Why Star Trek Voyager?

Recently I’ve become re-addicted to Star Trek Voyager. In fact I had not seen Series 5 to 7 so it was just great to catch up. Voyager is like no other Star Trek spin off. Those who still recall and admire the original Star Trek and can’t unstick themselves from Captain Kirk, Dr McCoy and … Read more

To be or not to be..

I never read English Literature in my early days. That’s sad. It was a choice between ‘Sciences’ and ‘Literature’ –  a very sad bifurcation over which I had no control. However, now in these later years I can appreciate what I missed.   “To be, or not to be: that is the question:Whether ’tis nobler … Read more

‘The Edge’ – no mistakes in the mind.

‘The Edge’ – is a film screened in 1997.  No – I’m not about to do a film review, so calm down. I had completely missed this film and only viewed last night on Lovefilm which is now ‘Amazon Prime’.  Recently I’ve become rather saddened that most Sci-Fi films these days have lost the plot … Read more

Fifteen observations on stupid statements and stupid people.

Having reflected on another of Kevin’s brilliant editorials I wish to add my own observations: Stupid statements are generated more often than not by stupid people. Seemingly intelligent people are also capable of generating stupid statements. Rocks, bricks, sticks, stones and lower forms of animal life cannot be expected to generate stupid statements. Stupid statements … Read more

Not what it appears to be

I’m quite amused and have been for sometime about how people make important or even unimportant decisions based on appearances – it’s as if facts are irrelevant. Hmm…..WTF am I talking about? Some may be thinking. Here’s the thing: people like to feel that they are rational and intelligent, but in the end most people … Read more