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 →
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 →
With the Covid-19 Pandemic still in full-flow around the globe, many celebrities have been finding ways to entertain themselves and us. I mentioned a few in a couple of previous posts which can be found here and here. Taking inspiration from a group of cosplayers who made a superhero quick-change movie, New Zealand stunt-woman and... Continue Reading →
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 →
A few months ago I decided to showcase my autograph collection which first began in the mid 80's. I published my Star Trek ones a few months ago so here's my current collection of Star Wars autographs.
I've always been a fan of film novelisations especially for Star Wars films. It stems from reading the tie-in of the original movie in 1977 and because of that certain things really hit the nostalgia button. Over the years some of the Star Wars novels have missed it completely. Rae Carson's 'The Rise of Skywalker... Continue Reading →
About 2 years ago I was given a Funko Pop as a gift. It was a Star Wars BB-9E droid. I then began to find cheap ones here and there. I even found a Captain Kirk pop that is now valued at over $100 and it cost me £3. Since then it has become a... Continue Reading →
Thanks to Del Rey UK for this preview copy of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Expanded Hardback Edition). The book is officially released on 19th March 2020 at a price of £20. Review to follow after the embargo is lifted on the 16th!
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 →
Totally forgot I had these! A friend found them at a car boot sale a few years ago. The set was released in 2005 when Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith came out. There are 7 badges all together, and each badge depicts a different character from the saga. The pins are:- Darth... Continue Reading →