INCOMING FIRE: Upcoming SF in 2022

Congratulations! You’ve survived another year. And for that you deserve a reward. Now, if you’re anything like me, you’ll already have a stack of books to read after the festive season. But what TBR is complete without *one more book*? Certainly not mine. And it looks like 2022 will have enough books on the wayContinue reading “INCOMING FIRE: Upcoming SF in 2022”

AUDIO REVIEW: Killing Time, by James Goss & Lou Morgan

Series: The War Master (#6) Genre: Time Travel Publisher: Big Finish Runtime: 5hrs 14m Release Date: 31/08/2021 Cast: Derek Jacobi, Alexandria Riley, Katy Manning, Sarah Sutton Verdict: 4/5   The Stagnant Protocol. A time-locked region of space in which no one is ever born, and no one ever dies. Until now. Because the Master hasContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Killing Time, by James Goss & Lou Morgan”

Brave New Worlds: Upcoming SF in 2021

2020 was a rough year for most, but definitely for science fiction. A lot of industries ground to a halt, meaning that many of this year’s expected releases have been ushed back to 2021. On the plus side, that means next year is going to be absolutely packed with science fiction goodies. Here’s just aContinue reading “Brave New Worlds: Upcoming SF in 2021”


I think we can all agree that 2020 has been quite a remarkable year. Most of the news has been on the negative end of the spectrum, but I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you that. But while we have all been trapped indoors as a result of society collapsing around us, we’veContinue reading “BOUNDY AWARDS 2020”

AUDIO REVIEW: Hearts of Darkness, by David Llewellyn & Lisa McMullin

Series: The War Master (#5) Genre: Space Opera Publisher: Big Finish Runtime: 4hrs 31m Release Date: 31/10/2020 Cast: Derek Jacobi, Paul McGann, Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo, Colin McFarlane, et al. Verdict: 5/5   The Master and the Doctor. Two of the Time Lord’s most infamous sons, and two of history’s greatest rivals. At the height ofContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Hearts of Darkness, by David Llewellyn & Lisa McMullin”

TV REVIEW: Doctor Who, Series 12

-Major Spoilers for the entire series- Starring: Jodie Whittaker, Mandip Gill, Toisin Cole, Bradley Walsh Episodes: 10 Genre: Time Travel Broadcaster: BBC Verdict: 3/5 After a year’s break, Doctor Who returned to our screens earlier this year with a season that was even more controversial than the last. Before dive in to the finale thatContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Doctor Who, Series 12”

A BRIEF THOUGHT: Unlovable Rogues

25,000 words in 19 days is pretty good going by my standards. While I wont go into detail about the work in progress until at least the first draft is finished, I’m going to talk a bit about what inspired it. A simple question: why are rogues always loveable? It’s a trope we see timeContinue reading “A BRIEF THOUGHT: Unlovable Rogues”

AUDIO REVIEW: The Green Life, by David Llewelyn

Series: Torchwood (#26) Genre: SF Horror Publisher: Big Finish Runtime: 75mins Cast: John Barrowman, Katy Manning, Stewart Bevan Verdict: 5/5 Proper food. Proper grub. The small Welsh town of Llanfairfach has become the centre of a food revolution. But if all is what it seems, why is Torchwood investigating? I’m a massive fan of theContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: The Green Life, by David Llewelyn”