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an unconference for the comic-con crowd A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…well the 1930’s in London and New York anyway. Two different groups of science fiction fans got together to partake in the first two sci-fi conventions (and then rowed over who was legitimately first for years to come.) The Futurians…… Continue reading Fancamp

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Coping with Commuting

My commute is a subject never far from my thoughts. I wake up wondering what public transport calamity will befall me that day. I fall to sleep wondering if I remembered to charge the devices that make my commute bearable and often get up to check. I have a commuting rhythm and any slight knock…… Continue reading Coping with Commuting

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The Pyriten Age of TV

Ignite Cardiff — January 29th 2014 This is what my talk was supposed to say — god knows what I did end up babbling about ☺ Depending on what you read you’ll be told it is a Golden Age. Not of philosophy, science or art. No. It is a golden age of television. It started with HBO and the rise of…… Continue reading The Pyriten Age of TV

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15 books that matter (to me)

in no particular order Inspired by something I saw on Facebook I’ve spent this morning trying to come up with a list of 15 books that for one reason or another are important to me. I’ve stuck to fiction and despite finding it difficult I haven’t added any comic collections (that is likely to need…… Continue reading 15 books that matter (to me)

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