Why do I worry about all the space junk?

I first wrote this article when they found Beagle2, the Mars probe that crashed.  There it was, the main probe largely intact, and a load of debris spread across the Martian landscape like the residue of family picnic after a nice day in the sun. Of course, not all families leave the rubbish behind, but… Continue reading Why do I worry about all the space junk?

Entertainment and its influence on moods….

I was just watching a movie whilst sat on the sofa. It’s been a long weekend, and with the wife not feeling great, I have been looking after the kids full time, and staying up late working on my website as well, I predictably fell asleep after about half an hour.  The movie in question… Continue reading Entertainment and its influence on moods….

Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 2 (re-edited)

So I went to watch the new Harry Potter film last night, an event I had been awaiting for a long time.  The climax of what  has been a thoroughly entertaining adventure, both in the written word and on the movie screen. I could tell by the excitement  running through the audience that I was… Continue reading Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 2 (re-edited)

Blade Runner, the best film ever?

I have always loved Blade Runner, directed by the great and diverse Ridley Scott.  And I mean loved.  Like a women that you can't wake up without every day, Blade Runner has been part of my life since the mid nineteen-eighties.  When we were children in the seventies, the idea of owning a movie and being… Continue reading Blade Runner, the best film ever?