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Beyond the wall #3 Keep calm

“It’s odd isn’t it? It’s like how – naming no names – somebody senior at the Association thinks man never landed on the moon.” Callum was full of gossip like this. 884 more words

Beyond The Wall

Room 237

Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining has become something of a Rorschach blot in which everyone seems something different emerging from the murk. Rodney Ascher’s documentary allows six contributors to unfold their theories about the potential meanings, with everyone working from the premise that the great man couldn’t possibly have set his sights so low as a straightforward horror film. 109 more words


They Can Put A Man On The Moon

Americans used to be able to complain about something by saying “they can put a man on the moon….”

Well they can put a man on the moon but now they can’t even do that anymore.


Hadley Rille - Apollo 15 landing site

Image of the Archimedes and Mons Hadley region. Image taken from home in London on 09th March using a 200mm SCT telescope and an Imaging Source camera.   260 more words

The Moon

Magnificent Desolation (Review)

In one way, astronaut Buzz Aldrin’s second autobiography, Magnificent Desolation, is like the tone poem by Richard Strauss, “Also Sprach Zarathustra”.  The first portion builds up to a dizzying climax and then settles into standard fare.  537 more words