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One Wish at Christmas: Final part

He knew he was dreaming; there was a part of him that was separate, watching from the sidelines as the young boy sat beside the fireplace opening the present from his parents then looking up at them, his eyes wide with delight. He saw the young officer polishing the silver napkin rings at the table, his elderly parents sitting beside him, chatting about work and friends, delighted to have him…

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One Wish at Christmas: Part 4

The main control room, and yet it was not. So different, so very different. Oh it was SHADO, there was no questioning that, but these people were not his, this was not his Control room. His SHADO was not a jumble of burnt out and wrecked consoles, of exhausted and filthy staff clustered around the few remaining machines that still seemed to be active. Wires and cables looping from broken…

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One Wish at Christmas: Part 2

The house looked strangely familiar, the white gate in the fence giving a familiar and welcoming creak as he pushed it open, the path curving around the bole of a heavy tree. He stopped, fearful, his heart pounding now, not from exertion, but dread. ‘Come with me.’ She was there beside him, her fingers on his elbow, guiding him, gentle hands leading him towards the windows with their bright lights…

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Ford’s Left Shoe

A UFO Story by LtCdr All usual disclaimers apply Copyright Jan 2013 Keith Ford looked around the refectory with a frown; the busiest time of the day and no tables free. He didn’t like sitting with the medical staff who had a tendency to talk shop while they were eating. There was one table where he might sit; a table for four yet with only one place occupied . It…

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Book Review: Century 21 FX Update

Special STUDIOS REVISITED Edition By Alan Shubrook     ‘Special effects model maker Alan Shubrook recalls his moving journey back in time, revealing some of the tell-tale signs of the magical era of film making that are still hidden within its walls.’     This is a nostalgic look back at a world long since vanished apart from photographs and fading memories. A beautiful and at times deeply emotional journey…

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