“I had a conflicting sensation of dread and optimism when Picard was announced in 2018 at Comic Con, the prospect of the continuation of one of my most cherished franchises and series framed against the legacy of the recent movie trilogy and Discovery series” Continue reading Picard – Part One Review
“Star Trek: The Adventure opened on the 18th December 2002 to coincide with the release of the last Next Generation era film, Nemesis. An interactive temporary exhibit constructed and situated in London’s Hyde Park over the festive period and running for over six months into the following Spring, the exhibition was modelled on the Star Trek Experience in Las Vegas and was a showcase of interactive exhibits, props and sets from the various series and iterations of the series to date and of course a wealth of merchandise to buy” Continue reading Star Trek: The Adventure – Review
“That said, without doubt the most talked about fandom I have covered from different angles and for different perspectives is of course my love for Star Trek” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Thirty: Most obsessed-over fandom?
“As the show reached its second season, it faced a multitude of disruptions to its production, from a writing team dissolving and going its separate way, a key character leaving due to alleged sexual harassment, the writers guild strike of 1988 disrupting the process and budgetary issues resulting in the infamous one and only clip show episode. ” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Twenty Two: Favourite fandom quote?
“It has been a series I have enjoyed immensely, from my very first experience watching a small black and white TV and the emergence of the Enterprise-D to the latest Picard trailer, my enthusiasm and passion is as strong as ever thanks in part to a new found commitment to its continuing legacy” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Twenty One: How did fandoms influence you and your life?
“The nature and shape of this conversation changed over the years, in its earliest form, a healthy respect for each other’s respective choice utilising whatever weapon we had to bare.” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Sixteen: What crossover would you like to see?
“I was in my formative years of growth and maturity, television played a part to some extent and here was a character and individual who I could idolise and be inspired by” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Six: What real life geek inspires you?
“I became aware of Captain James T Kirk, the original and first commanding officer of the Enterprise. He played things a lot more, fast and loose than his predecessor, he was a maverick leader doing things his way, he was an actor I desperately wanted to meet.” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Three: What was your favourite convention experience?
“I was engrossed with this series but unable to indulge my new fandom, I was raised in the period of weekly syndicated broadcasting, if you were lucky perhaps a two parter, being able to binge watch a show was a distant fantasy about two decades later.” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day One: What was your first fandom?
“This show was definitely more centred around the guests and actors they had attracted from a variety of genres and shows. It fulfilled my intention of meeting a number of Star Trek stars this year in addition to attending and enjoying the various panels, an added bonus.” Continue reading London Film and Comic Con 2019