Tag Archives: Star Trek

So long Harlan Ellison, writer of my favourite hour of TV ever… The City on the Edge of Forever

On Saturday I was sad to wake to the news of the death of the writer of my favourite hour of episodic television and indeed many peoples favourite hour.  Harlan Ellison the writer of the beloved original Star Trek episode … Continue reading

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Star Trek Discovery Review

It’s been 12 years since the last new Star Trek television episode was aired so it is with much excitement that I got my Netflix free month offer underway only to watch Star Trek: Discovery which is no doubt what … Continue reading

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How Star Trek revolutionised​ the modern world

Star Trek recently celebrated its 51st birthday and this week with the launch of Star Trek Discovery the mission to entertain and inspire continues with renewed vigor. The scientific inventions that we use on a daily basis inspired by WW2 … Continue reading

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Happy 50th Birthday Star Trek

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the airing of the first ever Star Trek episode on television, September 8th 1966.   Star Trek was and remains one of the most beloved television shows in history and has influenced television and … Continue reading

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Star Trek Beyond Review (Mild Spoilers)

The original Star Trek show was lauded for its starting point of putting a positive vision of the future in the otherwise gloomy world of the late 1960’s.  Today, the world in some ways is under more threat than ever. … Continue reading

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3 Quotation Challenge

Greetings! I’ve been nominated by Amy Reese to participate in the Quotations Challenge in which one provides three quotations over the next three days or all in one post. I choose three quotes in one day, mostly because I’m busy … Continue reading

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How The Blind Can See With Sounds (& me too)

Many people know that creatures like Bats and Dolphins navigate by sonar like systems but is unknown to many is that blind humans can do so too.  In recent years, there have been more and more documentaries and reports on … Continue reading

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Happy Back To The Future Day!

There are two ways to waste our lives on this planet.  One is the way that some keep getting excited  for the next Apocalypse, seemingly a little pointless in my mind and I can say that having survived several hundred … Continue reading

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My tribute to James Horner – Movie composer extraordinaire

I was sad to hear last night about the death of composer and musician James Horner who died as a result of the crash of solo plane he was flying.  Despite being only 61 years of age, James Horner has … Continue reading

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It’s always the last place you look

This is a small bonus post as I have two more serious posts coming up and I wanted to lighten the mood… before it had already got soured! Some of you may remember that in February I wrote a post … Continue reading

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