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Timestamp #139: Vengeance on Varos

Doctor Who: Vengeance on Varos
(2 episodes, s22e03-e04, 1985)

It’s a hit-and-miss meta-adventure.

On a rocky red planet dominated by domes, a chained man is being tortured on television. 1,074 more words


Timestamp #138: Attack of the Cybermen

Doctor Who: Attack of the Cybermen
(2 episodes, s22e01-e02, 1985)

After some time off, the Doctor has gotten better.

The adventure begins with two unfortunate sewer workers who find a shiny new brick wall where one should not be. 1,414 more words


Experiential learning

On day 3 of this blog I’ve been drawn to and reminded of Kolb’s theory  on experiential learning. I can definitely relate what I am doing now to the 4 main stages: 279 more words

Digital Learning

Challenging Stereotypes

Listening to the inevitable Band Aid song of 1984 Do They Know It’s Christmas being churned out across cafes and shops this season makes me wonder if we will ever learn from the past about the way we perceive poverty. 229 more words

Digital Learning

Timestamp: Twenty-First Series and Fifth Doctor Summary

Doctor Who: Twenty-First Series and Fifth Doctor Summary

It’s an unfortunate ending to an era.

The Fifth Doctor’s three series run did not perform well in comparison to the rest of the franchise so far, and that’s disappointing considering how much potential the character had. 757 more words


Timestamp #137: The Twin Dilemma

Doctor Who: The Twin Dilemma
(4 episodes, s21e21-e24, 1984)

He’s the Doctor, whether we like it or not.

After some updated and more colorful credits, we find two twins are playing a game of space backgammon. 2,188 more words


Timestamp #136: The Caves of Androzani

Doctor Who: The Caves of Androzani
(4 episodes, s21e17-e20, 1984)

Davison deserved better.

The TARDIS arrives in a dry lake bed on Androzani Minor. After a small bout of exploration, Peri and the Doctor question the presence of motor vehicle tracks on an otherwise desolate planet and decide to follow them. 1,809 more words