Month: May 2010

  • A long-standing mystery, solved at last

    Back in the day, there was a phenomenon known as “The Curse of the Odd-Numbered Star Trek Films”. It was first noticed in the eighties for films starring Jim Kirk and his buddies and labelled so, because fan-opinion (and I concur in this) is that the odd-numbered films were… well, let’s charitably say not as […]

  • A short primer on the British Constitution as it pertains to the current situation

    There’s been a lot of talk recently about the current hung parliament. Unfortunately there’s been a lot of misinformation, even from political commentators, about the Constitution of the UK, and how that should resolve. So here’s a quick guide to the situation. You vote for a Member of Parliament You don’t vote for a party. […]