Looking For Leia

If like me you enjoy a good Star Wars documentary, I'd like to draw your attention to 'Looking For Leia'. It's a seven part series about women and non-binary Star Wars fans who have connected with a character which in turn has helped them find their own identity and reason for being. You can find... Continue Reading →

Memories of past Cons…..

Whilst having a sort out I came across a box full of old Con passes which triggered lots of (mostly) good memories. I don't have all my passes as some were nothing more than a paper band. I think the earliest one pictured is bottom left. Its for Rising Star #1 which was in either... Continue Reading →

Forrest J Ackerman

I'm sure some of you have heard of Forrest J "Forry" Ackerman. If not, here is a very brief description. I'm sure you have heard the term 'sci-fi'. Well, it was Forrest who first coined the term. He was born in LA in 1916 and a child read and saw lots of what we ow... Continue Reading →

Star Trek: Picard- uniform

I'm not able to attend Destination Star Trek Birmingham this year unfortunately. However, the internet has been flooded with photos of Admiral Jean-Luc Picard's uniform which is on display for the first time anywhere! Photos below. As you can see its a updated version of the Admiral's uniform from TNG but, to my eye at... Continue Reading →

LFCC

I've not been out much due to poor mental health but I decided to attend LFCC on the Friday for a couple of hours just because one of my childhood heroes was attending. Lee Majors AKA Steve Austin, The Six Million Dollar man, was there all weekend. Whilst waiting to meet him I had a... Continue Reading →

‘Cal Mah’ Stargate Con

After a rough start due to issues with the original venue, FCD Events (run by my friends David & Wil) Unofficial Stargate convention 'Cal Mah' took place over the weekend of 16th to 18th of November at the King Power Stadium, home to Leicester City FC in partnership with the lovely people at Stargate Command,... Continue Reading →

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