I’m currently devouring my copy of ‘The Art of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ * which arrived in the post last week. I had pre-ordered it to collect in store but well, lockdown happened. I’ve been looking forward to getting my hands on this book for a while. I have all the previous Star … Continue reading The Art of Star Wars : The Rise of Skywalker – Roads not taken
Engaged in New York, honeymooned in Venice - I’m a very fortunate woman. What makes it even better is searching for film locations in those amazing places with my like-minded partner who enjoys the hunt as much as me. Someone who is happy to make a detour to find random buildings that feature in a … Continue reading Ahh Venice
It’s very rare that I get to see filming as it happens. I often visit locations years, even decades after they’re used in a film or TV programme. But last month you could barely move in Cardiff for camera crews. A trip first planned back in August to visit friends in the Welsh capital and … Continue reading NYC in the ‘Diff – Cardiff doubles as New York City!
I got to bag my first of the 13th Doctor filming locations! While in Sheffield to attend the SF Weekender at the O2 Academy in March it was only right and proper that I made a geek pilgrimage to the home of new Who companion, Yaz, who’s family live in the rather trendy – Park … Continue reading When in Sheffield
“Well there’s something you don’t see every day” New York feels as much a main character in the film Ghostbusters as Venkman, Spengler and Co. in my opinion. The city provides an energy and grounding to the story – what begins as a group of frustrated scientists capturing all manner of strange and freaky ghosts … Continue reading Looking for Ghostbusters
It is possible to be disappointed with a location, but I always try not to set my expectations too high. It’s usually the places you’ve most longed to visit which can lead to the biggest anti-climax. Fortunately, I’ve had more hits than misses during the years location wanderings I’ve had. Although I speak as one … Continue reading Fantasy vs reality
Sunday 7th October 2018 Doctor Who returns next month after being off our screens since Christmas. Not long at all if you’re old enough to remember the ‘hiatus’ from 1989 to 2005. I have vague memories of catching a few moments of the Sylvester McCoy era when I was little, but I really fell in … Continue reading Save the date – the Doctor is back!