Oh No December

I intended to make another attempt to do a post a day in December. Last year was unsuccessful but, hey, I tried. ALAS, it is 2020, so I missed the fact that December started yesterday. Well done me. This year, well, everyone knows about this year. It started in March, lasted approximately three decades, and…

Sunday Is A Day For Very Little Blogging

So here's a lovely mosaic of pics of the best of all Doctor Who companions. Also Ian is there. It has been A Bit of A Week, but having a lovely Verity! podcast recording last night really helped lift my mood. (Also we are almost seven years old now! And doing a competition to celebrate:…

Doctor Who Stories of Christmas Cheer (That Are Not Christmas Specials)

Once upon a time, there weren't Doctor Who Christmas episodes...well, there was one - The Feast of Steven - but it was lost, and fans used to get weirdly angry about its most awesome moment...anyway, back in the day we had to walk up a hill twice though sleet and gale to watch ten minutes…

The Most Excellent and Awesome Worldbuilding Hats of Doctor Who

Today we consider hats. Not merely any hats, but the splendid hats of Doctor Who that have helped to create worlds. So that means (magnificent as, say, the Doctor's hat in The Reign of Terror is) hats from the real world are not included, no matter how dashing it looks perched on the head of…

River Song Series Seven Cover

A cover for River Song Season 7! Look, there's a nun! That's cause of me, I wrote River pretending to be a nun. In a convent. In the 12th century.   There're more details about the release up that the Big Finish website, including a few words about my story from my brilliant editor, Matt…

#WhoForSchools

I'm currently taking part in the #WhoForSchools campaign, a project to raise money for non-profits that increase access to education. Along with dozens of other podcasters and some special guests, I've been part of commentaries being recorded for every episode of Season 26 of Doctor Who (there's one with Sophie Aldred! That's rather spiffy.) These…

The Twelfth Doctor Chronicles!

A few weeks ago (I know, I'm timely as ever, ahem) Big Finish released the news that there are to be 12th Doctor Chronicles, and the first volume will be released in February 2020. And I wrote one! Which was a bit exciting, both because it's my beloved 12th Doctor, and because it was cool…