Virtual Cons 2020!

This Coronavirus Pandemic has almost ruined the convention season for this year. Most companies that I know of have sadly been affected and, in the UK at least, have had little to no support from the government. I imagine its true for other countries too. Luckily, some companies have taken the initiative to hold 'Virtual... Continue Reading →

New blog to follow

Hey folks, My little brother (I say little, he's 40+) has created his own blog which, much like me, I'm sure he will use to post ramblings, rants and reviews etc and also use it like I do for therapeutic reasons. His site cane be found here and is still under-construction but some support would... Continue Reading →

The Big Nerd Pub Quiz!

Ever since the Coronavirus Lockdown began people have been finding inventive ways to entertain themselves and others. Fellow Trekkie and general nerd Mark Hughes from Rostrevor in Northern Ireland is one such person. The story goes that Mark wanted to find a way to create a pub quiz for him and a few friends. After... Continue Reading →

Depression….it’s an empty place!

Firstly let me apologise in advance for this long post. I don't intend for this to be a sad post or one that requires sympathy. I've suffered with mental health issues for most of my life, and like many people, suffered in silence. Over the years I've developed lots of coping mechanisms which meant that... Continue Reading →

Star Trek: Picard~ UK Premiere

WARNING: - There are NO spoilers or any plot details below! The UK premiere of Star Trek: Picard took place on Wednesday 15th January at the Odeon Luxe in Leicester Square. I decided to try to go along and watch the red white carpet. I had a couple of friends for support so I wasn't... Continue Reading →

Rey~ Mary Sue or not?

Mary Sue noun (originally in fan fiction) a type of female character who is depicted as unrealistically lacking in flaws or weaknesses. "she was not a ‘strong woman’ so much as an insufferable Mary Sue" Since 'The Force Awakens was released, there has been a lot of people (mostly insecure men) who claim that Rey... Continue Reading →

What makes a Star Wars fan?

In the mid-1970s, George Lucas set to work on his 'space opera'. His original story plan was too big for one film so he broke it into three instalments, with the fate of instalment two and three being dependent on the success of the first. Luckily for us fans, Star Wars was a hit. In... Continue Reading →

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