Category Archives: Doctor Who

Farewell Terrance Dicks

A couple of weeks ago, one of my writing heroes passed away. Terrance Dicks was best known for his association with Doctor Who. He was a script editor and writer on the classic series. He also wrote dozens of the Target … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, Media Tie-in, Writing | Leave a comment

DVD Review – Doctor Who: The Complete Eleventh Series

A new Doctor. New companions. A new TARDIS interior and a new sonic. A new showrunner and a heap of new behind the scenes people. Welcome to the fresh new series of Doctor Who. Series 11 sees Jodie Whittacker step into … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, DVD Review Blog | Leave a comment

Blu-ray Review – Doctor Who, The Collection: Season 12 box set, Part 7: Conclusion

Tom Baker’s first season as the Doctor in Doctor Who has been released as a Blu-ray box set. Season 12 comprises 5 stories made up of 20 episodes. Rather than trying to review the whole thing all at once, I’m dividing … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, DVD Review Blog | Leave a comment

Blu-ray Review – Doctor Who, The Collection: Season 12 box set, Part 6: Revenge of the Cybermen

Tom Baker’s first season as the Doctor in Doctor Whohas been released as a Blu-ray box set. Season 12 comprises 5 stories made up of 20 episodes. Rather than trying to review the whole thing all at once, I’m dividing things … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, DVD Review Blog, DVD Reviews | Leave a comment

Blu-ray Review – Doctor Who, The Collection: Season 12 box set, Part 5: Genesis of the Daleks

Tom Baker’s first season as the Doctor in Doctor Whohas been released as a Blu-ray box set. Season 12 comprises 5 stories made up of 20 episodes. Rather than trying to review the whole thing all at once, I’m dividing things … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, DVD Review Blog, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Blu-ray Review – Doctor Who, The Collection: Season 12 box set, Part 4: The Sontaran Experiment

Tom Baker’s first season as the Doctor in Doctor Who has been released as a Blu-ray box set. Season 12 comprises 5 stories made up of 20 episodes. Rather than trying to review the whole thing all at once, I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, DVD Review Blog, DVD Reviews | Leave a comment

Blu-ray Review – Doctor Who, The Collection: Season 12 box set, Part 3: The Ark in Space

Tom Baker’s first season as the Doctor in Doctor Who has been released as a Blu-ray box set. Season 12 comprises 5 stories made up of 20 episodes. Rather than trying to review the whole thing all at once, I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, DVD Review Blog, DVD Reviews | Leave a comment

Kids and DOCTOR WHO and 13

The BBC have released an utterly gorgeous video with school kids getting a preview of DOCTOR WHO Series 11 and a surprise visit from the 13th Doctor herself, Jodie Whittaker (see bottom of post) Just look at the excitement on … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who | 2 Comments

Blu-ray Review – Doctor Who, The Collection: Season 12, Part 2: Robot

Tom Baker’s first season as the Doctor in Doctor Who has been released as a Blu-ray box set. Season 12 comprises 5 stories made up of 20 episodes. Rather than trying to review the whole thing all at once, I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, DVD Review Blog | 1 Comment

Blu-ray Review – Doctor Who, The Collection: Season 12, Part 1: Overview

This box set is a thing of beauty! But there is SO MUCH in it (20 episodes plus HEAPS of extras) that it will take me some time to watch and review it all. Rather than wait, I’ve decided to … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, DVD Review Blog | Leave a comment

DVD Review & Giveaway – Doctor Who: Shada

The legendary, abandoned Doctor Who story penned by Douglas Adams, “Shada”, finally sees the light of day (yet again), this time with the missing bits recreated with animation. But is all this time and effort actually worth it? My opinions … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, DVD Review Blog, DVD Reviews | 2 Comments

DVD Review – Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time

The 2017 Doctor Who Christmas Special, “Twice Upon a Time”, in which Capaldi hands on the baton to Jodie Whitaker, can be summed up with the thirteenth Doctor’s first words – “Aw, brilliant!” Following on directly from the Series 10 … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, DVD Review Blog, DVD Reviews | 2 Comments

13 Cosplay

I’m still so excited about the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Doctor in the TV series DOCTOR WHO, that I went to the local park today and did this… ‘Cause, guess what? Men and boys can, you know, … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A new Doctor in the TARDIS

So… I woke up this morning to one of the most exciting pieces of casting news ever! Jodie Whittaker has been announced as the 13th Doctor in the long running British sci-fi series DOCTOR WHO. I’m VERY, VERY, VERY excited … Continue reading

Posted in Doctor Who | 5 Comments

Podcasting through time and space

Grab your Coal Hill Academy ID, pack your sonic lipstick and strap on your vortex manipulator… it’s time to spin-off through a fracture in the time/space continuum to a live discussion of all things not quite Doctor Who. If you’re … Continue reading

Posted in Appearances, Doctor Who | Leave a comment

Fanboy Alert!

Okay… so I’ve been a die-hard, nerdy/geeky fanboy for a lot longer than I’ve been a professional author. Way before my first book hit the shelves in 1999, I was attending sci-fi conventions, joining fan clubs and dressing up in … Continue reading

Posted in Appearances, Doctor Who | 2 Comments

Lit Blast on the Sunshine Coast

Fun! Informative! Educational! Literary! Overwhelming! Awesome! A total BLAST! What am I talking about? Voice On the Coast Youth Literature Festival! I was lucky enough to spend three days at this wonderful festival, organised by Immanuel Lutheran College in conjunction … Continue reading

Posted in Appearances, books, Doctor Who | 5 Comments

Festivals, promos and other speaking gigs

2015 is shaping up to be a busy one in terms of speaking and travelling. I’ve hit the ground running with my first school visit and a radio interview last week. And there’s lots more coming up. The visit was … Continue reading

Posted in Appearances, books, Doctor Who, Gamers series, Life Death and Detention, You Choose series | Leave a comment

Armageddon Wrap-up

Armageddon was awesome! Let me repeat that, just in case I haven’t quite made myself clear: ARMAGEDDON WAS AWESOME! For those of you who don’t know, Armageddon is a HUGE pop culture expo. Their latest event was held at the … Continue reading

Posted in Appearances, books, bookstores, Doctor Who, Gamers series, You Choose series | 2 Comments

Armageddon and the Doctor Who giveaway

Two exciting announcements to make (well, they’re exciting to me)… I’m going to be at the Melbourne Armageddon Expo on 18/19 October. I’ll be at the Dymocks stand most of the weekend. Dymocks will have my You Choose series and … Continue reading

Posted in Appearances, books, Doctor Who | Leave a comment