So Say We All

Battlestar is back! The noughties reboot of Battlestar Galactica is getting a fresh showing on BBC2 and iPlayer, having originally been screened on SyFy channel. I’m sitting out a 7-day isolation away from home so on Saturday night I decided for old times’ sake to watch the first 20 minutes of the pilot episode on... Continue Reading →

Writing on a Wall (part 2)

I’d like to continue the theme of my last blog, where I discussed established principles for writing text on a wall. These apply not only to museums and galleries, but other public spaces such as information boards. It goes without saying that the writing should be grammatically correct. Less obvious is that sentences need to... Continue Reading →

Against a Dark Background

Space Operas we grew up reading such as Star Wars or Star Trek take interstellar travel for granted. They don't even worry about the science - just push a button and engage the warp drive. Much science fiction literature takes the same route. In  Ian M Banks' Culture series for example, the Culture are so far... Continue Reading →

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