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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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Breaking Technology

Breaking Technology

Here’s a surprise – I am not about to tell you all about the times I’ve broken my laptop, or the way that my camera considers me the devil incarnate and therefore refuses to work on moral grounds, or the fact that the data counter on my phone stopped counting for four days leading me to almost go over my limit, even though all of these are topics on which I am quite the authority. I am going to talk,…

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Feather Pen Friday: I called it Rory Williams for a reason.

Feather Pen Friday: I called it Rory Williams for a reason.

In Series 6 of the long-running BBC programme, Doctor Who, there’s this character, Rory Williams. Now the thing that’s unusual about Rory, apart from his liking for dressing up as a Roman and the fact that yeah, actually, he’s older than the Doctor … well, the thing is, he dies a lot. As does my computer. I have this habit of naming inanimate objects. Take my musical instruments: Kian, Gabriel and Linda, not to mention Mathew hanging around in the…

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