• Captains Log

    Blogxit

    This hasn’t been an easy time for me, to be frank.  A lot o...

  • No, Mr Hughes, I expect you to diet.

    Blogfinger

      NICK LOOKS IN DEPTH AT “GOLDFINGER”. At this p...

  • Source:  The Daily Mail

    Jeremy Corblog

    New Labour leader…that’s ‘new’ Labour lea...

  • Captains Log

    Blog Gear: Addendum

    I’m probably going to stir up a whole heap of trouble for m...

  • Lunch 43

    Blog Gear

    Do you want to know the quickest and easiest way to start a fight...

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Captains Log

Blogxit

This hasn’t been an easy time for me, to be frank.  A lot of it has been fruitful from the point of view of family:  My sons are increasingly taking an interest in exactly the same things that I liked when I was th...
No, Mr Hughes, I expect you to diet.

Blogfinger

  NICK LOOKS IN DEPTH AT “GOLDFINGER”. At this point in my analysis of what makes James Bond movies so great, I want you to hold a thought…not just for this article but for the remainder of the series. O...
Source:  The Daily Mail

Jeremy Corblog

New Labour leader…that’s ‘new’ Labour leader, not New Labour leader or new New Labour leader…Jeremy Corbyn took some time to appoint a Shadow Defence Secretary today.  Apparently he found it...
Captains Log

Blog Gear: Addendum

I’m probably going to stir up a whole heap of trouble for myself in revisiting this topic, but since I posted my initial thoughts on the Jeremy Clarkson/Oisin Tymon “fracas” last week I’ve receive...
Lunch 43

Blog Gear

Do you want to know the quickest and easiest way to start a fight on a film or TV set?  Muck about with the catering. Catering is the lynch pin on which all productions hinge on.  Sure, it helps to have a fabulous set, a...
Nick Hughes

Blogs of Endearment

For years I’ve been railing against the injustice in my mind that Terms of Endearment beat The Right Stuff to win the Academy Award for best movie in 1983.  Sure, I’ve also railed against the injustice that T...
Phasers

SET PHASERS TO BLOG

A HISTORY OF MY WORLD IN 100 OBJECTS: #4  REPLICA STAR TREK PHASER The Phaser, weapon of the future. You can stun with it. I bought this “toy” back in the 1990s and I have to say as far as children’s playthings go, it lo...
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I’VE JUST HAD LUNCH

This is to illustrate the increasingly annoying trend of people using Facebook to just use memes and clickbait to speak for them instead of sharing their own ideas.
Image: The Gallifreyan Gazette.

GENESIS OF THE BLOGGERS

In one of the least surprising revelations you’ll hear, yes, I am a Doctor Who fan.  Recently there’s this Doctor Who tag going around the internet where fans discuss their favourite bits of the show and alth...
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Afrika Blog

There’s something about the German Afrika Korps of WW2 that puts them apart from the rest of the Third Reich.  They’re like Nazi-lite, low fat National Socialists, diet totalitarianism.  You don’t see t...