siloamfi 690x495 - The Tolpuddle Martyrs (TUC 150th)

Today, the 2nd June, is exactly 150 years since the first steps were taken to set up the Trades Union Congress, and 2018 is the organisation’s 150th anniversary year. The TUC has a line up of events for this special year and these can be seen here. In a nutshellRead More →

moonpic1 690x495 - 2001: A Space Odyssey

This Easter its fifty years since the classic space film, 2001: A Space Odyssey had its world premiere at the Lowe Theatre in Washington D.C. Despite being an American movie, 2001 was in fact one of a number of US films entirely made in England. Hence the credits: Made atRead More →

coverfi 690x495 - A Different Hal

As most of us know, HAL is the very awkward computer in 2001 A Space Odyssey, whose main aim seems to be one of taking humanity back to the dark ages. He wanted neither astronaut (Bowman and Poole) discovering the truth and sought the most devious ways to prevent anyRead More →