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Maybe it’s in a name.

In my early 20’s I started getting sick. I wasn’t throwing up, I didn’t have shingles, I did however start the spiralling road of finding out I had a mental illness. Now, it comes with stigma, people think your just unhappy and that you can “buck up” or “Everyone has problems”, the latter being my…
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Building a new Website!!

It’s been a long time coming hasn’t it? After all those experiments, and things that I really didn’t like, finally I feel we are getting somewhere!!   Building the new site is taking it’s time, but it actually meets what the look you’ve seen at conventions feels like, this means hopefully I will be complete…
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2018- Onwards!!

After the dying iMac, happily I have a newer one now from 2015. So, after all that I am coming back this year with some new stuff. I know I always put “new” but having access to new technology, a more precise direction and really, going back to my old mindset has done great things.…
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End of year break!

After battling a dying iMac, and having to transfer to one that is one year younger, and loosing all my password, I finally managed to log back into the site. Well, MCM October is over, we have entered November, and it’s time for a bit of a break till February. This break consists of working…
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Spray Painting an Old Table

Everyone loves to play with paint, so on a glorious summers day, I decided too. This table had been lurking in the house for many years, and it needed a bit of love, so, I went to the shed, got some spray cans and off I went. For those who want to know what I…
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Star Trek Bridge Crew – A review

So, on Saturday at MCM Comic Con London I had to the opportunity to play Ubisofts new Star Trek game, Bridge Crew, a game set before Star Trek Beyond. Coming out on PC and PS4 in VR, Bridge Crew is a social game set in the 2009 divergence universe known as the Kelvin Timeline, and…
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Shallow Water – A Review

Okay, a while back Sandy Colllora started a Kickstarter campaign for his new feature, it was to be called Shallow Water, and it was to be a creature feature/ horror film with all practical effects. I got really excited by this and joined the campaign. Sadly, it wasn’t to be, but it returned as a…
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Exploring Star Trek’s old designs.

Well, it’s an interesting title isn’t it? Sometimes I get the urge to keep my fingers on the ball and do little projects here and there where I explore a previously created concept, and in this case it was one of the original concepts of the Enterprise for the 1966 television show. Before it was…
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Designing the Ora R. – A Secret Cinema Adventure

When Secret Cinema announced they were going to be doing ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ I couldn’t help but jump at getting tickets. You see, ‘Empire’ is my favourite Star Wars film. It has lightsabers, the Falcon, heroes, villain, scum, villainy, bountry hunters, and Lando being so smooth it could make even Arnie weak at the…
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Challenger – 28/01/1986

Today marks the 31st anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challengers final and fatal voyage. At 11:30 ECT on the 28th January 1986, the shuttle Challenger disintegrated after launch. With it all seven crew members died. But the crew of STS-51-L will never be forgotten. They were heroes of their time. The men and women of…
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