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Doctor Who: series eleven, episode two, ‘The Ghost Monument’

I am so freakin’ EXCITE about the new Doctor Who. The writers seem to be going out of their way to establish both their sci-fi and Whovian credentials, and I don’t mind one bit. This week was a fast-packed action … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: series eleven, episode one, ‘The Woman who Fell to Earth’

Yup. That’ll do. The first episode of series eleven of new Doctor Who  (New Who) just aired. Theoretically controversial, but actually massively supported, the most striking feature of this episode is that it marks the debut of the first female … Continue reading

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The Ethics of the Good Place: PowerPoint slides

Hey guys, I got back from Nine Worlds yesterday and I am completely wiped. I am hoping to get YouTube vids of both the papers I gave up at some point, but that point is not today. However, I was … Continue reading

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Nine Worlds 2018 and me!

I’m going to Nine Worlds again! Hurrah! I am excited and a little nervous. I’m also going to be on some panels and doing some papers – please show up, they’re going to be amazing! They’re all happening on Friday, … Continue reading

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An Ursula Le Guin Award

Yesterday we heard the sad news that Ursula Le Guin passed away. There is something wonderful in the almost continuous outpouring of tributes and memories that has been ongoing since. Her work touched a lot of people. She changed the … Continue reading

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A poem in honour of Usula K Le Guin, who has passed away

Where are the words, when words lack? Who takes this emptiness and gives it name? You are gone and feel no more, but I am just the same. You wove dreams to change lives You changed the world with words … Continue reading

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“You are in a room…” A Tweet-based Adventure, Episode 2

Read Episode 1. Player 1: Once the tea is finished, let’s try the door on the right at the far end of eastern corridor @YouAreInnaRoom: You finish the tea and head to the far end of the Eastern corridor. You … Continue reading

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“You are in a room…” A Tweet-based Adventure

A million (2) years ago I started a tweet-based adventure game which went on for several months, but stalled because Life Happened. It was one of the most enjoyable and magical pieces of shared storytelling I’ve done for a while, … Continue reading

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What do I want from the coming year?

I want lots of things. Some of those things are achievements. Some of those things move my life along. Some of those things are things. Things I wish to own. Things that will make my living environment better. Things that … Continue reading

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Review – Star Wars: The Last Jedi

(Here be spoilers.) I wasn’t sure I wanted to review The Last Jedi, but men on the Internet are being so silly, I felt like there needed to be a voice of reason. I’ll never understand why middle-aged men think … Continue reading

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