I consider myself a romantic. As a long-term SF addict, my sense of wonder is sharply honed, and I love my wife with a passion that can reshape continents. But the notion of Valentine's Day, and the industry it supports, has largely passed me by. Continue reading The Machinery Of Romance
I feel like I’m in a very lonely place at the moment.
(with, obviously, spoilers emplaced for those of you unlucky enough not to yet have seen the marvellous Kingsman: The Secret Service).
Disney's vision of the classic Sondhiem musical adds a hint of Hollywood but not much else. Continue reading Into The Woods And Over The Hills And Far Away
Hands up who knew there was a new Terry Gilliam movie out. Continue reading Theories Of Invisibility: The Zero Theorem
For a generation of British kids, the notion of something being scary was irrevocably tied up with the notion of the otherworldly sounds coming from the mind of sonic pioneer Delia Derbyshire. Continue reading Loops And Tones: The Delian Mode
Gosh, it doesn’t feel like 365 days since I was last here, ruminating on times past and things to come.