Thoughts and ramblings of an ageing, music loving, Sci-Fi geek…

Meeting the Man on the Moon

I have just attended only my second ever book signing event. Possibly a bit surprisingly given the number of other signing events I go to but book signings are often midweek, during the day and just not possible for me to get to most of the time. I say second but I’m not really counting the time Bruce Dickinson from Iron Maiden put a book out and I got that signed as I was really getting the album signed, the book was a silly extra and really not very good.

The first proper one I did was in 2014 for Gillian Anderson which was a fun event with friends and I wrote about that in the article A Vision of Fire. So whose appearance dragged me out to one this time? (more…)

rockstar6662 / 5th June 2016 / Books, Signings / 0 Comments

New Year – Exciting times ahead

Another year starts. Welcome to 2016 and a Happy New Year to you all. I’ll start by admitting I’ve not done as much updating to this blog as I thought I would, mostly because it doesn’t have a particular theme, I’ve been busy and not had anything I’ve felt the need to really write about but lets start with a bit of a roundup.

Since my last post in October there have been multiple convention trips involving mad journeys just for the day to Cardiff and Brighton, which were actually two of the most fun days of the year (more…)

rockstar6662 / 5th January 2016 / Books, Cinema, Conventions, Music, Photographs, Signings, Thoughts, Travel, TV Shows, Updates / 0 Comments

End of Year – A look back at 2014

It seems to be the thing to do end of year reviews, whether it’s TV shows, best music of the year, best films etc and jumping on the bandwagon I thought it would be good to look back at some of the highs and lows of the year and trace my personal journey so I can see how much better things are now. (more…)

rockstar6662 / 30th December 2014 / Books, Comics, Conventions, Music, Thoughts / 0 Comments

A Vision of Fire

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So I was starting to get organised for a convention this past weekend, which I’ll write about after this, when my my friend Bunny starts getting excited about something that’s causing her plans to be rearranged.

A lengthy phone call later she explains that Gillian Anderson (yes, the delightful and gorgeous Gillian Anderson of X-Files fame) is doing a book signing for her first novel in London at Waterstones in Piccadilly (more…)

rockstar6662 / 6th October 2014 / Books, Signings / 0 Comments