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Posted by doctor_no1 on 2007.10.01 at 14:24

This is Swansea
The Tardis touched down in Swansea at the weekend, bringing with it sci-fi fans from across the globe.

Doctors and Daleks were out in force for the third Regenerations Doctor Who Convention in the city.

The event brought more than 250 fans of the television series to the city's Marriott Hotel and gave them the chance to meet some of the stars of the show.

Swansea's Cary Woodward is the mastermind behind the event and said it had gone well.

43-year-old said: "Everybody has been excellent. The Marriott has been
brilliant - it has been run really well. We have had people from
Australia and the US and even Tasmania. The feedback has been very

The two-day convention saw a host of Doctor Who related
events taking place, autograph sessions and talks from 16 stars of the

Julian Glover, who played a Bond villain, was in Star Wars
and has appeared in Doctor Who twice, got a strong reception, but
former Doctor Colin Baker was the big draw.

Mr Woodward said: "He's been here for both days and he really has liked Swansea."

The event has proved a big boost for the city, taking over the venue by the sea and providing business for other hotels.

Woodward said: "It puts Swansea on the map. People come from all over
the world and they are really complimentary about the hotel and Swansea.

"They love it, it's really good for Swansea.

"The event has attracted more than a thousand visitors during its three years."

£20,000 convention takes the St Thomas resident a year to prepare and
he calls on the help of 12 friends to make sure it goes smoothly.

But he admits it won't be regenerating in the city next year.

He added: "I'm taking a break for a year because I've got a lot of work commitments on.

are going to bring it back in 2009 when we will be doing something
special. It will fit in quite nicely because of the break until the new
series.It is a lot of planning, but it is worthwhile in the end."

He added that he was hoping to make the 2009 event bigger than ever.

He said: "I'm hoping to get some headliners, maybe John Simm who recently played The Master.

"It will be back." he added.

Doctor Who fan Vanessa Holian, from Aberystwyth, said: "It's been really good fun, I'm looking forward to the next one."


Posted by doctor_no1 on 2007.06.13 at 22:06

Fleet Air Arm Museum
Only the brave should visit the Museum on Aug 12th as we have it on good authority that the dreaded Gold Dalek accompanied by other menacing Daleks will invade the Museum. Children are asked to help exterminate these alien invaders and they are encouraged to come in sci-fi fancy dresss.

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Blog. 26 - Enemy of the British State

Posted by doctor_no1 on 2007.05.05 at 20:21
Following the havoc wrecked at Lazarus Labs, the security services have been hard at work trying to piece together the events that led up to the murder of Professor Richard Lazarus.....


Posted by doctor_no1 on 2007.05.02 at 18:42
The BBC has reported that the 23rd June election HAS been delayed by one week.......

Blog. 23 - Government email leak

Posted by doctor_no1 on 2007.05.01 at 17:29
In light of the BBC 'Horizons' programme (1/05/2007) about the LHC experiment, it would seem the imaginations of several high ranking government officials have been put into overdrive.....

Blog. 22 - Mr. Saxon comments on the LHC

Posted by doctor_no1 on 2007.05.01 at 01:07
As Mr. Saxon's campaign has demonstrated, there are dangers that exist beyond our planet. However, this certainly does not mean that Mr. Saxon overlooks the potential threats that can occur within the realms of the Earth itself......

The Infinite Quest

Posted by doctor_no1 on 2007.04.30 at 12:21
BBC - Doctor Who - News - The Infinite Quest
The Infinite Quest
Episode five teaser now online.

Blog. 21 - Looking Back...1930

Posted by doctor_no1 on 2007.04.29 at 00:38
When people think of the "alien incident" in 1930's New York, many immediately think of Orson Welles' infamous broadcast of H.G. Wells' 'War of the Worlds', which led to hysteria and panic. A scene not replicated until the Cyber invasion......

It was announced today that two important discoveries within the field of Astronomy have been made. This was met with great enthusiasm and intrigue from both scientists and public alike....

Blog. 19 - Operation Anti-Theta Sigma

Posted by doctor_no1 on 2007.04.25 at 12:18
Earlier today, Mr. Saxon revealed more about his plans to guarantee Britain's security and safety. Speaking on BBC Five Live, Mr. Saxon gave a brief insight into an aspect of his manifesto that has been kept close under wraps since the campaign began.
Indeed, this was a sensible act by Mr. Saxon as there were suspicions that the government intended to obtain these plans and no doubt implement a warped interpretation.

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