Doctor Who Wins At National TV Awards / Series 7 Rumours

Matt Smith and Karen Gillian both won best Drama Performance: Male and females awards at the National TV awards, on the 25th January.

Meanwhile, series 7 prep is well underway. 12 episodes + a Xmas Special have been slated with filming to begin in Feb 2012. Airdate is Autumn 2012. Matt Smith is returning as … Continue Reading ››
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Millenium Bridge That Barely Lasted A Decade

Like many badly constructed Milennium projects up and down the country, Carlisle's ill reckoned Irishgate bridge has been closed as unsafe only 11 years after being built.

The carbuncle of a bridge, which has been found to have metal fatigue caused by water corrosion of the supporting cables; will now need thousands of pounds … Continue Reading ››
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SOPA, PIPA and Protect IP – Internet Under Threat ?

I read with some intrest the recent row in the States regarding the attempted introduction through Congress of anti-piracy legislation known as 'SOPA' (Stop Online Piracy Act) and 'PIPA' (the Protect IP Act).

In a dramatic twelfth hour climb down (for now) by Congress the bills are being prosponed. This is after mass protest … Continue Reading ››
Some favour a return to an older character!

Happy Birthday Tom Baker

Tom Baker turns 78 today.

Tom - arguably the greatest Doctor. Played incarnation no.4, from 1974 until 1981. Tom is the oldest living Doctor, a distinction held by Jon Pertwee, until his death in 1996. With the 50th anniversary around the corner, I wonder if they will be giving him a ring. In the meantime, have … Continue Reading ››