Monthly Archives: May 2012

Jumpers for goalposts

Genius though it evidently is, the cult science-fiction classic Red Dwarf is not widely recognised for its philosophical value.  Yet the books in particular certainly have their moments.  In explananing the twenty-first century advent of ‘Genetically Engineered Life Forms’ sporting … Continue reading

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Some men just won’t stay defeated

One of the best ways of appreciating the unusual quality of Edwardian invasion-scare fiction is through the case-study approach, whereby one example of the fiction is considered in significant detail, while still framed contextually by the genre at large.  A … Continue reading

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The French/Germans/Russians/Martians are coming…and it’s our own fault

Welcome to the blog!  Just beginning to set things up and iron things out before we can be fully up and running.  Please have a look at the ‘about’ section to get a feel for the project, and watch this … Continue reading

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