It’s only a paper moon

There is no doubt that the epic television shows that we have all grown accustomed to owe a significant debt to the writers and creators of Star Trek:Deep Space Nine.Introducing DS9 The show first aired in 1993 (with The Next Generation, “TNG”, still running), but never gained the same degree of commercial success as its […]

Great Scott!! It’s Back to the Future Day, and it didn’t take 1.21GW to get us here!

It’s been 26 years since we were all first introduced to the bright and wonderful future of 2015. In Back to the Future’s second instalment, Marty and Doc jettison off in a flying DeLorean from the year 1985 to deal with a crisis involving Marty and Jennifer’s problem child 30 years in the future.  And […]

Admiral, there be whales here!

The coastal region of the Pacific Northwest’s Olympic National Park is known for its rich marine mammal population, with Orca’s, harbor porpoises and migrating grey whales commonly sighted at different times during the year. Its rugged and wild coastline provides a uniquely rich habitat for other species of marine life too, including the spectacular star […]

“It’s too bad she won’t live. But then again, who does?”

Blade Runner is one of the great iconic sci-fi movies of the modern age.  Last Thursday, we were fortunate to have had the opportunity to see the Final Cut version of the movie in the cinema.  This is the definitive version out of a staggering seven, and the only one to satisfy Ridley Scott’s impeccably […]

Gingerbread project 2014 – T.A.R.D.I.S

After the success of the gingerbread AT-AT last year for our Star Wars Christmas party, I was pleased that I had the excuse to try my hand at another sci-fi classic this year, as I drew a fellow geek-chic-ette in our office Secret Santa. Sharon is an avid Whovian, and so, my mission to replicate […]

A Survivor: The Legacy of the Alien Franchise

When we learned about the “Alien Encounter” experience being hosted at the National Space Centre in Leicester over the Halloween weekend at Comicon earlier in the summer, we signed up for tickets straight away.  The event included: a fantastic live-action experience where a bunch of real-life Colonial Marines from the UK division battled it out against large […]

Fallout: A Party Quest

Following the release of Fallout: New Vegas in 2010, we celebrated by hosting a Fallout themed party for James’ birthday.  Our trip to Vegas last May prompted us to re-enact the festivities for James’ birthday this year.   We decided, however, to broaden the scope of the party to include Fallout 3, inspired by the […]