syndulla with one mission:- hunt down and destroy Shadow Wing who are an elite wing of Tie-Fighter pilots. Continuing on from the previous book, the victory over... Continue Reading →

Star Trek Pin Giveaway

I'm giving away a Fansets pin over on my Twitter page. It's a Micro-crew pin of Elnor from the new Star Trek: Picard range. The rules are below, but you must head over to my Twitter page to take part. To have a chance of winning answer this 2-part question. You must also be following... Continue Reading →

Mental Health & You

I've posted many times about my battles with mental health. I don't do it for sympathy, I do it because mental health issues need to be normalised not stigmatised. Many people go without getting diagnosed or are diagnosed too late because of the stigma that surrounds these issues. Even today, many GPs don't have the... Continue Reading →

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