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The Fall of Rhodes


Since Spring 2015, students at Oxford University have been campaigning for the removal of the statue of Cecil Rhodes which proudly stands in front of the entrance to Oriel College.  This anti-colonial protest is becoming common place in an era of … Continue reading

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Secret Invasion: tales of eldritch horror from the West Country


Secret Invasion includes over 13 new tales by authors professional and amateur alike who have created their own weird tales to help raise money for the mental health charity MIND.

Contributions include a Q&A session with horror maestro Ramsey Campbell, with tales provided by Andrew Lane (Young Sherlock), Jessica Palmer (Dark Lullaby and Shadowdance), Helen Stirling, Jon Arnold, Christopher Glew, Anna Norman, Dan Barratt, Simon Brett, Richard Freeman, Steven Trickey, Mark Norman, Nigel Forrester and Tony Eccles. There is also a chapter for the artists to talk about their work.
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Visitors of deception


“That’s not what America wants to hear,…America wants a big UFO that flies down from heaven, as in Close Encounters of the Third Kind, filled with new hopes for mankind; America wants a shiny spacecraft to replace the deflated balloon … Continue reading

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The Twelve Doctors of Christmas


Just in time for Christmas, a new anthology of festive Doctor Who tales; 12 Doctors, 12 Christmas days, 12 stories and all with one thing in common…but I can’t tell you what that is about because that would spoil it. … Continue reading

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Roles of the British UFO Research Association


The British UFO Research Association has many roles, mainly concerned with the investigation and research into UFO sightings and Close Encounter experiences. This also includes the so-called ‘alien abduction’ phenomena. BUFORA is there to offer people advice. BUFORA was recently approached by an individual who was concerned about … Continue reading

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Google and Roswell doodle


Congratulations goes to Google for their Roswell anniversary doodle. I enjoyed playing this whilst waiting for a parcel to arrive this morning. It’s only available today so please go to the page and enjoy the moment, help the little ‘grey’ … Continue reading

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Child ‘abductee’ workshop – should we be concerned?


The UFO subject has always been considered ‘out there’ with some of its followers demonstrating the best of British eccentricity or simply having the belief that this world is being visited by extraterrestrials in their numerous spacecraft (a cosmic car … Continue reading

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Abductees titillate our TVs once again – part 2


Confessions of a shameful kind reared its ugly head tonight and I can quite happily smile in the knowledge that my instinct was right all along. The style of the documentary was typically Channel 4’s, but its content was utter … Continue reading

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Abductees titillate our TVs once again – part 1


I’m hoping that I will be proven wrong on Thursday night but somehow I doubt it. My experience tells me that I’m going to be sorely disappointed. What is the media fascination with people who have unfortunately been labeled ‘abductees’? … Continue reading

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Bunnies of Bradninch (a tale of fear)


I don’t normally upload any of my nonsense poetry but I’ll make an exception with this example. First written in 2008 when I was going for guitar lessons in the Devon village of Bradninch. On my return to Exeter, I … Continue reading

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