First ill start with an rip for mr jon schnepp who passed away just before the con began.He was quite possibly one of my favourite geeks in the world. Regularly listened to his collider podcasts at work and followed him on social media. Hes one of the few nerds whos opinons i knew to be... Continue Reading →
So this weekend consisted of a family reuinion and i loved it!! My mum came back for my sisters party from ireland ( que happy son,i missed my mum ) the drive down from teeside to luton though,was ridiculous. The m1 on bedfordshire is a joke,the constant meddling and changing with the speed signs... Continue Reading →
Its been an emotional rollercoaster week The gardens done finally!! Just waiting for its new gravell floor,arriving tomorrow. Looking forward to finally chilling in it ( though im told the weathers going on a holiday of its own!..typical) relieved its finally done. Daughters birthday was tasty We had my daughters birthday party meal at the... Continue Reading →
next weekends the big one,san diego comic con Marvel studios not attending this year,there stuff is out an theyve nothing currently to show. (#dusted ) So im hoping dc brings it big time this year,and heres what id like to see.. Man of steel 2 This is my number one wish from dc. Man of... Continue Reading →
The baby birds are not babies no more.. and they are so noisy!! But adorable,nice knowing something you helped save is thriving. Shortly after posting about hatched eggs,one fell out the nest. Fortunately i was outside an seen the poor bugger fall. Putting gloves on we checked it over an placed the baba back in... Continue Reading →
The prolific writer of numerous iconic SF works has died…
Harlan Ellison: one of the all-time greats of literary and screen SF (image used for illustrative purposes only, no copyright infringement intended).
The news on Thursday of the death of Harlan Ellison marks the loss of one of science fiction’s most iconic writers and whose contribution to the genre and storytelling in general cannot be understated. Notoriously protective of his works, Ellison’s career encompassed an impressive range of material from short stories and novellas to comic books and television scripts that would become highly regarded and influential.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio on 27th May 1934, Harlan Ellison’s journey as a writer began after holding a series of odd jobs and having his stories published in titles such as Amazing Stories and Fantastic Science Fiction before serving in the U.S. Army between 1957 and 1959. Work in television would…
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Nature is a wonderful thing,it can also be a stroppy mare!!. This time last year i spent a weekend and a few hundred quid, doing up my little garden for the kids. I sweated i lost my temper i hammered my thumb ( i got massive splinters ) the point is,it looked amazing... I was... Continue Reading →
I had a difficult relationship with my dad growing up. Since hitting adulthood weve grown alot closer,past stuff left in the past. I now have kids of my own ( obvious from the bags under the eyes ) and they adore my dad and vice versa. My dad is a massive wind up merchant (... Continue Reading →
E3 is upon us,the comic con for gamers. Up first was the corporate beast known as EA. EA had already announced its big titles, before its E3 keynote. But it brought with them a number of smaller announcements, including a new indie game that’s launched last night ( unravel two,yarnie is a cute little platformer)... Continue Reading →