Over the weekend of the 8th & 9th April me and my daughter attended our first Anime convention at the Manchester Anime & Gaming Convention organised by Animeleague.net. While in the past I’ve been to Rush conventions which mostly centred of listening to tribute bands and consuming lots of beer into the small hours while […]Read more "Manchester Anime & Gaming Convention – Review"
I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if million of voices cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has happened… As if yesterday’s news of the passing of George Michael wasn’t sad enough, today the Star Wars community is in mourning for the passing of Carrie Fisher. Carrie’s […]Read more "Farewell Carrie"
Today I learnt that one of my earliest sci-fi heroes Gareth Thomas has passed away from heart failure. While many people will remember him for portrayal of idealist & freedom fighter Roj Blake in Blakes 7, this was not his first foray into playing a sci-fi role. Back in 1976 there was an ambitious Anglo-German […]Read more "Gareth Thomas (1945 – 2016)"
Time’s a funny thing… people spend their lives trying to beat time, cheat time, make it in time, turn back time (sorry Cher) you know the score. Yet no matter what you do time still marches on and catches up with you.Read more "50 Years of Awesome"
Yesterday we learnt of the death of Ian Kilmister better known as “Lemmy” of Motorhead after being diagnosed with an aggressive cancer. I didn’t know he was pushing 70 and still rocking to the end. What a way to go. My introduction to hard rock was way back in 1980 when I was still in […]Read more "Death of a Legend… R.I.P Lemmy (1945 – 2015)"