Category Archives: Tribute

Celebrating 4 Years of the Divergent Wordsmiths

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Apparently, it’s been four years since the Divergent Wordsmiths started. I’ve contributed short stories to their collections over the years, including ‘Psychic Image’ for ‘Genesis of Terror’, ‘The Crimson Lion’ and ‘The Popiz’ for ‘The Paul Spragg ReCollections’, and ‘The City of the Bad Wolf’ and ‘Into the Death-Space’ for ‘Unbound Imaginings, Volume 2’. I’m pleased to have written those stories. Continue reading

Jackie Lane – 1941-2021

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I want to share how saddened I am to hear the news that Jackie Lane, the actress who played Dodo Chaplet in ‘Doctor Who’, has passed away recently. I didn’t get to meet her at conventions, which is a shame since I would have liked to have shared with Jackie how much I’ve enjoyed her as Dodo. 😦 Continue reading

‘Star Wars’ Tributes

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There have been a lot of deaths in 2020 – please keep safe. As I’m currently revisiting the ‘Star Wars’ movies and enjoying ‘The Mandalorian’ series on Disney+, it’s very sad for me to hear the news that David Prowse, the original actor who played Darth Vader in the original ‘Star Wars’ trilogy and Jeremy Bulloch, who played Boba Fett in the original trilogy have passed away recently this year. Continue reading

A ‘BB@5’ Tribute by the Divergent Wordsmiths

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Just a quickie! I’ve had a nice tribute given to me about ‘Bradley’s Basement’ on its 5th anniversary by the Divergent Wordsmiths. I was so pleased to see it today! As indicated in the tribute, there’s a lot to look forward to regarding my blog including upcoming ‘Zorbius’ stories, the upcoming ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season, my upcoming ‘Bradley’s Basement Advent Calendar’ for December 2020 and the ‘March of the Thirteenth Doctor’ marathon review season. Stay tuned for further details on these upcoming projects. You can check out my 5th anniversary blog post here. Continue reading

Diana Rigg – 1938-2020

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Just want to share a tribute to Diana Rigg, well-known for playing Emma Peel in ‘The Avengers’ TV series from 1965 to 1968. I was shocked and surprised to hear the news that Diana Rigg had passed away, as I recently saw her in the second episode of the new ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ series. Continue reading

Chadwick Boseman – 1976-2020

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I’m absolutely shocked and upset to hear the news that Chadwick Boseman has passed away. I didn’t see this coming. Not many people saw this coming. I had no idea the actor who played Black Panther/King T’Challa in the ‘Marvel Cinematic Universe’ had been fighting colon cancer for 4 years. Continue reading

‘Star Trek’ Tributes

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This year, we’ve sadly lost two ‘Star Trek’ stars – René Auberjonois who played Odo in ‘Deep Space Nine’ and Aron Eisenberg who played Nog in ‘Deep Space Nine’. I’m saddened by this as I’ve enjoyed seeing these two ‘Star Trek’ actors in ‘DS9’, with it being one of my favourite ‘Star Trek’ spin-off shows. Continue reading

Terrance Dicks – 1935-2019

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It’s with great sadness that I’ve discovered Terrance Dicks has recently passed away. The news has affected me deeply. I’ve had the pleasure of seeing and meeting Terrance at two ‘Doctor Who’ conventions. He has made an awesome contribution to the ‘Doctor Who’ series and he’ll be missed! Continue reading

‘Blake’s 7’ Tributes

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Lately we’ve had the sad loss of Paul Darrow who passed away this week. As well as giving a tribute to Paul Darrow, I’ve also decided to give a tribute to Gareth Thomas and Jacqueline Pearce who have also passed away recently. These three actors are well-known for featuring in the TV series ‘Blake’s 7’. Continue reading

June Whitfield – 1925-2018

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I’d like to give a little tribute to June Whitfield who recently passed away. I’m saddened to hear the news of her passing as I’ve enjoyed watching June Whitfield with Terry Scott in the BBC sitcom series, ‘Terry and June’. I have fond memories watching that classic comedy series featuring the two. Continue reading