Archive | July 2013
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“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely…” though perhaps power only reveals corruption where it already exists. As for absolute power, that’s another question, I think. If ‘absolute’ refers to power over particular people at a particular time, including the power of life and death, then yes, history reflects that, but if […]
Continuing my rerun adventures through David Tennant’s Doctor Who, I was delighted to be impressed all over again with the Agatha Christie episode, The Unicorn and the Wasp (4/7). Having grown up in a house where Agatha’s adventures lined several bookshelves I enjoyed all the references to her book titles that were so cleverly woven […]
I am enjoying the latest reruns of the Doctor’s adventures, the first of the ‘new’ series starring Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper as his companion, Rose Tyler who says at a crucial moment in episode one, ‘I’ve got no ‘A’ Levels, no job, no future; but I tell you what I have got; Jericho Street […]