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Disclaimer: In 2013 I reviewed the second half of Series 7 for The Hairy Housewife and fully intended to do the same for Series 8 last year. Unfortunately, it proved impossible. Life and work and caring responsibilities called and at … Continue reading
Disclaimer: In 2013 I reviewed the second half of Series 7 for this blog and fully intended to do the same for Series 8 last year. Unfortunately, it proved impossible. Life and work and caring responsibilities called and at my … Continue reading
The time has come at last for Matt Smith’s Eleventh Doctor to face Trenzalore, the oldest question in the universe hidden in plain sight, and his own inevitable death. But this is no ordinary Christmas special. For this ties all … Continue reading
I am sorry that this review has been so long coming, but I needed some time to gather my thoughts, and in the wake of the Christmas special and Matt’s farewell, maybe it is best reviewing back to back. And … Continue reading
When you’re a Whovian, if somebody mentions a library you immediately think of the episode Silence In The Library and the Vashta Nerada: I’m sure that library staff the world over are fed up with asking someone if they need … Continue reading
I am most definitely not dead, but a lot of things have been happening – both to me and for me. My time has recently been taken up with gardening, cross-stitch, writing for What Culture, running a Facebook group with … Continue reading
Translation: I did it! And what better picture than a delighted Hiro Nakamura to express my happiness? This week has been seriously rough on me, what with my autistic son being transferred and sectioned to a young adult facility and … Continue reading
I have re-watched this episode three times and even now I am not sure that this review can possibly do justice to what I saw on the screen. Yes. The Name of The Doctor was that audacious, that mind blowing, … Continue reading
The hype for this episode was at a fever pitch. The last time Neil Gaiman wrote an episode for Doctor Who, he wrote what most people would call a game changing masterpiece. The second that Cybermen were mentioned, my hopes … Continue reading