The Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking

I was listening to this album over the weekend, probably one of my all round favorite albums. I say probably because it is hard to tell.  Music is like emotions, the feelings that come can be triggered in different ways, and what works for you today might be totally different tomorrow.  That said, this is… Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking

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?