RIP Chadwick Boseman

I honestly can't believe I'm writing this post. The news of Chadwick Boseman's death has shocked the world. Chadwick, known to millions of superhero fans around the world as King T'Challa of Wakanda and The Black Panther, kept the fact that he was battling cancer since 2016 a secret from everyone except those closest to... 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 →

RIP John Winston

John Winston, the English actor who played Lt. Kyle in the original Star Trek has died aged 91. Born in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire in the UK, John appeared in many shows including The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Charlie's Angels and the first episode of the Irwin Allen show Time Tunnel, in which he played... Continue Reading →

Carrie Fisher- a memory!

Today, October 21st, would have been Carrie Fisher's 63rd birthday. It's been almost 3 years since she died and left a huge hole in the Star Wars universe. I've always been a fan of Leia- in fact I had this poster above my bed as a child. I have one distinct memory of meeting Carrie... Continue Reading →

Aron Eisenberg RIP

Star Trek fans across the globe learned today the sad news of the passing of Aron Eisenberg. Aron had many roles on TV shows such as 'The Secret World Of Alex Mack', 'Parker Lewis Can't Lose' as wells as parts in films and on stage. To Trek fans however, Aron is best known as the... Continue Reading →

RIP Carrie Fisher

The news of Carrie Fisher's death has hurt a lot. The last time I was this upset about a celebrity was Leonard Nimoy. Like Grandpa Leonard, Carrie played one of the most iconic characters in arguably the biggest sci-fi film franchise ever. Again, like Spock, Leia was one of my favourite characters. I've always been... Continue Reading →

RIP Leonard Nimoy

Yesterday, a little piece of my childhood died. I've been a Trek fan for as long as I can remember. My dad still reminds me that as a three year old I would duck when the Enterprise came flying forward during the opening credits! Spock was always my favourite, a position he shared with Scotty... Continue Reading →

A turn for the worse…..

February 2000 was a turning point in my life. After the events of this year, and one final convention. I would have a break of a good 3 or 4 years. Not through choice but through necessity. We had had a party at work one Friday night. It was a James Bond themed party that... Continue Reading →

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