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SmartHalo – Making cycling smarter

by Peter Ray Allisonon 21/09/2017
Ride a bicycle? Sick of only petrolheads having fancy satnavs and touchscreen displays? Then, the SmartHalo might be of interest… The SmartHalo is a smart device that claims it can be fitted to any bicycle.  This, potentially, allows any bike to be turned into a smart bike, without having to pay hundreds of pounds. Once […]

Jaffa, kree! Stargate’s Christopher Judge to appear at SFW

by Peter Ray Allisonon 06/09/2017
The latest announcement, in the already star-studded line-up for Sci Fi Weekender next year, will be Stargate SG-1's Christopher Judge.

Dana Fredsti interview

by Peter Ray Allisonon 20/08/2017
To say Dana Fredsti is unconventional is an understatement. Before becoming an author, Dana was an actress and theatrical swordswoman. Dana’s most famous cinematic credits include Army of Darkness, where she was the armourer’s assistant and appeared as a sword-wielding deadite. Since leaving the world of acting behind her, Dana started a career as an […]

Highlighting Horror

by Peter Ray Allisonon 03/08/2017
For those with literary leanings and wish to exercise their quills, the Horror Writers Association have organised a script-writing event. Through interviews, panel discussions and screenings, attendees will have an unmissable opportunity to learn how to write and sell a script from leading members of the UK horror industry, with a number of very special […]

The Spawn of Lilith, by Dana Fredsti

by Peter Ray Allisonon 03/07/2017
Officially launched last week, The Spawn of Lilith is Dana Fredsti’s latest urban-fantasy/horror novel, a new series following her Ashley Parker novels (which was described as “Buffy with zombies, but different.”) The Spawn of Lilith is a new setting for Fredsti, and thus a great jumping-on point for readers.  The novel is set in Hollywood, […]

SFW in the City announce more guests

by Peter Ray Allisonon 26/06/2017
There is only four months to go before Science and Fantasy Warriors (SFW) in the City touches down at the O2 Academy in Sheffield, bringing the biggest science fiction, fantasy and horror spectacular to grace the steel city. Already announced as headline guests were Sylvester McCoy, James Cosmo, Nick Kellington and Stanislav Ianevski.  Three more […]

Sci Fi & Fantasy Weekender 9 is Go!

by Peter Ray Allisonon 11/06/2017
SFW is Europe’s largest sci-fi festival, which had over 6,000 sci-fi fans partying hard into the night in March this year. Next year is going to be bigger.

This time it’s more – The Alien: Covenant box

by Peter Ray Allisonon 08/06/2017
Celebrating the release of Alien: Covenant, which might not be as great as Aliens is still not as bad as Prometheus or Alien vs Predator: Requiem, A-Box will be releasing their Alien: Covenant box.

MCM Birmingham Comic Con Cosplay

by Peter Ray Allisonon 21/03/2017
MCM was attended by cosplayers wearing some truly stunning creations last weekend.

MCM Birmingham Comic Con, March 2017

by Peter Ray Allisonon 21/03/2017
MCM kick off the convention season in style with Birmingham Comic Con.