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Editorial – Aug 2021: Is ‘average’ to wide or too narrow a definition?

August 1, 2021 | By | Reply More
Editorial – Aug 2021:  Is ‘average’ to wide or too narrow a definition?

Hello everyone What is ‘identity’ in the modern world? Having had a problem of proof of identity for something I didn’t really regard as pointy, wax carving tools, bought for shaping model filler, compared to other things I’ve bought with the long river website where I have neither a driving licence – don’t drive, not […]

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Editorial – July 2021: Everyone likes a mystery.

July 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
Editorial – July 2021: Everyone likes a mystery.

Everyone likes a mystery. Seeing solution is even more satisfying. Hello everyone When I was young and I suspect the same was true for many of you, too, you read books about the Loch Ness’ creature, yeti and UFOs. There was a hope to join the dots and one day see them resolved with real […]

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Who’s the daddy?

June 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
Who’s the daddy?

So, another Father’s Day dawns. My own dad passed away a couple of years ago now, so when now posed with the metaphysical question, ‘Who’s the Daddy?’, you can imagine my surprise to find out the answer is, ‘I am!’ I was hoping for a model railway layout for Father’s Day. But I seem to […]

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Editorial – June 2021: Boredom And Indifference.

May 30, 2021 | By | Reply More
Editorial – June 2021: Boredom And Indifference.

Hello everyone I should stay from the start that as geeks we don’t necessarily suffer from boredom. Well, not for long. If we’re idle, then we find something to do, even staring into space, our minds are imagining something. Depending on what you read, some level of boredom is either good for you or might […]

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Editorial – Mar 2021: Read The Word.

February 28, 2021 | By | Reply More
Editorial – Mar 2021:  Read The Word.

Hello everyone, With all this apparent time to think in even deeper isolation, I’ve been contemplating about the state of our Science Fiction genre again. For many years now, we have been coasting along, with more emphasis on film and TV than the written word. If you favour one or the other, try the one […]

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Buck Rogers is back (news).

October 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Buck Rogers is back (news).

Nobody go bidi-bidi-bidi, but the Buck Rogers franchise is back for another go at TV and movies thanks to the studio Legendary who seems to have picked up the rights to continue the adventures of the old-school comics/pulp serials and of course the Armageddon 2419 A.D book by Philip Francis Nowlan upon which it all […]

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Lord of the Rings TV series: Amazon wants powerbonks and Game of Thrones violence (news).

October 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lord of the Rings TV series: Amazon wants powerbonks and Game of Thrones violence (news).

News is spreading fast across the interwebs about Amazon Studios plans to spice up Lord of the Rings with some powerbonkage and Game of Thrones-style violence to move the Tolkien favourite from futsy Oxford mythology to King of the North decapitations and assorted mature watching. The OneRing web site highlighted Amazon Studios’ LOTR series is […]

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Lord Of The Rings TV series restarts for Amazon in New Zealand (news).

September 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lord Of The Rings TV series restarts for Amazon in New Zealand (news).

Filming has just now restarted in New Zealand on Amazon’s Lord Of The Rings TV series, having been shut down by the Pandemic at the start of the year after finishing the first two episodes. Read the full story over at https://deadline.com/2020/09/the-lord-of-the-rings-resumes-production-amazon-new-zealand-cowboy-bebop-netflix-dtart-of-production-1234584918/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld the Nest

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What if the USA never existed? (article).

September 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
What if the USA never existed? (article).

What if France and Britain reached a stalemate in North America, and no colonial rebellion ensued? What would the world without the USA look like? https://unherd.com/2020/09/imagine-a-world-without-the-united-states-of-america/ And here’s some more fascinating counter-factuals … Europe’s Islamic golden age. If an Arab army had defeated the Franks in 732, the history of Christendom would have been drastically […]

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Robert Silverberg: science fiction author interview (article).

September 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Robert Silverberg: science fiction author interview (article).

Scifi master, the author Robert Silverberg, sits down with Rob Latham to speak about his long and illustrious career working in the word mines of the science fiction genre, where he produced such tomes as Lord Valentine’s Castle, the first of the Majipoor series. Read the full interview over at https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/man-in-the-maze-a-conversation-with-robert-silverberg/?SFcrowsnest – The Offworld Report […]

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