RIP Dave Prowse

Dave Prowse, the actor who was the physical embodiment of Darth Vader has died aged 85. Dave was brought up in Bristol and started off as a bodybuilder before finding his way into TV in shows such as 'The Saint' and 'Space 1999' before being cast in 1975 as a specially created superhero called 'The... Continue Reading →

LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special

For those of you unfortunate old enough to remember the original Star Wars Holiday Special in 1978 probably remember how bad it was. If you haven't seen it and are really desperate to, you can find it on YouTube here:- The Star Wars Holiday Special 1978 The one good thing it did was to introduce... Continue Reading →

The Women of Trek Pins

If you've been following my blog for a while you'll know that I'm a huge fan of Fansets pins. I currently have 126 of them and I'm sure there are people out there that have more than me. Fansets often make special sets, such as the Voyager 25th Anniversary set (see below). You can normally... Continue Reading →

Star Trek Emoji Pins

Anyone who follows my blog will know that I have a (slight) obsession with pins, buttons and badges depending on where you are in the world. You will also know that I have a serious addiction to Fansets Pins who have a wide range of Star Trek pins as well as pins from other franchises... Continue Reading →

Sir Sean Connery~ RIP

Sean Connery, known to many as the original big-screen James Bond has died age 90. Many others can write a far better obituary than I can so I'm not going to even try. Most people know of his story of Milkman to Movie Star, proud Scotsman, body builder and more. Sir Sean had a long... Continue Reading →

Star Trek Statues & Plaques around the globe.

Yesterday in Bloomington, Indiana, in a ceremony organised by a local Star Trek group, a statue to Captain Kathryn Janeway was unveiled with Kate Mulgrew attending in a virtual capacity. This statue commemorates the future birthplace of Kathryn Janeway, one of Starfleet's finest captains. Kathryn talked briefly about Voyager and the new upcoming series, Prodigy.... Continue Reading →

Royal Mail Star Trek Stamp Collection

On November 13th, The Royal Mail will be releasing a special set of collectable stamps celebrating both 50 years of Star Trek as well as the British actors that have had a prominent role in the franchises long history. Some people have questioned the lack of British actors from Star Trek: Picard such as Harry... Continue Reading →

Star Trek Novels of the 80’s

There are currently over 860 Star Trek novels that have been published since the late 60's. I've got around 99% of the books published between the late 60's and the early 90's. I had to stop collecting as I was running out of room (and money!). I've since started collecting again, beginning with the Discovery... Continue Reading →

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