Day: 27/01/2015

02 “Mentally Divergent” (12 Monkeys season 1) [SPOILERS]

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So I watched the first episode of the 12 Monkeys TV adaptation with a little trepidation, but found I actually enjoyed much of it. It had some issues, but it had the potential to overcome them, certainly.

That doesn’t mean it will, though.

TV, as Constantine is discovering, is a cut-throat world, and many a better series has gone to the wall for far less (*cough*Farscape*cough* -Ed).

So the message, if there is a message, is to hit your stride as quickly as possible, and innovate ceaselessly. And maybe know where you’re going…

So, episode two.

Read on…(and mind the spoilers!)

Kipperwatch! Waterworth & Moyies have destroyed Southend UKIP

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I really don’t like blogging so much or so frequently on the same subject. It can feel, at times, like flogging a dead horse.

But with Southend UKIP a dead horse might be about the best metaphor.

In a short week, UKIP have gone from an awakening force in Southend to a shambolic joke. Five councillors were elected in May, to the general surprise of those political watchers of the town.

Now, eight months later, the UKIP Group on Southend-on-Sea Borough Council effectively doesn’t exist.

Read on…