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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; Will You Take My Hand?

This is my recap of episode fifteen and the Season One Finale of Star Trek Discovery, Will You Take My Hand?

Season 2 is confirmed and on its way in 2019 so we have a lot to look forward to, so dust off your “Starfleet Guide to Averting Atrocities by Committing Genocide Policy Document” and let’s do this.

Episode Fifteen –Will You Take My Hand?

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Star Trek Discovery; The War Without, The War Within

This is my recap of episode Fourteen of Star Trek Discovery, The War Without the War Within.

This is the first TV Trek since 2005 and with season 2 already confirmed we have a lot to look forward to, so dust off your Klingon guide to Shakespeare and get ready to boldly go once more.

Episode Fourteen – The War Without the War Within

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Star Trek Discovery; What’s Past is Prologue

This is my recap of episode thirteen of Star Trek Discovery, What’s Past is Prologue. The episode title is another Shakespearean reference as it is a quote from The Tempest, Prospero uses illusion and skilled manipulation to achieve his ambitions, remind you of anyone?

This is the first TV Trek since 2005 and with season 2 already confirmed we have a lot to look forward to, so dust off your burning resentment at the Oscar committee for overlooking Patrick Stewart’s performance in Logan, and get ready to Boldly go once more.

Episode Thirteen – What’s Past is Prologue

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Star Trek Discovery; Vaulting Ambition

As world events increasingly resemble the plot of Dr. Strangelove (only funnier) the world might seem like a harsh place right now. But there is always kindness and hope and there is always Star Trek. This is my recap of episode eleven of Star Trek Discovery, Vaulting Ambition.

This is the first TV Trek since 2005 and with season 2 already confirmed we have a lot to look forward to, so dust off your restraining order, preventing you from getting within five miles of Patrick Stewart, and get ready to Boldly go once more.

Episode Twelve – Vaulting Ambition

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Star Trek Discovery; The Wolf Inside

They’re back! Happy new year to all you lovely Trekkies. I hope you got through blue Monday despite being reminded every five minutes that it was blue Monday. This is my recap of episode eleven of Star Trek Discovery, The Wolf Inside.

This is the first TV Trek since 2005 and with season 2 already confirmed we have a lot to look forward to, so dust off your Tek-War (starring Greg Evigan) video cassette and get ready to Boldly go once more.

Episode Eleven – The Wolf Inside

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Star Trek Discovery; Despite Yourself

They’re back! Happy new year to all you lovely Trekkies. We’ve survived the mid-season break and can boldly go once more with my recap of episode ten of Star Trek Discovery, Despite Yourself

This is the first TV Trek since 2005 and with season 2 already confirmed we have a lot to look forward to, so dust off your CD of Ben Folds collaboration with William Shatner, (that you queued up for 3 hours at comic-con to get signed only to be told Mr. Shatner only signs authorised merchandise) and get ready to Boldly go once more.

Episode Ten – Despite Yourself

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Star Trek; The Animated Series

The Discovery hiatus left me with a Trek shaped void to fill. So I’m boldly going where I’ve never been before; The Animated Series. Read More

Star Trek Discovery; Into the Forest I Go

Welcome to my recap of episode nine (the mid-season finale) of Star Trek Discovery, Into the Forest I Go. (A quote by Scottish/American conservationist John Muir).

This is the first TV Trek since 2005, so dust off your director’s cut DVD of Star Trek Five – The Final Frontier and get ready to Boldly go once more.

Episode Nine – Into the Forest I Go

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Star Trek Discovery; Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum

Welcome to my recap of episode eight  of Star Trek Discovery, Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum. (Latin saying If you Want Peace Prepare for War).

This is the first TV Trek since 2005, so dust off that Millennium Falcon mug your Gran got you because you like Trek War and get ready to Boldly go once more.

Episode Eight – Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum

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Star Trek Discovery; Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad

Welcome to my recap of episode seven of Star Trek Discovery, Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad.

I’ll be looking at each episode, pretty soon after it has aired. This is the first TV Trek since 2005, so get out your Q pez dispenser and get ready to Boldly go once more.

Episode Seven – Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad

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