Tag: Science Fiction

  • Doctor Who: A Personal Journey Through 60 Years of Time and Space

    Doctor Who: A Personal Journey Through 60 Years of Time and Space

    Reading Time Approx: 14 minutes Introduction Many millions of words have been written on the subject of Doctor Who which raises the question what is there really left to say. However, as we approach the 60th anniversary of the show, I feel compelled to write about my own connection with the show, a connection that…

  • Blake’s 7 – A Series Before Its Time

    Blake’s 7 – A Series Before Its Time

    Reading Time Approx: 6 minutes I recently rewatched the entire of Blake’s 7, for probably the first time since the 80s. I’ve certainly watched individual episodes or even several episodes previously but not all 4 seasons and 52 episodes back to back, one a day like this. It was an interesting experience, partly just enjoying…

  • The History of Science Fiction and Fantasy Part 1: Origins

    The History of Science Fiction and Fantasy Part 1: Origins

    Reading Time Approx: 4 minutes Where better to start than at the very beginning with the origins of these intertwined genres. What we now consider fantasy and science fiction started in the 19th century but it did not spring fully formed from these writers’ imaginations. Rather, they built on centuries of traditions to create their…