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Adam Robots by Adam Roberts (book review)

June 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Adam Robots by Adam Roberts (book review)

In the distance future, robots will take over. Well, the future is now…The ‘Adam Robots’ collection of short stories by UK author Adam Roberts contains tales all containing, well…robots. Known for a career that drift from Science Fiction to parody, Roberts doesn’t adhere to any one style of story in this collection, with each one […]

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Sherlock Holmes On Screen: The Complete Film And TV History (Updated Version) by Alan Barnes (book review).

June 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Sherlock Holmes On Screen: The Complete Film And TV History (Updated Version) by Alan Barnes (book review).

This comprehensive guide known as ‘Sherlock Holmes On Screen’ is nevertheless an A-Z of all the representations of the beloved sleuth in and out of the cinema. It was released some years ago but, due to the rise in interest in Sherlock Holmes in recent years, the book has been revised and reissued. There is […]

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Christopher Lee (1922-2015), a brief reminisce by: GF Willmetts.

June 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
Christopher Lee (1922-2015), a brief reminisce by: GF Willmetts.

Trying to figure out what film I first saw Christopher Lee in is difficult. I remember that he was in the first X film I went to the cinema in being ‘The House That Dripped Blood’ (1971) and I was a couple years under age at the time. These days, that film would be regarded […]

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Editorial – June 2015 : What and who do you trust?

May 31, 2015 | By | Reply More
Editorial – June 2015  :   What and who do you trust?

Hello everyone Ever had one of those months? Meet mine. One day happily typing on my laptop, the next an inability to save files. Oops! Some things I knew but didn’t have to consider came to the fore. When the files directory is there in name only and the recycle bin doesn’t have them, run […]

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The Little App That Grew Up : an app story by: GF Willmetts

May 31, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Little App That Grew Up     :    an app story by: GF Willmetts

Hello, customer. You have reached App Central and you are communicating with me, App identity number #77885594551228933455454/d. As this is such a long tag, you may address me by my more common name EBookDelete or for those who prefer something smaller EBD or more personalised as Ebdee. It is just a series of names, I […]

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How To Run The Country Manual by Kevin Albertson, Ian Rock, James Meadway and Chris Fox (book review).

May 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
How To Run The Country Manual by Kevin Albertson, Ian Rock, James Meadway and Chris Fox (book review).

Just what is needed right now is a book to tell you how to run the country. Specifically, ‘How To Run The Country Manual’ by Kevin Albertson, Ian Rock, James Meadway and Chris Fox targets the UK which probably means little interest for those living abroad. However, if you do live in a different country, […]

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How UFOs Conquered The World by David Clarke (book review).

May 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
How UFOs Conquered The World by David Clarke (book review).

In many respects, ‘David Clarke’s book ‘How UFOs Conquered The World’ is actually the history of UFOs that people have been seeing since just before the second world war. He also succeeds in correcting some misconceptions. Some good and some bad and along the way realises that it is less about what’s up there but […]

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Dwayne Johnson in selfie-geddon! (whose Fault is this?).

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Dwayne Johnson in selfie-geddon! (whose Fault is this?).

Hollywood superstar Dwayne Johnson achieved the Guiness World Records title for the most selfies in the space of three minutes at the World Premiere of his new film San Andreas at the Odeon Leicester Square last night. Dwayne captured an astounding 105 selfies with attending film fans, achieving a Guiness World Records title. The record […]

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Editorial – May 2015: X changes everything.

May 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Editorial – May 2015:  X changes everything.

Hello everyone I have to confess that I wonder what they teach in schools these days when it comes to politics and the current apathy or lack of interest in it in my own country. Feeling very old now, in my day at school we had a subject called ‘Citizenship’ that we couldn’t get out […]

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Why Does The Screenwriter Cross The Road? by Joe Gilford (book review).

April 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Why Does The Screenwriter Cross The Road? by Joe Gilford (book review).

The answer to author Joe Gilford’s title question of ‘Why Does The Screenwriter Cross The Road?’ comes in the third chapter because he wants to give a star actor a juicy role for them to get their teeth into. If you can do that for the entire cast then you’ll probably find it easier to […]

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