Monthly Archives: November 2008

Albums You Should Own – Xmas Present Edition

As we are now at the start of Advent I thought I’d supply a set of Christmas music that’s a little out of the ordinary. This is partly in memory of my friend Pete Fenelon, who died a month or … Continue reading

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Remember Remember The Fifth Of October

A lot of important things happened for the first time on the fifth of October. On the fifth of October 1962, the Beatles’ first single, Love Me Do, was first released. On the fifth of October 1969 the first episode … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know Who He Is Behind That Mask, But We Need Him, And We Need Him Now…

I *was* going to write today’s comics post on Dave Sim and Gerhard’s graphic novel Guys, but I’ve been frankly amazed by the interest the general public appears to be showing Batman’s death in the Batman: RIP storyline. I was … Continue reading

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In Which Your Problems Are Solved…

One good thing about using wordpress is that you get to see what people are searching for when they land on your page. It’s quite instructive to see what things you’re writing are actually drawing in readers (a quite staggering … Continue reading

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Timelash

Apologies if this one is less coherent than some of the other posts – I’ve got a terrible migraine and can barely focus on the screen. I’ve been half-considering leaving this one til tomorrow, but I’ve got quite a busy … Continue reading

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Bugger

This year has been a shit one in a couple of ways, but one of the worst has been people dying too young. So far this year a close friend of my family died in his early 40s, and an … Continue reading

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Childe Peter To The Dark Tower Came – The Five Doctors

John Nathan-Turner, the producer of Doctor Who for most of its last decade, gets a bad rap from much of the fanbase. Sometimes this is deserved – some of the worst episodes of the show ever produced were done on … Continue reading

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