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John is a lapsed soccer fan who has played and watched football all his life. He once appeared in an episode of Casualty (he requested that all copies of the episode be destroyed) playing football for Holby City. When neither football or acting fame came calling he took up writing. John is an author, poet, songwriter and visual artist. His work has appeared in Star Trek Magazine, the Guardian, the BBC and many more. “An assured and powerful performer who could do well in the slam arena..” – Anna Saunders (CEO of the Cheltenham Poetry Festival). He has just published his first Children’s story – Aardvark Tales (published by The World Outside the Window Publishing).

Star Trek Discovery; Choose Your Pain

Welcome to my recap of episode five of Star Trek Discovery, Choose Your Pain (sounds like an 80’s action flick starring Sly Stallone).

I’ll be looking at each episode, pretty soon after it has aired. This is the first TV Trek since 2005, so polish your enterprise shaped bottle opener and get ready to Boldly go once more.

Episode Five – Choose Your Pain

This blog contains spoilers so if you haven’t watched episode five yet – What are you? A green-blooded hobgoblin? This review will definitely Read More

Star Trek Discovery; The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not for the Lamb’s Cry

Welcome to my recap of episode four of Star Trek Discovery, The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not for the Lamb’s Cry (wow that’s a long title).

I’ll be looking at each episode, pretty soon after it has aired. This is the first TV Trek since 2005, so dust off your Wesley Crusher dressing up costume and get ready to Boldly go once more.

Episode Three – The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not for the Lamb’s Cry

This blog contains spoilers so if you haven’t watched episode four yet – What are you? A green-blooded hobgoblin? This review will definitely Read More

Star Trek Discovery; Context is for Kings

Welcome to my recap of episode three of Star Trek Discovery, Context is for Kings.

I’ll be looking at each episode, pretty soon after it has aired. This is the first TV Trek since 2005, so dust off your mint condition replica phasers and get ready to Boldly go once more.

Episode Three – Context is for Kings

This blog contains spoilers so if you haven’t watched episode three yet – What are you? A green-blooded hobgoblin? This review will definitely Read More

Star Trek Discovery recap: The Pilot

Welcome to my episode by episode guide of the new and shiny Star Trek, sort of a TV show. It’s sort of a TV show because it’s sort of on TV. CBS access in the US and Netflix in the UK. And following the debut of the new series record sign-ups for CBS access have been reported.

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Discovering Trek

Boldy reimagining Trek?

Welcome to Discovering Trek. Each week LSG Media will be exploring the new Star Trek TV show, Discovery.

Join us for an episode by episode recap and discussion. This will be a blog only review at this stage as the podcast schedule is pretty jam-packed. The first review will appear 26th September.

Set roughly ten years before the events of Star Trek: The Original Series, the show sees the Klingon T’Kuvma look Read More

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