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Never Gonna Give You Up [Part Two]

Never Gonna Give You Up [Part Two]

Yesterday I talked in quite a negative manner about Doctor Who, which might have been a surprise to a few of my longer-term readers who will remember me as a huge fan. However, I also said that I hadn’t given up yet, and the show is still one of my favourites. Today I intend to explain just why that is. Doctor Who is about ordinary people doing wonderful things. One of my problems recently was that the people weren’t as…

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Never Gonna Give You Up… [Part One]

Never Gonna Give You Up… [Part One]

This post does not contain spoilers. Yay! Well, maybe spoilers for series five and six, but they’re old enough that it doesn’t count. However this is going to be an EPICALLY LONG POST. Sorry. In fact, it’s so long that I’m splitting it into two posts. This, part one, is going to cover the negative side of my opinion. Part two will be more positive. Following the Doctor Who series seven premiere on Saturday (or series gazillion and three if…

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Flawed Heroes And Heroic Villains

Flawed Heroes And Heroic Villains

“The wonderful thing about Marvel is that they make their heroes flawed, and their villains heroic.” (Tom Hiddleston, ‘Loki’) Warning: this post contains lots of gifs (and also spoilers but only for mostly old stuff) so if you’re reading in an email, you may need to click through to see them. I’m not sure. Maybe they work.) I was reading a couple of handouts from online and real-life writing classes the other day, because I was bored and that’s what…

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On Late Night Conversations And Friendship

On Late Night Conversations And Friendship

Some days you have a bad day, and everything’s going wrong. There’s one person you can phone, or email, or go to their house and talk to them about it. Sometimes, that person isn’t the person that perhaps it was a month ago, and you feel kind of guilty. It’s not that you’re not friends with the other person any more but you’ve found someone else who understands you better… Tuesday night, or Wednesday morning, I spent a long time…

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Mad Monday: Still Got Legs review

Mad Monday: Still Got Legs review

So, yesterday Chameleon Circuit’s CD, “Still Got Legs” finally arrived. Hooray! Amusingly, to those who know what I’m talking about, the postmarks informed me that the parcel had gone via France. Paris, in fact. It was posted from America – looks like it did a Michael Aranda. Let me tell you about Chameleon Circuit. They are an incredibly nerdy band who write songs about Doctor Who. The name, Chameleon Ciruit, is referring to the part of the TARDIS that is…

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The Doctor, Christmas, And Revision

The Doctor, Christmas, And Revision

First of all, the Doctor. Well, what can I say? I’m sure there are some people out there that couldn’t tell me three facts about the Doctor off the top of their head, and there are also probably people who are sitting there going, “Is she ill? Why is she telling us about the doctor?” But I’m not. At least, I’m not telling you about the doctor. I’m telling you about the Doctor. Yes, there is a difference. However, these…

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