When an author puts his or her books on an Instafreebie Giveaway he (or she) raises his or her right hand and solemnly swears to spread the link on Social Media, yea and even unto his (or her) newsletter (if he (or she) has one). Gladly doing my duty as an Instafreebie Giveaway author I … Continue reading Free Books on Instafreebie
The Horror Channel on Freeview shows old Star Trek in a kind of never-ending cycle and currently they’re doing The Next Generation so I’m watching it again. In the modern era of gore and terrifying drama it is...well, nice. Klingons are annoying and the episodes set in the Holodeck don’t do anything for me but … Continue reading Star Trek: TNG – ‘The Measure of a Man’
We are often told that with so many stars in the galaxy - not to mention the universe - and so many Earth style planets being discovered it is impossible that there is no life on other worlds. The counter-argument to this is simple: where are they? Why haven't they been in touch? I recently … Continue reading Where are the aliens?
Scientists have discovered a new planet 11 light years away that is similar to Earth and could well support life. This means that as they view us through their super-scanners we are still in 2006. They may chuckle at inflated share prices but, all in all, we weren't doing too bad back then. In 11 … Continue reading New Earth-type planet – Ross 128b
After a long hiatus caused by illness and technical problems, Perihelion SF is back in business - hurrah! My new robot story 'Clanky' features in the latest issue. Perihelion features a variety of SF stories (no fantasy or horror) that are readable and entertaining instead of pushing a PC agenda or letting you know about some … Continue reading ‘Clanky’ Published in Perihelon SF
There is to be a new series of Hitchhiker's Guide on BBC Radio 4. http://sfcrowsnest.org.uk/hitchhikers-guide-to-the-galaxy-new-series-on-radio-4/ I missed the first one (read the books) but everyone says it was far better on the radio than in other formats as it was made for radio.